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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern

    This top-down semi-circular shawl is a fun knitting adventure featuring several textured stitch patterns. Slipped stitches, honeycomb cables, brioche, lace, and garter stitch are mixed together with Westknits Shortcut Rows.

    Gather a colorful collection of yarns and learn some new knitting techniques with this cozy new shawl!

  • Finished Measurements
    23” / 58cm from CO to BO,
    80” / 203cm wingspan length. Measurements taken after blocking.

    Fingering weight

     Color A - 400yds / 366m
    Color B - 50yds / 46m
    Color C - 175yds / 160m
    Color D - 200yds / 183m
    Color E - 100yds / 91m
    Color F - 75yds / 69m
    Color G - 50yds / 46m

    Yardage estimates are approximate and may vary depending on gauge and yarn type.

    40” US 6 / 4mm circular

    Tapestry needle

    18 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

    Section 4, Row 12 - this is a WS row.

  • A variety of fingering weight yarns. I wrote the pattern for 7 colors but feel free to use as many colors as you want for the various sections. Most color pops are fingering weight wool and wool/alpaca blend yarns from a lovely ranch in California called Twirl.

    A - black white marled short row wedges (Woolfolk Sno black/white marled fingering weight wool held together with white lace weight white brushed alpaca). You can also use just 1 strand of fingering weight yarn for color A.
    B - dark purple
    C - turquoise
    D - pink
    E - dark green
    F - neon yellow (Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Edison Bulb)
    G - rusty orange

    SECTION 1, 3, 5, 7, & 9
    Color A: Short Row Wedges

    Colors B & C: Slipped Stitch Stripes

    Color D: Honeycomb Cable

    Colors E & F: 2-Color Brioche

    Colors C & G: Eyelet Mesh Stripes

    SECTION 10
    Colors B & D: Garter Stitch Stripes