Dovecote Shawl

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Dovecote Shawl Pattern


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Women, Petite, Tall



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

A cozy triangle shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) that features a composition of multi-directional diamond patterns. Shawl is knit top-down with a knit-on edging at the hem.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.


22 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle (unstretched, unblocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 72(84) inches across top edge and 30(36) inches long at center back (blocked)


  • 600(1000) yards of any fingering yearn with approximately 200 yards per 50 grams
  • Needles: size 5 US (3.75 mm) circular needle for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) size 4 US (3.5 mm) circular needle for edging; DPN in same size (optional)

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

The Fibre Company Canopy


Cat's Claw

About Designer

About Designer

Anne Hanson on

I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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