Willings Alley Shawl by Erika Flory
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Willings Alley Shawl

Knitting
December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch and chevron
US 5 - 3.75 mm
760 yards (695 m)
One size
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

When you buy the Willings Alley Shawl, get the Willings Alley Hat for free with the code WAHS (both items must be in your cart for the offer).

First came the gradient shawl. I watched the colors unspool across the fabric as I worked the pattern. Halfway through, I wondered how the stitch pattern would look if I used two different colors, and immediately jumped into the second version. Choose a favorite? I can’t!

Designed for a gradient yarn or two contrasting colors, the Willings Alley Shawl is an asymmetrical shawl worked from the point to the base.

Alternating bands of garter stitch and a knitted chevron create the fabric. The pattern is easy to memorize, making this a go-to project for travel knitting or knit night.

The finished shawl has a generous wingspan of 65” after blocking with a back length of 26” after blocking.

You will need:

  • 760 yards of either a gradient or 380 yards each of two colors.
  • a US size 5 32” circular needle.
  • a yarn needle.

Thanks to Lisa for tech editing.