Monday, March 17, 2014

Nostalgia Shawl

For a limited time only my etsy store offers kits for this shawl design. There are pre-made color combinations, and custom listings that will allow you to choose your own color combination from our colorways. 

Purchase the yarn kit and receive the pattern for free.
Please also join us for the KAL that is running from now till May 31sts, 2014.

I love making shawls, so designing one was always something I wanted to do. This particular shawl brings a lot of nostalgic memories. It is designed with Orenburg Honeycomb stitch, a very old lace technique that comes from the Orenburg region of Russia. 
  This lace technique uses only yarn overs and k2tog to create very complex and completely reversible lace patterns. Neat, isn’t it? 

I am originally from Russia. I remember my grandma wearing shawls made with this lace technique. Thus the multitude of memories and the Nostalgia name for the shawl.

This shawl is completely reversible, more so if you use one color only.

One Size: 1.8m x 45cm; 70" x 17"

Yardage: 780-800 yds

Recommended Yarns
  • Merino Light by Colour Adventures (100% merino; 434 m/475 yds in 115 g/4.06 oz)
  • Merino Light by madelinetosh (100% merino; 384 m/420 yds in 100gr/3.5 oz)
  • Dia Sock by Colour Adventures (75% merino; 25% nylon; 423m/463 yds in 100g/3.5 oz)
  • “Pure” 100% Merino Superwash by Wollmeise (100% merino; 575 yds/526m in 5.3 oz/150 g)


  • 4 mm/US #6 circular needles (80 cm/32")

  •  $6 CAD

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