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 or aran-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 recommend Knitted Wit Targhee Aran.
  • 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.