Alchemilla Shawl

Alchemilla Shawl


Alchemilla’s (Lady’s mantles) velvety-soft olive green leaves
texture my garden, catching dewdrops and raindrops.

A hybrid semicircular, heart-shaped shawl leaves the base
full bodied, while extending out winged edges. Reversible
and versatile

The outside panels done in garter, bud lace for the centre panel. with a lace edging with a modified picot bind off to finish it off.

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Yarn: 2 skeins Madelinetosh Merino Light Fingering / 4-ply (14wpi), or 840 yds (768m) of similar fingering weight / 4-ply yarn that achieves gauge. Sample used 1.5 skeins, 650yds (595m), shown in colour Jade Needle

Size: US size 6 / 4mm 40” (100cm) or longer length circular needle

Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends, 2 stitch markers, blocking wires (optional)

Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows = 4”(10cm) in Stockinette Stitch. Gauge is not overly important, but may alter yardage required.

Finished Measurements: Wet blocked 71”x 22” / 180.3cm x 55.9 cm

Skill Level: Intermediate

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