Marilla's Shawl by Natalie Servant

Marilla's Shawl

April 2013
Lace ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
872 - 940 yards (797 - 860 m)
One size: 63" x 28" / 160cm x 71cm -- but easily adjusted to other sizes.
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This bottom-up shawl would have appealed to Marilla Cuthbert’s (of Anne of Green Gables) practical nature. You can work it in any weight of yarn and you can tailor the size to the amount of yarn you have on hand. I used a wool lace-weight yarn, which is what I imagined Marilla’s black lace shawl would have been made from.

It starts on a few stitches and grows until you cast off.

Lang Merino 400 Lace (100% merino; 218yds / 200m per 50g skein, 20 wpi), Black; 4 skeins


Malabrigo Lace (100% merino; 470 yds / 430m per 50g skein, 18 wpi), Black; 2 skeins

1 US #5 / 3.75mm circular needle, 40” / 100cm or longer, or size needed to obtain gauge

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