The Gracefully Shawl was originally designed as the Grace Kelly ICON MKAL Shawl for Tippy Tree Yarns, released in July 2020.
a fun textured knit using three fun stitch motifs that keep the knit engaging
add optional fringe or tassels to add some additional personality
fun project to learn a few new techniques
uses (4) 50-gram skeins of fingering weight yarn in 4 colors, but can easily be worked in 1 or 2 colors
includes linked video tutorials for the techniques used within the pattern
includes written and charted instructions that have been test knit and professionally tech edited
includes a blog post with alternate yarn and color recommendations
ABOUT THE PATTERN
The Gracefully Shawl is a large fingering weight triangular shawl comprised of four colors and three fun-to-knit stitch motifs. From catching floats to knitting backwards, this is a perfect pattern for learning a few new techniques that aren’t as hard as you might think!
This shawl is a great year-round shawl perfect for dressing up a simple outfit. The yarn colors you use will pull out different characteristics of the design, from fun and playful to muted and sophisticated. The knit is a lot of fun, with plenty to keep you interested in your knitting. Don’t love bobbles? Choose to work the section as stockinette, with beads, or more. Check out the projects on Ravelry for some inspiration!
This pattern is worked flat from the top down. Learn more about the design inspiration, knitting experience, and wearing experience here.
The pattern includes one PDF file with both the written and the charted instructions, but the instructions are kept separate for easy printing.
Width: 61 in / 155 cm
Depth: 27 in / 69 cm
223 yds / 204 m; 49 g Fingering Weight Yarn for Color 1
203 yds / 185 m; 44 g Fingering Weight Yarn for Color 2
213 yds / 194 m; 47 g Fingering Weight Yarn for Color 3
223 yds / 204 m; 49 g Fingering Weight Yarn for Color 4
21 yds / 19 m; 5 g Fingering Weight Yarn optional for tassels (I used Color 3)
Designed using Tippy Tree Yarns Super Sock (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon; 230 yds / 210 m, 50 g), shown in Femme Fatale (Color 1), Elegance (Color 2), Romance (Color 3), and Princess Grace (Color 4).
This design was created as a collaboration with Tippy Tree Yarns. If you have the means, I highly recommend checking out their amazing colorway options! Find color recommendations and alternate yarn suggestions here.
20 sts, 52 rows = 4” / 10 cm in honeycomb stitch with smaller needle
20 sts, 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in trellis stitch with larger needle
20 sts, 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch with smaller needle
20 sts, 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with smaller needle
3.5 mm (US size 4) – or size needed to obtain gauge – circular needles, 32” (80 cm) minimum length
4.0 mm (US size 6) – or two sizes larger than size needed to get gauge – circular needles, 32” (80 cm) minimum length
3 Stitch markers
The Gracefully Shawl includes simple increases, slipping stitches, catching floats, and a few fun techniques (like knitting backwards) for the bobbles. This is a great pattern for the adventurous knitter that likes to learn new skills.
All of my patterns include clear, step-by-step instructions and linked video technique tutorials that walk you through the pattern with confidence. I am also available for pattern support if you have questions.
Note: many of the test knitters and MKAL knitters learned new techniques with this shawl and were pleasantly surprised with how simple it was with the help of the linked tutorials.
I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of my test knitters and my tech editor for this pattern, Joanna Fromstein or Precision Tech Editing.
Please do not copy, share, or distribute this pattern, as this pattern design is property of Snickerdoodle Knits. You are welcome to sell the knits that you make using this pattern, but I do ask that you provide credit to Snickerdoodle Knits for the pattern and that you link my pattern on Ravelry when you are selling online. Thank you so much for understanding and for your support!
I am happy to help with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding the pattern. My contact information is included in the pattern.