Shetland Shawl

Shawl Knitting PatternThe Shetland Shawl by Rebecca Blair is featured in Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 and can be purchased with the magazine or as an individual pattern.

Cobweb-weight, single-ply, traditional Shetland wool makes up the Shetland Shawl. The shawl begins with the lower edging, then stitches are picked up to work the center panel and side edgings. A knitted-on upper edging completes the shawl.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 20″ wide and 60″ long, blocked.

Yarn Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme Lace Weight 1-ply (100% Shetland wool; 436 yd [400 m]/7/8 oz [25 g]): fawn, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 33 rows = 4″ in Center patt, blocked.

Shawl Knitting Pattern

Other Things You May Like to Check Out:


Knitting Patterns, Shawls

About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.