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Glasgow Rose stole

from Designs by Lucy Hague
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Glasgow Rose stole
Glasgow Rose stole
Glasgow Rose stole

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional CO (a link to a photo tutorial is provided in pattern)
  • Standard lace increases and decreases: yo, ssk, k2tog, sl2k1psso, etc
  • Grafting
  • Picking up stitches
  • Knitting on an edging

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the work of influential designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this rectangular shawl is worked in two pieces, then grafted together at the centre; a border is picked up along the entire edge and worked in the round, and finally a lace edging is knitted on perpendicularly.

The pattern includes charts and also full written instructions.


23 sts to 4.4 inches/(11 cm) and 38 rows to 5 inches/(12.5) cm, measured over gauge swatch given in pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 63 inches/(160 cm) long and 21 inches/(53.5 cm) wide, after blocking.


  • 3.25 mm/US size 3 needles, or size needed to obtain gauge (long circulars recommended)
  • One 3.25 mm/US size 3 double-pointed needle (optional - for working edging)
  • 875 yds/(800 m) of lace-weight yarn (sample shown in K1 Yarns Cashmere Silk lace-weight [875 yds/(800 m) per 100g, 40% cashmere, 60% silk])
  • Waste yarn in contrasting colour
  • Darning needle
  • Eight stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

875 yards of Lace weight

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I’m a slightly obsessed knitter (and musician) hailing from Orkney, Scotland, and currently living in Edinburgh. I’ve been designing and self-publishing my own hand-knitting patterns for a few years ...

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