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Glacier Bay Pattern

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  • Textured
  • Worked Flat
  • Worked In The Round

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Pattern Details

This shawl was inspired by my trip to Glacier Bay several years ago. I found this wonderful yarn at a shop in Juneau, and after seeing the glacier, I knew exactly what to do with it. Every time I wear it, I remember my trip. The shawl is made in 3 sections: * The center portion is worked from end to end, then you bind off. *On the long edge, you pick up sts, and work the Seed Stitch curved section sideways from top to bottom. It is not bound off. * After the last row of Seed Stitch, you pick up stitches around the entire edge of the shawl and work the border perpendicularly around the outer edge. As much as I enjoy the challenge of complicated stitches and intricate patterns, sometimes there's nothing a nice as working on a simple project and taking my time to enjoy the feel of the yarn and needles in my hands. The same goes for lace patterns: sometimes I like a design that twists and turns and has different maneuvers on every row and sometimes I prefer the quiet repetition of a geometric pattern that is easy to memorize. This pattern is just right. Although it looks complicated, it is quite easy to knit! Size: 36" (91.5cm) across 16" (40.5cm) long, center back

Recommended with this pattern

  • Handmaiden Fine Yarn Sea Silk
  • 400 yards (366 m)
  • Fingering (14 wpi)

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Donna Druchunas | Sheep to Shawl,LLC
Donna Druchunas | Sheep to Shawl,LLC
I escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research and writing. I'm the author of Lithuanian Knitting: Continuing Traditions with author June Hall, Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty Knits, Ethnic Knitting, and more. I teach workshops around the world on topics such as rug knitting, spinning and dyeing, Lithuanian socks, Japanese sweaters and Norwegian pullovers. My latest endeavour is holding Knitting and Writing retreats in Northern Vermont as well as opening a knitting store in my local studio in my house. More info at & I live in a 140 year old New England farm house in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with her husband, mother and three cats, who all help her test the usability and comfort of her finished knitted items. Visit Donna's website and online store at