Save up to 40% off Clearance!

Shop Now

Cartouche Stole

Downloadable PDF, English
Cartouche Stole
  • Digital items are not included in shipping calculations (see our delivery page for more info). Digital Patterns are available immediately after purchase.

Product Details

I was paging through Japanese stitch dictionaries and found the main pattern used in this shawl. It reminded me of an Egyptian cartouche and I visualized it in a deeper vibrant red. That design, the Cartouche Shawl, was published in Knitty, Winter 2011.

I received a number of requests for a rectangular version using these stitch patterns. The Cartouche Stole is worked in two sections, beginning with a provisional cast on in the centre back. The stitch patterns flow seamlessly one into another. To accomplish this, transitional charts are used. These are marked as such and must be followed with extra care as stitch patterns are altered to flow into the next design.

Pattern contains both written & charted instructions; charts are on pages 9-13, written instructions are on pages 14-19.

Yarn: 1,460 (2,281) yards/1,335 (2,086) meters of merino/wool lace weight yarn that knits up to to 8 sts/in.

Sample: Koigu ‘Lace Merino’, (292 yards/267 meters; 100% merino; 1.76 oz/50 grams per skein), 5 skeins in L3011, size Medium.

Skills Required:

  • Increasing & decreasing
  • Following charts
  • Cables
  • Lace
  • Blocking
Janelle Martin
Downloadable PDF
Other Tools: • Waste yarn • Fine cotton thread for life-lines • Glow line tape • Blocking Wires & Tpins
Skill Level

Is there additional information you'd like to have about this product? Tell us here!