The ever generous designer Susan Pandorf has donated another of her gorgeous Garden Variety Collection lace patterns to p/hop.

Poinsettia by Susan Pandorf

Poinsettia by Susan Pandorf

Sample knitted by Judith aka Jabberknit.

Poinsettia is another beautiful beaded shawl which uses 800m/ 874 yards 4ply/ fingering weight yarn and 3.25mm needles. It would look just as stunning unbeaded.

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Download Poinsettia

(Please note this is an abridged version which we use at festivals to save paper. Susan adds a lot of historical background to her patterns which is not in this version of the pattern though all the pattern instructions and details are included. The longer version will be available shortly).

Knitting from Stash?

Poinsettia uses:


800m/ 874 yards 4ply/ fingering weight yarn

5000 size 8/0 seed beads

30 cloisonné beads

3.25mm/ US Size 3needles, stitch markers, size 14/0.6mm or 16/0.4mm crochet hook (for beading) tapestry needle, beading needle, & stitch holder

GAUGE: 8 stitches = 2.5cm/1 inch (blocked)

FINISHED SIZE: 41cm/16in wide by 163cm/64 in long

Feeling inspired? Take a look at the other Poinsettia projects on Ravelry.

If you like this pattern you might want to check out Susan’s other p/hop patterns: Crocus Pocus, Hydrangea and Iris.

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