Flower Bud Shawl by Lana Jois

Flower Bud Shawl

Knitting
January 2020
Lace ?
21 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Body Lace Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
440 - 760 yards (402 - 695 m)
Small (Large)
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Simple cables and lace stitches come together in this lacy, motif shawl. The easily-memorized lace pattern may be worked from charts or written instructions and is perfect for some relaxed, outdoor knitting.

Yarn
Miss Babs Yearning
65% Merino Wool, 35% Tussah Silk; 1200 yd/6.9 oz (1095 m/195g) skeins
1 skein, shown in Wild Tulip

Or approximately 440 (760) yards/410 (700) meters of heavy lace weight yarn.

Finished Measurements
Small (Large)
Wingspan: 67 (87)”/167.5 (217.5) cm
Depth: 18 (24)”/45 (60) cm

Shown in Large.

Needles
US 5 3.75 mm circular needle, 32”/80 cm or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
Blocked: 21 stitches and 25 rows = 4”/10 cm square in Body Lace pattern.
Unblocked: 24 stitches and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm square in Body Lace pattern.

Gauge is not crucial for this project, but it will affect yardage and finished size if different from above.

Notions
Cable Needle
Tapestry Needle

For best results when working with hand dyed yarns, we strongly suggest alternating skeins of the same color throughout your project.