Valerian Shawl - by Kristin Spurkland

Twisted Pattern Line

Valerian Shawl - by Kristin Spurkland

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Valerian Shawl - by Kristin Spurkland - from Twisted Pattern Line

The red valerian (a.k.a. Jupiter’s Beard, or Centranthus Ruber) is a popular garden plant that flowers profusely in early summer. Although each jaunty reddish blossom is tiny, they bloom in showy clusters that combine to impressive effect, delighting bees and butterflies. Like its namesake, the Valerian Shawlette has a small pattern repeated to great effect. It may not attract butterflies… but is very likely to attract knitters.


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420 yards fingering weight yarn. Shown in Black Trillium Fiber Studio Lilt, colorway Brown Sugar.

US #4/3.5mm (or size to get gauge) 24” or longer circular

Tapestry needle


24 stitches = 4” over stockinette stitch, after blocking

Intermediate (lace repeats, charts – written instructions provided, too)

One size fits most. 45" long from tip to tip, 16" deep at center. Measured after blocking.