Color Block

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Color Block Pattern


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Knitting: Color Block
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • m1 (make one)

Pattern Description:

Designed by Nadya Stallings

The color changes in this shawlette are worked using the intarsia method. Use a separate strand of yarn for each color segment.

The central panel of the shawl is charted.

Color Block is also available as part of the Contrarian Shawls eBook.


18 sts x 24 rows = 4" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18" x 62"


  • US size 8 (5 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US size 4 (3.5 mm) 24" circular needles (for edging only)

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Holder

Suggested yarn:

436 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fibra Natura Llamalini


101 Birchbark and 104 Charcoal

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