Albers Shawl

Like the Albers Cowl, this simple shawl is based on the “Portrait of a Square” paintings. Knit entirely in garter stitch using the log-cabin method of construction, this shawl is warm, it’s light, and it makes a big impression.


600 yds laceweight yarn in A; 800 yds laceweight yarn in B; 600 yds laceweight yarn in C; 700 yds laceweight yarn in D

US size 8 (5mm) circular needle, at least 32” long

Yarn needle

Yarn and colors used in sample:

A: Jade Saphire Lacey Lamb (100% extrafine lambswool; 825 yds/60g skein) in #307 Glacier Blue
B: Jade Saphire Lacey Lamb in #1407 Hills & Dales
C: Jade Saphire Lacey Lamb in #968 Morel
D: Jade Saphire Lacey Lamb in #404 Mint