Lobelia Stole Pattern


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Knitting: Lobelia Stole
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Working lace from chart, Kitchener stitch (grafting), beading (instructions given)

Pattern Description:

This lovely beaded stole, with slightly flared
ends, can be worked with just one skein of
light fingering weight sock yarn.

Lobelia cardinalis is a common California
native plant, with pretty red flowers.

Work first half from the edging to the center, set aside, then
work the second half. Do note that the 'halves' will not be
precisely the same length due to the need to stagger the

As shown, this pattern uses nearly the entire skein of yarn. I
recommend weighing your skein before you begin and when you are close to halfway. You can alter the number of repeats for CHART C if needed.

Changes to gauge or different yarn properties will affect total amount required.


8 sts & 16 rows in Chart C
Repeat = 11/4in / 3cm wide x
23/4in / 7cm tall

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SIZES One size FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Length: 60in / 152.5cm Width: 10in / 25.5cm


  • NEEDLES US4 / 3.5mm needles, or size needed to obtain gauge 0.8mm steel crochet hook for beading

You Will Also Need:

  • NOTIONS (314) Size 6/0 Beads, Color #203 from Bead Wrangler. stitch holder or waste yarn yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

430 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Raventwist TORC, 100% Superwash Fine Wool (430 yds / 393m per 102g skein), 1 skein.


Perfect Red

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About Designer

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Hi! I live in Hermosa Beach, California, with husband Dave, dog Rigel and Tonkinese cats Meggie and Cali.

I've been knitting on & off for the past 30+ years, and began publishing my knitting designs several years ago. My favorite techniques include cables, Bavarian twisted stitches and stranded knitting.

My first book, California Revival Knits, is now out from Cooperative Press.

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