Pothos Shawl – by Sonja Bargielowska



John Arbon Textiles Devonia, 4-ply (50% Exmoor Blueface, 30% Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Wensleydale; 388 metres per 100g)
CC: Snow Ash; 1 skein

John Arbon Textiles Exmoor Zwartbles, 4-ply (60% Zwartbles, 40% Exmoor Blueface; 400 metres per 100g)
MC: Mid; 2 skeins

Note: Sonja has used two different bases for a fun textural difference, but Pothos would also work well in two shades of the same yarn.

Sizing and Measurements

Wingspan: 228 cm / 90 inches
Depth: 46 cm / 18 inches

Pothos is knitted from the centre out, so it is easy to increase or decrease the size by either adding or omitting repeats of the main body – please bear in mind that doing so will alter your yarn requirements.

Construction Notes

Sonja designed this shawl to be reversible, by playing with Garter Stitch on what are traditionally the right and wrong sides of the fabric. As there is no right or wrong side, this pattern refers instead to Side A (SA) and Side B (SB).

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4 mm (US 6 / UK 8) circular knitting needles suitable for working a large number of stitches


5 stitch markers (including 1 unique marker), Darning needle to sew in ends


17 sts x 38 rows = 10 cm / 4 inch square measured over Garter Stitch after blocking.