This lace and cable shoulder shawlette is a swirl of flirty victoriana—wear it to accessorize a variety of looks from sweet female accomplice to leather and lace time traveler. Its mix of textures and shaping are engaging to work, from its fluttering lace hem through its smart standup collar. While its appearance is complex, the stitches are easily learned and executed, making for a relaxing and captivating project to give or keep.
Shown here in Miss Babs Isadora, color Allium
Cormo Lace, Yak + Silk Lace, Modern Deco Lace, Shetlandia Fingering, Jacob Fingering, Kent Lace, Fresh Lace, or any laceweight yarn with approximately 250 yards per ounce that knits to pattern gauge. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.
80 inches around hem edge and 16 inches long at center back
28 sts and 42 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle (unblocked)
size 3US (3.25 mm) for hem (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size 2US (2.75 mm) for body (or .5 mm size smaller than hem needle)