Sunburst Shawl


Sunburst Shawl is a beaded, crescent-shaped shawl that takes its name from a motif seen in the architecture, art, and clothing of the period.

Published in Dream Big 2014


Putting a modern spin on beautiful 1920’s fashion, the Sunburst Shawl embodies the luxury, glamour and exuberance of the Art Deco era.

Sunburst Shawl is a beaded, crescent shaped shawl that takes its name from a motif often seen in the architecture, art and clothing of the period.

Knit this shawl with a single skein of sock yarn, and dance the night away at a jazz festival or summer ball.

One size

Finished Measurements*
Approximately 140cm (55”) diameter across the top edge
33cm (13”) neck to bottom edge

Kettle Yarn Co Islington 55% Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk, 400m/437yds per 100g skein, 1 x 100g skein,
Colour: Blighty
Or 1 x 100g skein of fingering or sock weight yarn (400m/437yds per 100g skein)

3.75mm (US 5), 100cm (40”) long circular needles
4mm (US 6), 100cm (40”) long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)

Tapestry needle
70 gram size 6 seed beads (beads used in sample are Miyuki beads)
Size 12/1.0mm Crochet hook (or hook small enough to fit through holes in beads)

20 sts/36 rows = 10cm (4”) in stockinette stitch after blocking

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