The Moon and the Sky Shawl by Jem Arrowsmith - Under the Olive Tree Knits
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The Moon and the Sky Shawl

April 2015
Lace ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
600 - 800 yards (549 - 732 m)
One size
This pattern is available for £3.50 GBP buy it now

Kits for this pattern, using Under the Olive Tree Yarn can be purchased here

Each kit comes with:

  • 50g / 200m laceweight hand dyed yarn (80% extra fine merino / 20% silk)
  • 1 pack of size 8 Debbie Abrahams knitting beads
  • 1 pattern PDF or print out
  • 1 mini project bag
  • 1 removable stitch marker

Pattern Information

This generously sized lightweight shawl is incredibly versatile. It is delicate enough for a summer wedding, it can be tied at the hip as a beach wrap or even wrapped around itself to make an elegant warm winter scarf. With the twinkle of beads to compliment the simple lace pattern this shawl will add a touch of sparkle to any occasion!

The pattern is fully supported with links to video tutorials

Skills / Techniques Used: Lacework and beadwork

Sizes: One size fits all

Measurements: The finished blocked item measures 70” (178cm) wingspan and 28” (71cm) length


• 3.5 oz / 100 g, 872 yd / 800m laceweight yarn
• US size 4 (3.5mm) 16” (56cm) circular needle
• 556 x size 8 beads, either threaded onto yarn before casting on or added using an 0.75mm crochet hook as you go along

Gauge: 22 stitches and 34 rows to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch

The pattern is both written and charted and has been professionally tech edited and test knit prior to publication