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Malena Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increasing (M1 left, M1 right, yo)
  • decreasing (ssk, K2tog, centered double decrease)
  • working stitch patterns from charted and/or written instructions

Pattern Description:

Malena is an elegant shawl with a flair for the dramatic. It's dressy enough to wear with an evening gown, or as an accent piece for every day. The intricate-looking chevron-and-eyelet pattern is deceptively simple to knit and easy to memorize. Gorgeous in a solid color, Malena would make a lovely showcase for that special sock yarn, too.


24 sts/28 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 56 in/142; Depth at Center: 23 in/58 cm


  • 850 yd/775 m fingering weight yarn Shown in Indigo Moon Blue-faced Leicester Wool (100% Wool; 430 yd/393 m per 100g skein) Color: Ravishing Red; 2 skeins
  • US #5/3.75 mm needles
  • size F/3.75 mm crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • place markers
  • blocking wires

Suggested yarn:

850 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Indigo Moon Blue-faced Leicester Wool


Ravishing Red

About Designer

About Designer

Andrea Rangel on

I live on Vancouver Island in Canada, where I knit, design, blog, and ride my bike. I love the functionality and beauty of knitting and knit everything from head to toe.

My patterns have been published in Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knitty, and other publications, as well as independently.

All of my independently-published patterns have been ...

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