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Bubble-Gum Shawl

To celebrate the launch of the gorgeous new Candy Swirl yarn cakes, from Stylecraft, I have designed this beautiful, cosy, shawl.

When the lovely folk at Stylecraft told me, they had a new yarn coming out, I, of course, got very excited. 😊

The name Candy Swirl, started “Allsorts” of ideas racing round in my head, I started to think of sweets from my childhood, what could I “Maltesers” you all with, that wouldn’t cost you a “Penny Chew”, there was a “Galaxy” of “bon-bons” to choose from…hehehe “snickers”. I knew I had to play it “smartie” to find the right stitches, so here is the “kinder surprise”.

Bubble Gum Shawl is available as a FREE pdf download in 
US terms photo tutorial – written pattern – video tutorial
UK terms photo tutorial – written pattern

And also available in French and Dutch.

With thanks to Daniéle Mabrouk and Rita Van Someren  

The Bubble-gum shawl is a very simple pattern repeat, using US terms Double-Crochet and Bobble stitches, and a fabulous bobble border, designed to be made with Stylecraft Candy Swirl double knit yarn, using a 4mm hook.

You will need 3 Candy Swirl cakes in your chosen colourway.
1329m/1452yds approx.
Finished Size: approx. 64 inches x 36 inches/162cm x 92cm

I used Blueberry Gum, as I wanted to wear mine with jeans, for a casual but glam look.

Yarn Packs, available in My Deramores Shop.
The pack includes 3 cakes of your chosen colour way, there is a drop down box for you to choose.

And also at Woolwarehouse.

But you can also use any yarn or colours you like.


Most of my testers used Stylecraft Special Double Knitting, with a 4mm hook.

Here are some examples.

The maximum amount of yarn used was 1500 meters/1640 yards.

Bertha made a smaller version for her 7 year old grandaughter, with only 8 repeats, but using worsted/Aran weight yarn and a 6.5mm hook.

Kathy made hers with Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn and a 5mm hook, 1508 meters/1649 yards.
Finished size: 76 inches across and 40 inches deep.

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1 review for Bubble-Gum Shawl

  1. AVRIL Van der Merwe

    Beautiful design

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