Designer Feature

Interweave Crochet Spring 2016 / Water Lily Shawl

Interweave Crochet recently published it’s 10th anniversary birthday edition, and the issue features the Water Lily Shawl, a gorgeous lace shawl featuring The Fibre Co. Road to China Lace designed by Lisa Naskrent

From the magazine:
Lisa Naskrent has been engaging crocheters with her delicious shawls since 2008, when she presented her Dragonfly Shawl. Her Water Lily Shawl features exuberant clusters of elongated stitches that bloom into soft fans, held in balance with alternating rows of solid clusters.

Size: About 60″ wide and 24″ long at center back.
Yarn: The Fibre Co. Road to China Lace: (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere; 656 yd 600 m/3½ oz 100 g; ): light amethyst, 1 skein.
Hook: Size G/6 (4.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 1 st marker (m).
Gauge: Rows 1–8 = 2½ ” long and 7″ wide, unblocked.

As a bonus, Interweave is selling the magazine and yarn together in a kit for a limited time on their site. The kit comes with a copy of the magazine and a skein of the yarn in the suggested color, Amethyst.

There are already quite a few beautiful versions of the shawl posted on Ravelry, and we can’t wait to see more! 

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