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Adoro Pattern


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Knitting: Adoro
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Provisional Cast-On
  • Knit Flat
  • Lace
  • Single Decreases - ssk, k2tog
  • Double Decreases - s2k1psso, k3tog, sssk
  • Picking up stitches from Provisional Cast-On

Pattern Description:

Adoro is triangular shaped lace shawl, worked traditionally, from the centre neck outwards.

The pattern gives the option to use sock/fingering weight yarn (green sample, approx 440yd / 400m required) or lace weight yarn (red sample, approx 880yd / 800m required), as well as optional beads to be added on the last border.

The shawl may be worked on straight or circular needles.

The pattern is comprehensive, with:

written instructions,
charted instructions,
tips on binding off, blocking and bead placement.

Full Colour PDF document spanning 7 pages (black & white printer compatible)


5sts = 4" / 10cm after blocking, laceweight
6.5sts = 4" / 10cm after blocking, sock weight

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 50 wide by 25 tall / 125cm wide by 63cm tall (blocked) - laceweight shawl
  • 30 wide by 15 / 76cm wide by 38cm tall (blocked) - sockweight shawl


  • Baruffa Cashwool (laceweight) 1200m per skein, 1 skein (double stranded),
  • Babylonglegs SemiPrecious (sock weight), 440m per skein
  • US 5 / 3.75mm for laceweight yarn
  • US3 /3.25.. for sock weight yarn
  • Beads: 386 size 10/0 for laceweight shawl
  • Beads:266 size 6/0 for sock weight shawl
  • Small crochet hook or needle and thread for bead placement

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste Yarn and Crochet Hook for Provisional Cast-On
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Blocking Equipment
  • Waste Yarn for lifelines (optional)

About Designer

About Designer

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Spanish-born Ruth Garcia-Alcantud has been immersed in fashion from an early age and professionally designing knitwear for the last several years.

With an attention for finishing and embellishing, she pairs elegant shapes with bright color and detail to stand the test of changing fashions. Her aim is to make you look amazing effortlessly.

She has been published by Vogue Knitting, Twist ...

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