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Shifting Sands

With lace that's reminiscent of the water ripples and swirls trailing back to the ocean, Shifting Sands is inspired by the way the ocean recedes over pebbles and shells left in the sand. 

Knit in Eden Cottage Yarns Keld Fingering in the fabulous Heathered Crags shade, the design features some breezy lace patterns, providing amazing drape and movement. 

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Meet Jaya, the designer behind Apoorva Designs!

Jaya (pronounced “jeh-yaah”) is an avid knitter and knitwear designer, living in India with her husband and rambunctious 6-year old twin girls. She designs handknit accessories and garments under the brand name “Apoorva Designs”.  Jaya started designing a year after ....



Why makers love Apoorva Designs

Thank you for the completely written instructions for the lace as well as a chart. It guarantees that I’ll be able to make this pattern. Also, I think it will be a great aid for learning to use a chart. 


Beautiful shawl, and great to see the accessible aspects of the pattern.


What a perfect interpretation of a peacock feather, right down to the shape and of course colors.