A Victorian Potpourri for Bed & Bath: Ocean Spray Cloth

ocean shetland 8

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This lace stitch comes from an 1867 pattern for a Shetland Shawl, forming the large centre square. In the original shawl, there is a wide 18 inch Shell or “Old Shale” border around it.  I made this cloth with 5mm needles and about 35g of worsted weight cotton.  To make it you need to be able to cast on, cast off, knit, knit 2 together, knit 3 together, yarn over.  I crocheted a single crochet and then crab stitch round on mine to finish the edge, but you can also leave it just as knitted.

There will be a variety of patterns in this series using different stitch patterns and re-worked designs, both crocheted and knitted: soapsaver bag, slippers, a cushion, lace curtains, and more!  They will be available singly then, later, as an e-book which you can buy at a discount if you have already purchased individual patterns.

Ocean Spray cloth Victorian Potpourri collage

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