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Zelda Shawl

from Jemima Bicknell Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zelda Shawl
Zelda Shawl
Zelda Shawl
Zelda Shawl
Zelda Shawl
Zelda Shawl

Pattern Description:

Channel the glamour of the 1920s with this beaded lace shawl.

Named after "the first American flapper", Zelda Fitzgerald, Zelda is a triangular shawl with a simple beaded body flowing into a heavily beaded, Art Deco inspired lace edging. Choose a strong contrast between beads and yarn for the dramatic flapper look or go subtle for a pretty English Rose style.

Zelda can be worked in two sizes:

Small size
Width: 122cm/48in
Depth: 41cm/16in
Yarn requirements: 400m (440yds) laceweight yarn. Shown in Knitwitches Seriously Gorgeous Swiss Silk 2ply Laceweight (100% silk, 600m (660yds) per 100g), colour Black

Large size
Width: 145cm/57in
Depth: 64cm/25in
Yarn requirements: 600m (660yds) laceweight yarn. Shown in BC Garn Jaipur Fino (2ply laceweight, 100% silk, 600m (660yds) per 100g), Pale Gold, shade h69

Pattern includes charts and written instructions; shawl can be worked from either. Beads are pre threaded for the main body, then applied with a crochet hook for the edging; more information on both of these techniques is included in the pattern.

Zelda has been fully tech edited and test knitted. I am very grateful to my wonderful test knitters Rachel Beckett and Kate Ellis, and my tech editor Rachel Atkinson.

Gauge:

29 sts and 37 rows to 10cm (4in) measured over main bead pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small/Large

Materials:

  • 3.25mm (US 3) needles or size need to obtain gauge
  • 0.6mm (US 14) crochet hook for beading
  • Approx. 50g (small size) or 100g (large size) of 9/o Rocailles seed beads

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
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$5.30

Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Shawl
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Knitting and crochet designer, teacher and pattern tester.

I have a BA in English Literature from the University of Reading. I work at the knitting shop Loop in London and love knitting, reading, ...

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