Named from the Latin word for Oak, Quercus cleverly adapts the traditional Shetland Fern Lace pattern to create an elegant shawl or hap.
Instructions are given for two sizes – a larger shawl using three skeins and a smaller one needing just two skeins.
The Border Mill Alpaca Rose (4 ply / fingering weight)
50% alpaca, 50% rose fibre, c.175 m (191 yd) per 50g skein
3 x 50g (photographed in Peridot)
2 x 50g (photographed in Morganite, misnamed Rhodalite in pattern)
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
80 cm circular needle size 4.5 mm (US 7)
15 sts and 16 rows to 10 cm.
Large shawl: 132 cm (52“) wingspan, 66 cm (26”) deep at centre spine Small shawl: 108 cm (42½”) wingspan, 54 cm (21¼“) deep at centre spine