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Love Potion No. 3

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Love Potion No. 3
Love Potion No. 3 LP3 great for him
Love Potion No. 3 LP3 in contrast
Love Potion No. 3 LP3 a touch of sunshine

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yo, drop stitch, make 1, wrap & turn,

Pattern Description:

Love Potion No. 3
A Shawlette for him or her

Sitting on the edge of a cliff, he stares across the endless waves longing for her caress. The shawlette draped around his neck was made by her and reminds him that she too is longing for his touch.

Your choice of color will determine how feminine or masculine the shawl will be. As in Love Potion No. 2, this shawl features some lace for her, yet maintains a structure that is not too frilly for him. The use of short rows create an edge reminiscent of the ocean waves that separate them.

Yarn: His version was knit using 1 Crazy Zauberball, color Herbswind. Her version was knit using 1 Zauberball color Fuchsienbeet, 100g, 460 yards (420 meters). Actual yardage used for his version 87g or 410 yards, for her version 82g or 380 yards.

Gauge: 22sts and 32 rows = 4" (10cm) in Stockinette stitch.

Needles: Circular #5 US/3.75mm, 32" or 40" length.

Misc: 24 stitch markers, 48" waste yarn for lifeline, tapestry needle, blocking wire (optional), plenty of rust proof pins for blocking.

Size: 43" (110cm) Wide, 16 1/2" (42cm) Deep


22 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches / 10cm in Stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 43" (110cm) Wide, 16 1/2" (42cm) Deep


  • UA #5 / 3.75mm 32" circular or longer

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle, 24 stitch markers, waste yarn for lifeline,

Suggested yarn:

410 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



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Like so many, I learned to knit as a young girl but never on a regular basis. Then in 2007, a devastating illness left me unable to speak or walk more than a few steps due to lost muscle control. ...

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