Pattern 9887 - Special XL, Special XL Tweed

Shawls

Wrap up warmly with these  gorgeous  super chunky shawls. Large ribbed collars and pockets add dramatic effect to both pieces and you have the option of a stripe design or cable and eyelet lace detail for added embellisment.  

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Special XL

Stylecraft's Special yarns are class leaders, arguably the best 100% premium acrylic yarn on the market with a huge number of colours to choose from. This yarn has a super soft handle, is naturally anti pilling and tough enough to handle being thrown in the washing machine. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky, XL and Baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs. Special XL is an ideal yarn for beginner knitters or those who want results fast!

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Weight: Super Chunky

Composition: 100% Premium Acrylic

Ball Size: 200g

Meterage: 136m/148yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, cool tumble dry, may dry clean, cool iron



Special XL Tweed

Now with added tweed effect, Special XL Tweed is ideal for beginner knitters and those who are looking for quick makes. The tweed effect comes from the addition of a viscose nepp. Colours are fun and energetic. Stylecraft's Special yarns are class leaders, arguably the best 100% premium acrylic yarn on the market with a huge number of colours to choose from. This yarn has a super soft handle, is naturally anti pilling and tough enough to handle being thrown in the washing machine. The Special range includes 4-ply, DK, Aran, Chunky, XL and Baby qualities in a fabulous range of colours to meet every knitter (and crocheters) needs.

View all Special XL Tweed shades

Weight: Super Chunky

Composition: 97% Premium Acrylic, 3% viscose

Ball Size: 100g

Meterage: 68m/74yds

Wash & Care: Machine washable 30C, cool tumble dry, may dry clean, cool iron



You will need: A pair of 10mm (UK000 - U S15) knitting needles, a pair of 12mm (US17) knitting needles, s titch holders, stitch marker. Optional 10mm (UK000 - US15) circular needle for collar.

Leaf Shawl with Pockets
SizesSmallMediumLarge
Special XL , Warm Grey 1805566
Striped Shawl with Pockets
SizesSmallMediumLarge
Special XL, Parma Violet 1724111
Special XL, Silver 1203111
Special XL, Warm Grey 1805233
Special XL Tweed, Graphite 1063222

STRIPED SHAWL WITH POCKETS Divide for pocket: Next row (ws): Using D, k1, cast off 14 sts, patt to end. 20[23:26] sts Next row: Using D, k2, p1, k1, p1, k to last st, with rs facing k across 14 sts of pocket, then k last st. 34[37:40] sts

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