Campside by Alicia Plummer | Pom Pom Quarterly BlogBack in September 2014 we introduced you lovely knitters to Alicia Plummer‘s Campside, a cosy hug of a shawl with a cascade of delicate eyelets knit in Julie Asselin’s Leizu DK. And as it is the season for it, we’ve given this pattern a spring clean, which means it now features charts and written instructions plus some pesky errata has been tidied away too! We are over the moon, and with thanks to dear Pom friend Julie Asselin for her help in making this happen, to have the pattern translated and now available in French too!

The design was Alicia’s way to embody the memories of her childhood spent in a much loved lakeside cabin with her father. You can read the original blog post here, about how our collaboration came about and Alicia’s  process behind Campside about how we create much more than just a piece of fabric when we knit.

Since this design has been published we’ve loved seeing different versions from you lovely Pom Pom people.

So what are you waiting for?

UPDATE March 2020! We’ve tweaked the Ribbed Edging instructions for clarity, so please make sure you are working from the file with ‘2020 Update’ in the title.

You can download the March 2020 updated pattern here.

OR download the March 2020 updated pattern in French here.

And a very heartfelt thank you again to Alicia for sharing her pattern with us and to Julie Asselin and Elise Dupont for helping with the French translation.

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  1. Claire April 25, 2016 at 2:12 pm #

    So happy to finally be knitting this! Honestly I wanted to a long time ago and I was afraid of the errata, just didn’t felt confident. I’ve started now, I love written instructions so it’s going well and it’s turning out to be very pretty! Can’t wait to have it on camping trips to keep cosy.

    • Judy December 21, 2016 at 4:06 pm #

      Hi. I am having problems with ribbing. With the increased, getting the knots and purses to align

      • Pom Pom Mag January 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm #

        Hi Judy,

        Are you working the ribbing at the end of the pattern? If you are at the end, you’ll just need to work the knits and purls for the row as they are presented (ie knit the knits and purl the purls). Let us know if you need any help!
        Pom Pom xx

  2. Lorinda May 9, 2016 at 1:55 am #

    I am trying to download pattern and can’t seem to get it to go. I love this shawl

  3. megan May 19, 2016 at 1:34 am #

    I don’t see the set-up/cast on row.

    • Amy May 19, 2016 at 10:18 am #

      Hi Megan, The cast on row is on page 3, after the written instructions for the charts. You’ll find it under ‘PATTERN BEGINS’ and it is Garter Tab Cast On. Hope this helps!

  4. Amelia May 19, 2016 at 9:49 pm #

    I can’t wait to start this, I have some beautiful yarns in my stash that will make your pattern proud. Thank you so much for sharing.

    If the error gets in the way, I’ll come back

    For now this is beautiful and thank you

  5. Alicia May 22, 2016 at 5:54 am #

    I’m a self taught knitter and i need help please. AM i supposed to knit each chart? or do i pick one? This is likely obvious to everyone, but me xD this shawl is lovely and i would like to make it for my mother for her birthday.

    • Sheila May 27, 2016 at 4:36 am #

      Hi Alicia, I have had the very same question when I first began to knit. You knit each chart in succession, starting with the first, and then the second. Each chart may, or may not, be repeated…check the written instructions.
      I do so wish designers would just babble on a tiny bit about patterns…it would make the “obvious” so much clearer to some of us!

  6. Laura June 1, 2016 at 6:39 pm #

    I chose a sport yarn for this pattern since I already had it and love it. I’m wondering if I’m able to repeat Chart D more than 4 times to make the shawl bigger?
    Would love any advice! Thank you in advance ?

  7. Judy July 19, 2016 at 3:23 am #

    I have tried printing your pattern, all I get is the last page. No other pages will print.

  8. Laura A Preston August 13, 2016 at 2:17 pm #

    i cant find errata for this shawl.

    • Sophie Scott August 15, 2016 at 10:13 am #

      Hi Laura,
      The PDF has now been updated so there is no errata in the pattern! If you think you’ve come across a mistake then let us know :)
      Happy Knitting x

  9. Desiree Kennedy August 24, 2016 at 4:40 pm #

    Hi. I love this pattern so much. I have some wool lying around (Berrocco Ultra Fine) which knits better with needles smaller than 4.5 (too loose with such large needles). Do I just keep going with Chart D until I’m happy or would you recommend adding to every cart to give it a more even look? I’m not really a novice knitter but I’ve never modified a pattern before. I always follow the materials exactly. I bought this wool for another pattern that I wasn’t happy with when I hit the halfway mark so ripped it out. Then I found Campside….wish I’d found this pattern earlier!

    • Sophie Scott August 25, 2016 at 3:54 pm #

      Hi Desiree!

      It’s hard to say – it depends what size you want your finished shawl. You’ll be using a fingering weight instead of a DK, which will reduce the size straight away and if you are knitting with a smaller size needle the gauge will be much smaller too. It might be nice follow the instructions as written and just make a smaller version! Once you know your gauge with the Berrocco Ultra Fine you could do some maths to have a rough idea of what finished dimensions you’ll end up with.
      However if you want to adapt the size and change the pattern you’ll need to think about how much yarn you have before you start. The DK version takes at least 713m. I think doing more repeats of Chart D at the end would be nice because it would give a deeper border of that pattern – plus it depends how confident you are with your maths to start adding repeats of A, B or C as this will have a knock on affect of the stitch count with the rest of the pattern, so it might be easiest to do it for Chart D before you start the Rib boarder. Also, you’ll have a better idea of how much yarn you have left to finish the project.

      A lot to think about! I hope that helps, I’m sure whatever you go with it will be a lovely project – Happy Knitting :)
      Pom Pom x

  10. Aleara August 28, 2016 at 12:31 pm #

    I love this shawl and have made a start but I can’t work out how the ribbed edging works? Please help.

  11. Rebecca September 7, 2016 at 5:32 pm #

    Hey there! I really wanted to start this pattern. I found where the pattern begins, but I’m not sure where I’m supposed to go from there. Do I go to the increase section or start chart A? Any help would be appreciated! Thank you in advance!

    • Sophie Scott September 9, 2016 at 10:12 am #

      Hi Rebecca,

      After pattern begins, you’ll follow the instructions in the order then appear, so your next step is to work the ‘Increase section’. You’ll then work the ‘Main lace section’ which references back to the Chart instructions on the first pages, and then onto ‘Ribbed Edging’ and then ‘Finishing’.
      Hope that makes it a bit clearer! If you have any other queries do get in touch.
      Pom Pom x

    • Marie September 27, 2018 at 6:52 am #


      I want to knit this shawl but the pattern is not clear for me. I d’ont understand where is the beginning. How many stitches for cast on ? can you please help ? thanks

      • Pom Pom Mag October 9, 2018 at 5:54 pm #

        Hi! On page 3 of the PDF you’ll find the instruction to start –
        Garter Tab Cast-On:
        Happy knitting!

  12. Linda McDuffie September 16, 2016 at 3:49 am #

    Thank you, Alicia, for sharing your beautiful pattern. I hope I can do it justice!

  13. Jessica September 18, 2016 at 11:21 pm #

    I love this pattern and have ordered all of the materials to start it, but am I crazy or does the pattern call to knit to row 16 in Chart A and there isn’t a row 16 in the pattern? Same for chart B,C,D. Am I missing what that last row should be?! New the knitting so would appreciate any help I can get.


    • Sophie Scott September 19, 2016 at 12:01 pm #

      Hi Jessica,

      Row 16 is a wrong side row, so you’ll work this row as you did the other WS rows in Chart A as described in Row 2 –

      ‘Row 2 (WS & all following WS rows): K2, SM, p to last 2 sts slipping central markers as you pass them, SM, k2.’

      Hope that helps but get in touch if you get stuck. Happy Knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  14. Anita T Brewster October 11, 2016 at 9:38 pm #

    I am very disappointed that question was not answered and now it has been deleted. I am going along and have thoroughly enjoyed making this shawl. Very well written and since I am not a long time knitter had a question or two.
    Thanks again for such a lovely knit pattern. I know I will enjoy and will post pictures later.
    Anita B

    • Pom Pom Mag October 12, 2016 at 10:16 am #

      Hi Anita!
      We emailed you a reply several days ago as we thought that was the best way to deal with your query so we could have an email dialogue. We’ve resent sent our answers the again, plus here are you queries and the answers –

      1. Do I increase on the right side as previously?
      2. And are those worked in stocking net or ribbing pattern?
      3. Do I bind off on the right side of work or the wrong side?’

      1 – Yes just increase on the right side as you have before. The wrong side rows are just following the pattern of rib that has been set in the previous row
      2 – This portion of the pattern is worked in rib (both the right side and the wrong side)
      3 – It doesn’t matter which side you bind off your work on. You might like to bind off ‘in pattern’ so you are following the rib pattern still – here is a tutorial that explains this in more detail –

      If a comment is errata based we keep this on the blog post, but in the interest in keeping the comment thread easy to read and relevant for the pattern we removed your query.
      So glad to hear the pattern is going well for you – if need any more help please get in touch!
      Pom Pom x

  15. Angel L. November 24, 2016 at 12:47 am #

    Hi. I am sorry to be a bother since this was kindly put up as a free pattern but I have lost my original copy that I had downloaded on my phone and have been trying to download this pattern again and I am unable to. Is this no longer available?Thanks.

    • Pom Pom Mag November 25, 2016 at 9:58 am #

      Hi there! The pattern is certainly still available – just downloaded it now so sorry to hear you’re having problems. Have emailed you through a copy so hope that helps!
      Pom Pom x

  16. corinne December 8, 2016 at 6:50 am #

    I love this pattern . But I’m french and I want to know if it’s possible to have the explications in french…
    Thank you in advance

    • Pom Pom Mag December 9, 2016 at 1:13 pm #

      Hi Corrine,

      The good news is that Campside is currently being translated into French! Though it will still be a little while until it is ready, it is something we have planned for release very soon.

      I’ve made a note of your email address to let you know when it is published, but it there is anything else I can help with in the meantime please get in touch!

  17. Diana Georgi December 30, 2016 at 3:27 am #

    I do have a question about chart C:
    If I look closely at the pictures of the shawl on your website I can see that there are 8 eyelets lined up underneath one another on either side of the center stitch for section C, but according to the pattern instructions it should be only 6 (since in R 7 you don’t get as close to the centre stitch after the last repeat, in fact there are 5 st’s, then one M1L or M1R, which creates some kind of blank space inbetween).
    So for pure aethetic reasons I would like to know how come that the instructions and sample shawl of the pictures on the website and also some versions in Ravelry differ optically in that section? It would have been perfectly possible to actually do one more repeat in R7, which is not asked for in neither the written instructions nor in the charts.
    Is the pattern in fact correct? When it comes to that specific section I do doubt it.
    Would love any kind of feedback on that matter :-)

    Kind regards, Diana

    • Pom Pom Mag January 5, 2017 at 1:42 pm #

      Hi Diana,

      Thanks for getting in touch. This pattern did have some errata (which might explain some of the slightly different versions you’ve see on Ravelry) but has now been fixed and updated. Make sure that you have the most recent version of the PDF!

      Regarding the eyelet count, when you work Chart C you’ll repeat rows 1-16 of Chart C twice (creating 8 rows of eyelets) and then work rows 1-10 only once more (adding a further two rows of eyelets), which in total makes 10 rows of eyelets for section C.

      We make sure that our patterns are professionally tech edited to make sure that the maths and the knitting works correctly, so are confident that the chart is correct for this shawl and matches the sample. If you do come across anything you are not sure about when knitting, you can always email us contact(@)
      Of course if you’d like to tweak the pattern yourself to include an extra eyelet where you see fit them do! Part of the joy of knitting is being able to be creative and make your knit how you you like it to be!

      Hope that helps and Happy Knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  18. Diana Georgi December 30, 2016 at 3:30 am #

    Whoops, I miscounted, it shows 10 eyelets, and the pattern asks for 8.
    So my question above still remains.

  19. Kass Black January 18, 2017 at 1:52 am #

    I am confused. Do you do the main lace section and then the A,B,C, and D? If so I have done it upside down and will have to start over.

    • Pom Pom Mag January 18, 2017 at 10:59 am #

      Hi Kass,

      You’ll need to follow the sections one after another from where the pattern starts at ‘Pattern Begins’. This means that you’ll work the Increase Section, Main Lace Section, then A, B, C, D and finishing with the ribbed edging.
      If you’ve done in upside down I’m sure it’s still a lovely piece of knitting!
      Pom Pom xx

  20. Kass Black January 18, 2017 at 5:37 pm #

    Ok I find that if I read ALL the directions it makes more sense. Am I correct in assuming that the written directions correspond with the graphs? I do better with written directions than the graphs.

  21. Monaliza February 17, 2017 at 9:10 pm #

    I am trying to download this pattern but it keeps saying,
    The document cannot be opened because it is not a valid PDF document.”

    Please help!

    • Pom Pom Mag March 3, 2017 at 9:56 am #

      We’ve tested it our end and everything seems to be fine – I’ve emailed you a copy of the pattern so hope that helps!

  22. Marie-Claude March 15, 2017 at 12:49 am #

    Hi ! I can’t download the patern. Can you help me please ?

    Thank you so much

    • Pom Pom Mag March 16, 2017 at 1:11 pm #

      Hi! We’ve tested this are are able to access the pattern – have emailed you the PDF, hope that helps!

      Pom Pom x

  23. Marla Swanson March 23, 2017 at 4:48 pm #

    I have downloaded the pattern with no problem. However I want to print the pattern and it will only let me print the last page with the chart. I wanted the written row by row directions. What am I doing wrong? Love the shawl. My daughter made one for her cousin and now I am making one. Can’t wait to wear it.

    • Pom Pom Mag March 27, 2017 at 3:15 pm #

      Dear Marla,

      Thanks for getting in touch! Sorry to hear that you are having problems with the pattern – sounds like you might have a printer quirk! Make sure that you have the option to print all pages selected.
      I’ve emailed you a copy of the pattern just in case.
      Happy Knitting! x

  24. oatie sue May 12, 2017 at 3:23 pm #

    Love, love, love this pattern. I have made five shawls from this pattern, using different yarns; one very warm and fuzzy, two for beach and pool cover-ups, one from Madelinetosh-“Pashmina” worsted, and one from Madelinetosh-“Pashmina” dk worsted (lesson learned!) .
    I am now starting on another light weight pool/beach cover up for my 9 year old granddaughter.
    Thank you.

  25. Krista June 28, 2017 at 7:27 pm #

    Oops, darn autocorrect ? That’s not an LCD pattern, it’s a lace pattern…

  26. Barbara Blumberg July 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm #

    I am on the ribbing part and don’t know how to knit the increased stitches. Are they purged or knitted? Do I keep increasing until the ribbing is finished?

    • Pom Pom Mag July 27, 2017 at 11:28 am #

      Hi Barbara,

      When you work the ribbing, you want to follow the pattern that has been set, as described in this instruction –
      “Maintaining the garter stitch edges, and purling the central spine stitch as previously set, work all other stitches as they appear – ie. knit the knits and purl the purls.”
      Hope that helps! Any other queries please email us [email protected]
      Pom Pom x

  27. Anji July 28, 2017 at 6:54 pm #

    I’m excited to start this pattern. I’ve read the directions and understand most but am confused with the beginning. I cast on the 2 then 10 rows of just the 2 stitches? Then pick up off of those 2? Is it like picking up on entrelac knitting?

  28. Anna roe August 7, 2017 at 6:39 pm #

    Good Evening! Would it be possible to email me a copy of the campfire pattern as I keep getting a message saying the file is not a valid PDF.
    Thank you so much <3

    • Pom Pom Mag August 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm #

      Hi, we have emailed you :)

  29. Ella August 9, 2017 at 12:54 am #

    Hi! I’m an experienced knitter but I’m having difficulties! I’m currently at the increasing section. I can’t figure out how you’re suppose to go from 53 stitches at the end of that section then start row one of chart A (which only has 21 stitches)??? So confused…

    • Pom Pom Mag December 21, 2017 at 12:50 pm #

      HI Ella,

      Thanks for your comment, we emailed you but just putting this note here too -The charts include a red box which represents a repeat second. The stitches inside this box are therefore worked multiple times (hence meaning you have enough to work over the 53 stitches).
      Hope that helps!
      Pom Pom x

  30. Lorraine cyrrie August 27, 2017 at 4:42 pm #

    I love this pattern but can not make heads or tails from the pattern and graph. Do you have a written pattern only that you can send me with instructions from beginning to end.

    • Pom Pom Mag August 29, 2017 at 10:33 am #

      Hello! You might find this project here useful – it has the pattern written out in full.

      Hope that helps :)

  31. Mary Woods September 18, 2017 at 6:42 pm #

    The picture shows more ribbed edging than the K2 at the beginning of each row.

  32. Jeanette Talbot October 4, 2017 at 7:30 am #

    Hi can’t download pattern can you please email


    • Pom Pom Mag October 4, 2017 at 1:35 pm #

      Hi! Just emailed you :)
      Happy Knitting

      • Michelle convissar December 2, 2017 at 7:23 pm #

        Hi i just started this pattern. I finished the first set of 10 rows that repeat lines 1 and 2. I went to line 3 and out says i should habe 53 stitched which i do but line 3 seems to need more than the 53 stitches to accomplish the line. HELP. I know i must be doing something wrong but i donut know what. Lines 1 and 2 were so easy.


        • Pom Pom Mag December 21, 2017 at 1:07 pm #

          Hi Michelle,
          After working lines 1 and 2, you will have 53sts. You’ll then move to the first line of Chart A. If you are following the charts, you’ll see a red box outlining some of the stitches – this shows that you need to repeat this set of stitches. Trust us when we say you just need to follow the pattern and it will become clear!
          If you need any further help please get in touch!
          Pom Pom x

  33. Holly November 5, 2017 at 1:53 am #

    I started this a few months ago and am
    Finally getting to pick it back up. I’m on chart A, row 7. It says to repeat the bracketed directions until 3 st before marker but I have five stitches left to go before the marker and am supposed to repeat the bracket section. Have I messed up somewhere or do I just do part of the bracket until I only have three stitches left before marker?

    Thanks SO much!

    • Pom Pom Mag December 21, 2017 at 1:02 pm #

      Hi Holly,
      Sounds like something has gone awry with your stitch count as you should have 3 stitches before the marker to make the pattern work. Make sure you haven’t added in any extra YO’s along the way and double check your stitch count!
      Happy knitting,
      Pom Pom

    • Robyn June 18, 2018 at 10:44 pm #

      The same thing happened to me and I went very slow and deliberately went through every stitch.

      • Pom Pom Mag June 20, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

        Ah sometimes those stitch counts can be tricky! There are no errors with the pattern, so hope that your knitting goes smoothly :)

  34. Barbara Jenkins November 8, 2017 at 9:04 am #

    please good you clarify M1R & M1L means you to do

    • Pom Pom Mag December 21, 2017 at 12:52 pm #

      Hi! You’ll find the increase techniques M1R and M1L explained here.
      Happy knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  35. Nancy McKay December 16, 2017 at 12:46 am #

    I too am having trouble getting the entire pattern to print. Only page 4 will print. I have checked my printer settings and it should be printing all four. Can you help? My sister saw this on a colleague and asked if I would make it for her.

    • Pom Pom Mag December 21, 2017 at 12:52 pm #

      Hi Nancy,

      We have sent you an email about this – hope this helps!
      Pom Pom x

  36. Karen January 17, 2018 at 10:08 am #

    Hello Pom Pom.

    Firstly this is a great pattern and I am enjoying knitting it so far.

    I do have a question however; when I have completed Chart A, it say I should have 125 stitches before starting Chart B but I didn’t. I start Chart A with 53. Then Chart A is 16 rows half of which consist of the WS rows (no increases) so that’s 8 x 4 =32. Then repeat rows 1-4 only consists of 8 increase stitches. Add all those and you end up with 93 stitches. How do i make up another 32 without doing the whole of Chart A?

    Thanks for a lovely pattern and I hope you can help me.

    Have a lovely day.

  37. Karen January 17, 2018 at 10:12 am #

    Hey Pom Pom,

    I found my answer. Typically I missed out one word which is very important : twice!

    Problem solved. And my apologies.

    Many thanks again.

    • Pom Pom Mag January 18, 2018 at 12:12 pm #

      Not a problem, happy to hear you solved this.
      Happy knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  38. Pippa Fairhead March 17, 2018 at 9:14 am #

    Hi there, Thank you for this pattern, it’s a beaut.
    could you tell me a cheaper alternative yarn for this pattern?

    thanks in advance

    • Pom Pom Mag March 20, 2018 at 1:16 pm #

      Hi Pippa,
      We recommend having a look at this pattern on Ravelry here and clicking the ‘yarn ideas’ tab to have a browse of some alternative yarns used by other knitters.
      Happy knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  39. Noel June 4, 2018 at 5:55 pm #

    Errata: Chart A, row 2 should read P1, not P2. Same at the other end of this row. The squares are not darkened in, thus looks like P2 and this isn’t possible, reading the chart.

    Thank you for the lovely free pattern, I am making it the second time and enjoy it very much!

    • Pom Pom Mag June 11, 2018 at 10:48 am #

      Hi! We’ve checked the chart and there doesn’t seem to be any errors. If you are referring to the first two squares outside the of the red ‘repeat’ box then this is correct as you work an increase the row before.
      If you have any further queries do get in touch!
      Pom Pom x

  40. Robyn Libby June 13, 2018 at 3:04 pm #

    Hello! I love this pattern and am so happy that I saved some Very special targhee/silk to knit it for my mom. I am a longtime knitter but I am having trouble with the counts. I keep ending up with one too many or one less stitches than I need on the eyelet rows. Also I am confused by the chart. If you start on one, bottom right knit two then what? If the gey squares are “no stitch” then where do I go after that? I have been following the written instructions very carefully but would probably prefer the chart. I know that I am making a stupid error on the counts! Where is the most updated version of the pattern? I just printed it a few days ago from a Ravelry link to you site. Thanks!

    • Pom Pom Mag June 20, 2018 at 12:49 pm #

      Hi Robyn,

      If you printed the pattern via the Ravelry link on this post, then you have the most up to date version of the pattern. Regarding working from the chart, just ignore the grey ‘no stitch’ squares and jump to the next box that represents a stitch – in the case of Chart A row 1, this is M1R.
      Hope that helps, happy knitting!

  41. Jamie S Holtsclaw July 19, 2018 at 2:43 am #

    I love this! I’m especially drawn to Kangarooi’s campside. Do you know what yarn she used?

    Thank you for sharing this!


    • Pom Pom Mag July 24, 2018 at 10:35 am #

      She used Nunna bay Yarns – the colour way is called Blue Jay. xx

  42. Flora Lam July 20, 2018 at 2:12 am #

    Hi, is the written pattern (link posted in one of the replies) the most up to date with errors corrected?

    • Pom Pom Mag July 23, 2018 at 12:44 pm #

      Hi Flora,

      Yes, if you download this pattern via the link in the blog post you’ll have the most up to date version (with no errata!)
      Happy knitting!

  43. isabelle Brault August 12, 2018 at 10:26 pm #


    Is this pattern available in french version?

    much easier for me to figure:)



    • Pom Pom Mag September 13, 2018 at 1:18 pm #

      Hi Isabelle! We are currently working on a translation that we hope to have available soon. We’ll let you know when it is live on our blog
      Happy knitting, Pom Pom xxx

      • Sylvie Lahaie March 28, 2019 at 2:57 am #

        I don’t see the chart A B C and D in the french version ???

        • Pom Pom Mag April 2, 2019 at 10:39 am #

          Hi! The charts are printed, but the French version does not have the written instructions if that is what you are referring to? We’re asking our translator to see if this is sommething they can offer.
          Happy knitting!

  44. Loren August 13, 2018 at 3:44 am #

    Please help :)
    I’m on the second go round of Chart A, Row 3. How many repeat (eyelet sections) are on this row? My stitch count appears to be correct, but I end up with 2 stitches remaining after my fifth k6. Hmm… Thanks in advance!

    • Pom Pom Mag September 13, 2018 at 1:30 pm #

      Hi Loren!
      Written ‘long hand’ this row should read as follows –
      RS- k2, sm, m1r, k1, (k6, yo, k2tog)x5, k1, m1r, sm, k1tbl, sm, m1l, k1, (ssk, yo, k6)x5, k1, m1l, sm, k2

      There is a useful project here that you might like to reference!
      Happy knitting!
      Pom Pom x

  45. Sandy Kallenbach September 18, 2018 at 7:29 pm #

    Please send me the latest pdf pattern for this shawl.

  46. Erica Sosa January 28, 2019 at 5:57 pm #


    I am in the process of creating this shawl. I just want to be sure that I have this correct. I made a swatch too, just to test out some of the pattern.
    SO…..I start with the “pattern begins” on page 3 then knit chart A B C D and each time I go to the next chart my rows start over?
    Then I proceed to “main lace” the “ribbing edge”?

    Also can you let me know what yarn substitutes work for this pattern?

    • Pom Pom Mag March 19, 2019 at 10:39 am #

      Hi Erica,

      Start with ‘pattern begins’, then the increase section, then follow the ‘main lace section’ where you knit charts A,B, C, D. Then the ribbed edging.
      You can use any DK weight yarn for this pattern!
      Happy knitting!

  47. Selina March 23, 2019 at 12:32 am #


    Is the free pattern found in Ravelry under Campside Revisited the most updated one to use for this


    • Pom Pom Mag March 27, 2019 at 11:00 am #

      Yes it is! Happy knitting!

  48. Clara Melvin March 31, 2019 at 12:29 am #

    I’m knitting this shawl and it has been a pleasure to work on. i didn’t understand how to do the ribbing until I started working on it and at this point I understood. I am going to make an attatched “hoodie”. It’s really going to be my “campside” shawl, because I go camping with my daughter and her family. I used worsted weight yarn from Hobby Lobby called Campfire and a size 10 needle so it would have a good drape. It is a good, big shawl ….just the size I wanted to keep me warm by the campfire. I’m pleased with how it looks. Maybe a picture will follow when I am finished. Happy knitting everyone. All knitters need to make this beautiful shawl.

  49. Claire March 19, 2020 at 9:30 am #

    Hi there,

    I am having a small problem with the section.

    Before the start of this section, I have 329 sts.

    Deducting the garter stitch edges and the central spine stitch, I have 162 sts on each side of the central spine stitch. This means, I can only complete 40.5 sets of the 2×2 ribbing. I would like to clarify if the pattern should be as follows:

    Next row (RS): K2, SM, M1R, [K2,P2] to 2 sts before marker, K2, M1R, SM, K1TBL, SM, M1L, [K2,P2] to 2 sts before marker, K2, M1L, SM, K2 [333 sts]

    Also, for the third row of the section given as follows:

    Next row: K2, SM, M1R, k1, [k2, p2] to marker, M1R, SM, k1tbl, SM, M1L, k1, [k2, p2] to 1 st before marker, k1, M1L,SM, k2.

    deducting the garter stitch edges and the central spine stitich, I have 164 sts on each side of the central spine stitch. However, before the start of the 2×2 ribbing set, I would need to K1 which means I am left with 163 sts. I will not be able to complete the 2×2 ribbing set.

    Could you please help on this?

    Thank you!

  50. HILARY Stephenson June 4, 2020 at 6:44 pm #

    I know this is silly but I’m struggling with the cast on. Do I cast on 2 stitches and knit those two stitches for 10 rows?

  51. Karen June 17, 2020 at 4:07 am #

    Lucky I was on a different computer and had to re-download instructions just as I started the ribbing and saw the new version!

    By the way, the lace written instructions still contain this mistake: “work rows1-16 of Chart C twice times”


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