Allegorical by yellowcosmo


September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Texture Stitches after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
665 yards (608 m)
One Size
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A fun to knit shawl that is knitted on bias, starting with texture stitches and followed by stranded colorwork worked flat for border.

Size One size, 84” wide x 29” tall / 213 cm wide x 74 cm tall.

Yarn Sport Weight yarn, shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (100% Superwash Merino,)
Yarn A – Astrid Grey,620 yards / 570 meters. Yarn B – El Greco, 95 yards / 90 meters.

18 sts x 22 rows in Texture Stitch after blocking.

Design and Construction

  • Knit on bias from one end to the opposite edge.
  • Begin shawl with texture stitches, followed by stranded colorwork worked flat for border.


  • make increases (m1L, m1PL, kfb).
  • make decreases (ssk).
  • make yarn over.
  • work flat with stranded colorwork.

pattern tech edited by Ashley Knowlton.