Laverton Shawl Knitting Kit 17

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Laverton Shawl Knitting Kit 17

A kit to make the Laverton shawl by Victoria Magnus. Kit includes yarn needed to make the shawl, the pattern and an ECY cotton project bag.

Yarn included in this kit:

  • one 50g skein of Eldwick Lace in Bark
  • one 100g skein of Carlisle Fingering in Compost
  • one 20g mini skein of Brimham 4ply in Gilded

This sumptuously soft shawl is a delight to knit, pairing three of our favourite yarns to create a beautiful wearable piece. The delightful halo of Eldwick lace adds a touch of luxury to this pretty accessory.

Worked from the top down, this shawl is the ideal canvas to explore your favourite colour combinations. For colour combination inspiration have a look at this blog post HERE

You can find all available colourways of the suggested yarns listed together HERE.

Eden Cottage Yarns Eldwick Lace (2ply/laceweight; 70% Kid Mohair / 30% silk; 420m / 459yds per 50g skein) 
MC1 x 1 (50g) skein

Eden Cottage Yarns Carlisle Fingering (4ply/fingering; 100% Merino wooL; 400m / 436yds per 100g skein) 
MC2 x 1 (100g) skein

Eden Cottage Yarns Nateby 4ply Mini (4ply/fingering; 75% superwash Merino wool / 20% nylon / 5% silver lurex); 80m / 87yds 
per 20g skein) 
CC x 1 (20g) skein

Needles and Accessories
One set of 4.5mm / US 7 80cm / 32in circular needle or straight needles (or size needed to obtain the correct gauge).

One size (can be adapted) 
Finished wingspan: 234cm / 92 in 
Drop at centre: 35.5cm / 14.5 in

14 sts and 30 rows to 10cm (4in) over stocking stitch worked flat, with a strand of MC1 and MC2 held together, after blocking.

The two yarns held together work up to roughly an aran-weight gauge. Matching gauge is not absolutely crucial, however if the shawl is made at a tighter or looser gauge you may get a smaller or larger shawl and use more or less yarn.