Gather a colorful palette of DK & Worsted weight yarns to knit this cozy ribbed shawl. The sample features a constant dark main color using the squishy soft Woolfolk Tov yarn. Stripe your contrast colors however you like to use single skeins and leftover amounts of DK & worsted weight wools.
The fabric is knit top-down so you can continue the ribbed pattern repeat until the shawl reaches your desired size.
Size One Size. Top-down construction makes it easy to customize. Stop at anytime or continue increasing for the shlanket of your dreams.
Finished Measurements 88″ / 224cm wingspan length, 28” / 71cm from CO to BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn DK & Worsted weight
Yardage MC - 515yds / 471m CC - 515yds / 471m
CC is shown using several different color pops. Gather a range of colors in DK & worsted weight yarns for these accent stripes.
Needles 47″ US 8 / 5mm circular
Notions 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle
Gauge 16 sts & 30 rows = 4″ / 10cm in 2x2 ribbing (measured stretched out after blocking)
MC - Woolfolk Tov (100% Merino Wool; 173yds / 158m per 100g skein), Color - T11 Graphite
CC - Various DK & Worsted weight yarns including Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK & Merino Aran in Harajuku & Sorry Not Sorry, Woolfolk Tov in reddish brown, Qing Fibre Supersoft DK in yellow, Orkney Angora St. Magnus DK in green, orange, and blue (held double), & some tweed wools in green & purple.
The sample fabric includes some variety in the yarn weight. Use the needle size you like with the thickest yarn and any thinner yarn weights will be a bit less dense. You can also hold fingering weight yarn double to achieve gauge.