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Yellowjacket Pattern


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Knitting: Yellowjacket
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Twisted stitches
  • Gathered stitches
  • Bobbles

Pattern Description:

Yellowjacket is a large triangular shawl, worked top down from the centre outward in sport or fingering weight yarn. Hexagonal lace sections, reminiscent of honeycombs, are simple to knit, whilst a double row of bee motifs, worked using twisted stitches and Estonian gathered stitches add challenge to satisfy the more experienced knitter. Flower-like clusters of bobble stitches add further textural interest.

6-7 30g balls Wister Araeru Sport or 600m of any sport-weight yarn
Size 6 knitting needles
A small crochet hook may help if you have difficulty with the gathered stitches.

Gauge and size:
16 sts and 22 rows per 10cm in stockinette gives a finished shawl of 115cm centre to tip (total wingspan 230cm).

Booklet comprises both written instructions and full charts.


16 sts/22 rows per 10cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • wingspan 230cm


  • Size 6 knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Optional small crochet hook

Suggested yarn:

600 meters of Sport weight

About Designer

About Designer

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by Abigail Bailey
Ichinomiya, Japan
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I'm Abigail, a craft addict and teacher living in Aichi, Japan. I originally come from Yorkshire in the UK, but I moved here over 7 years ago and never looked back.

I've been making things since I was tiny - I remember sitting on the grass at infant school making 'fairy shoes' from leaves and bits of grass. I've been knitting and sewing since I was 7 - which means I've been a knitter for ...

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