Seed Star Blanket and Hap


A descriptive knitting pattern for a centre-out, lace and garter blanket or square shawl.



CONSTRUCTION This large shawl, or small blanket, features lace and garter and is worked from the centre out, starting with a mitred square worked flat. Stitches are picked up around the edges of the square, then worked in the round in and increased at four points, similar to a raglan yoke. Stitch patterns alternate between lace, stockinette and garter until the hap reaches its final measurements.

One size: 52.5 by 52.5 inches /131 by 131 cm.

4 hanks of lace-weight Meadow in colour “Bedstraw” by The Fibre Company, 498m and 545y per 100g (40% wool, 25% llama, 20% silk, 15% linen).

GAUGE in 4 inches/10 cm after blocking
Mitred Square with Small needles, worked flat
23 sts by 43 rows.

Garter with Large needles, worked in the round
20 sts by 40 rnds.

Stockinette and Seed Star Lace with Large needles, worked in the round
20 sts by 36 rnds.

Small: 2.75 mm/ US2.
Large: 3.25 mm/ US3.
Substitute with sizes required to obtain gauge if needed. If your gauge alters working in the round compared to flat, adjust accordingly.

Short: 16 in/40cm for working flat.
Long: 30 in/75cm cord for working small circumference in magic loop and large circumference in the round, or choose your preferred methods.

Increase cord length as needed. You may need up to an 80 inch/200cm cord for working shawl at its largest circumference.

scissors, scrap yarn, tapestry needle, stitch markers (4).

picking up stitches, simple lace.