Lace Stole

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Rivulets of patterning run along this stole, with eyelets shifting, branching, and straightening in predictable sequences. The organic effect calls to mind creek beds, root systems, droplets coursing down a window. A meditative knit in laceweight Vale, Ravine is understated enough to elevate everyday outfits and needn’t be reserved for special occasions only. Worked flat from end to end, this pattern uses only the simplest techniques and is accessible to knitters who are new to lace.


  • 1095 total yards of laceweight wool yarn


  • 3 skeins Brooklyn Tweed Vale (100% American Rambouillet wool; 450 yards/50 grams)
  • Photographed in color Thaw

Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.

  • 24½ stitches & 30½ rows = 4″ in Ravine Chart pattern, after blocking
  • One 14-stitch repeat from chart measures 2¼” wide, after blocking

Note: Gauge for this project changes considerably after blocking; please block your swatch prior to measuring to ensure correct sizing.

  • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

*Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

Finished dimensions
  • 18″ [45.5 cm] wide; 69″ [175.5 cm] long

Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

Sandhya Shadangi
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Sandhya Shadangi