Kalari is a delightfully simple knit, perfect for cosying up by the fire and dreaming of warmer days, or sitting by the beach and drifting off in the sun. The result: a versatile shallow triangular shawl, the subtle textures are perfect for showing off a gradient yarn or your favourite solid/ variegated colour. Worked from the top-down, the repeats are easily memorised and this shawl is readily adapted by simply increasing or decreasing the number of repeats worked.

MEASUREMENTS Wingspan: 75” / 195cm Width at centre: 20” / 51cm

GAUGE 17 st and 34 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch (blocked). Gauge is not crucial for this project; however variations in gauge will affect yardage and final dimensions.


  • Illustrated Knitting pattern
  • Suitable for Advanced beginner knitters

Materials you need at home:

*YARN Fingering weight / 4-ply, 656 yds /600m. Sample used 1 skein Wollelfe Gradient Sock (65% merino extrafine, 35% silk) color Green

*NEEDLES US 6 / 4mm long circular needles to hold a large number of stitches

*NOTIONS Stitch marker, tapestry needle, blocking wires (optional)

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ambah obrien

Hello from Australia! You’ll pretty much always find me dreaming about my next favourite shawl - the accessory I most love to design, knit and wear. Otherwise I’ll be wandering about my vegetable garden, nearby bush or perhaps a little escape to the beach.

With a background in painting, I have a passion for colour and interesting design.

I design contemporary knitwear patterns, with a nod to retro and geometric design. Patterns that are straight forward to follow and fun to wear.

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