Delicate and graceful, the Twisted Threads Stole is a modern and elegant lace shawl.
The lovely lace detail was inspired by Shetland lace and the beauty of woven threads.
It is knitted flat as a long rectangle with a British moss stitch (seed stitch) border around the edges.
errata added May 4, 2018 – the chart was updated. The stitches in yellow have been updated.
Finished Size (after blocking): 19.5” (49.5cm) by 60” (152.5cm)
Kingcraig Laceweight 2ply Lace (100% lambswool; 1,094 yards [1,000 meters]/100 grams): Dark Navy, 2 balls
Size US 2.5 (3 mm): straight or 24” (60cm) circular
Markers, pins for blocking, and tapestry needle.
32 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.
29 sts and 34 rows = 4” [10 cm] in lace pattern stitch after wet blocking.
Please see our standard abbreviations.
The pattern is worked flat. For the lace chart, RS rows are knit and worked from right to left; WS rows are purled and worked from left to right, while following the chart instructions.
updated May 4, 2018 – the only change is highlighted in yellow
Pattern – Stole
CO 125 sts.
Row 1(RS): *K1, p1* until 1 st rem, k1.
Row 2(WS): *P1, k1* until 1 st rem, p1.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 1” or [2.5 cm] (approximately 8 rows). If you work a different number of rows, make sure you end with a WS row.
Row 9(RS): *K1, p1* four times (edging sts), follow Lace Chart row 1 repeating center sts (23-44) a total of three times, work remaining 8 sts *k1, p1* four times (edging sts).
Row 10(WS): *P1, k1* four times (edging sts), follow Lace Chart row 2 repeating center sts (23-44) a total of three times, work remaining 8 sts *p1, k1* four times (edging sts).
Continue with Lace Chart while maintaining the first and last 8 sts as edging with *k1, p1* repeats on RS and *p1, k1* repeats on WS. Repeat Lace Chart (rows 1-43), 9 complete times (or until desired length) and then rows 1-14, finishing with row 14 of Lace Chart.
Next Row(RS): *K1, P1* until end of row.
Next Row(WS): *P1, K1* until end of row.
Repeat above Rows 1 and 2 until edging measures 1” or [2.5 cm] (approximately 8 rows). Make sure you work the same number of rows here as you did in the beginning.
Bind off using your preferred method loosely.
Wet block to finished measurements with pins and weave in ends.
About the Designer: Fiona Munro [MunroSisters3]
I am one of three sisters that makeup MunroSisters3 and we are independent self-publishing designers.
I am based in Scotland but grew up in Canada.
I have been knitting for over two decades as my grandmother taught me when I was a child. My style is classic with a modern twist.