Sunflower by tincanknits


August 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
500 - 1100 yards (457 - 1006 m)
scarf and shawl sizes, in lace, fingering, and dk weights
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Sunflower - by Tin Can Knits

A chevron lace pattern mimics the seeds and jumbo petals of an overgrown sunflower. Knit in a bright and saturated yellow, it can bring sun to the gloomiest of rainy days.

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Note: lace in this pattern is both charted and written out

Pattern Info

for lace (fingering, dk) weight versions finished measurements are:
scarf: 52 (56, 64)” wide and 20 (24, 26)” deep
shawl: 67 (72, 82)” wide and 26 (30, 34)” deep
Finished size will vary depending on how aggressively the finished shawl is blocked.

500 (850) yards lace weight yarn
550 (950) yards fingering/sock weight yarn
650 (1100) yards dk weight yarn
(sample shown in Rainbow Heirloom Lush Light in ‘aussie sunshine’)

lace weight: US #5 / 3.75mm
fingering weight: US #6 / 4mm
dk weight: US #7 / 4.5mm
(or as required to meet gauge)

lace weight: 26 sts & 32 rows / 4”
fingering weight: 22 sts & 28 rows / 4”
dk weight: 20 sts & 26 rows / 4”
(all gauges given in stockinette after blocking)

darning needle, stitch markers, blocking wires (optional)

Helpful Tutorials
How to read a lace chart

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