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Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories – scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works ...

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Zigzag Diamond Shawl

from Leah Michelle Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Zigzag Diamond Shawl
Zigzag Diamond Shawl
Zigzag Diamond Shawl
Zigzag Diamond Shawl
Zigzag Diamond Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting, purling, basic lace
  • increasing, decreasing
  • blocking
  • stitches used: k, p, M1R, k2tog, k2tog, ssk, yo

Pattern Description:

This all season small shawl, or shawlette, is the perfect one-skein project for a beautiful fingering weight yarn. Worked in one piece from end to end, the lace edging is knitted along with the stockinette body. Size is adjustable, based on how much yarn is used. The pattern is easy to follow and quick to knit!


20 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 15 inches [38 cm] wide at middle point and 73 inches [185 cm] long, after blocking.


  • SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Fine (70% superwash merino wool, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon); 400 yd [365 m]/4 oz [115 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Riptide.
  • US size 6 [4.0 mm] needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • marker
  • tapestry needle
  • blocking tools

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

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