A Sign Of Spring
A Sign of Spring is a half pi shawl, featuring a lace stitch reminiscent of sprouts pushing their way through the soil in spring.
Worked from the top down featuring lace, slipped stitches, and a simple texture, this shawl easily keeps your needles moving from one section to the next.
Yarn: Crafty Jak’s B-fabu-licious (100% Blueface Leicester wool; 500 yds (457 m)/100 grams); 2 skeins (Colour 1: 475-500 yds, Colour 2: 475-500 yds)
Finished Measurements: 60” (152 cm) wide by 25” (64 cm) deep
Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm) 32” (80 cm) circular knitting needles
Gauge: 30 sts x 44 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) in stockinette stitch (blocked)
Techniques used: Reading charts, lace, simple texture, slipped stitch (mosaic) knitting
Notions: Stitch markers, embroidery needle
Please note: this pattern is charted only
Original lace stitch used in this pattern was created by Naomi Parkhurst, using her extremely cool method of encoding words into knitting stitches.