Rust Shawl

July 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Light Fingering
= Light Fingering ?
16 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
819 yards (749 m)
One size approx 54” /137 cm wide and 30” / 76 cm deep
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The Rust is a perfect garment for an advanced beginner to make. A quick knit, the triangular shawl features airy lace made with simple yarn over increases. Two options for short row borders are given. Choose a wide border or a narrow border, and finish the shawl off with a pretty tassel.

Designed by Claudia Q for Eweknit

A - Knitting for Olive MERINO (Lace weight; 100% Merino; 249 m / 273 yd per 50g)
3 balls in Rust

B - Isager SILK MOHAIR (Lace weight; 75% Mohair, 25% Silk; 210 m / 230 yd per 25g)
3 balls in 69


5 mm (US 8) circular needles, 32” / 80 cm or longer or needle size to obtain correct gauge


16 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Garter stitch on 5 mm needles, blocked

One size
approx 54” /137 cm wide and 30” / 76 cm deep
The wide border version is approx 2” / 5 cm wider


Shawl is knit from the centre point out, increasing 1 stitch by working a yarn over at the beginning of every row. The Garter stitch border is picked up from the yarn overs at the edge and is shaped using short rows, and has two options for different widths. . An optional tassel can be added to the top centre corner.

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