How I would love to make Ma's shawl! A plus is that red is my favorite color. Been googling but haven't been able to find anything except the crochet thread for little house. According to the Herbert Hoover museuem in DeSmet South Dakota where the Ingalls lived, ma taught her girls to sew and knit - so patterns from that period (1870s-1880s) might give a shawl close to what ma may have worn then and in the tv series.
Started looking at pioneer, costuming, and reenacting sites but ran out of time. Thought maybe we could find one that looks like it in old patterns. I'll keep looking but maybe someone is a re-enactor here and has a likely pattern to recommend! I used to re-enact but can't find my patterns.
Wouldn't this be fun?!