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A Mother’s Day Shawlette


Shannon Squire’s Crimson and Clover!

Shannon says…

As I was working this pattern, I couldn’t get Joan Jett’s version of “Crimson and Clover” out of my head, and I thought… wouldn’t it be great to have a pattern offered in both stockinette and garter, so even though it’s basically the same pattern, versions are markedly different in appearance? Knitted in Blue Moon’s decadent Worthy or BFL Fingering, on bigger needles, it’s lots of bang for your buck, and the perfect gift for that special mother in your life.


Yarn – Approximately 400 yards fingering-weight yarn. Shown in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Worthy (65% white cashmere, 35% bombyx silk; 437 yards/100 gram skein). Crimson shawl (silver) shown in colorway Winter Solstice, Clover shawl (blue) shown in colorway Nyame.

Gauge – 22 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch.

Needles – US #5/3.75mm (or size to get gauge) 24” or 32” circular.

Notions – Tapestry needle, stitch markers.

Skill level – Advanced beginner (lace work, following a chart).

Size/Finished measurements – One size fits most. 79” wide from tip to tip; 20” deep at center. Measured after blocking.