Need a shawl pattern for bereaved aunt

My last uncle died this week. I'd like to make my aunt something as a gift. I think a simple shawl would be in order.

Here is what I'm looking for:
Has an easy pattern
Not too big as to be able to finish it in a month.
Appropriate for a larger women

Any suggestions?

Comments

smalltownknitguy's picture

There is a pattern on Lion

There is a pattern on Lion brand Yarn website for an Easy Triangle Shawl. (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80982AD.html?noImages=) I have made several of these and it only takes 3-5 days at most. You don't have to use the Homespun yarn (unless you want to). You could find another chunky/bulky/#5 yarn to use. They work up quickly and the pattern is easily memorized. Hope this helps. Sorry to hear about your uncle's death.

kylewilliam's picture

I'm sorry to hear about your

I'm sorry to hear about your uncle - what a wonderful thing you're doing giving your time to your aunt; I'm sure it will mean a lot to her to get a hand knit shawl from you!

I'd do a search on Ravelry in their pattern tab... the one I found that doesn't look really hard is this one:

http://prayershawlministries.blogspot.com/2008/07/lia-sun-shawl.html

the patter is free, looks pretty simple, and if you change up the gauge (needle size and/or yarn weight) you should be able to ramp up the size of the piece.

Check out the tabs that are on the prayershawlministries website - there are a lot of options here for shawls...

Let us know what you decide to do -

Kyle
www.kylewilliam.com