Wraparound by Tess Young


October 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 36 rows
in pattern stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
605 - 1051 yards (553 - 961 m)
Small, Medium & Large
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This is a shawl originally designed for using up sock yarn leftovers. It’s a quick and easy knit using Knit, Purl and Yarn Overs to create the pattern, and an optional picot cast off which combines casting on and off to create a pretty edge.

The finished shawl is crescent shaped so will wrap around your shoulders in a hug and it tends to stay put without a shawl pin. It will also hang nicely at the front if you prefer.

First released in 2011, the shawl originally came one one size. The updated pattern (March 2019) has added medium and large sizes.


Inside edge - 56 inches /142cm
Outside edge - 100 inches /254cm
Drop - 13.5 inches /36cm

Inside edge - 63 inches / 160cm
Outside edge - 140 inches / 355cm
Drop - 17.5 inches / 44cm

Inside edge - 80 inches / 203cm
Outside edge - 179 inches / 455cm
Drop - 20.5 inches / 52cm

Yarn Requirements

Small: 390m of Main colour
153m of Contrasting colours
Medium: 490m of Main colour
243m of Contrasting colours
Large: 600m of Main colour
361m of Contrasting colours

The pattern gives a complete breakdown of the yardage needed for each contrast section. you need between 2.5m for the first contrast section to 63m for the final contrast section on the largest size. perfect for using up leftovers of spacial precious yarns.