Wafian

from Holly Chayes Designs

Wafian Pattern

$6.00

PDF Digital Download

Have you made this pattern?
Share with the Craftsy community.

Knitting: Wafian
rollover image to zoom

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knitting and purling
  • k2tog
  • k5togtbl
  • m1
  • slipping stitches
  • weaving in ends
  • blocking

Pattern Description:

Garter stitch and slipped stitches. Harmonious ease.
Super simple shaping creates a gentle wave along the edge of this side to side triangle.
Garter stitch makes for a relaxing knit.
Two slipped stitches at either edge complete the shawl and add a twist of grace.
Understated elegance. Divine simplicity.

"Wafian" Old English for "to wave" named for the gentle waves flowing across the bottom edge.

Gauge:

24 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches in lightly washed and blocked garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 52 inches (132 cm) across top; 13.5 inches (34.5 cm) at center back

Materials:

  • 420 yards (384 m) fingering weight yarn
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch marker
  • 1 yarn/tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madeline Tosh, tosh merino light

Colorway:

Jade