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Serendipity

serendipity lace shawl pattern

Serendipity is a circular crescent-shape shawl with ends that curve back in to form a full circle (a circle with part of the circle taken out). Depending on the choice of color and yarn weight, Serendipity can be elegant and sophisticated, flirty and sassy, or ethereal and faery like. The shawls by our test knitters – Alyssa, Diana, Fiona, Karen, Ma, Nadja, Tish, Trang, and Trudy – on the Gallery pages of the pattern truly showcase the versatility of this pattern. It is worked from the top down with increases at the edges as well as throughout the body and uses approximately 600 yards / 540 meters of lace- or fingering-weight yarns. Visit the information page for details.

Serendipity is inspired by Hayley’s glass bead series, Scheherazade, a design that was influenced by arabesque and Persian motifs. For more information, visit the glass+jewelry page.

This pdf version of Serendipity, at 2.6 mb, is for viewing on your computer. You may also print one (1) copy for your personal use. Please make sure you have high-speed internet connection.

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Skill Level
Medium. Charts only. Pattern does not include row-by-row written instruction.

Yarns
Lace, heavy lace, and fingering-weight yarns are all suitable. Finished dimensions may be adjusted by using different yarn weight and needle size to achieve varying gauges.

Gauge
Gauge isn’t important but will determine the final size of the shawl. Sample swatch with fingering-weight yarn using Size US5/3.75mm is approximately 22 stitches and 26 rows to 4" / 10.0cm square.

Tools
Circular needles in size US4/3.5mm, US5/3.75mm, US6/4mm, and US7/4.5mm depending on your gauge, crochet hook, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, and blocking wire(s) and mat (optional).

Beads
Size 6 or 8 rounds for lace (800m+/100g) and heavy lace weight (500-600m/100g), size 6 rounds or size 5 triangles for fingering weight (400m/100g). Bead all or just some of these charts:

Chart C – 18 beads
Chart D – 50 beads
Chart E – 64 beads
Chart F – 70 beads
Chart G – 97 beads
Chart H – 69 beads
Chart I – 146 beads
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Total – 514 beads

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Trang | lace weight

serendipity lace shawl

Alyssa | heavy lace weight

serendipity lace shawl

Fiona | heavy lace/light fingering weight

serendipity lace shawl

Diana | fingering weight

serendipity lace shawl

Hayley | fingering weight

serendipity lace shawl

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Serendipity

This pattern may also be purchased on the fiber site, Ravelry. If you are a member of Ravelry and are interested in this shawl, Hayley’s future designs, and/or just enjoy knitting with like-minded people, join our Ravelry Group, enVision – for knitters with discriminating taste for luxury yarns and exceptional patterns primarily in challenging lace designs.