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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Fleur de Lis Lace Cape

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fleur de Lis Lace Cape
Fleur de Lis Lace Cape
Fleur de Lis Lace Cape
Fleur de Lis Lace Cape
Fleur de Lis Lace Cape

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over
  • both written and charted instructions are included for the beaded lace panel
  • Crochet hook method of bead placement (details included in pattern)
  • Includes specifics for placing and sliding markers to delineate the sections of the knitting

Pattern Description:

Wrap yourself like royalty in this majestic cape shawl. Beads embellish fleur de lis medallions against a background of trellis lace stitch.

The cape is worked top-down, starting with a half hexagon neckline of 3 beaded fleur de lis lace panels that continue down the front edges and center back. Increasing sections of mirrored trellis lace between the fleur de lis panels create the distinctive half decagon shape with 5 edges along the lower border.


16.5 stitches and 20 rows = 4" over trellis lace stitch pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 80" wide wingspan, 36" length


  • 1250 yards fingering weight yarn
  • Size US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles suggested
  • 492 size 6/0 (4 mm diameter) glass seed beads, approx 45 g

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • Tiny crochet hook small enough to fit through hole of beads

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