The Unlikely Pair Shawl Pattern
Knitting Pattern Download
- One 60 in / 150 cm circular needle in size needed to obtain rib and welt gauge listed
- Designer Used: US 8 / 5 mm
- 6” / 15 cm of smooth waste yarn to start i-cord tab with provisional cast on
- 1 yarn needle for grafting and weaving in ends
- 2 stitch markers to act as counting aids
- Rust-proof pins, blocking surface
Gauge in 4" / 10 cm
- Rib and welt pattern, washed
: 21 sts and 34 rows
- Mosaic pattern, washed
: 21 sts and 42 rows
To produce an even mosaic, pronounced texture, and fabric with a soft drape.
- Center Back: 15" / 38 cm
- Wingspan: 106" / 269 cm
Construction & Schematic
This crescent-shaped shawl is worked flat and from the top down.
Get Ready: Set your project up for success by looking over the pattern, trying new techniques, considering yarn substitutions, and swatching.
Cast On: Work an i-cord tab cast on and work a setup row to prepare for the main pattern.
Section 1: Work Rib and Welt pattern in C1, then C2, then C1 once more. Four stitches are added on each right-side row and two stitches are added on each wrong-side row.
Section 2: Work Mosaic pattern with C1 and C2 four times. Four stitches are added on each right-side row. No increases are worked on the wrong side.
Section 3: Work Rib and Welt pattern in C1, then C2, then C1 once more. Four stitches are added on each right-side row and two stitches are added on each wrong-side row.
Bind Off: Bind off using the i-cord bind off. Graft the remaining two pairs of stitches together using Kitchener stitch.
Finishing: Weave in ends and block to crescent shape.
The pattern includes information about how to make the center back wider and how to make the shawl longer.
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