Jennifer Peck’s Penn, made in our springy Weld, is the perfect shawl project for anyone who’s never tried mosaic knitting before—it’s deceptively simple! This asymmetrical shawl begins with 1-stitch and ends with the beautiful mosaic border for maximum project pay off.
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]): gold leaf (Color A), 4 skeins; midnight (Color B), 1 skein; fawn (Color C), 1 skein.
41” / 104 cm width; 52.5” / 133.5 cm length.
Size A (for shawl): US 5 / 3.75 mm: 32” / 80 cm or 40” / 100 cm circs.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; tapestry needle.
22 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette st on Size A needles, after blocking.
Increasing; mosaic colorwork; chart reading.
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.