Number 79

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

The atomic number for gold is 79, and this shawl is pure gold, baby. Made in worsted weight yarn, it’s quick AND fun.


  • Finished Measurements: Wingspan: 76″; depth at center: 17.5″.
  • Yarn: approximately 450 yards total worsted-weight yarn. I used Blue Moon Fiber Arts Targhee Worsted in Ochroid.
  • Needles: US9/5.5mm circular needle for flat knitting, 32″ or longer, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 18 sts = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.