The Beekeeper Shawl by Jem Arrowsmith

The Beekeeper Shawl

Sport (12 wpi) ?
16.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
One size fits all
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This striking shawl has a Honeybee stitch centre panel a pretty lace pattern on both wings. The shawl is worked from the bottom up and increases are made at the beginning and end of each row. It can be worn as a shawl or triangular scarf.

The pattern has been tech edited and test knit and links to video tutorials are provided in the pattern - including how to knit the centre panel honeybee stitch.

Skills / Techniques used – Lacework

Sizes: One size fits all


The finished blocked item measures 78” (198cm) wingspan by 22” (56 cm) length

Materials Used

• 5.2 oz / 150g, 393 yd / 360m sportweight yarn. The yarn used in the pattern photo is Under the Olive Tree Knits sportweight yarn in the Snowberry colourway
• US size 9 (5.5 mm) 31.5” (80cm) circular needle
• 4 x stitch markers


16.5 stitches and 24 rows to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch