Pianticella by Claire Slade


April 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
450 - 900 yards (411 - 823 m)
completely customisable
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Pianticella (or seedling in English) is a large sumptuous shawl knit from end to end. The length of this shawl is completely customisable so you can use as much or as little yarn as desired. Below are some example sizes and required yardage.

This pattern includes both charted and written instructions.


450-900yds (412-823m) worsted weight yarn
Sample uses
5mm / US8 needles
Cable needle

Finished Measurements:

Sample shown uses 730yds / 668m and gives you a shawl that is 76” / 193cm along the top edge.
Using the minimum recommended amount of yarn (450yds / 412m) will give you a shawl that is approx. 58” / 147cm
Using approx. 600yds / 549m will give you a shawl that is approx. 70” / 178cm long

errata: row 46 of chart C written version had an extra ‘K1’ before the asterisk, this has been removed and pattern updated 22/04/20