Sunshine by Natalia Moreva


This pattern is available from for $6.00.

This shawl is worked in two steps.

The main part of it is a wide zigzag panel, which is worked sideways.

The stitches for the shawl center are picked up along the top edge of zigzag stripe.

Techniques used - decreases, increases, short rows, and garter. You must be comfortable with all of the above to knit it.

You will need:

Long circular needles US size 5 or 6

(4mm or larger), and fingering- or

sport-weight yarn in three colors,

A, B and C:

  • A – the color of the sun (star);

shown yellow. Must be solid.

You will need 440 m.

  • B – the color of the sky; shown blue.

Color B can be variegated; you will need 440 m.

  • color C – small rays at the outer edge.

You can use gradient, speckled, or variegated yarn for that.

You will need 240 meters.

Gauge: one repeat is about 8cm wide blocked, with fingering-weight yarn. Finished size is about 160cm wide, drops 65-70 cm.