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The Winnie Shawl

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The Winnie Shawl

This pattern has been designed with beginners in mind. It is ideal for perfecting an even tension and confidence with garter stitch.

You will need:

  • 5mm needles (I prefer a circular needle as the shawl becomes very wide towards the end).
  • 100g of sock weight yarn (this pattern would work just as well with any weight of yarn. Just adjust the needle size accordingly).
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in the ends.

Pattern:

  1. Cast on three stitches using your preferred method.
  2. Slip 1, knit front and back of next stitch, knit 1.
  3. Slip 1, kfb, knit to end.
  4. S1, kfb, k to end.

Continue until you have almost used almost all of your yarn then cast off using the method of your choice ensuring that your edge is nice and stretchy.

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10 thoughts on “The Winnie Shawl

  1. About what is the finished dimensions of this shawl. It’s very new and there are no projects in progress or finished on ravelry. I bought yarn specifically for this so I’d love to know.

    1. Great question. I will measure it for you.

      1. Thank you!

    2. Mine is unblocked as I prefer it squishy but it is approximately 65cms deep and 165cms wide buy would be bigger if blocked. I can’t wait to see your finished shawl!

  2. When you are slipping the stitch are you slipping knit or purl wise. This looks like a great take along project!!

    1. Hi Mindy, I slip knit wise but it depends what sort of edge you want to create.

  3. Do I just continue pattern by repeating rows 2 thru 4?

    1. Yes Donna, just keep repeating. Sorry about the delay we’ve been busy with family holidays etc. I’d love to see your finished shawl!
      Danielle
      x

  4. Is that a size 8 circular needle

    1. In US sizes? Yes a US size 8 is 5mm.

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