Catching Katniss

from Lara Smoot Designs

Catching Katniss Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • chart reading
  • yarn over
  • K2tog

Pattern Description:

Catching Katniss was inspired by the Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. The delicate lace edging of the shawl represents the flames that turn into the stunning Mockingjay gown that Katniss wears. This effortless shawl begins with an easy lace border, followed by a garter stitch body that is worked in short rows. It's a perfect take to the beach or road trip knitting project! If you have never knitted a shawl, this would be a perfect one to begin with.

This deceptively easy to knit shawl begins with a delicate lace edging worked from the bottom up. The body is worked in garter stitch short rows.


22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in In lace pattern, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 50" across the top, 7.25" on short ends, 19. 25" deep, 30.5" on each long side. The size can be adjusted by adding additional lace repeats.


  • 340 yards of fingering weight yarn, US 7 32" circular needle, tapestry needle for weaving in ends, blocking wires and blocking boards are not required but very helpful

Suggested yarn:

340 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Indieway Yarns First String Plus, Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Fingering.


Shown in Indieway Yarns Ring of Fire Colorway.

About Designer

About Designer

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My husband and I live in Central Virginia with the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains as the backdrop for our home. We spend most of our free time together and I feel very fortunate that Im married to my best friend.

I started designing and writing patterns as a way to express my love for the beautiful yarns that find their way into my stash. I love being able to create a new design for a speical ...

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