Bilva by Lana Jois


July 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Slipped stitch pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
650 - 700 yards (594 - 640 m)
Wingspan 74” / 188 cm
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This pattern is part of the Happiness Make Along 2022, a friendly and fun annual event. Join us for all the fun and friendship!

Hope springs eternal. Blue and green leaves spring from chequered panels of garter and slipped stitches to symbolize renewal and new beginnings in this lovely two-color wrap that is a pleasure to make and a delight to wear.

The shawl is worked sideways in alternating panels of slipped stitch colorwork and lace.

Finished measurements
Wingspan 74” / 188 cm
Depth 30” / 76 cm

ModeKnit Yarn ModeBlue Fingering (400 yd / 366 m per 3.52 oz / 100 g hank; 80% superwash Blueface Leicester wool, 20% nylon); 1 skein each in Sonic Screwdriver (MC) and Teal the Show (CC)

Or approximately 350 yards/ 320 meters of fingering weight yarn in Main Color and 320 yards/ 293 meters of fingering weight yarn in Contrasting Color.

US size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles; the project is knit flat but circular needles are used to accommodate the large number of stitches. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Tapestry needle

22 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Mosaic stitch pattern after blocking
To save time and to ensure accurate sizing, check gauge. Gauge is not critical for this project but a change in gauge will result in different finished measurements and yarn requirement.