Buddleia Shawl

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Buddleia Shawl Pattern


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Knitting: Buddleia Shawl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • provisional crochet cast on
  • basic lace stitches (e,g. yo, ssk, k2tog)

Pattern Description:

A gorgeous lace shawl inspired by trees in blossom. The design is based on a traditional Estonian leaf lace pattern with the addition of a floral motif.


21 sts = 4" in stocking stitch with 4mm / US 6 needles after blocking. Correct gauge isn't crucial though.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Dimensions: makes a triangle 58" across and 29" high after blocking.


  • Yarn: Madelintosh Prairie in sugarplum or other laceweight yarn. One skein = 840 yards / 768m.
  • One 40" 4mm / US 6 circular needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Two stitch markers, crochet hook and yarn in a contrasting colour for provisional cast on, pins and a large towel for blocking.

Suggested yarn:

840 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelintosh Prairie



About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a knitting and spinning obsessive. Too stubborn to follow a knitting pattern so started making up my own! I'm a total maths geek too (hence the shop name, it's a reference to Fermat's Little Theorem). Finished my PhD in Algebraic Geometry in the summer and now I'm training to be a maths teacher in beautiful Edinburgh. The dream is to one day own my own wool shop or rare breed sheep farm, ...

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