Grande Pavilion KAL by Lynette Meek

Grande Pavilion KAL

May 2023
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in lace - blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
0.6 mm
1400 - 1600 yards (1280 - 1463 m)
One size
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This pattern is available for $8.00 USD buy it now

Well the extras have been added!

The Brighton Collar - knit with Gathering Yarns Cashmere Reborn and Drops Kid Silk

The Petit Pavilion - knit with Handmaiden Sea Silk Plush and Super Kid and Silk

The Brighton Opera Mitts - knit with Ancient Arts Lascaux Fine

We are almost finished the KAL. The extra elements will be released early next week. There are still prizes left so if the shawl is looking more intriguing feel free to join in the fun!

It’s Been a while since my last KAL, two years in fact. Life in all its glory has been making it self felt and there just hasn’t seemed to be time. But it is going to happen this year! And I am so excited!

I am planning a Summer Knit-A-Long. Would you like to join me?

There will be knitting and knitting with beads if you like.

Think of a Garden Party in a fancy Gazebo or Pavilion with your best dress and tiers and tiers of your favourite goodies.

Think knitting out in the park or your back yarn on a sunny day, there is a light breeze and there is champagne or a mint julip on the table beside you.

Think perhaps of a gaily stripped tent, complete with ribbons and party favours! Perfect for afternoon knitting.

Think of your favourite Summer Knitting Spot!
A Zoom tea (read beverage of choice here LOL!) cause I know we all live all over the place and can’t get together except by Zoom! And Prizes, who doesn’t love a good prize. And did I mention some knitting? I will be starting a new thread in my Ravelry Forum for the KAL! Looking forward to seeing you there!

Sign up will be on Ravelry. Forum Thread on Ravelry - LeTissier Designs Group - Grande Pavilion KAL.

Sign-up July 4 to close - full price - $8.00

Start date - Saturday July 15th

  • 1st part of pattern release July 15
  • 2nd part of pattern release July 22
  • 3rd part of pattern release Aug 5
  • 4th and final part of pattern release Aug 19
  • “Extras” release date Aug 26

End date - Saturday September 2nd

Skills used in the construction of the shawl include short rows, picking up stitches, basic and not so basic lace knitting skills. The shawl is a half circle shape, plus a little extra to sit nicely around the shoulders. The edging with be quite “frothy”. I will leave that up to your imagination.

The shawl requires 800 yds of laceweight mohair and 800 yds of fingering weight wool (or favourite fibre), 4.0mm US #6circs 24 and 40 inches long and a spare dpn or 2, markers and the regular notions. If beading you will also need a .60 or .75mm crochet hook. If you are thinking of adding beads I still am not quite sure of how many I will be using and in what way. I have approx 3000 delica 8/0’s to play with. I most likely won’t use them all but I will be adding quite a few. Beads are always optional as I know that not everyone likes them.

I went back to Ancient Arts for my yarn choice. I had used their Lascaux Fine for the High Summer KAL and loved the results. This Spring I fell in love with a colour of their Delicacy Lace, a mohair silk blend, the Mineral (varigated) colourway and the plan developed from there. My fingering weight yarn is the Lascaux Fine in the Wild Rose (a sophisticated pink) Colourway.