Double standard by Petra Breakstone

Double standard

October 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
260 yards (238 m)
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Double standard

This pattern is part of the new Winter Collection of Shawls. You can purchase the patterns individually get The Five Shawl E-Book for $17.50 Here

A reversible wrap/cowl that looks like it was done in the Brioche stitch that can be intimidating to some. This version however is done in the Fisherman’s rib stitch that is easier to accomplish and perhaps a bit more fun to knit in a yarn as shown that has a bit of a spring to it.
A how to video link is included.

Worked flat in 2 contrasting colors.
The Disk pin enable you to experiment in wearing your piece in many ways as they are movable.

Measurements are 28.5” in length and 8.75” in height.
The pattern offers many ways to style your piece.

Yarn used here:
“Tubing” yarn, a very smooth, super soft tube filled with soft fleece.
Bulky weight, 164 yards a skein in a vegan viscose/polyester blend.
C1 in Onyx
C2 Hush.
130 yards each used.
Knit kits with the optional Disk pins and free in kit pattern are available at

Alternatively use two any bulky weight yarn 130 yards each in TWO colors to get the effect.

Notions needed:
US size 7 ( 4.5 mm) circular needle 32” (81.28 cm) in length
Darning needle
Optional shawl pin

Level of Expertise: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Techniques used: Color changes, knit & purl, knit & purl below a stitch.

Pattern is written, a how to video link is included.
Pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.