Forest Petals Shawl

Bright, airy, and whimsical, this Tunisian wrap is very mod and elegant. The entrelac diamonds are balanced with open space, yet the wool-silk blend yarn gives it a surprising amount of warmth. This shawl can be completed with one skein of the suggested yarn. Intermediate skills are recommended.

Forest Petals Shawl
Karla McCalmont

Finished Size: 20″ wide and 80″ long.

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Helen’s Lace (50% wool, 50% silk; 1,250 yd [1,143 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #204 daffodil, 1 skein.

Hook: G/6 (4 mm) hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (m, optional); blocking wires/pins; yarn needle.

Gauge: 8 diamonds × 4 diamonds measures 15″ × 4¾” unblocked and 16″ × 6″ blocked. Gauge not critical for this project.

Check out the Forest Petals Construction video for tips on working this project.

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