"Roses" is a light contemporary lace crescent inspired by the warm summery colors of roses.
It's an easy knit, growing from a single stitch, featuring a pointed border along the top edge and finishing with a knitted-on lace border.
The crescent is knit on 4mm/US6 needles with 710yds/650m of Renaissance Dyeing naturally-dyed worsted-spun Merinos d’Arles yarn from sheep that graze the slopes of the French Alps.
A Roses kit is available here from Renaissance dyeing. The total yardage of the kit is 200g/830yds/760m. I used about 80% of the yarn - the pdf includes a suggestion for using up all the yarn to make a deeper shawl.
The crescent is approximately 21.5in/55cm deep by 47.25in/120cm wide; gauge is approximately 16sts and 24 rows = 4in/10cm in lace pattern
The pdf contains charts and instructions. English and French versions of the pdf are available.
Roses is also available as part of the
In the sample shawl the colors are worked as shown in the image below, from left to right; the colors can be worked in a different order for a more stripy effect if you prefer.