I've been told perfection is boring. Well, I'm certainly not boring (just ask my friends) and I'm definitely not perfect (just ask my kids)! Because of this I have a standing policy of rewarding people who nicely bring an error to my attention with a free single pattern download from my Ravelry pattern store.
FOR PATTERN SUPPORT (or just to say “hi”):
Ravelry ID: jodiemom
I love Shakespeare comedies. Even though they are predictable, and (in the current liberated climate) dreadfully un-
I also love to make and wear well-
When I created the structure used for all the shawlettes in this series –a half-
Both written and charted formats are provided.
The beautiful Olivia is absolutely adored by her neighbor the Duke Orsino. Sadly, the Duke does not see beyond the surface beauty to appreciate Olivia’s personality. She is a woman of substance: she loves deeply; manages her estate easily; and, most importantly, does not take herself (and her obvious beauty) too seriously. She realizes the Duke’s love is superficial, and, having just lost her brother she is in no mood to deal with her annoying, love-
Like the character in Twelfth Night, the beauty of the Olivia shawlette is striking and straight forward—not overly froufrou or embellished. The lace design uses only basic decreases and yarn overs on the right side of the shawl making it accessible to those new to lace knitting.
Skill level: Intermediate
Suggested Needle(s): US #7 (4.5 mm)
Sizes Offered: Radius 14, 16 or 20 inches after firm blocking
Yarn Weight: DK
Yardage Required: 492 to 861 yards
Techniques Used: Lace
Promotions: This pattern is part of the Ebook Shawlettes for M’Lady.