knit/lab/Cousin Violet

A second beaded lace crescent inspired by Lady Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham,

Maggie Smith’s character in Downton Abbey.


Knit on 3.5mm/US4 needles with ColorShift Yarn purple cerise to midnight colorbridge set, 154g/697yds/640m

(Colorshift Yarn is discontinued - see help page)

Finished dimensions after blocking and unpinning: 70in/178cm wide and 21in/53cm deep at center back.


519 size 6 black glass beads are added using a 1mm crochet hook. Most of the beads are added to the diamond lace section. The lower border has a pattern of bobbles created with increases and decreases.


The pdf contains 9 charts and short written instructions.




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