Winter Dawn Shawl Pattern

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Winter Dawn is originally our 2017 Advent Shawl pattern that has been re-worked to use our Party of Five mini-skein sets (rather than the 24-skein Advent kit) but of course, you can use any combination of fingering-weight yarns and colours.

 Intuitively flowing from one transition to the next, like the way the winter sun dawns above a horizon of evergreens, this accessory brings rich colour to the forefront. Elegant and softly textural, the almost free-form stitches bring both comfort and ease to your knitting escape. 

Winter Dawn Shawl by Tabetha Hedrick

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements

  •  56” / 142 cm wingspan
  • 24 ¼” / 61.5 cm deep


  •  20 different colours of scrap yarn, 25 yds each, Fingering Weight, such as SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock (500 yd / 457 m total; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon).


  • 1 SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five Mini-Skein Gradient set in Voyage (525 yds / 480 m per 5 oz / 142 g set; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon).

Needles & Notions

  •  Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm long 

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

  • 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle


  •  17 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Garter stitch, stretched and blocked.

    Please note that changes in gauge will affect yardage used and final measurements.

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