Bridgewater by Brooklyn Tweed


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Bridgewater is a square lace shawl that begins as a simple garter stitch square, which is worked on the bias with increases and decreases that add a touch of asymmetrical interest to the finished piece. The central square is framed with horseshoe lace, a pattern that originated in the Shetland Islands in the 19th century. It is worked circularly from stitches picked up around the perimeter. The shawl is completed with a traditional knitted-on edging reminiscent of water droplets, which is worked perpendicularly and joined to the live stitches as you go. This elegantly simple accessory makes a beautiful heirloom baby gift or a timeless addition to any wardrobe.


Yardage: 1500 yards of lace-weight wool yarn

Yarn: 4 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Vale (100% American Rambouillet wool; 450 yards/50 grams)


  • The stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
  • Sample is shown in color Hammock.
  • This is a physical pattern.