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Catalina Shawl Knitting Pattern

Catalina Shawl Knitting Pattern

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Catalina Shawl  Knitting Pattern by Lavender Hill Knits


Inspired by the beautiful Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona, this shawl features a bold chevron border representing the proud mountain peaks below a lacy open stitch pattern representing the open sky above. Optional tassels give the shawl a Southwest feel.  The yarn colors I chose reflect the image I wanted to create:  a smoky blue for the body of the shawl as the sky above the mountains, a deep navy blue for the dark clouds that sometimes cover the peaks, a bright yellow for the rays of sun that shine so brightly through the clouds, and a cactus green for the mountains covered with Saguaro cactus.  Make this shawl completely your own by choosing colors and varying the stripes in the border to create the image you see in your own mind!

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Skill level:

Advanced beginner - requires basic knowledge of knitting 

No charts, pattern includes written instructions.



Fingering yarn in the following quantities:
355 yards of main color A
150 yards of contrasting color B
175 yards of contrasting color C
150 yards of contrasting color D
29" or longer size US 4 (3.25mm) circular knitting needle

Yarn used for blue/yellow shawl shown: (all yarns are from Knit Picks

Color A: Hawthorne Tonal in color “Astoria” (a smoky blue) – see note below
Color B: Hawthorne Tonal in color “Klamath Falls” (navy blue)
Color C: Hawthorne Kettle Dye in color “Compass” (bright yellow)
Color D: Hawthorne Multi in color “Eliot” (mix of green, gray, blue, yellow

Knitting stitches used:

knit stitch, purl stitch, cast-on, bind-off, cable stitches using cable needle


Using fingering yarn and size 4 needles, 22 sts and 38 rows over 4” using swatch directions.

Finished measurements after blocking: 


70” across top of shawl, 25” from center top to bottom point, 40” from left or right point to bottom point.
*Shawl can be made larger, instructions for increasing size are included in the pattern.
Once pattern is purchased, no refunds will be given.


This listing is NOT for the finished item, it is for the instructions on making the item(s) shown.

Pattern is written in English, I do not provide translation to other languages.

**Please note that this pattern is copyright protected and you do not have permission to copy, share (printed or email) or resell this pattern or the finished product. Please only purchase if you agree to these terms**

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