Duchess Shawl

$5.50 USD  

This sideways asymmetrical shawl is worked with an allover lace pattern creating interest and texture. Use a luxurious sport-weight yarn as suggested here. Or, a fingering or sock yarn could also work well. A rich colour like this deep purple will create a beautiful and luxurious shawl for any occasion. 


Madelinetosh Pashmina (75% merino wool, 15% silk, 10% cashmere); 360 yd [329 m]/3.5 oz [100 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Duchess.


US size 6 [4.0 mm] needles or size needed to obtain gauge.


20 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in lace pattern, after blocking.


Tapestry needle; blocking tools.

Finished Measurements

Approximately 29 inches [74 cm] deep at middle point and 51 inches [130 cm] long across top edge, after blocking.

Required Skills

Increasing, decreasing, knitting lace, blocking lace. Stitches used: sl, k, p, yo, ssk, kfb, k2tog, SK2P, S2KP2.