On-trend but timeless, Laurel by Jen Peck looks intricate, but uses simple-to-execute mosaic knitting to achieve the striking border design. This laid back shawl uses our favorite neutral, fawn, and our two blues, lake and midnight. We’re eager to see your variations on this stunning design!
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Jen Peck
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): MC fawn (natural beige), 4 skeins; CC1 midnight (navy), 1 skein; CC2 lake (faded blue), 1 skein.
76” (193 cm) across top edge, 35” (89 cm) deep at center spine.
Size A: (for shawl): Size US 5 (3.75 mm): 32” (80 cm) and 47” (120 cm) circulars.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; tapestry needle.
18 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stitch on Size A needles.
Increasing, slip stitch and mosaic colorwork, garter tab cast on.
About the Designer
Jen Peck is a San Francisco-based independent knitwear designer specializing in shawls and other accessories. Her designs focus on color, texture, enjoyable knitting experience and wearability. She is also a mother to two small kiddos, a wife to a supportive husband, a maker of endless pasta dishes and a keeper of a chaotic household. Follow her on Instagram @websterstreetknittery.