Desert Blossom by Ilga Leja

Desert Blossom

Knitting
June 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
355 - 902 yards (325 - 825 m)
Shawlette and Full-Sized Shawl
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Pattern No. 1 in the Desert Series

Choose your own floral handpainted colours to knit this openwork shawl with its decorative lace panels. Worked along the bias in a combination of Garter Stitch and lace faggotting, it offers exquisite drape and the gentlest coverage when outside temperatures soar.

Level of difficulty: Intermediate

Suggested yarn:
Fingering or sport weight yarn in the following amounts:
MC (Main Colour):
125 m./137 yds. (550 m./600 yds.)
CC (Contrast Colour):
200 m./219 yds. (275 m./300 yds.)