PDF Mercurial Stripes Shawl Knitting Pattern Digital Download

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With this pattern for a triangular shawl you can mix together two worsted weight yarns for a fun flirty reversible accessory.

Playfully adaptable on a whim, Mercurial Stripes is a fully-reversible triangular shawl that features a unique look on each side. Mercurial’s optical illusion stripes are a fun opportunity to combine a solid and speckled yarn with the perfect flirty edging. Pair with your favorite shawl pin for a look that will compliment your every mood.

36 x 42 in / 91 x 107 cm

MC 220 yd / 201 m of worsted weight
CC 190 yd /174 m of worsted weight
Sample Shown in Lydia Yarn Comfort, Colorways MC Passionfruit and CC Garden Party
US #9 / 5.5 mm circular needle, 32 in / 81 cm or longer
Optional : US #9 / 5.5 mm DPNs for edging
Tapestry Needle

Slipped stitches
Picking up stitches along edge to work sideways (attaching the edging as it is worked)
Elastic Bind Off

Click here for tutorials on these skills.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews

What a wonderful shawl to make . It worked up fairly quickly and allowed me to add some new skill sets to my new knitting adventure!

Stalwart Shawl pattern

I am almost finished knitting the shawl, and it is a simple pattern to follow. It is turning out wonderful!


Great price for patterns

Donna Wills
Can’t wait to make!

Easy to follow pattern. Looks squishy and soft.

Becky Mentzer
Cables so fun!

I loved creating the knitted shawl with cables along one edge. It was an easy-to-follow pattern and a quick knit. I loved it! Will definitely knit this pattern again.

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