Free pattern Friday July 12, 2013 – Posted in: Free Pattern Fridays, Project Ideas

Simple Luxury Giant Shawl


(Photo: Pickles)

Lovely customer Sharon brought this new pattern from Pickles to my attention at knit night last night and I instantly added it to my queue of must-have fall/winter accessories! I knit the original version of this triangle scarf using a fingering weight yarn stranded with a fuzzy lace weight yarn (TFA Red Label + Filatura Superior) on 10.0 mm needles last year and loved it’s simple versatility – light, easy to wear, and cozy. The folks at Pickles thought it might be fun to work up a giant version – aptly named the Simple Luxury Giant Shawl. This one combines a single-ply worsted weight yarn with a lace weight on 20.0 mm needles and the result is a dramatic confection that I can only imagine will be as lofty and warm as the original with even greater eye-catching impact. I’m thinking Manos del Uruguay’s Maxima combined with Rowan’s Kidsilk Haze. Stay tuned for photos!
– Melissa