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Legato Shawl

from Tabetha Hedrick, Knitwear Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Legato Shawl
Legato Shawl
Legato Shawl
Legato Shawl
Legato Shawl
Legato Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl work cables, decreases

Pattern Description:

The Legato Shawl is the perfect introduction to lace for the advancing knitter. It gently flows with stunning cables and soft lines of eyelets, blending beautifully with the vintage appeal of the yarn. Like the dance of a violin bow, the smoothly drifting beauty of Legato
contributes grace to any outfit.


16 sts and 36 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, stretched heavily and then relaxed when dry. While gauge is not critical to the finished piece, it does affect the amount of yarn used. Adjust this in your planning.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" / 28 cm deep by 50" / 127 cm wide at the top


  • Size 6 US (4 mm) circular needles
  • 400 yd / 366 m Fingering Weight CYC #1

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 Cable needles, tapestry needle

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About the designer

Tabetha Hedrick, a freelance knitwear designer and writer raising a family in Colorado, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy ...

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