Knitter extraordinaire Silva returns to Thematic Stitchings with this exceptional shawl by Vogue Knitting Magazine, Spring/Summer 2010. Featuring an advanced level lace stitch and a classic cut, this shawl is designed to flatter the figure.
Crafty friend Silva
Garment sculpts to flatter figure
It’s impossible to find a bad angle from which to admire this piece. A simple rectangle, it forms to the shoulders like a jacket, enhancing the curves rather than hiding them. To add even more detail, close the shawl at the front using a classic styled clip or brooch.
Scalloped lace trim surrounds rectangle
As with most vogue patterns, the eye is treated to intricate trim that carries around the rectangle. It shows as a hem here in the back of the shawl.
The upper trim falls naturally to create a lovely collar for the piece. Thanks to Silva’s masterful and consistent tension, the garment maintains a regularity despite the changing lace-stitch.
Lace collar is perfect detail
Intricate tulip-style lace
Notice the enchanting tulip-like lace throughout the body of the fabric. This garment is as lovely to feel as it is to look at. The weight of the yarn makes it fall rather than bunching up, and keeps its allure as it is worn.
Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2010
Thanks to Vogue Knitting for providing this delightful and challenging pattern. And our special thanks to Silva for returning to share another wonderfully crafted garment, fresh from her own magic needles!
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