Knitting Pattern: Alpine Shawl

Knitting Pattern: Alpine Shawl


Designed by Angela Westover

Gansey-style knitting has always been a treat for me. The simple mix of purls and knits creates a pattern of peaks and valleys, echoing a majestic mountain terrain in a lightweight, triangular wrap perfect for crisp autumn days.

Sizes Included in Pattern: One Size Fits Most Adults

*** In purchasing this product you will receive a PDF pattern from which you can create your new Alpine Shawl. This is not the finished item.***



Advanced Beginner

Techniques To Indulge In

Gansey-Style, Working from a Chart

Finished Measurements (inches/cm)

63” wide x 28” tall (160 cm x 71 cm),
unblocked at widest and tallest points.

Gauge in Pattern

28 stitches and 21 rows = 4”/10cm


750 yards of DK Weight, 12 WPI

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Mandala (100% Acrylic), (2) skeins, 590 yards.
Color: Espirit


US Size 8 (5 mm) circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

A cable needle is recommended due to the number of stitches and the weight of the project.


Tapestry Needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers

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Photographer: Jeananne Atthowe | Model: Paula Atthowe