This pattern is also available as part of [Crescendo Book]: an Eco-friendly e-book with 5 shawl designs.
Nenúfar is a triangular shawl knitted bottom-up with a lace stitch resembling water lilies. It starts with a few stitches and gradually increases size. The lace pattern is combined with a stockinette middle section creating elegant diagonal lines.
This pattern offers some design options - if may work an entirely lace shawl by repeating one of the the charts until you get the desired size. As shown has a stockinette insertion with wide lace borders followed by a lace motif knitted in the middle.
The borders are worked in true lace adding interest to this shawl easily customizable by changing the number of pattern repeats.
Materials: approx 522m – 600.3 m (570.8 – 656.4 yds) of fingering yarn - I used 522 m (570.8 yards) of Drops Alpaca (fingering yarn) but if you knit loosely you may need more yarn; size, 3.75 mm (US 5) circular nee