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Forest Flowers Shawl

(6) Name: 'Knitting : Forest Flowers Shawl
Forest Flowers Shawl
Forest Flowers Shawl
Forest Flowers Shawl
Forest Flowers Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit and purl
  • Yarn overs
  • Basic single and double decreases
  • Crochet chain bind-off

Pattern Description:

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


  • 100g laceweight or 4-ply/fingering/sock yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.25mm or 4.00 mm circular needle
  • 2.00mm or 3.00mm crochet hook
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

800 meters of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Watercolours and Lace Alpaca Silk Lace

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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 ...

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