Sick Day Shawl
Under the weather? Need a day on the sofa? Go digging in your stash and entertain yourself with an interesting-but-not-too challenging pattern.
Only basic knitting skills required: as long as you can knit and purl and increase and decrease, you’ll be fine. It’s helpful if the decongestant you’re taking leaves your head clear enough to count stitches and rows, too.
Go digging in your stash for 400-500m heavy worsted, aran or chunky weight yarn, e.g. 2 skeins Cascade 220, 1 skein Cascade Eco Wool.
Sample as photographed used 1.5 skeins Briggs & Little Regal (est 400m) aran weight, on 5.5mm needles. Substitute any heavy worsted/aran weight/chunky yarn. The pattern adapts easily to more or less yarn, too!
The design is entirely forgiving of messed-up stitch counts. Got the wrong number? Fix it on the following