Wishmaker Shawl by Helen Stewart
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Wishmaker Shawl

DK (11 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
One Size

This is the 5th pattern in The Shawl Society Season II.

Yarn needed is DK weight:6 x 50g balls of 110m/393yds each - for exact yardages used see below.

Blacker Yarns Blacker Breeds Pure Gotland DK 100% Pure New Wool - Gotland, 110m/119yds per 50g ball, 6 x 50g balls

Colour A: Dawn 2 x 50g balls
Colour B: Shower 2 x 50g balls
Colour C: Dew 2 x 50g balls


Blacker Yarns Swan Falkland Islands DK (95% Merino with 5% Shetland, 110m/119yds per 50g ball], 6 x 50g balls

Colour A: Navy 2 x 50g balls
Colour B: Pale Lavender 2 x 50g balls
Colour C: Stone 2 x 50g balls

Actual yarn used:

DK weight yarn in 3 colours as follows

Colour A: 154m/167yds; 70g
Colour B: 176m/190yds; 80g
Colour C: 187m/202yds; 85g


5mm (US 8), 100cm (40”) long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)


Tapestry needle
1 Stitch marker


16 sts/28 rows = 10cm (4”) in garter stitch after blocking. Gauge is not critical to this shawl, except to make sure you’ll have enough yarn.