Leaf Line shawl held between legs

Leaf Line Shawl

In DK weight yarn, Patterns, Shawls & Shawlettes, Shop sample available by Shannon

This is a fun garter-based (read: very squishy) top-down shawl, with a leafy spine and a contrasting meshy border.


  • Finished Measurements: Wingspan: 66”/168 cm; depth at center: 24”/70 cm, measured after blocking.
  • Yarn: approximately 465 yards/425 m total dk-to-worsted-weight yarn. I used Fiber Seed Sprout Worsted in Gulfstream (cA, 215 yds/196.5 m) and Cotinga #2 (cB, 250 yds/228.5 m).
  • Needles: US 7/4.5mm (or size to obtain gauge) for flat knitting.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 18 sts & 36 Rs = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch, measured after blocking. 16 sts & 26 Rs = 4”/10 cm in mesh lace, measured after blocking.