Comfort of a Friend Girl Shawl by Laura Ricketts

Comfort of a Friend Girl Shawl

April 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
290 yards (265 m)
Finished measurements: 12" (30.5cm) waist / 27" (68.5cm) length from waist to tip of strap
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This pattern is available from for $6.00.

This is designed for a 6-8 year old girl, but the yarn and design are both quite stretchy, so the shawl should fit a variety of body types.

Also see the matching doll shawl.

Lorna’s Laces Green Line DK (100% organic merino wool; 145 yds / 132m per 2oz skein; 11wpi), Caramel Pumpkin Latte; 2 skeins

1 set US #6 / 4mm needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

12 standard buttons, 5/8” diameter
Thread and needle for attaching buttons
Yarn needle
Stitch holder