Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Tara Shawl
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80977AD This comfortable wrap makes a fast and easy first project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
20 x 60 in. (51 x 152.5 cm)



790-407 Homespun Yarn: Painted Desert

'Painterly' color Rust, blue, gold, and red

Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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12 stitches + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter stitch (knit every row) When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

When creating fringe using Homespun, please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut.

If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.


Cast on 60 stitches.

Work in Garter stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 60 in.

(152.5 cm), from beginning.

Bind off.

Weave in ends.

For each Fringe, cut 4 strands of yarn, each about 13 in.

(33 cm) long.

Hold strands together and fold in half.

With crochet hook, draw fold through edge of piece, forming a loop.

Pull ends of Fringe through loop and tighten.

Make Fringes evenly along short ends of Shawl.

Trim Fringe ends evenly.

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