Vernal Equinox Shawl Surprise by Lankakomero

Vernal Equinox Shawl Surprise

March 2009
Light Fingering ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in blocked lace pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
897 - 984 yards (820 - 900 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This pattern was originally released as a knit-along from January to March 2009. Vernal Equinox Shawl Surprise KAL group was created at Ravelry for the knit-along. There is also a group called Celebrate spring for this shawl.

Pictures of various Vernal Equinox Shawls are gathered at Vernal Equinox Shawl Surprise Gallery.

Basic lace knitting knowledge needed.

23.12.2017: Dutch version available. This version is made as easy to read as possible and therefore suitable e.g. for dyslectic knitters. Thank you very much, Saskia! Hartelijk bedankt, Saskia!

14.3.2015: Vernal Equinox Shawl stitch count sheet by Annagret available (VES spreadsheets for Lankakomero.pdf). Thank you so much, Annagret!

4.7.2013: French version available. Merci beaucoup, Marie!

7.5.2013: Estonian version available. Many thanks for translating, Kaisukas!

14.9.2012: Danish version available. Thank you very much for translation, Bente!

25.5.2012: German version available. Many thanks for translation, Ina!

22.11.2010: Written instructions for Vernal Equinox charts available (vernalequinoxshawl_written.pdf)! Many thanks for FunkyOrange providing them!

PineSlayerDee has made an alternative chart for Vernal Equinox Shawl. You can find it at

Tricosemcostura organized VE KAL in Portuguese and here are the clues:
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 1
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 2
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 3
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 4
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 5
Xale Equinócio de Primavera, Pista 6

Thank you so much, Edna for translating! Valeu, Edna!

Myös suomenkielinen ohje (kevatpaivantasaushuivi_lankakomero.pdf)