Renaissance Crescent by Kieran Foley

A spectacularly colourful crescent shawl designed by Kieran Foley, using approximately 1100m / 1200 yards of our naturally dyed Blue-faced Leicester 4 ply yarn. The shawl is worked in 18 different colours and the pattern contains 21 different charts.

This is an intermediate knit, combining simple lace knitting and simple back-and-forth stranding with two colours per row. There are some long rows towards the end, and a narrow knitted-on border.

Needles: 2.75 mm - US 2 needles

Dimensions: a crescent, approximately 53cm/21in deep at centre back by 168cm/66in wide.

Gauge: approximately 26 sts and 30 rows = 10cm/4in in stranded knitting.

The Kit consists of:

  • A pack of 18 labeled hanks of naturally dyed Blue-faced Leicester 4-ply wool.

  • A 13 page pattern in English containing written and charted instructions.

You can buy the stand alone pattern on Kieran Foley's Renaissance Crescent page