The inspiration for this pattern is the intricate, shimmering spider webs spun by the Orb-Weaver spiders during the summer months. In the early morning hours, these iridescent filaments, hung from garden plants and tall grasses, catch the light and any dew that’s fallen overnight. The pattern features diamond-shaped patterns in the center panel, with wide Estonian-inspired leaf-themed lace borders at each end.
This nicely prepared top is a blend of 70% super fine, natural gray alpaca, 25% carbonized bamboo, and 5% glitter. [...]
Designed for a beaded yarn to show off some sparkle, this simple scarf can be knit with any weight yarn. [...]
This simple 2-color shawlette features easy lace bands with a deeper lace border, inspired by the cracking ice fissures and crevasses in icebergs. The shawl is a slightly elongated semi-circular shape, which is easy to wear and knits up quickly with fingering-weight yarn. [...]
The unique crescent shape of this shawl is filled with fireflies and glorifies the border of dragonflies at the lower edge, stirring memories of warm, balmy summer evenings. The original hand-spun yarn takes advantage of slow colour transitions but the design will look delightful in many different styles of lace yarns.
Our 3rd Clue for the Mystery Shawl is available!
A little pre-Issue 6 fun! Mystery shawl – pattern released as a series of 3 clues.
Tranquil waterlilies grace the body and border of this restful shawl. Knit top-down from the centre point. [...]
Laburnum blossoms lining a pathway are the inspiration for this scarf, named after the Mumbai lane known for the laburnum trees that line it. Laburnum Road is also known for Mani Bhavan, the Mumbai residence of Gandhi, and amongst the memorabilia housed there is a spinning wheel once used by the Mahatma. [...]
This easy bottom-up triangular-shaped shawl was inspired by the small posies bouquets sold by Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady”. [...]
This casual but feminine lace cardigan is the perfect little extra layer over a T-shirt or a sundress for late summer evenings or in overly chilly AC. [...]
This scarflette is easily fastened at the neck by tucking the cast off end through a pocket formed at the beginning. As a result, you can use a smaller amount of luxurious fiber to get a warm and snuggly scarf! [...]
This stole features an easy lace pattern that looks like currachs, small curved-hull Irish fishing boats, bobbing through the waves. This project knits up quickly using DK-weight yarn, and can be knit using multiple colors, but would also look great in a solid color. [...]
The fairy Melusina (or Melusine) falls in love with a mortal and agrees to marry him on one condition: he must never see her on Saturday, when she takes her bath. Enchanted by her beauty, he agrees, but eventually breaks his promise. [...]
Here’s Lola – not the song by The Kinks, and definitely not the Brazilian temptress of Barry Manilow’s Copacabana. [...]
The Lattice Ladders Scarf is a super fast knit, easy to memorize and totally reversible! This easy lace pattern lets the handspun yarn shine through while providing good structure and warmth when worn as a long scarf or twisted up as a super cowl! [...]
Malaga Cove on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is a gorgeous spot for beach diving and snorkeling. Go on a day with a southerly or no swell for the best visibility. The twisted stitch and lace pattern reminds me of the pattern of waves reflected on the sandy ocean floor on a sunny day. [...]
This lightweight lace cowl can be worn loosely around the neck or pulled up over your head to keep the ocean winds out of your hair while wandering the beach looking for seaweed treasures. [...]
Floating Glass Socks have a front panel of lace floats gliding from cuff to toe. The floats are bordered by netting, just as the actual glass balls are covered with twine. [...]
Waves along the water’s edge sparkle in this cowl knit in a chevron pattern with garter stitch ribs to hug your neck. A nice accessorizing detail under a jacket or all on its own. [...]