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Dark Days, is a reversible shawl with beautiful symmetric texture. Though it looks complicated it has an easy pattern repeat that all levels can follow. This pattern uses 1x1 rib throughout.
The pdf includes both written and charted directions for 3 sizes (Scarf, Stole and Shawl) It also includes written instructions for the Tubular Cast On and Tubular Bind Off.


Finished Measurements:

Scarf: approx. 56” x 8” Stole: approx. 56” x 11” Shawl: approx. 56” x 15”
Scarf: approx. 60” x 10” Stole: approx. 60” x 13” Shawl: approx. 60” x 19”
Aggressively Blocked
Scarf: approx. 75” x 12” Stole: approx. 75” x 18” Shawl: approx. 75” x 29”



Okanagan Dye Works Fingering in the color-way “Dark Days”
Scarf: Approx. 330m / 360 yrds
Stole: Approx. 485 m / 530 yards
Shawl Approx. 777 m / 850 yrds



US # 8 (5 mm) straight or circular needles



Tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Scarf: 4 markers
Stole: 6 markers
Shawl: 10 markers

Blocking pins (optional if a more open, flatter texture is desired)


Due to the nature if the stitch pattern and the open airiness of it, gauge is not vital. For those of you who must…
22 stitches x 28 rows in stockinette on 5 mm needles


Techniques Used:

Tubular cast on (tutorial included), knit, purl, knit two together, purl two together, drop stitch, knit front back, purl front back, slip one with yarn in front, tubular bind off (grafting-tutorial included)


Please feel free to reach out with any questions or to say “Hi!”

This pattern can be used to knit products for sale or charity however please credit us wherever it appears.

This is the sister pattern to Luna, written for fingering weight yarn. Luna was written in DK/Worsted.


Happy Knitting!

Dark Days - Knitting Pattern PDF

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