Make one – YO (Yarn Over), Knit
‘Flyaway’ Mini Mohair Shawl
Another of our dreamy mini mohair knit kits – this one is perfect for beginners.
Create a floaty flyaway shawl that can be knit up as big as you like. We’ve used two balls for the size pictured, but you can just carry on knitting until it’s more of a wrap – it’s totally up to you how big you want to make it. We’ve given you the option of adding up to three more balls to your kit.
This pattern is lovely and repetitive and just uses knit stitch. The simple decorative edging is created using YO stitch – which is all explained in the pattern.
Choose to knit the shawl in one bock colour (we chose lilac), add an accent colour for stripes, or add more colours to make it multi-coloured, or knit in an ombre style.
We’ve given the option of adding circular needles for this pattern as the length of the cord on the circular needles allows you to make it as big as you like. However, you are able to knit it on straight single pointed needles too if you have them already.
There are so many ways of styling this shawl but we particularly love adding one of our pearl doer-uppers to fasten and add a hint of sparkle too.
Top tip: This pattern uses two strands of yarn at the same time – find both ends of the same ball (one on the outside, one just inside the middle), place them together, and knit as if they are one yarn.
Approx 156 cm (longest end) x 56 cm from the bottom of the triangle to the top (using 2 x balls)
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- 2 x balls Mini Mohair Yarn in the colour/s of your choice by Lauren Aston Designs (option to add up to three more)
- Knitting pattern & instructions (if hard copy requested)
- (optional) 8mm circular (60cm) knitting needles
- (optional) Tapestry needle
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