Tree Tops Wrap – pdf

US $6.00

publisher Provenance Knits
designer Marsha White
Inspired by a 19th-century lace edged shawl

The inspiration for the Tree Tops Wrap was from a photo of a lace shawl in a knitting book written in 1859, The Ladies' Complete Guide to Needle-work and Embroidery by Miss F. Lambert.

I was intrigued initially by the tapering of both the beginning lace pattern (see illustration below) and the following section of solid knitting. The solid section had the appearance of being worked in short rows, which actually was an illusion. One half of the shawl was folded only partially over the other half, creating the impression of tapered outer edges.

Inspired with the illusion of short rows in the shawl, I designed a lacy V-shaped shawl. The Tree Tops Wrap has two sections of lace similar to the lace in the original shawl, and between them a section of ribbed short rows. The lace patterning reminded me of the tops of trees in a forest.

Sample on left shown in Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – Evergreen

Available as pdf only. Please read PDF Info.

Pattern was professionally tech edited by Robin Melanson.

Ravelry users: you can purchase Provenance Knits pdf patterns on Marsha White's Ravelry page.

NOTE: Provenance Knit patterns use charts.
Recommended for Intermediate knitters.

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SKU: pk-Tree Tops Wrap Categories: ,


Recommended yarn:
Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – 100% merino, 3 – 50 gram skeins, 185 yds (169 m) each

Approximate finished and blocked size:
Width: outside = 63″; inside = 35″
Height: middle = 16″; sides = 10.5″

Gauge swatch: in pattern stitch
18 sts / 30 rows = 4″

circular 4 mm / 6 US in 24” length
or size to obtain gauge.