Beeswax Shawl by Amy van de Laar

Beeswax Shawl

April 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Beeswax Lace Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
737 - 811 yards (674 - 742 m)
One size, 74”/188cm length x 28.25”/72cm width
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Warm up your autumn or sweeten your spring with a beautiful honeycomb-textured shawl!

The Beeswax Shawl features the same large-scale lace motifs as the Beeswax Scarf, transformed into a long diamond-shaped shawl. This shape, worked sideways from tip to tip, keeps the rows short and speedy and allows the lace pattern to form gentle scalloped edges as you knit.

Skills & Techniques:
Simple lace knitting (knit, purl, yarn-over, k2tog, ssk).

Materials Needed:
2 skeins of Vintage Purls Superstar (70% NZ Polwarth, 20% Tussah Silk, 10% Black NZ Merino; 415yds/380m per 100g skein), or 811 yards / 742 metres of fingering-weight yarn.

Finished Measurements:
Relaxed after blocking: 74”/188cm length from end to end, and 28.25”/72cm at widest point. The shawl can be enlarged by working additional repeats (with extra yarn).

Charts and written instructions are both provided in full.

Read more about the Beeswax Shawl and its inspiration on my blog:
New pattern: Beeswax Shawl

Tutorial: How to block scalloped edges