Fyrish Shawl

Fyrish’s rippling waves of colour flow as far as you let them. This unusual narrow shawl (or is it a wide scarf?) tucks neatly under your coat, but can be puffed up to make a beautiful statement just at the neck. Or you could knit a longer version for a dramatic wrap.

This distinctive openwork ripple stitch makes the most of Blackisle Yarns’ deep hues and soft handle. And if you find those strong gaps and scalloped lines suggest gothic arches… well, you should come visit Fyrish some time.


Wingspan: 165 cm / 65 in
Depth: 35.5 cm / 14 in


The pattern requires 390 m / 426 yds fingering weight yarn for the main colour, and 97 m / 105 yds in two contrast colours. This versatile pattern is perfect to show off a beautiful luxury fibre yarn, but could be made from any fibre that will block well.

Sample is made using:
Blackisle Yarns Bluefaced Leicester, 100% wool, 390 m / 426 yds per 100g skein or 97 m / 105 yds per 25g mini-skein.

MC: Rose Grey, 1 skein.
CC1: Yellow, 1 mini-skein
CC2: Indigo, mini-skein


20 sts and 26 rows over 10 cm / 4 in, in stocking stitch. Gauge is not critical but will affect the finished dimensions and the amount of yarn used.


4 mm circular or straight needles


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