A pair of lace shawls worked in two different yarn weights and two different configurations of graduated leaf motifs, edged with a dramatic border. Work in your favorite laceweight or sock weight yarn in softly variegated or semi-solid colorways. This convenient size works equally well as a scarf or a wrap, taking you easily from day to night.
Green version: 68” / 172.5 cm wide by 36” / 91.5 cm long at center back
Violet version: 84” / 213.5 cm wide by 40” / 101.5 cm long at center back
Green version: 2 skeins Sundara Yarn Sock Yarn (370 yds / 338 m per 3 ½ oz / 100 g skein; 100% Superwash Merino) in Viridescent; actual yardage used: 625 yds / 571 m
Violet version: 2 skeins Sundara Yarn
Fingering Silky Merino (500 yds / 457 m
per 5 ¼ oz / 150 g skein; 50% Merino Wool, 50% Silk) in Blooming Fuchsia; actual yardage used: 575 yds / 525 m
Needles & Notions:
Green version: Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles, 32” / 80 cm long
Violet version: Size 5 US / 3.75 mm circular needles, 32” / 80 cm long
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins, cotton thread for lifelines (optional)
Green version: 14 ½ sts and 22 rows = 4” / 10 cm over lace chart C after wet blocking
Violet version: 15 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm over lace chart C after wet blocking
Construction Notes: Worked from center-back out to edge of border in one continuous piece, finished with a delicate picot bind off. Written for two yarn weights and two variations on the motif progression. Pattern is charted. Size can be adjusted by changing gauge.