Flower of Cebu

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Flower of Cebu Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • decrease, increase, join as you go

Pattern Description:

This reversible and versatile shawl uses an easy join-as-you-go technique, which creates a beautiful two-colored line on one side and an garter stitch join on the other.
Worked in garter stitch side to side makes it an easy fast knit..

For your convenience you will find the link to my video tutorial in the pattern section "Techniques used"

There is no limit to get creative with your choice of yarn; Gradient yarn, different colors, leftovers..... Everything is possible.
This shawl is a great stash buster!

People keep asking me what it is about the name of my design Flower of Cebu. This is my answer just in case you want to know too:
I have dear Philippine friends living in the area of Cebu. Cebu (Queen of the South) is a providence in the Philippines which was also hit hard by taifun Haiyan.
They share everything they have with people who still suffer the consequences of the Taifun. They took in widows and orphans to live with them, distribute school material,help with medicine, rebuilt houses, dig wells..... you name it. I wanted to honor them with this design ). They are like a beautiful flower in midst of hardship.....
A good part of the sales of this pattern will go to support what they are doing...


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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length approx. 60"
  • Width approx. 15"


  • Approx. 646 yds of fingering weight yarn
  • needles size US 3 / 3.25 mm

Suggested yarn:

646 yards of Fingering weight

About Designer

About Designer

C. Burkhard on craftsy.com

Fiber related arts have a long tradition in my family. As I child I was surrounded by knitting/crocheting aunts and my grandmother always dreamed about having her own yarn shop.

Moving from Switzerland to the US several years ago I rediscovered these roots and became a not only a Lismi, a person who knits in Swiss German, but a designer and fiber enthusiast.

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