Keep Me Warm


The shawl is worked from side to side. A six-inch wide Smocking stitch pattern spans over the upper part of the shawl forming a thicker knit fabric. The remaining shawl is worked in garter stitch. The pattern has been Tech. edited.

Difficulty Moderate
Start date 2019-01-02
Due date 2019-02-22
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Teasable
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Pattern source (brand and/or designer) VibekeH
Spots available 5
Gauge 22 sts by 34 rows over 4" (10 cm) in Smocking stitch before blocking.
Charted or written pattern Written
Sizes required One Size
Skills required

Smocking stitch

Finished measurements

Measurements are after wash and blocking. Widest span 70" (178 cm) Longest lenght 24" (60 cm)

Construction type Knitted in the flat.
Required or recommended yarn Model is knitted in Drops Alpaca 100% pure Alpaca 167m (182 yds) per 50 g ball. I'm happy for you to use a similar yarn.
Tools required

3.50 mm (U.S. size 4) 32" (80 cm) circular needle or needle size to obtain gauge.

Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the tester

Completed project in Ravelry or Loveknitting.com, linked to the pattern.

Rewards from the designer

A free copy of the finished pattern on completion of the test knit. Plus a free pattern of my garter stitch headband (ear warmer) from my Ravelry site.


The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.

2019-01-05: First 5 repeats of the Smocking Stitch
2019-01-21: Halfway on the middle part
2019-02-21: Finished, washed and blocked


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