Clary Sage Shawl Knit Pattern


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Clary Sage is my most favourite garden herb. In lore, it is a woman’s plant, associated with the moon and used in love and protection charms. This shawl is inspired from looking at the Clary Sage flowers in my garden fade from an exquisite cream to light purple to a dark purple rimmed border. This crescent shaped shawl is worked top down with a classic Victorian lace edge border knitted on. It’s fun to wear either as a shawl draped over the shoulders or as a scarf around the neck. It is also fun to knit with a bit of stripes, a bit of lace and a bit of texture. The 3 color combinations make for limitless possibilities. Choose muted tones for an elegant look or bright contrasting colors for a bold statement.

Pattern provides chart as well as written instruction is provided.

This pattern has been tested and tech-edited. Testers report it’s a fun pattern and easy to follow. 

Note: The sample for Clary Sage was knit using Angeling Fingering Weight from Moonshine Fibers. Jeannie at Moonshine Fibers would be happy to recreate this dye lot for you as well as help you create your own custom colour combinations for your perfect Clary Sage Shawl. Find her here:

Skill Level: Intermediate
Techniques Used: Garter tab cast on, lace edging, knitting, purling, YOs, eyelets , increases. Written directions with charts where applicable provided. 
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn.
Colour A: 348 meters / 380 yards, Colour B: 220 meters / 240 yards, Colour C: 380 meters /415 yards. 
Specific Yarn Used in Sample: Moonshine Fibers Angel Fingering Weight: 70% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk, and 10% Cashmere blend. Custom Dyed Colours, 1 skein of each. 
Needles: 3.25 mm / US Size 3 circular needles (60 cm / 24” in length minimum). 
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking tools. 
 (stockinette): 22 stitches x 44 rows = 10 cm / 4”
Garment Size: Depth of 51 cm /20” down the spine at widest point and 178 cm/70” wingspan

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Ravelry page to pattern can be found here: Clary Sage Shawl

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