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I'm Andrea and I make great knitting patterns! I live on Vancouver Island in Canada, where I knit, design, and ride my bike. I love the functionality and beauty of knitting and knit everything from ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Malena
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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

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