Rosebud - by Emily Wessel
Located on Canada’s north-west coast, Desolation Sound is a wild and rugged place. Winter gales give way to brief summers, and the windswept landscape has little arable land. The European settlers on this remote coast did not let the elements stop them from carving out gardens to plant apples and roses.
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NOTE: this pattern includes charted lace instructions only. The chart is not written out.
approximately 60” across by 30” long. The pattern is
written for a lace-weight yarn, the shawl can be knit in heavier weight yarns (with larger needles to correspond). You may also work more pattern repeats to create a larger finished shawl. Please note that the lace pattern itself looks best if it is knit at a fairly tight gauge (as far as lace goes).*
800 yds fingering weight yarn
(sample shown in Sweet Georgia Cashsilk Fine in ‘china doll’)
(shawl as shown is in fingering weight, but the pattern would work well in lace too, the pattern is easily adjustable)
24 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch
US #4 / 3.5 mm (or as required to meet gauge) 32”+ circular needles
stitch markers, darning needle
garter tab cast on