ABOUT THE PATTERN The Lavinia Shawlette is a simple crescent shawl worked in fingering weight yarn with a lacy Roman Stripe at the bottom. Lots of stockinette stitch makes this a great project to take on the go.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One Size: About 52” [132 cm] wingspan by 14” [35.5 cm] deep
MATERIALS Yarn: 420 yds [385 m] Fingering weight yarn, optional 25 yds [23 m] DK weight yarn for finishing Sample shawls knit in Araucania Yarns Huasco Sock in the color 1001 Capuchinbird and Malabrigo Mechita in the color 227 Volcan finished with 20 yds [18 m] of complementary DK weight yarn on the Bottom Edging and Bind Off. Each sample used very nearly all of one fingering weight ball or about 420 yards (100 g). Needles: Size US 2 [3.00 mm] circular(s) for Fingering weight (or size needed to get gauge), optional Size US 4 [3.50 mm] circular for DK weight finishing Notions: tapestry needle
GAUGE 26 sts and 34 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st after blocking
- one skein fingering weight
- CM and inches
- US Letter
Materials you need at home:
- 420 yds [385 m] Fingering weight yarn
- Size US 2 [3.00 mm] circular(s)
- tapestry needle
Designs by Tamara Moots
Hi! I’m Tamara. I’m a knitwear designer. I’m also a mom, hiker, traveler, volunteer, reader, board game player and a national parks lover. And my hair changes color fairly often. I have more than 80 patterns available through Ravelry, LoveKnitting, Knit Picks, WEBS, Love of Knitting magazine, Knit Now magazine, Interweave Gifts magazine and others.
When I’m not designing or knitting, I raise two boys. We travel whenever we can manage it.