Cousin Martha's Scarf to Knit by Donna Druchunas
featured in PieceWork May/June 2015
What stories are captured in the stitches of a knitted shawl? What might have been "said" in the knitting that could not be spoken or written in words? This exquisite lace shawl project is based on Anne Berk's cousin Martha Morris, and contains a very unusual motif with beautiful cables surrounding the lace lozenges.
Finished Size: 13 inches wide at ends, 6 inches wide at center, 56 inches long, blocked
Gauge: 28 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches in mesh pattern
Needles: Size 6 or size needed to obtain gauge; third needle for 3-needle bind-off
Other Materials Needed: 2 stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, blocking surface, pins
PieceWork May/June 2015
Magazine Single Issue
Dive into lovely lace with 7 stunning lace projects including tatting, crochet, knitting, and needle lace. Explore the legacy of lace with PieceWork's historical look at lacemakers from the past. Read a story about five generations of women connected by lace or a "tale of larceny and old lace." PieceWork will enrich the novice to expert lacemaker with a Puncetto Lace Necklace to Make, a Leaf and Nupp Shawl to Knit, a Silken Fog Lacey Stole to Knit, and so much more!