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Kristin Omdahl designs for both knit and crochet; she has published six books, developed her own workshop-style technique DVDs, and is a frequent guest on Knitting Daily TV.

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Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl

from Kristin Omdahl Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl
Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl
Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl
Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl
Marilyn on Sunset Knit Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • yo

Pattern Description:

Worked from the top down, this one skein shawl is very simple to knit and the pattern is very easy to memorize as you go along. The pleated ruffle is easy and makes such a romantic and flirtatious edging. The spectacular color is dyed into the one skein! No fussing with changing color. This stunner couldn't be simpler. The shawl is inspired by the yarn and the name is inspired by the color. I imagine Marilyn Monroe wearing this accessory with red lipstick and walking down Sunset Boulevard.


6 sts/8 rows = 1" in blocked garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18" long x 60" wide


  • Freia Yarn, Ombre Lace ONE SKEIN ONLY
  • US5 (3.75mm) circular knitting needles

Suggested yarn:

645 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Freia Handpain Yarn


Flare Ombre Lace