Once In A...

from Mindy Wilkes Designs

Once In A... Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knitting skills
  • knit 2 together
  • slip slip knit
  • yarn over
  • slip 2, knit 1, pass slipped stitches over
  • adding beads with a crochet hook

Pattern Description:

...blue moon. A blue moon is the second full moon of a month, an uncommon occurrence. This shawl is slightly crescent shaped, a triangle with a slight curve, and has a lace edge. The lace edge has a smattering of beads to add just a little bit of sparkle to the shawl.

Beads are added to each stitch with a small crochet hook. This pattern requires 88 6/0 seed beads and a Size 13 (0.85 mm) crochet hook.

The pattern includes both written and charted instructions.


17 stitches and 31 rows/4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size


  • 400 yards fingering weight yarn
  • US 5 (3.75 mm) needle
  • 88 6/0 seed beads
  • Size 13 (0.85 mm) crochet hook
  • yarn needle

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers, if desired

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fiber Optic Kashmir


Blood Moon

About Designer

About Designer

MindySW on craftsy.com

Mom, designer, knitter, shawl lover, Down syndrome advocate.

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