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Cala Shawl

from Mindy Wilkes Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cala Shawl
Cala Shawl
Cala Shawl
Cala Shawl
Cala Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knitting skills, yarn overs, decreases

Pattern Description:

On a hill, directly above my grandparents' old
cabin, there was a little fort. Created by fallen
tree limbs and boulders, my cousins and I would
lose hours playing there.

The lace stitches in the Cala Shawl were inspired
by that old hillside fort. The lace patterns
represent a hidden trail leading into a child's
hidden, leafy playground.


23 stitches and 30 rows/4 inches in stockinette stitch before blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 46.5 in (118 cm) x 24.5 in (62 cm)


  • 400-475 yards fingering weight yarn
  • US 5 (3.75 mm) 24 inch or larger circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker(s), if desired
  • yarn needle
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Mom, designer, knitter, shawl lover, Down syndrome advocate.

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