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Kitefish Shawlette

from Ruby Submarine
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kitefish Shawlette
Kitefish Shawlette
Kitefish Shawlette
Kitefish Shawlette
Kitefish Shawlette
Kitefish Shawlette

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • short rows
  • increases and decreases
  • counting rows and stitches
  • single crochet for edging

Pattern Description:

This abstract little wrap is knit using short rows to create the unusual shape. It is worked in four sections from the bottom up, starting with the yellow ?fin? shape. Keeping track of your rows is critical. This is an intermediate project (if you haven?t done short rows before, be forewarned!) but the result is a satisfying and striking piece.

Small bit of crochet edging.


25 sts = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size depends on gauge, shown approx. 40" x 11"


  • Approx. 350 yards fingering weight: MC
  • Approx. 175 yards fingering weight: CC
  • Size US 4 circular needle, 32" or longer

You Will Also Need:

  • row counter
  • one locking stitch marker
  • one ring stitch marker
  • crochet hook
  • tapestry needle

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