Nettle Tea Shawl

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Nettle Tea Shawl Pattern


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Knitting: Nettle Tea Shawl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • decrease
  • increase

Pattern Description:

This pattern offers two options:
Relaxing Version -- worked as one piece and knit until the yarn runs out. Perfect for handspun yarn, mindless knitting, travel knitting and ready-to-go-anytime knitting. Makes a triangle shaped shawl. (Sample shown was knit with 380 yards / 350m of sportweight handspun, knit by my lovely tester doodle)

Invigorating Version -- requires a little more brain power and either a scale or yarn which is a good match yardage-wise and gauge-wise to the sample. Makes a trapezoid shaped wrap. (Sample shown knit with 437 yards / 400m of fingering weight silk/camel blend)

The instructions give you enough information that you can substitute any yarn and not worry about running out near the end of the project. For the relaxing version though you really want as much yardage (400+ yards) as possible so you can be sure you are happy with the finished size.


24 sts and 36 rows = 4" / 10 cm in pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Customisable - sample shown in Invigorating Version measures 60" x 9.5" / 150cm x 24cm


  • One pair US4 / 3.5 mm needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

400 meters of Fingering weight

About Designer

About Designer

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On any given day, Joeli enjoys the roles of mathematician, tech editor, designer, but mostly mom. She grew up in America but is now enjoying life in England with her husband, rambunctious toddler and squirmy baby. She puts up with the wildness though because 1) the boys make awfully cute models and 2) they put up with wearing all the handknits!

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