Medallion Pattern


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Knitting: Medallion
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Medallion Pattern

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • knitting lace

Pattern Description:

Button this shawl into a shrug or wear it flat. The cuffs are knitted in the beginning and end of the piece, then sleek edges are added to the lengthwise edges of the shawl. The medallions of lace are done in varying multiples and as a central motif. None of this is difficult knitting, but we always like to make it interesting!


5.625 sts/in and 7.5 rows/in = 17 sts/4" and 30 rows/4" in Medallion Lace
4.25 sts/in and 7 rows/in = 17 sts/4" and 28 rows/4" in Stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size
  • Finished length 60"
  • Finished depth 22.5"


  • Size 6(4mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge and size 2(2.75mm) ndl
  • Rimu Sport from Zealana, 60% fine merino, 40% possum, 50g/168 yds (152m)
  • 7 balls

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers, locking pin or open markers, tapestry needle, 20 size 1/2" buttons

Suggested yarn:

168 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rimu Sport from Zealana, 60% fine merino, 40% possum, 50g/168 yds (152m); 7 balls



About Designer

About Designer

Jill Wolcott on

I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and technique.

Jill Wolcott Knits® patterns are very complete--I strive to create a complete and clear guide to a completed project and leave little room for interpretation. When a pattern ...

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