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I started crocheting as part of my homeschool program around age 9. Knitting got added much later on after I graduated college. I pretty much immediately started with knitwear design and launched ...

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Lord of the Eagles

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lord of the Eagles
Lord of the Eagles
Lord of the Eagles
Lord of the Eagles
Lord of the Eagles

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Slip stitches
  • Decrease (instructions given for each type in Stitch Guide section)
  • Make 1 lifted increase (instructions in Stitch Guide)

Pattern Description:

Instructions are given in written line by line format and full charts.
Shawl is worked from the bottom up.

Pattern #7 from A Hobbit's Journey

The Lord of the Eagles shawl was inspired by The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

This shawl was designed for worsted or aran weight yarn. If heavier shawls aren't your thing than follow the instructions for the larger size using a lighter yarn (fingering or sport) and smaller needles (US6). The resulting shawl should have approximately a 60-65" wingspan post blocking.


Pre Blocking:
14 sts & 24 rows = 4" in garter st
12 sts & 16 rows = 4" in St st

Post Blocking:
11 sts & 20 rows = 4" in garter st
10 sts & 12 rows = 4" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pre Blocking: 55" wingspan x 16" deep at center / Post Blocking: 68" wingspan x 20" deep at center


  • US 10.5 / 6.5 mm 32" or longer circular needle
  • 2 colors of aran weight yarn: 2 (3) skeins of the main color (181 yds per skein) and 1 (1.5) of the second color

You Will Also Need:

  • blocking tools

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fiddle Knits, Adagio


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