A Sign of Spring by Kelly G.

A Sign of Spring

March 2020
Light Fingering ?
30 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (blocked)
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
950 - 1000 yards (869 - 914 m)
60 inches (152 cm) wide x 25 inches (64 cm) deep
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A Sign of Spring is a half pi shawl, featuring a lace stitch reminiscent of sprouts pushing their way through the soil in spring.

Worked from the top down featuring lace, slipped stitches, and a simple texture, this shawl easily keeps your needles moving from one section to the next.

Techniques Used:

  • Reading charts
  • Lace
  • Simple texture
  • Slipped stitch (mosaic) knitting


  • Colour 1: 475-500 yds
  • Colour 2: 475-500 yds

Please note: this pattern is charted only

Original lace stitch used in this pattern was created by Naomi Parkhurst, using her extremely cool method of encoding words into knitting stitches.