Hidcote Garden Shawl, by MimKnit (Miriam Felton), is named after the garden at Hidcote Manor in Gloucestershire, England. The Hidcote Garden is characterized by its wild abundant plantings bounded within structured, geometric beds. Hidcote Garden is also famous for it?s lavender varieties.
The shawl is divided up into 3 sections. The upper border that resembles a field of flowers. The middle section is clean and geometric, being reminiscent of the beds that the flowers
This shawl is extra large, making it wonderful to wrap up in for a stroll in the garden, or an elegant evening out.
Yarn Requirements: 1300 yards (about 150 grams) of laceweight wool.
Suggested Needles: 3.25 mm (US 3) 24-29? circular needle.
Gauge: 6 stitches per inch in stockinette, after blocking.
Finished Size: 90? across the top, and 44? from back of neck to point.
Techniques Used: This pattern uses the following techniques:
knit, purl, k2tog, k3tog, k4tog, sl3-k3togtbl, yo, double yo, placement
and slipping of markers, centered double decrease (slip 2 tog knitwise,
k1, p2sso), sl1 k2tog psso, sl, ssk, psso, and a provisional cast on.
Pattern is hard copy, and includes full color charts.
Please also take note of pattern revisions!