Northern Leaves by Michael Harrigan

Northern Leaves

January 2020
Lace ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Shetland Diamond/Leaf Stitch Pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
430 - 440 yards (393 - 402 m)
40x21 in / 101.5x53.5cm
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This shawlette is knit from the bottom up, with the triangle shape formed by increases at the beginning and end of right-side rows. A Shetland diamond/leaf stitch pattern and an Estonian diamond/leaf motif are featured. A pink agate pendant from Colombia has been added to the bottom point in this sample.

I used nearly one full skein of Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk Lace in the colorway Potluck. Although this is a one-off colorway, there are many options in the red-russet range that would be suitable.

The body is knit with US3/3.25mm needles and the larger size needle is used for a loose bind-off - which is across the topline.