Blütenblätter by Esther Duijzer


July 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
831 - 919 yards (760 - 840 m)
One Size
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Blütenblätter is a two-color shawl in mainly stockinette, with some striping color changes, lace panels, and a garter border.
Blütenblätter is German for petals or flower petals, the name is tied in with the lace of the shawl. Blütenblätter was inspired by the fresh beauty of the blossoming trees surrounding our neighborhood in the spring.
It can be knit in two, or even more colors, making it a perfect project for stash busting. This is a written pattern and mini charts are provided for the lace sections, and that is also within reach of an adventurous new shawl knitter if knitted a few shawls before.


6 US / 4.0 MM circular needles 37” / 97 (100) cm cord to hold all the sts. (or size to obtain gauge)

The sample is shown in:

Star Fiber Studio, Stellar Sock, colorways: Lavender and Passion Flower.
Color A 0.82 skeins = 344.4 meters (376.6 yards), 82 grams.
Color B 0.86 skeins = 361.2 meters (395.0 yards), 86 grams.


Two colors of fingering (sock) weight. (or you could even do more than two colors if you are stash busting, please bear in mind that there are striping sections and they are required to do so.)


22 stitches and 38 rows = 4” / 10 cm (gauge is not important but can affect your yardage/meterage use and final measurement.)

Final Measurements:

Lenght: 175 CM / 68.8 “
Depth: 76 CM / 30 “

Other Notions:

Stitchmarkers, darning (tapestry) needle.