Goddess Knitters

26 July 2011


My great-grandmother Lucy was a pioneer woman and the Lucy shawl tells a bit about her life. She traveled as a child by covered wagon to the midwest, through grass lands, then on by train through pine trees to Canada. You'll find both grass and pine trees in the center panel of Lucy. The shawl is edged with a "railroad" lace section and trimmed with a "wagon wheel" lace.

Lucy is as perfect with that special dress as she is with a t-shirt and jeans!


~ Lucy ~


[60% Fine Superwash Merino/20% Mulberry Silk/20% Polyamide, 100g, 439 yards]
colorway: Dark Olive
[50% Merino/50% Silk, 100g, 437 yards]
colorway: Two Olives, Please


~size US 4/3.5 mm 32' circular needles or size to obtain gauge
~yarn needle


~6 stitches/1 inch ofver stockinette stitch

Finished measurements:

~wingspan: 48 inches
~length: 15 inches

Notes: Written and charted instructions included.

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  • At 11:14 PM, Blogger hizKNITS said…

    Congrats... she's beautiful. Will she be at Sock Summit?

  • At 11:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Makes me think of my great-grandmother, also named Lucy! Very pretty!

  • At 12:27 AM, Blogger tapmouse said…

    Seriously beautiful! Ah, so many Stitches of My Life designs, so little time!

  • At 12:37 AM, Blogger IrishGirlieKnits said…

    Absolutely lovely! Love, love, love the details!

  • At 3:54 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Gorgeous! Beautiful design! I have a skein of burgundy charlemont with Lucy' s name on it!

  • At 4:16 AM, Anonymous Laura said…


  • At 7:47 AM, Blogger Discoknits said…

    Very pretty indeed, and the edging is wheely cool ;0)

  • At 8:25 AM, Anonymous JC Briar said…

    That's a gorgeous stitch pattern running up the center! Where ever did you find it?

  • At 10:58 AM, Blogger Hot Pink Socks said…

    Love, Love the pattern! I need to do a pattern review for you on my blog soon! With all the new patterns you have, they are fantastic!

  • At 7:03 PM, Anonymous Tece said…

    This is your best design yet...love it!

  • At 10:26 AM, Blogger Linda said…

    I Love Lucy! Just queued her up. Best wishes for a great Sock Summit!


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