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Aspen Roots Shawl Pattern

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Pattern Information


Worsted / 10-Ply
Per Skein:
210 yds / 192 m in each 3.53 oz / 100 g skein
Fiber Content:
100% Superwash Merino Wool
Triangle: Fresco Y Seco; 3/4 Square: Fresco Y Seco
Number of Skeins:
Triangle: 4; 3/4 Square: 6
Length Required:
Triangle: 812 yds / 743 m; 3/4 Square: 1218 yds / 1114 m


  • One 60 in / 150 cm circular needle in size needed to obtain listed gauge
    • Designer Used: US 8 / 5 mm
  • One 60 in / 150 cm circular needle in size 0.5mm smaller diameter than needle size used to obtain listed gauge
    • Designer Used: US 7 / 4.5 mm
  • 3 (4) stitch markers for keeping track of row sections
  • 1 cable needle to hold stitches when cabling
  • 1 yarn needle for weaving in ends
  • Smooth waste yarn for provisional cast on

Gauge in 4" / 10 cm

  • Stockinette on larger needles, unwashed : 19 sts and 28 rows
  • Cables on larger needles, washed and stretched : 19 sts and 21 rows
    To produce even cables without ladders and soft, loosely draping fabric.
  • Lace on smaller needles, washed and stretched : 16 sts and 23 rows
    To produce an open lace and soft, loosely draping fabric.


  • Wingspan: 67" / 170 cm
  • Center Back: 32" / 81 cm
  • Edges: 48" / 122 cm
3/4 Square
  • Edges: 48" / 122 cm

Construction & Schematic


This shawl utilizes an i-cord cast on and is worked from the top down, with 4 increases every other row, continuing the i-cord down the edges. Work the triangular panels twice for a triangle shawl or three times for a 3/4 square shawl. Triangle construction is noted with 3/4 square shawl construction in parentheses: 2 (3) times. Markers are placed at the edges and between each panel to keep the piece organized. The shawl is finished with an i-cord bind off. The last three edge stitches are grafted together with 3 stitches from the i-cord bind off for a continuous i-cord edge. Due to the cable construction’s similarities to ribbing, the top edge will be curved until it is aggressively blocked.

Schematic for Triangle

Schematic for 3/4 Square

Pattern Terms

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