Plaid Is Rad by Emily O'Brien

Plaid Is Rad

December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
800 - 920 yards (732 - 841 m)
Wingspan 80”, Depth 15”
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Who doesn’t love a nice plaid? Plaid heathens, that’s who. Don’t be a plaid heathen, knit this asymmetrical triangle shawl so you can have a cozy plaid clad neck. Stripes of garter keep this shawl an easy quick knit. The plaid sections are worked using slip stitches, so no stranded colorwork here!

Written pattern features an easy to use Steps Checklist so you can check off which part of the pattern you are on. Plaid instructions are both charted and written, so you can use whichever you prefer.

Wingspan 80”, Depth 15”

Fingering Weight

Pattern includes notes for substituting yarn. Including notes for making this a 2 color shawl using two 100 gram skeins of Fingering Weight yarn. This pattern can work with any 400 yardish skeins of Fingering Weight.

Yarn in photos is Brooklyn Tweed Loft.
MC: Woodsmoke
CC1: Plume
CC2: Button Jar

MC: 525 yrds
CC1: 205 yrds
CC2: 205 yrds

US3 37” circular needle

Stitch markers
Darning needle

24 sts = 4” in garter stitch

Getting a fabric you like is more important than matching gauge.