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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bark
Bark Bark 1
Bark Bark 2
Bark Bark 3

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • slip stitches
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

IMPORTANT: There are changes to VAT legislation for digital sales in the EU as of 1/1/2015 which means VAT at the rate applicable to the country of purchase has to be added to the price. As Craftsy is unable to deal with this & as a micro business I am unable to either, my patterns will be removed from sale on December 31st. Sorry to disappoint, but as a micro business, there is no other way unfortunately. My patterns will still be available on Ravelry, Loveknitting & Patternfish.
If Craftsy is able to collect & pay the VAT during 2015, then I'll re-establish my store.

My love of trees and the textures of Bark inspired this pattern, which is easy to knit and suitable for the adventurous beginner. There are no purl rows which, together with dropped stitches makes for a speedy knit. The pattern is textured and easy yet interesting to knit

A cosy shawl perfect for the chilly weather in 2 sizes, with an option to work in stripes. It is easily customisable for size as well. It could even be worked in a heavier wight yarn for a luxuriously warm wrap to see you through the coldest weather.

It is triangular and worked from the top down and although there is patterning on wrong side rows, the pattern is simple and rhythmic to work - perfect telly knitting in fact.

The very detailed instructions cover 6 pages and are both fully written and charted. The pattern has been tech edited and fully tested to eliminate the chances of errors.

There is pattern support on my Ravelry group here: as well as by email at

There is an open ended KAL for this pattern in my Ravelry group (see link at top of page).

NB: 11 Oct 2014 update: improved pattern layout.

NB: New regs in the EU (as of 13 june '14) mean that patterns aren't refundable after download. HOWEVER if you're unhappy in any way with your pattern I can still offer a refund / replacement. My T&Cs are here:
There is also a copy included in the pattern.


20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in slipped stitch pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • medium Width 58 in / 147 cm; depth 26 in / 66 cm. Large, 63 in / 160 cm x 27.5 in / 70 cm.


  • 437 - 720 yards (400 - 658 m) fingering weight yarn
  • Circular Needle: 100cm (40"), 5mm (US #8)

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 stitch markers
  • crochet hook for provisional CO
  • waste yarn for provisional CO
  • blocking wires & pins

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

WalkCollection MCN



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I live in rural mid Wales in a small house, well insulated with yarn. When not compulsively knitting shawls, I can be found pottering in my garden and finding inspiration from the welsh ...

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