The Beeswax Shawl is here! I've revisited the large-scale lace of my Beeswax Scarf, but instead of confining it to a rectangle, the honeycomb motifs flow in and out organically to form a long diamond-shaped wrap with gently-scalloped edges.
The shawl is knit sideways from tip to tip, which has the advantage of keeping the rows relatively short throughout, especially at the narrow beginning and end of the shawl. I love being able to zoom through a lace repeat in a single sitting!
To knit the shawl you will need two skeins of fingering weight yarn. I used Superstar 4ply from Vintage Purls, which is a non-superwash blend of polwarth, silk, and a little black merino. This colourway, Polaris, is a beautiful rich gold.
Beeswax Shawl features:
- a long diamond-shaped shawl in textured lace
- knit sideways from tip to tip
- techniques include simple lace knitting (knit, purl, yarn-over, k2tog, ssk), and a few double decreases
- suitable for solid or semi-solid-dyed fingering-weight yarn
- one size, easy to alter by changing the number of repeats
- pattern includes full written instructions as well as charts.
The Beeswax Shawl pattern is available on Ravelry.