Knitted shawls and wraps

Soft Shoulder Shawl

Soft Shoulder Shawl

With a slight shimmer of silver peeking through the brushed exterior of the yarn, Amy Gunderson's Soft Shoulder Shawl in Roma is not only great to look at, it's also so much fun to stitch. This shawl is worked side to side with the edging knitted at the same time as the body of the piece.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 70", Depth in Center 27"

MATERIALS: 4 (50g; 159yd) balls Rozetti Yarns Roma (50% acrylic, 50% polyamide) color #201-06 Plum Shine

Size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch markers, yarn needle

Heritage Shawl

Heritage Shawl

An overlapping circular design, Heritage Shawl, designed by Cynthia Yanok in Heritage Alpaca, is a wonderful light, drapey accent, whether you're the edgy type or go for a more traditional look.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length (from back neck to lower edge) 20", Diameter 40", Width (at base of one triangle) 30"

MATERIALS: 1 (250g; 1093yd) cone AC Wood/Knitglobal Heritage Alpaca (100% superfine alpaca) color Rose

Size 8 US (5mm) 60" or longer circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

24 stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE: 16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in St st TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

LACE PANEL (multiple of 23 sts)

Dreaming of Summer Shawl

Dreaming of Summer Shawl

Follow your dreams, especially the ones that make you think of summer even in the middle of winter. Camrina Castelan's Dreaming of Summer Shawl, in 100% mercerized cotton Isuela yarn, has wonderful drape while maintaining stitch definition in her pairing of cables and lace patterning.

SIZE: Shawl measures approximately 60" wide at neck edge by 26" long at center Back

MATERIALS: 3 (100g; 270m) balls Omega Yarns Isuela (100% Mercerized cotton) #P2750 Turquesa

Size 5 US (3.75 mm) 36" or longer circular needle

Cable needle, stitch markers, yarn needle

Apricot wrap

Apricot wrap

THIS WRAP by Martin Storey has a luxurious feel and will impress anyone it’s gifted to, but it’s a quick knit for a garment this size. The mock cable pattern is knitted on 10mm needles in a super-chunky yarn from Rowan. Called Alpaca Chunky, this yarn has a chainette construction so it feels light yet is warm and comforting to wear; it comes in six natural shades including this deep grey-brown.

SIZE: 48cm (19in) wide and 120cm (47in) long

YARN: Rowan Alpaca Chunky (Super-chunky weight; 98% alpaca, 2% polyamide; 70m/77yds per 100g ball)

Pigeon (073); 7 x100g balls