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Designed by Chrissy Gardiner

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This pattern is available either individually or as part of the Indie Lace e-collection of 12 shawl patterns featuring hand-dyed yarns from some of my favorite indie dyers, now available for preorder (click the link for more details). Both options are instantly delivered as downloadable pdfs.

$6 - individual pattern:
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$24 - Indie Lace e-book:
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This shawl was a total experiment in shaping that happened to turn out just right. I wasn’t sure if it was actually going to work until I bound off and tried it on, and I’m quite delighted with the result! The patterns are bird-inspired, prompted by the popular Portlandia meme “put a bird on it” which also happens to be the name of this stunning colorway from Knitted Wit.

Yarn Requirements: fingering-weight yarn, approx 600 yds (sample uses Knitted Wit Bantamweight Corriedale in Put A Bird On It)

Gauge: 24 sts/32 rows = 4” in stockinette st on size 6 (4mm) ndls
Difficulty: advanced beginner
Size: 20" tall x 46” wingspan after blocking

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