This shawl was inspired by primroses and wood anemones glimpsed on the forest floor on a sunny spring morning.
Suitable for knitters with a little experience of lace, or a confident/adventurous beginner, it is adjustable in size and can be worked with a single skein of laceweight or 4-ply/sock yarn.
The main body is worked in a traditional Estonian pattern comprising a simple 8-row repeat. This develops into a diamond and flower edging that can be blocked into neat points.
12 stitches and 18 rows to 5cm over st-st on 3.25mm needles
800 meters of Lace weight
I've knitted since I was a small child, particularly enjoying traditional techniques such as fair isle and lace. More recently I discovered botanical watercolour painting. Now I combine my love of both by designing my own shawl patterns and hand painting luxury natural fibre yarns in colours inspired by the flowers and landscape that I love.