Phat Wrap

from Katherine Vaughan Designs

Phat Wrap Pattern


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Knitting: Phat Wrap
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic lace knitting

Pattern Description:

It's hard for me to believe that five years ago I joined a community of awesome farmers, dyers, spinners, potters, beaders, designers, and other fiber artists all participating in the Phat Fiber Sampler Box. This shawl is a tribute to Jessie and my "Phatties" - it uses samples from various boxes spun as singles and plied with a neutral grey merino.

The shawl is worked from the bottom tip up with a simple angled lace pattern. Because the increases are located along the center spine, the finished shape is like a squat diamond that results in a shawl collar when worn. This version has a lightly ruffled border along the top, but you could work that straight if you choose. This pattern works equally well in a finer yarn and at multiple sizes; let the spirit of the sampler box guide your knitting!


11 stitches and 19 rows to 4"/10cm in pattern stitch, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Spine depth: 27"/68.5cm Wingspan: 55"/139.5cm Shawl is easily customizable for larger and smaller sizes by knitting more or fewer body rows.


  • Approx. 500yd / 457m super bulky weight wool-blend yarn
  • US 10 / 6mm needles or size needed to match gauge
  • 1 Removable stitch marker
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Bulky weight

About Designer

About Designer


Katherine Vaughan has been knitting for 25+ years and designing for more than 7. She primarily designs adult and children's wear and accessories for adults and the home. She daylights as an academic librarian in the mountains of Virginia, where it is (almost) never too hot to knit. Website:

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