Spring showers are in full force here in Toronto today, so I’m bringing in a little brightness with my new shawl pattern, Leonarda!
Leonarda is an elegant and fun accessory featuring Elongated Garter Stitch and an unusual drop-stitch twist pattern. Perfect for wrapping around your neck or over your shoulders – and for knitting up that skein or two of special sock yarn! Three different size and shape options so you can find the perfect fit.
Scarf and Shawl are worked from the top down, in a modified triangular shape with extra-long points for wrapping. Stole is worked sideways by casting on for the length of the piece. Stole can be turned into an infinity scarf by sewing short ends together. Technical Editing by Alexandra Virgiel.
Scarf (Shawl, Stole)
Scarf is 58” wingspan x 19” depth at centre / 147 x 48cm
Shawl is 75” wingspan x 24” depth at centre / 190 x 60cm
Stole is 66” long x 11.5” deep / 168 x 29cm
Fingering weight yarn, 400 (800, 770) yds / 365 (730, 704)m
» Scarf shown in Indigodragonfly MCN Sock (80% merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 400 yds / 365m per 4 oz / 115g skein) in “Paging Dr. Smart-Ass”, 1 skein.
» Shawl shown in Old Maiden Aunt 100% superwash merino 4ply (100% superwash merino, 400 yds / 365m per 3.5 oz / 100g skein) in “Cherry”, 2 skeins.
» Stole shown in Anzula Squishy (80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 385 yds / 352m per 4 oz / 115g skein) in “Charcoal”, 2 skeins.
Needles and Notions
» US 6 / 4mm circular needles, 32” / 80cm or longer
» 2 stitch markers
» tapestry needle
3 page PDF pattern includes abbreviations. Payment through Paypal and electronic delivery through Ravelry (no accounts required).
And, if you’re in Toronto this Saturday, you should definitely check out the Knitter’s Frolic! Saturday’s marketplace is sure to be chock full of ever so lovely yarns, fibers, books, and everything else a knitter needs. The Leonarda sample will be with Kim at Indigodragonfly – check it out, buy the pattern, and get some of her super awesome yarn to go with!
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