Cast on 57 stitches and knit every row to desired length using size 11 or 13 needles. Add desired fringe. Cast on 61 stitches. Size 11 or 13 needles.
The ideal size of a pocket shawl is to be the same as your wingspan or the length from fingertip to fingertip. This shawl is designed to match my wingspan which is 63 inches. Luckily it is really easy to adjust this shawl pattern.
Symbolism. Prayer shawls are often knit with a symbolic pattern or use colors of yarn that are meaningful to the religion of the person giving or receiving the shawl . For instance, stitch patterns with multiples of three are common in prayer shawls knit by Christians because of the idea of the Trinity.
Shawls are typically in 30 to 45 inches wide to 70 to 85 inches long.
Straight Needle Shawl Patterns. These straight needle knit shawl patterns are so stylish and so versatile. The hardest part will be deciding which one to knit first! Beginner knitters will love these simple patterns using straight needles .
If you’re a beginner, you may need to give yourself several days to work on the scarf for a few hours daily. The average time it takes to knit a scarf is about one week although it may take less or more time depending on the above-listed factors.
|LENGTH FROM CENTER-BACK NECKLINE TO TIP OF TRIANGLE|
|YARN TYPE||36 – 40” full- length shawl||18” neckerchief|
|Lace weight||1250 – 1525 yards (1150 – 1400 m)||300 yards (275 m)|
|Fingering weight||1000 – 1250 yards (925 – 1150 m)||250 yards (225 m)|
|Sport / DK weight||900 – 1100 yards (825 – 1000 m)||225 yards (200 m)|
The Thermal Crochet Pocket Shawl It uses between 1000 – 1500 yards of a worsted weight yarn . The one in the photo was made with 5 skeins of Red Heart Super Saver and a 5.5mm hook.
The number of chains you’ll need depends on how wide you want the scarf and how thick your yarn is. If you’re using a medium-width yarn, each chain will be about 1/4 inch. If you want your scarf to be 5 inches wide, then that would be 20 chains .
A tallit is a Jewish prayer shawl that is worn during morning prayer . Since tallits contain a large number of knots and are mostly made out of wool, a trip through your washing machine is not advisable. Cleaning your tallit should be done with care and a gentle detergent.
Biblical commandment The Bible does not command wearing of a unique prayer shawl or tallit .