Designed by Barbara Benson

The shawl was designed for Miss Babs armchair travel trip to Sri Lanka! Featuring two beautiful colors of Yummy 2-Ply, this shawl creates an intricate homage to the elaborate Ves costumes worn by the traditional Kandyan dancers of Sri Lanka. By combining a slip stitch mosaic technique with lace you can create this piece while holding only one color of yarn at a time. Essentially, you are knitting stripes. Fancy stripes, but stripes nonetheless. 

Ves Shawl knit in Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Ves Ves
Ves Shawl knit in Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Ves Ves

Sample Yarn and Colorway:

Our sample was knit in Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply in the colors Lagoon and Pool.

What You'll Need:

You'll need two skeins of Yummy 2-Ply, or another fingering weight yarn (one of each color), to complete this project. For best results, choose two colors with high contrast.


Choose the original colorway below - or try another color combination! We have Duos in Woodbury and Caroline chosen for you.

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