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Congregation Beth HaTephila

An Engaging, Inclusive, Reform Congregation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Healing Prayer Shawl Directions

Caring CommunityCaring Community Circle Healing Prayer Shawl

Do you like to knit? Are you someone who doesn't have a lot of time because of young children or a career? I have the perfect avenue for you to provide something for a congregant who is healing from illness or healing from the death of a loved one.

We have several women who knit the Healing Prayer Shawls, but they can't all be available to keep our supplies filled. Whether you are a man or a woman, all knitters are welcome. You can use leftover yarns that might make a lovely shawl or use your favorite colors and patterns to be extra creative. We welcome all artists. We do have a simple pattern but it is not necessary if you have a favorite. Your uniqueness will make it that much more special.

Welcome Aboard!

Prayer Shawl Directions

  • 2 skeins Lion Brand Homespun yarn - your choice of colors
  • 1-13 size needle
  • 1-15 size needle

Cast on 40 stitches.

  1. Knit from 13 to 15 needle back and forth until you have used both skeins of yarn.
  2. Bind off.
  3. Attach fringe on each end with a crochet hook.

To make fringe, wrap yarn around a cereal box 40 times and clip twice after tying together.

Make fringe before casting on for shawl.

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