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I learned to hand-knit at the age of 5 through my grandmother and have always cherished this as one of the greatest gifts of my life. It has provided me with a vehicle for my creative expression and ...

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An Evening to Remember Shawl

from Nadine McLeod Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : An Evening to Remember Shawl
An Evening to Remember Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • passing slipped stitches over
  • yarn over
  • knit 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

An Evening to Remember Shawl is knit in a luxurious blend of merino wool, silk and cashmere in a textured lace pattern. Japanese glass seed beads add a touch of elegance and sparkle. The beads are pre-strung onto the yarn and worked into the lace while knitting the shawl.

I wanted to design a shawl that showcased the subtle variance of color in the sports-weight yarn and add texture with knitted lace and glass seed beads.

A video has been uploaded to YouTube to provide a tutorial on how to do the Purl with Bead abbreviated as pb in the pattern.


27 sts x 30 rows = 4"/10 cm in stitch pattern after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 1611/2" (42 cm) x 53" (134.5 cm)


  • 3 skeins yarn (317 yd per skein)
  • 602 #6/0 glass seed beads
  • 1 pair US 5 (3.75 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Big eye needle (to string seed beads onto yarn)
  • Tapestry/darning needle

Suggested yarn:

951 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Hat Box by Mrs. Crosby


Wild Huckleberry

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