Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: Small - 15" x 60", Large - 19" x 72"
Yarn Shown: Chroma Worsted Yarn
Yardage: 850 - 1300
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 7 (4.5mm): straight or circular
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
Weight: Worsted/Hvy Worsted
This stay-put shawl design is made of addictive modular triangles. The pattern includes three different methods of assembly, three different border options (two knit, one crochet) and two different sizes. The pattern is easily adjustable to any yarn or size simply by changing the number of stitches you cast on for a triangle. The smaller shawl with a simple I-cord border uses 650 yards, the largest with a full border uses 1300 yards, both in worsted weight. Although the Kaleidoscope shawl is a natural for slow-color-changing or tonal yarns, if you choose to use a different color for each triangle or strip of triangles, this can also be a great stash-busting pattern for those partial skeins we all have.
Finished Measurements (excluding borders, gently blocked):
-Small: 15 inches deep from neck to bottom of back, appx 60 inches in circumference (changes depending on how shawl is fastened)
-Large: 19 inches deep from neck to bottom of back, appx 72 inches circumference (changes depending on how shawl is fastened)
Main image shows large version in Chroma Worsted New England; additional images show small 2 color version in Wool of the Andes Tonal Deep Waters and Blue Violet, and small version in Chroma worsted Lollipop.
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Size G-6/4mm or H (5mm) crochet hook for optional edging
Size 7 (4.5mm): straight or circular: Options Interchangeable Rainbow Wood Circular Knitting Needle Tips