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Aberdeen, Scotland

I’ve always loved creating things – the list of crafts I’ve tried and enjoy is pretty long and varied. Learning to knit has been a fantastic experience for me – it has all the advantages of my other ...

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Shattered Stars

from Liz Corke Knit Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shattered Stars
Shattered Stars
Shattered Stars
Shattered Stars
Shattered Stars
Shattered Stars

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Decreases - k2tog, s1k2togpsso, s2k1psso, ssk
  • Increases - Make 1 left and right, yo
  • Garter Stitch Tab
  • Your Favourite Stretchy Bind Off

Pattern Description:

Shattered Stars is a stunning semi-circular shawl, worked top down with a diamond motif. In Ancient Greece, diamonds were believed to be fragments of the stars and here you can see them falling from the sky and getting bigger as they reach the bottom of the shawl. This is the perfect way to show off a favourite yarn!

The pattern includes both charts and written instructions, so however you like to read your patterns, you're covered! The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted. There's a screenshot of the pattern at the bottom of the photos.


21 stitches and 35 rows in 10 cm (4 inches) in Stockinette stitch, measured over the first 57 rows of the pattern after blocking.

Gauge is not essential but differences in gauge will have an effect the amount of yarn used, as well as effecting the size of the finished shawl.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 120 cm long by 46 cm deep (47.5" by 18") after blocking


  • 385m (420 yrds) of Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4ply (70% Merino/30% silk, 437 yrds/100g)
  • 3.75mm (US 5) circular needles, 61 cm (24") long
  • 20 Stitch markers (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle for sewing in ends
  • Blocking mat and pins

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4ply