Arachne by Claire Slade


October 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in mosaic garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
740 yards (677 m)
One size
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For the spider enthusiast, the spooky fanatic or just those who love to knit something a little different meet Arachne.

Love spiders? Check out the Arachnid Hat and Arachnid Cowl too.

This triangular shawl is knit sideways from one corner, the main body of the shawl is worked in garter mosaic slipped stitches, the spiders are created with a combination of slipped stitches and cables. Although not difficult the spider sections do require concentration.

This pattern includes both written and charted instructions for all sections of the shawl.


4ply / fingering weight yarn
MC: 380yds / 348m
CC; 360yds / 329m
3.5mm / US4 needles
1 stitch marker

Finished Measurements:

72” wide x 28” at deepest point (183 x 71cm)

Shown in Fyberspates Vivacious 4ply shades Grape (MC) and Gecko (CC)