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RopeKnits on craftsy.com
Forest Grove, OR

Knitting and crochet designer/teacher and stay-at-home mother to three lovely little girls. Recently relocated to Oregon from the Illinois and enjoying my new life as a West Coaster.

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, yarn over, k2tog, m1 (backward loop or other increase)

Pattern Description:

Named for the Land of Silver, this shawl works up in the shape of a large crescent, allowing the ends to fall in graceful spirals. It is particularly elegant worked in worsted weight silk from Himalya yarns, but many different yarns/weights can be successfully substituted.

The pattern is easy to follow and memorize and would make a good travel project.


15 sts x 22 rows = 4” in Little Leaf lace pattern (worsted weight yarn)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 59” (measured around top edge) x 15.5”


  • Yarn: Himalaya Yarn Duke Silk Yarn, 100% silk. 100 gr/ 225 yd. Color: Sl-004 (silver). Two skeins. Needles: #7 (4.5 mm). Optional: a larger needle for binding off.

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends