Welcome to the Free Sampler Wedges Knit Shawl Pattern! This modern knit shawl is the perfect accessory to add a touch of elegance to any outfit. Made with Caron Simply Soft yarn, this shawl is soft and drapes beautifully, making it perfect for any occasion. The unique wedges pattern adds a touch of texture and interest to this shawl, making it a stylish and functional addition to your wardrobe.
The pattern is designed to be worked with 4 balls of Caron Simply Soft yarn and 36″ (90 cm) circular needle size 8 (5 mm). The finished size of the shawl is 76 x 23 inches, making it the perfect size for wrapping around your shoulders. This pattern is suitable for intermediate knitters, as it requires some experience with working in the round and with different needle sizes.
The wedges pattern is a type of textured stitch that creates a series of wedges that resemble a half of a pie. The wedges are created by knitting in a specific way, usually increasing stitches and then decreasing them again to create a unique and interesting pattern. The wedges pattern is a great way to add visual interest to your knitting without adding too much complexity, and it’s a versatile design that can be used in a variety of projects.
This shawl pattern is free to download from the Mary Maxim website by following the link. So grab your needles and yarn, and let’s get started on creating this beautiful shawl! With its unique wedges pattern and soft and warm yarn, this shawl will be a stylish and functional addition to your wardrobe. The pattern is easy to follow and the final product is sure to delight. Happy knitting!
Here are some of our most FAQ’s for Knitted Shawls:
Q: What is a standard size for a knitted shawl?
A: The size of a knitted shawl can vary depending on the pattern and the intended use. Some shawls are designed to be small and lightweight for use as a neck scarf or shoulder wrap, while others are larger and more substantial for use as a full-body shawl or blanket. A typical size range for a shawl might be 60-90 inches wide and 20-40 inches deep.
Q: How do I determine what size shawl to make?
A: The size of your shawl will depend on your personal preferences and the intended use of the shawl. If you’re making a gift, consider the recipient’s body size and style preferences. If you’re making a shawl for yourself, think about how you plan to wear it and in what seasons.
Q: How do I care for my knitted shawl?
A: The care instructions for your knitted shawl will depend on the fiber content of the yarn. Most shawls can be hand-washed or machine-washed on a gentle cycle with cold water and a mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or fabric softener, which can damage the fibers. Lay the shawl flat to dry, taking care not to stretch or distort the fabric.
Q: Can I block my knitted shawl?
A: Yes, blocking is an important step in finishing your shawl. Blocking helps to even out the stitches and open up the lace or cable patterns. To block your shawl, wet it thoroughly and then lay it out flat on a towel or blocking mat. Use pins or blocking wires to shape the shawl to the desired size and shape, and let it dry completely.
Q: What should I do if my shawl develops holes or snags?
A: If your shawl develops holes or snags, you can use a darning needle and matching yarn to repair the damage. Weaving in ends securely is important when working on any project.