Yellow Brick Shawl by Leah McGlone

Yellow Brick Shawl

November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st; 17 sts and 33 rows = 4" in charted patt.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
42½" wide and 21¼" tall.
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Combinations of knits and purls create beautiful geometric texture in the triangular Yellow Brick Shawl. Starting with a garter tab cast-on of two stitches, this shawl is knit from the neck down in a delicious alpaca-merino-silk- blend yarn. Use a circular needle to accommodate the stitches as you increase and to avoid losing your needles when you set down the work.

Finished Size 42½“ wide and 21¼” tall.

Yarn Black Wolf Ranch Rustic Alpaca Worsted (50% alpaca, 30% merino, 20% silk; 200 yd / skein): Tuscan sun, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st; 17 sts and 33 rows = 4” in charted patt.


  • This shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the neck down. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.