Just thought everyone would want to see this gorgeous shawl designed by Jemima Bicknell and just released. It is truly gorgeous.

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The Zelda Shawl by Jemima Bicknel
Jemima in the small Zelda Shawl

My lovely friend Jemima has just released her first shawl pattern – and boy what a pattern to launch with!  The Zelda Shawl is a truly gorgeous beaded shawl with a lace and beaded edging.  The shawl has been named after Zelda Fitzgerald, the original 1920s ‘flapper’, and the lace pattern is Art Deco inspired.  You can buy it on Ravelry on Jemima’s page: Jemima Bicknell Designs.

There are instructions, both written and charted, for a small and a large shawl.  The small shawl is black with silver beads and was knitted using approx. 400m (440yds) of laceweight yarn.  Shown above in Knitwitches Seriously Gorgeous Swiss Silk 2ply Laceweight (100% silk, 600m (660yds) per 100g). The large shawl was knitted in cream / pale gold with gold beads, using approx. 600m (660yds) laceweight yarn.  Shown below in BC Garn Jaipur Fino (2ply) laceweight, 100% silk, 600m (660yds) per 100g), Pale Gold, shade h69. …

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