Ellipsoidal Shawl by Moon Eldridge

Ellipsoidal Shawl

December 2019
Lace ?
28 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 2 - 2.75 mm
575 yards (526 m)
41" wide along upper edge and 18" tall at center point.
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The Ellipsoidal Shawl begins with a garter tab cast-on and is worked from the center neck down and outward. The pattern features cables, lace, and a gorgeous fluted border. This charming one-skein shawl in a superwash Merino, cashmere, and nylon blend is one you’ll want to knit again and again.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 0

Finished Size 41” wide along upper edge and 18” tall at center point.

Yarn Anzula Cloud (80% superwash Merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 575 yd 525 m/4 oz 113 g): Irene, 1 skein.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 48 rows = 4” in garter st.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting
glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary.


  • This triangular shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the center neck down and outward to the points.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

For more information, see: https://www.interweave.com/store/knitscene-spring-2020-digital-edition