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LACE TRIANGLE COLLECTION: Ethereal Lace Shawls

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Beckley is a top-down, elongated triangular shawl with a rounded bottom edge that is finished with a delicate picot bind off. The design features a garter-stitch body with subtle center-spine shaping and a textured lace border which is a modern take on the classic Feather and Fan lace pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mayuri is a top-down, crescent lace shawl with a dramatic scalloped border that cascades into beautiful and feminine curls at each end. When I design, I love to mix lace cultures—what I like to call multi-national inspiration. Mayuri’s body pattern is composed of pretty Shetland eyelet columns that resemble little stacked roses while the predomi...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Talise is a top-down, crescent-shaped lace shawl with a wide mesh lace border that cascades into elegant curls. The name Talise is of Native American origin and means beautiful waters. The design inspiration for this shawl comes from my memories of fishing with my dad on the Potomac River in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, when I was a teenager. ...
Knitting: Cowl
Sylviane is a richly textured, lace and cable infinity scarf that may be doubled and worn as a warm cowl. There is also a small version (shown in the coral color). Due to the predominance of leaf motifs in the lace pattern, I named this design Sylviane, which is a French name meaning “from the forest.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Thurmont is a contemporary, textured lace shawl featuring striking geometric design details. The asymmetrical shaping begins with just a few stitches which then flow into a handsome chevron lace panel flanked by faux cables. While that panel forms the left edge of the shawl, the remainder of the body is a growing field of cute garter squares alt...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Culpeper is a top-down, half pi shawl with a knitted-on border. The design was inspired by the beautiful countryside of the Virginia Piedmont region as well as the Blue Ridge Mountains. Culpeper is filled with fun-to-knit lace patterns that evoke images of some of the plants native to the region such as oak ferns, wild blueberries and roses, and...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Pinewood Lake is a top-down, triangular shawlette that was designed specifically to showcase hand-dyed or handspun yarn in all of its glory. It’s a quick knit in worsted weight that would be perfect for gift giving, since you could start it now and be finished well in time for this holiday season.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aideen is a top-down, crescent-shaped lace shawl with a subtly ruffled stockinette border finished with a picot edge. The shaping and blocking process combined enable the ends to spiral into soft, feminine curls.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cynara is a top-down, half pi shawl designed with a variety of traditional lace patterns carefully chosen to evoke the life cycle of the thistle plants that thrived in my grandpa’s back yard in rural Maryland. The bottom edging was designed to resemble the plant’s extensive root system. Above that, the Victorian thistle leaf pattern ...
Knitting: Cowl
Alquemie is the medieval French spelling of alchemy—the seemingly magical process of transformation or creation. The stitch patterns of both the scalloped border and the eyelet lace body are completely reversible, allowing the cowl to transform into many different looks depending on how you choose to drape it around the neck and which side you d...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mitali is a bottom-up, crescent-shaped shawl with a tailored ribbed border and deeply textured lace body accented by bands of garter stitch. The versatile shape may be worn as either a large scarf or a shoulder shawl. And the generous size and worsted weight yarn make it a perfect shawl to keep you warm on the coldest days of winter.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lilyanna is a crescent-shaped shawl with a gorgeous 3-dimensional lace and cable border featuring botanical motifs that resemble calla lilies intertwined with ferns, A wide lace edging that looks like little rosebuds adorns the bottom curve of the shawl. The simplicity of the classic stockinette body, which is shaped by German short rows, allows...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Jimi is a top-down triangular shawlette that was designed specifically as a comprehensive tutorial pattern for new knitters who are ready to step up their skills. Of course, Jimi isn’t just for beginners—it can also be knitted by experienced knitters who are looking for a quick knit that is perfect for gifts, stash busting and TV knitting.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Iolanthe is a contemporary, Estonian-inspired triangular lace shawl with beautiful star stitch motifs that add elegance and textural interest. There are tiny star stitches in the geometric body pattern; larger stacked 3-into-3 star stitch clusters forming faux cables on the fancy spine and repeated on the mesh edge; and dramatic 3-into-7 star st...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mayapple is a charming wildflower that emerges beneath the forest canopy in early spring. It is a unique-looking plant, with only two large umbrella shaped leaves that rise on single stems above a very cute little white flower with six to eight petals. While walking in the woods earlier this year, I spied a cluster of little mayapples and was in...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Teresa Rose is a richly textured, top-down triangular lace shawl with a modern, geometric pattern of twisted stitches that pop out in relief on a reverse stockinette background. Although the body pattern appears complex, it is very intuitive to knit and easy to memorize. A pretty lace edge adorns the top of the wingspan. A dramatic scalloped bor...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Kimani is the Shoshone word for butterfly, which is a symbol of rebirth and renewal in many Native American cultures. There is a dance performed by Shoshone women called the Ladies Fancy Shawl Dance, which features colorful fringed shawls and movements that resemble butterflies in flight. This vision of joyous dancing, swirling shawls and butter...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tristano is a bottom-up, triangular lace shawl with a fancy faux cable spine and subtly textured stitch patterns. The shawl begins with an open mesh followed by a stunning swirled border. The body consists of delicate leaves that due to the decrease placement appear to be in free fall.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ruxton is a super-textured, warm and snuggly top-down triangular lace shawl with motifs inspired by nature. The decrease placement in the richly textured border pattern and the picot bind off combine to form a subtle ruffling effect at the bottom, giving the shawl a lovely drape. The shape is a slightly elongated triangle, and may be blocked wit...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Catoctin is a top-down, crescent-shaped lace shawl with an intricate-looking, richly textured border featuring small and larger interlocking cables suspended between yarn over columns. The cute star stitches interspersed throughout the middle stockinette section on the shawl body add visual interest that is contrasted by an open lacy pattern on ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Nanciann is an elegant rectangular lace stole that is worked in one piece from end to end and may be easily customized to any size you like, be it a smaller scarf size or larger stole. There are only five different stitches in the whole design, so it’s a great first lace pattern that is easy to memorize and relaxing to knit without being boring....
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Liz is a light-as-a-feather lace stole that is a re-imagining of my Elizabeth triangular shawl pattern. The design combines the same classic Shetland motifs with a minimalist construction method, resulting in a contemporary stole that is fun to knit and versatile to wear as either a stole or a wide scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Holbrook is a top-down, semi-circular shawl with a beautiful, wide knitted-on lace border. I just love the look of knitted-on borders—they add a touch of elegance and drama that is very intriguing. This border has lace patterning on both sides, but is easy to memorize and fun to knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Glenallen is a contemporary, top-down triangular lace shawl. I will admit that I’ve always been a bit obsessed with the 1920s—the amazing clothing, silent movies and in particular the Art Deco design that began to flourish in the decade. When I first saw the pattern for the body of this shawl in a stitch dictionary, I knew I had to incorporate i...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Nadira means “rare” or “precious” in Persian, two words that aptly describe the wonder that is lace knitting. I have always loved Persian carpets. The artistry required to create these intricate works of art is mind boggling, to say the least. Because I used the structure of these carpets as an inspiration for this design, I thought it fitting t...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Working with hand-dyed yarn can be challenging when two or more skeins are involved, as there always seems to be a line of demarcation wherever the new skein is added. I don’t like alternating skeins but love the uniqueness of hand-dyed yarn, so I decided to incorporate the inherent differences between skeins into the design of the larger shawl ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ashton is a lovely shawlette that is offered as a comprehensive 13-page, charted pattern/tutorial that was designed specifically for knitters who wish to venture into using charts or knitting lace for the first time.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Edwina is a delicate, top-down triangular lace shawl with traditional and Estonian stitch patterns that flow seamlessly from one to the next until ending in a geometric border that echoes the shapes created by the patterns of the shawl body.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Wilshire is a contemporary lace top-down triangular shawl inspired by the classic Art Deco architecture of Los Angeles, particularly on Wilshire Boulevard, that captivated me when I lived there a few years ago. The bold geometric forms of chevrons, diamonds and zig zags which are characteristic of Art Deco design have been incorporated into the ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Elizabeth is top-down, triangular lace shawl with charming traditional Shetland stitch patterns and motifs, designed with a modern sensibility. It looks a lot more complex than it is to knit, but don’t tell any non-knitters that, of course!