Apple River


Apple River Pattern


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Knitting: Apple River
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, lace knitting, simple decreases and increases, and finishing.

Pattern Description:

The Apple River shawl is a lace knit with a difference. Its delicate lacy centre is framed by easy-knit stocking stitch wedges either side while the beautiful edging grows organically from the main lace motif. The shawl is knitted in one piece top-down and requires no assemblage.

The pattern is knitted in Malabrigo Lace, a soft singles yarn. I used the Applewood colourway which reminds me of speckled light on autumnal leaves.


20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in Stocking stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan 50 in / 127 cm and 16 in / 40.5 cm deep at its widest point.


  • Size 4mm (US6) long circular needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to get the correct gauge. Four stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Lace



About Designer

About Designer

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Katya Frankel loves designing garments and accessories for children and women. Her designs bridge classic style with modern techniques, resulting in timeless garments that are fun to knit.

Her first book, Boys' Knits, full of stylish, wearable knits for young boys, can be found here

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