Breton Shawl by The Lamb & Kid Designs

Breton Shawl

Knitting
May 2023
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
380 yards (347 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Classic Breton stripes and the fluffiest of yarns work together beautifully in this variation on our beloved Sampler Shawl pattern. Pick two colors – go classic or go wild – and make your own version to wear out as the seasons transition.

SAMPLES SHOWN
MC: Big Birdie in color Classic
CC: Big Birdie in color Vintage

And

MC: Big Birdie in color Pop Rocks
CC: Big Birdie in color Miel

SIZES
One size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx. 58” wingspan X 30” deep along center spine.

YARN REQUIREMENTS
Please note these are yarn estimates. The amount used will depend on yarn, your personal gauge, and any modifications you make.
Dimond Laine Big Birdie (79% alpaca, 21% silk; 174 yards per 100g); 3 skeins total. 2 skeins in MC, and 1 skein in CC.

Or

Aran weight yarn in the following amounts:
MC: 330 yds/ 300 m
CC: 50 yds / 45 m

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
Needles listed are suggested.
Gauge Needle: US 10.5 (6.0mm), 32” circular needles or longer.

TOOLS
4 markers, darning needle

GAUGE
While gauge is not crucial, it will affect overall yardage used and the overall finished dimensions.
11 sts and 18 rows=4” in stockinette st using Gauge Needle, blocked.