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I've been crafting since forever, knitting fanatically since about 2006 and designing since 2008. When not knitting, I teach university students about primates and play with my horses.

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Scrollwork Shawl

from Verybusymonkey Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Scrollwork Shawl
Scrollwork Shawl
Scrollwork Shawl
Scrollwork Shawl
Scrollwork Shawl
Scrollwork Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increases, decreases, cabling

Pattern Description:

The whole time I was knitting/designing this pattern I kept thinking of wrought iron scrollwork designs. Created with cabling, this design has a lot of subtleties that result in a really elegant crescent-shaped shawl.

This pattern includes instructions for a smaller (one-skein) and a larger (two-skein) version of this shawl. The cream-colored shawl in the photos is the smaller version, the grey shawl is the larger version. Note, the larger version will not use all of two skeins (I think I used about 700 yards). The instructions include both charts and written instructions, as well as the schematic in the pattern photos.


4 sts by 8 rows over 1" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See schematic


  • US size 6 circular needles
  • One or two skeins of fingering weight sock yarn (amount depends on version worked)

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Crave Yarns Summit or Tumbleweed Yarns Aubrey