Mohair Spice Shawl


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    Choose five colors to knit this sideways triangle shawl. This wavy shawl pattern features four colors of fingering weight merino wool with one color of lace weight mohair silk. The mohair silk yarn adds a shiny and fluffy accent to the wool colors. Mohair is the spice in the fabric, making it extra soft and drapey. The simple stitch patterns change to keep the knitting interesting and each section features a new striped color combination. You can knit this shawl in any size by simply binding off early for a smaller shawl. Continue knitting more pattern repeats for a larger shawl. I-cord edges frame this classic Westknits shawl shape.

    All rights reserved. Pattern for personal use only.

  • Finished Measurements 
    87″ / 221cm wingspan length, 55″ / 140cm at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

    You can create a larger shawl by continuing the pattern repeat as many times as you like. If you work more pattern repeats for a larger than recommended size, you will need more than the specified yardage requirements.

    Fingering weight


    Approximately 1500yds / 1372m total 

    Color A - 390yds / 357m
    Color B - 250yds / 229m
    Color C - 280yds / 256m
    Color D - 300yds / 274m
    Color E - 280yds / 256m

    US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length of size needed to obtain gauge

    7 stitch markers, tapestry needle

    22 sts & 36 rows = 4″ / 10cm in pattern after blocking (4 rows garter stitch + 4 rows stockinette stitch)

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  • Walk Collection Cottage Merino (100% Merino Wool; 394yds / 360m per 100g skein)
    Color A - Hourglass (cream)
    Color B - Camel (beige)
    Color C - Fjord (blue)
    Color D - Fall (brown)

    Walk Collection Kid Mohair Lace (70% Mohair, 30% Silk;459yds / 420m per 50g skein)
    Color E - Papageno (red)

    Colors A, B, C, & D are shown in the Cottage Merino wool base. Color E is shown in the KidMohair Lace base for the mohair spice of the shawl.