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Twig and Leaf

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

This lightweight crescent shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall), features a lace hem with a beautifully shaped edge. Quirky lines trace an irregular path between leaf motifs to complete the stunning contrast of light and dark within the pattern. Complex as it might be to the eye, the lace is actually quite simple to work. The garter stitch body is shaped with short rows to create an elegant sweeping curve, easy to wear and keep in place.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.


29 sts and 64 rows = 4 inches in garter st on smaller (body) needle (unwashed, unblocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 80(100, 120) inches around hem edge and 13(17, 21) inches long at center back

You Will Also Need:

  • 525(675, 875) yards of any lace weight yarn with 225 to 275 yards per ounce.
  • Needles: size 2.5US (3.0 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge size 4US (3.5 mm) for hem, or two 'mm' sizes larger than body needle

Suggested yarn:

875 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Briar Rose Fibers Stella


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