The Taryn Shawl by Lisa Clarke

The Taryn Shawl

September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
68-inch wingspan, 32-inch depth
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The first prototype of this design, with its large swaths of green in several different shades reminded me of rolling Irish hills. Thus, the name Taryn, which by some accounts means “hills of Ireland,” seemed like the perfect name.

The Taryn Shawl knitting pattern features a highly-textured worsted weight design in four colors, each of which has its own stitch pattern: Garter, Alternating Welted Leaf, Irish Moss, and Stockinette. Written directions and stitch charts are provided for the more complicated patterns.

Knit in worsted or aran weight yarn, the Taryn shawl provides warmth and squishy texture without being too bulky.


If you have these skills:

Long-tail cast-on
K1fb increase
Basic bind-off

then you can do this.

This pattern is written for a shawl with a 68-inch wingspan and 32-inch depth.

Berroco Vintage or other worsted weight wool or wool blend, 200 yards in each of four colors
One US #7 24” or larger circular needle
yarn needle