Yuletide Shawl by Megan Nodecker

Yuletide Shawl

September 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1040 yards (951 m)
82" wide and 40" tall (excluding tassels).
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Correction: Color A, Seal, is #1018, not #1080. This has been updated in the yarn information below.

Knitted from the top center out using a garter-tab cast-on, the Yuletide Shawl is quite quick and interesting to knit. With bulky yarn in stripes of various textures and colors, this massive piece of knitting is sure to keep you cozy on the coldest day.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 5

Finished Size 82” wide and 40” tall (excluding tassels).

Yarn HiKoo Kenzington (60% Merino wool, 25% nylon, 10% alpaca, 5% silk noils; 208 yd 190 m/3½ oz 100 g): #1018 Seal (light gray; A) and #1008 Kale (green; B), 2 skeins each; #1030 Taranaki (dark gray; C), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 12 sts and 20 rows = 4” in St st.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary.


  • This shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter tab cast-on.
  • When a color is used for only a few rows, carry it up the side of the work and bring it under the other color to begin working with it again. Break the yarn at the end of a stripe if that color will not be used for more than four rows.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

For more informations, see: https://www.interweave.com/store/interweave-knits-gifts-2019-digital-edition