Erstwhile by Claire Slade


June 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in mosaic garter stitch, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
940 yards (860 m)
One size
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

Erstwhile is knit from the top down using only knit and slipped stitches to create a multitude of meandering paths and bold pattern motifs over the entire shawl.

Pattern includes both charted and written instructions.


4ply / fingering weight yarn:
MC (black): 440yds / 402m
C1 (grey): 290yds / 265m
C2 (orange): 210yds / 192m
3.5mm / US4 needles, or size to obtain gauge.
4 stitch markers

Finished Measurements:

76” wide x 32” deep (193 x 81cm)

Sample shown in Dusty Dimples Sock, shades Aubergine Shadow (MC), Silver Lining (C1) and Spiced (C2)