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Toronto, Ontario

I prefer to design simple patterns that are (relatively) easy to knit. It might be redundant to say so, but I design socks that I’d want to knit. I want a pattern that looks fantastic, but isn’t ...

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Joanna Lymstock shawl

from MoKnits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Joanna Lymstock shawl
Joanna Lymstock shawl
Joanna Lymstock shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace, short rows

Pattern Description:

The perfect lightweight shawlette for a summer's picnic or that special evening out. Pair it up with your favorite cotton dress for a casual date or wear it to a summer wedding. This shawl is delicately lacy and sturdy at the same time. The lace dayflower motif forms a field of flowers across the lower edge of the shawl. A brief shower of rain drops is scattered across the top of the shawl, ready to nourish the flowers below.

This pattern is written for both fingering and lace weight yarns. In addition to charts and written instructions, there is a section of guidelines for customizing the size of the shawl.

Basic formulas are provided for adding lace repeats and adjusting the short row instructions for different stitch counts. These instructions are guidelines only and will change the yardage requirements.


17 stitches = 4 inches in lace

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 59" x 16" approximately, customizable


  • 438 yards (400m) of lace weight yarn
  • OR: 460 yards/420m - 550 yds/302m of Candy Skein Sweet Fingering/4ply weight yarn (50% Silk, 50% Merino) 438 yards / 100 grams fingering weight yarn or similar
  • US #6 (4.0 mm) knitting needles for fingering weight
  • US #2 (2.75mm) knitting needles for lace weight If using circular needles, use a 24" (30 cm) cord or longer. Depending on how open you like your lace, you could use a needle one size smaller or larger, however this may change the amount of yarn required. Needles 1 size larger than used for body for casting off.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

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