summer in Lot designed by Hélène Marcy

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Another in the series of 'Creuse Shawls' is the this summer shaded version.

Hélène has designed a chic simple garter-stitch striped shawl fully emphasising the intriguing mix of naturally dyed colours and the wonderful soft drape of our lace-weight wool. The brilliant blues of the Lot summer skies are dyed with indigo and the the burning sun with weld.

The result is a large, light and luminous shawl which wraps your neck and shoulders with the heavenly shades of a summer in Lot in France. To be worn all year round for warm and chic style.

Dimensions after blockage:

  • 190 cm wingspan x 88 cm at the point.


  • Circular needle 3.25mm, with your longest long cable.

  • 4 markers.

Stitches used:

  • Garter stitch - every row knit.

  • Simple increases.

The kit consists of:

  • A 7 page knitting pattern in English with written instructions and charts. A link to the pdf of this pattern will be sent to you with you confirmation of purchase e-mail.

  • Renaissance Dyeing lace-weight merino. 6 x 250m hanks in the following colours :

  • 1003 (pale blue)

  • 1004 (light blue)

  • 1005 (medium blue)

  • 1007 (dark blue)

  • 1008 (mid navy)

  • 1415 (dark yellow)

Substitution possible: You can choose any colours you like from our large naturally dyed lace-weight range.

If you would like to change your colours please let us know at the time of your order by emailing us through our contact page, telling us the names or numbers of the colours you would prefer.