Riverrun Shawl

The Riverrun crescent shawl is a perfect pattern for hand-dyed yarns. The seed stitch of the body will highlight the subtle variegation and emphasize the beauty of the color. The body knits up quickly and before you get too bored with simple seed stitch, you will already have reached the edge, which features mosaic technique and a delicate lace edge.

Riverrun is a symmetrical crescent shawl, knitted top down. The body consists of six segments of seed stitch separated by garter contrast stripes. The edge starts with a wide intricate mosaic stripe and is finished off with a delicate lace edge worked sideways.


  • illustrated knitting pattern (pdf) in English
  • charts for lace and mosaic sections
  • US imperial and metric measurements
  • finished size 45 cm (17.75“) depth, 200 cm (78.75“) wingspan length
  • gauge 23 sts = 10 cm

Materials you need at home:

  • 1 strand (385 m / 421 yd) of Malabrigo Mechita, colorway Teal Feather (length used approx. 375 m / 410 yd).
  • 2 skeins (175 m / 191 yd) of DROPS Baby Merino, colorway 01 white (length used approx. 300 m / 328 yd)
  • or similar yarn that knits up to gauge
  • 1 circular needle, 100 cm (40”) or longer, 4.0 mm (US 6)
  • 1 circular needle, 100 cm (40”) or longer, 4.5 mm (US 7)
  • or needle sizes needed to obtain gauge.
  • 2 stitch markers
  • 1 darning needle for weaving in ends
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