Lobelia is a textured crescent-shaped shawl by Joanna Ignatius, featuring a floral-inspired lace border, lateral braid detail, picot bobbles and lots of slipped stitches. Designed for 2 shades of Meadow yarn and inspired by her homeland in Finland, nature, and the changing of seasons.
Lobelia is the eleventh and final pattern from The Almanac Series, a seasonal guide to knitting with The Fibre Co. yarns. This collection will feature new designs for every Yarn of the Month.
The Fibre Co. Meadow (40% Merino wool, 25% baby llama, 20% silk, 15% linen, 498 m (545 yd) per 100 g hank) in Larkspur (A) – 1 hank and Bluebonnet (B) – 1 hank.
The photos show the shawl in the shade Larkspur (Colour A body of the shawl) and Bluebonnet (Colour B lace edging). Choose Colour A from the first set of colour swatches above titled ‘Select Meadow Colour’ and Colour B from the second set of colour swatches above titled ‘Select Meadow Colour 1’.
Sizes and measurements:
Measuring 240 cm (94.5 in) wingspan along top edge and 52 cm (20.5 in) depth
Needles and notions required:
- 3.5mm (US 4) and 3.75mm (US 5) 80 cm (32 in) circular needle or longer
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle
- Waste yarn
- Crochet hook for provisional cast-on
- Backwards Loop Cast-On Method
- Long Tail Cast-On
- Provisional Cast-On
- Picot Cast-Off
This is an advanced beginner pattern. For more specs, please go to the Lobelia knitting pattern page.