More Easy Shawl Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Sweet November Shawl
Caryl Pierre was inspired by the shawl / scarf Charlize Theron wore in Sweet November to create this easy lace drapey wrap. Pictured project by lolamama.
Lily Crescent Shawlette
Julie Farmer designed this easy lace shawl in fingering yarn.
Amy Meade’s easy garter stitch triangle shawl is dressed up with eyelet rows and a picot bind-off. (There’s also an option for a crochet cast-off instead.)
Feather & Fan Shawl
The combination of the easy 4-row repeat wave lace pattern and self-striping yarn creates a dramatic shawl in this design by Samantha Lever for Red Heart.
22 Little Clouds Shawlette
Martina Behm’s easy stockinette shawlette features a ruffled edge with long ends that can be wrapped comfortably around your neck and secured with a little knot.
Alicia Plummer and Julie Asselin Hand Dyed Yarns collaborated on this design of cascading eyelets. Most Ravelers rated it easy.
Net Results Shawl
This easy openwork shawl from Michaels is knit in two pieces with a four row repeat (3 of the rows are just purl). They do recommended a crochet border.
Soothing Comfort Shawl
This easy rectangular shawl by Christine Marie Chen features a slip stitch texture pattern in tubular bulky yarn.
Lazy Day Lace Shawl
Mary Keenan designed this shawl as a quick easy project for last-minute gifts. Ravelers rated it as pretty easy but it has more rows to repeat than other patterns on this page. Available in English and French.
Lorna Miser designed this easy openwork mesh lace shawl that is great with multi-color yarn! 4 row repeat. Can also be worn as a scarf.
Kate Ray’s shawl features an easy feather and fan lace border on a garter stitch shawl. Great with multi-color yarn!
Marly’s Garter Stripe Shawl
Three colors in three easy sections of garter stitch, garter stripes, and seed stitch create this stunning shawl by Marly Bird for Red Heart.
Stitch Sampler Shawl
On This Day designed this rectangular wrap that is great for multi-color yarn or as a stash buster for multiple yarns. Most Ravelers rated this an easy pattern.
Modern Stripe Shawl
Julie Farmer designed this easy shawl pattern in garter stitch with an eyelet border.
Patterns for Purchase
Many Rivers Shawl
This easy asymmetrical shawl or scarf is knit entirely in garter stitch on the bias. Although it is knit using the German short row technique, the designers says “you do not have to have had any previous experience knitting in this style since full written instructions, video help links, and row counts are included within the pattern.” Most Ravelrers rated this as easy.
Have a Seat Please Shawl
Iglinz Crafts says, “Sit down and relax, here comes the no effort shawl.” Designed for 1 ball of sock yarn, this triangle eyelet lace shawl is perfect for multi-color yarn.
Easy seed stitch and a flouncy ruffle made a feminine yet cozy wrap. Two sizes.
Ishka is an easy reversible stole, perfect for beginners in lace knitting, according to the designer. Looks great in variegated yarn!
Lacy Crescent Shawl
Easy shawl with 3 stitch patterns – garter stitch, linen stitch, and lace.
Susan Dittrich designed this dramatic lace shawl shaped using short rows over stockinette and a simple knit-two-together, yarn-over lace pattern.
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!