Grand Junction Shawl by Emily Wood

Grand Junction Shawl

May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller needle.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
900 yards (823 m)
75" wide and 26½" tall
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The Grand Junction Shawl is created with a combination of stockinette, garter stitch, and mosaic-colorwork rows in a variety of bold colors. It’s a trendy, cute accessory to wear on a chilly night outdoors. This asymmetrical shawl is worked from one point and increased to the opposite long edge.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 75” wide and 26½“ tall.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% extrafine merino wool, 30% silk; 150 yd 137 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #3014 natural (A) and #3316 terra cotta (rust; B), 2 skeins each; #3210 Tahiti (turquoise; C) and #3008 black (D), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 40” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st on smaller needle.


  • This asymmetrical shawl is worked from one point to the opposite long edge.
  • When a color is unused for only a few rows, carry it up the side of the work and bring it under the other color to begin working with it again. Break the yarn at the end of a stripe if that color will not be used for more than four rows.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.
  • Slip stitches purlwise with yarn in back.

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