Sunlight on the Forest Floor

from Andrea Rangel Knits

Sunlight on the Forest Floor Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace using charted or written instructions
  • picking up stitches
  • short row shaping
  • I-cord bind off

Pattern Description:

Coax out your inner wood sprite with this ethereal shawl. It's a gentle, feminine piece that will add an extra layer of warmth to most any outfit. The lace is worked end-to-end, with the body stitches picked up and shaped with short rows to create a crescent that shows off long-repeat variegated yarns magnificently. Or, try with a solid color and a contrasting lace edging for a fun look.


Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.
16 sts/28 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Stockinette stitch
16 sts/24 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Lace Edging Pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 63.75 in/162 cm


  • 530 yd/485 m sport weight yarn
  • Shown in Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool (100% Wool; 200 yd/183 m per 75g skein) Color: July July; 3 skeins
  • US #5/3.75 mm needle

You Will Also Need:

  • place markers
  • tapestry needle
  • blocking pins
  • blocking wires (optional)

Suggested yarn:

530 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool


July July

About Designer

About Designer

Andrea Rangel on

I live on Vancouver Island in Canada, where I knit, design, blog, and ride my bike. I love the functionality and beauty of knitting and knit everything from head to toe.

My patterns have been published in Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knitty, and other publications, as well as independently.

All of my independently-published patterns have been ...

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