Inspired by a Japanese print, Waterlilies is a rectangular stole with a knitted-on border.

The pattern includes both written instructions and charts.


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Finished measurements

The shawl shown is 23” (58.5cm) wide × 53” (135cm) long.


30 stitches × 44 rows = 4” (10cm) in unblocked stocking stitch.

27 stitches × 38 rows = 4” (10cm) in blocked stocking stitch.


1200yd / 1100m of laceweight yarn.

Suggested yarn:

  • Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Lace (100% alpaca; 437yd/400m per 50g skein); colour: 2055 (red); 3 skeins
  • Knit Picks Shadow Tonal (100% merino; 440yd/402m per 50g skein); colour: Blue violet; 3 skeins.

3.25mm (US 3) circular needle

Tapestry needle

Stitch markers

Stitch holders