Daisy Shawlette by Zsuzsa Kiss

Daisy Shawlette

August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
435 - 1083 yards (398 - 990 m)
S (M, L)
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This is a half moon-shaped top-down shawl. The body is worked in two contrasting colors, the sunny yellow floral sections are separated by royal blue yarn-over rows. The shape makes the shawl easy to wear as it sits nicely and stays on your shoulders. It is finished with a knitted-on edge in the contrast color. If you have never used this method, don’t worry, the pattern includes a link to a video tutorial to learn how to work it.

You have several options to choose from:

  • You can use different color combinations to achieve different results: use contrasting colors or colors that are closer to each other in hue or some gradient yarn (without a contrast color).
  • The pattern is written for 3 sizes.

Who is this pattern for?

  • The lace pattern isn’t complicated so if you are a beginner lace knitter, you can have a go at this pattern.
  • If you are an experienced knitter, you can work on your project while watching TV.
  • If you want to learn the knitted-on edge, this is a perfect first pattern for it.

The pattern contains charted and written instructions and it was tested.

Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply, 85% Wool, 15% Silk, 218 yds (199 m) / 50 g, Colors: Mustard (MC) and Night Sky (CC), 1 (2, 3) and 1 (2, 2) balls

Solid, semi-solid or tonal fingering weight yarn. Yarn weights on Ravelry

US 6 (4 mm), 40” (100 cm) long circular needle

S (M, L)

Wingspan: 51 (59, 67)” 130 (150, 170) cm
 Height at the middle: 16 (19, 22) 40 (48, 56) cm
 Modelled Size S.

2 stitch markers, tapestry needle

20 sts x 32 rows in 4” (10 cm) in St st.
Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarn weight / gauge will effect both the yardage and the final size of the project as well.

• lace knitting
• knitted-on border
• BO with elastic method

Wrap yourself in luxury with this gorgeous half moon-shaped lace shawl.

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