Shawl and Wrap Knitting Pattterns
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
With its clever stitches, the Imposter’s Shawl mimics woven and crochet work, but it is truly knitted from start to finish including the scalloped edge. Designed by Fancy Tiger Crafts. Pictured project by knitwit50. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug.
Chevron Cloud Shawl
Two contrasting textures of yarn add interest to this chevron stripe lace shawl by Espace Tricot. When you click on the free pattern link, scroll down the page to the pattern link.
Windlass combines dropped stitches and easy elongated stitches in a top-down triangular shawl in a design by Amy Palmer.
Designed for DK yarn by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns
Designed by Caryl Pierre, this leaf lace wrap is the perfect cover for summer dresses or tops.
Shell Stitch and Eyelets Shawl
I knit a version of this shawl in bulky variegated yarn for my mother — it was gorgeous.
Dropped and Found Wrap
Easier than it looks, this warm wrap by Jessie At Home uses dropped stitches woven back together in larger stitches to create texture and an interesting detail.
Designed by Rachel Henry at Classic Elite for sport-weight yarn.
Lace shawlette designed by Emily Wessel.
This easy shawl features a 4 row repeat lace pattern by Lorna Miser that knits up quickly. Pictured project by dorriesiobhan
Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Friendship Shawl
Easy lace wrap pattern that is suitable for beginners.
One Ball Shawl
Make this elegant leaf lace shawl with just one ball of Shimmer yarn!
by Gisela Beyer
V-Shaped Shoulder Shawl
Designed by Terry L. Ross in bulky yarn, this shawl features a lapel and a reversible stitch pattern.
by Christelle Nihoul
Tree of Light Shawl
by Cordula Surmann-Schmitt
Designed by Isabell Kraemer after the striped toffee candy, this shawl is knit in bulky yarn.
Knit Triangular Shawl
Knit in Caron Simply Soft.
Patterns for Purchase
Feather Stitch Shawl
This lace shawl is perfect for summer evenings. The designer lets knitters sell the finished shawls.
Inspired by the graceful architecture of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Catlett Shawl is an elongated crescent that juxtaposes textured lace with smooth stockinette and garter stitch.Finished Size: 70″ wide and 18″ deep. Designed by Susanna IC. Pictured project by sckristin. Also available as a kit.
This lace shawl is knit from the side, corner to corner.
Aaberknot (knot with magical properties, used when casting spell) is a reversible rectangle stole with cable to give it substance and lace to give it drape. Available in English and in Dutch.
This lovely lace shawlette takes just one skein of fingering / sock yarn but the pattern includes options for making a larger version, using different weights of yarn, and adding beads. Great for multi-color yarn
Gorgeous shawl created with knitweaving.
- Get the San Cristobal Knit Shawl Pattern for $5.50
- Also available in Knitscene Accessories 2013. Click to see more.
A light rectangle scarf or wrap in 2 sizes featuring an easy-to-work stitch pattern with a rolling cadence. Yarn also available on pattern site.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!