Drekin by Ninja Chickens


January 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch - blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1250 yards (1143 m)
One Size
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Drekin is an elegant Faroese style shawl knit from the top down. It is knit in garter stitch and contains a brioche center panel making it reversible. The wings have shoulder shaping, and a lace pattern reminiscent of scales/feathers.

Dreki is the Faroese word for Dragon!

Materials used
Main Color - Dragonfly Fibers - Dragon Sock in the Peach Melba color way, 1100 yards
Contrast Color - Madelinetosh - Tosh Sock in the Hosta Blue color way, 150 yards

18 sts & 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch, blocked

Finished Size Blocked
39” / 99 cm depth by 86” / 218 cm wingspan (Model in photographs is 5’ 4” tall)


  • US #7/4.5mm 60-inch circular needle (You can also choose to use two 32 to 40 inch needles - one for each ‘wing’ of the shawl)
  • Two US #3/3.25mm double pointed needles
  • Two DPN tip protectors
  • 9 Stitch markers (one that can open/clip)
  • Darning needle

This pattern has been test knit and tech edited

Errata The third symbol of the Brioche Chart Key should read - brp on RS / brk on WS