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from Natalie Servant Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Khufu

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase (yo)
  • decrease (ssk, k2tog, sk2p)

Pattern Description:

This top-down triangular shawl with its simple zig-zag lines (in texture or lace, your choice) is a quick an easy knit. The beads in the border give it weight, and you can choose a contrasting color for an extra zing.

The textured chart works best in a solid or semi-solid color. The lace chart works well with a yarn with a little more color variation.

Samples were knit in both fingering and lace weight yarns, and the size of the shawl can be increased by repeating the body chart. A small fingering weight version uses less than 100g (430yd/393m), and a large lace version uses less than 100g (785yd/718m).

Small textured sample: 2 repeats of textured body chart with less than 100g (430yds/393m) of Indigodragonfly Merino Silk 4 ply sock yarn in Kathleen Turner Overdrive

Large textured sample: 4 repeats of textured body chart with less than 100g (785 yd/718m) of Cascade Yarns Forest Hills in Chili Pepper.

Large lace sample: 4 repeats of lace body chart with less than 100g (800yd/732m) of Indigodragonfly Merino Single Lace in Kelp is on the way


Over 4" stockinette
Fingering weight: 17sts and 29 rows
Lace weight: 18sts and 30 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small: 58"/147cm wide by 22"/56cm deep
  • large: 70"/178cm wide by 30"/76cm deep


  • 100g (~430yd/393m) fingering weight yarn OR
  • 100g (~785yd/718m) lace weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • beads (6/0) (226 (298, 370))
  • stitch markers
  • darning needle
  • crochet hook or wire for applying beads

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Indigodragonfly merino silk 4 ply sock


Kathleen Turner Overdrive
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I'm a lifelong crafter, but settled on knitting in university when I wanted sweaters but couldn't afford to buy them. My first knitting love was lace. I'm sure I'll keep returning to lace, but there ...

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