Kismet - Happenstance Shawl Pattern

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This lighter-than-air shawl will make you love weaving with mohair! Incredibly easy to weave, this shawl's details are all in the color patterning and finishing.


Notes: the single pattern includes notes for the modified 1 skein maiden hair version, & hemstitching instructions.


Designer: Kennedy Berry


S, (M, L, XL)

Shown in L size & Modified Version


finished measurements

Original Version: 8, (13, 18, 22.5)" wide x 86" long after finishing, not including fringe

Modified Version: 8-10" wide x 86" long after finishing, not including fringe



Handmaiden Maidenhair (67% silk, 23% kid mohair, 10% nylon; 330yds/100g)

Original Version:

1 (1, 1, 2) skeins, shown in Brew (Yarn A)

1 (1, 1, 1) skeins, shown in Minegold (Yarn B)

Modified Version: 

1 skein, shown in Fire Opal (Torngat)

Original Version:

**Alchemy Haiku (60% mohair, 40% silk; 325yds/25g)

1 (1, 1, 2) skeins, shown in Full Metal Alchemist (Yarn C)

**Haiku is now discontinued, but you can use any brushed mohair with comparable yardage

Modifed Version:

Shibui Silk Cloud (60% mohair, 40% silk; 325yds/25g)

1 skein, shown in Ash



8 epi x 8 ppi



rigid heddle loom at least 9 (15, 20, 25)" wide

8-dent heddle

1 stick shuttle at least as long as your piece will be wide

tapestry needle for hemstitching

waste yarn


warp length

approximately 126" x 66 (106, 146, 186) ends


width in the heddle

8.25 (13.25, 18.25, 23.25)"


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