NEW PATTERN / McMilne Shawl

McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond

Now that Knit City has come and gone I can finally share with you the secret design I was working on for the show. Fiona and Amanda had asked me if I would create a pattern to pair with one of the custom Knit City colourways. My idea was to use a bias mesh stitch to create a very simple open work shawl that used up every last inch of two skeins of yarn.

McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond
McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond

The result is a scalene triangle where each side is of a different length. I like to wear this shawl kerchief style but it's equally as lovely draped over your shoulders. I also think it would be fun to add a button to open up more possibilities.

McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond

McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond

I decided to name the shawl after Knit City's founders, the lovely ladies of Knit Social - Fiona McLean and Amanda Milne.

McMilne Shawl by Jane Richmond

The pattern is a super fast knit and really easy to memorize - perfect take along knitting! The yarn is Indigodragonfly's Superwash Worsted and this exclusive Knit City colourway is called My Other Orca is an Otter!


PATTERN DETAILS

Yarn
2 skeins Indigodragonfly Superwash Worsted
100% Superwash Merino Wool
200yds/183m per skein
OR 400yds/366m worsted weight yarn
Sample shown in My Other Orca is an Otter colourway

Needles
US 9 / 5.5 mm circular needle, 32"

Gauge
13.5 stitches and 34 rows = 4”/10cm
in pattern (unblocked)

12.5 stitches and 24.5 rows = 4”/10cm
in pattern (blocked)

Finished Measurements
Approx 52½“/134.5cm (56¾”/145cm) wing span and 20¾“/52cm (28¾”/73.5cm) deep, unblocked (blocked).

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Happy Knitting!

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