Lovelia by Emmy Petersson


January 2015
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
875 - 1750 yards (800 - 1600 m)
Length: 67”/170 cm Width: 38”/96 cm
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Lovelia is an elegant triangular lace shawl with heart motifs. The body is filled with small hearts that transits into a row of larger hearts. The shawl is finished with a lacey scalloped edge. It is worked from the neck and down, and can be made any size by repeating the main heart pattern as many times as desired.

The lace pattern is both charted and written. The pattern has been test knitted and professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.

Required skills:
Cast on with garter stitch tab
Knit and purl
Lace knitting (yo, yo twice, k2tog, ssk, ‘sl 1, k2tog, psso’, m1 increase)
Bind off

Finished measurements:
Length: 67”/170 cm
Width: 38”/96 cm
Instructions on how to alter the size is given.

Recommended yarn:
HK Textilimport Smootie [100 % cashmere; 875 yd/
800 m per 62 g skein] Color: 223 Red. 2 skeins.
Yarn is held double.

The shawl can be worked with double strands of lace
weight yarn or a single strand of fingering weight yarn.
Approximately 875 yd/800 m of fingering weight yarn or
1750 yd/1600 m of lace weight yarn.

Needles & notions:
US #6/4 mm circular or straight needles, or the needles that gives you a fabric you like.
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers

18 sts/32 rows = 4”/10 cm in lace stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not important in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect the finished size and the yarn requirement.