Peregrine Shawl

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

The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird, and in fact the fastest animal on the planet, when in its hunting dive, called the stoop. It soars to a great height, then dives steeply at speeds of over 200 mph. While I can’t guarantee quite that speed, it’s safe to say this shawlette worked in chunky weight yarn does knit up incredibly quickly. It’s a great last-minute knit for anyone on your list.


  • Finished Measurements: 80″ wide from tip to tip and 28″ deep at center, measured after blocking.
  • Yarn: approximately 425 yards aran-to-chunky-weight yarn. I used Blue Moon Fiber Arts Targhee Bulky, Cozy Fierce & Dirty Orange.
  • Needles: US10.5/6.5mm circular needle, 24” or longer, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 10.5 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.