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One Skein Shawl Knitting Patterns

by | Jun 5, 2017 | Featured

Knitting Patterns for One Skein Shawls. Most patterns are free

These shawls and shawlettes are designed with one skein of yarn. Most can be adapted for larger sizes with more yarn.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Shawl Tactile Stimuli

Tactile Stimuli

This semi-circular shawl creates its  textured design with just knit and purl, no lace, no cables. .Designed by Linette Grayum who used one skein of fingering weight yarn (440yards) for the project. Size: 39” x 13” 100 cm x 33 cm. Instructions charted and written.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy One Skein Reina Shawl

Reyna Shawl

This shawl was designed to showcase variegated colorways and to use one skein of variegated yarn though it looks spectacular in solid colors and larger sizes as well. Rated easy by most Ravelrers. Designed by Noora Laivolay. Pictured project by zpurls who used one skein (435yards) for the project and added a simple crocheted edge.

Free Knitting Pattern for River Poet Shawl

Stormy Sky Shawl

Designed for that one skein of special yarn!  This asymmetrical shawl alternates sections of dropped stitches, eyelet lace, and garter stitch to showcase multi-colored yarn in skewed triangle. Easy to memorize. Designed by Life Is Cozy.Pictured project by River Poet who used one skein of Malabrigo yarn (420 yards) for the project.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Ombre Lace Triangle Shawl

Simple Lace Triangle Shawl

This easy shawl takes just one skein of the recommended yarn and features rows of eyelets in stockinette that showcases ombre or multi-color yarn. Designed by Cathy Payson.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Cassis Shawlette

Cassis Shawlette

Lovely lace shawl with an eyelet zigzag border. The original project used one skein of fingering yarn – 383 yards – but there is a larger size version. Available in English and French. Designed by collete audrey.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy One Skein Feather and Fan Shawl

Feather and Fan Shawl

Lace rectanglular wrap that is rated easy by most of the Ravelrers. About 18 x 51 in. (45.5 x 129.5 cm). Perfect for multi-color yarn.Uses 518 yards (474 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein 198 yds. of Heaven Shawl

198 yds. of Heaven Shawl

Lace triangular shawlette designed for Aran weight yarn that can be adapted for different weights of yarn and sizes. Designed by Christy Verity. Pictured project by Dilshani who used 218 yards / one skein of worsted weight yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Age of Brass and Steam Wrap

Age of Brass and Steam Wrap

Very easty triangular shawlette that can easily be made larger with more stockinette and garter ribbed eyelet sections. Designed by Orange Flower Yarn for DK yarn but can easily use worsted or fingering weight. Pictured project by knittimo who used one skein of sock yarn and added beads and some additional sections. Available in English, German, and Italian.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Elk Tooth Shawl

One Skein Elk Tooth Shawl

Shawl in three sections of stockinette, lace, and seed stitch. Designed by Caitlin ffrench for sport yarn but could be adapted ot other weights. Pictured project by OrangeJellyfish who used one skein of sport yarn. Looks great in variegated yarn!

Free Knitting Pattern for Cinnamon Grace One Skein Shawl

Cinnamon Grace One Skein Shawl

Easy crescent shawl with stockinette body and eyelet border designed for 400 – 440 yards (366 – 402 m) of sport yarn though I’m sure you could adapt for other weights. Designed by Katie Harris. Pictured project by Wondermoehre who used less than a skein of sock yarn instead. Available in English and Hungarian. Looks great in variegated yarn!

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Kindness Shawl

Kindness Shawl

3 sections of different lace patterns showcase ombre or multi-color yarn. Uses one skein of fingering yarn containing 415 – 430 yards (379 – 393 m). Designed by Jaala Spiro for KnitCircus. Pictured project by Knitaway1111

Free Knitting Pattern for Regina Marie One Skein Shawl

Regina Marie One Skein Shawl

This crescent shawlette features a border of cables, dayflower lace, and a leafy edging using a method of keeping live stitches on the needle that eliminates the need to pick up stitches. Uses just 300 yards of lace weight yarn. Perfect for a small skein of multi-color yarn. Designed by Sara Huntington Burch

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Taina Shawl

Taina One Skein Shawl

This triangular shawl is knit from one corner to the long edge on the opposite side in garter stitch and eyelet rows. Designed by Eeva Kesäkuu for one skein of sock yarn 420 – 547 yards (384 – 500 m) or more if you want a larger shawl. Pictured project by JujuBulleEtMaille

Free Knitting Pattern for Close to You Shawl

Close to You Shawl

Designed as one skein project (though you can use more for a larger shawl), this simple triangular shawl is knit with garter stitch and a eyelet zigzag border. Designed by Justyna Lorkowska. Great with multi-colored yarn! Pictured project by SerendipityStitch

Free Knitting Pattern for The Pale Lady Shawl

The Pale Lady

This lace openwork capelet wrap is designed to use a single 100g skein of fingering weight yarn. The shawl is just wide enough to go around the shoulders and be fastened with a shawl pin. Designed by Noora Laivola

Light and Up Shawl Free Knitting Pattern. Perfect for variegated yarn! this and more colorful shawl knitting patterns at http://intheloopknitting.com/colorful-shawl-knitting-patterns/

Light and Up Shawl

Caroline Wiens designed this easy to knit shawl with eyelets. The shawl is made of one skein of fingering weight yarn on larger size needles. It’s great for variegated yarn! Uses 400 – 440 yards (366 – 402 m) of fingering yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for One Skein Beithe Shawl

Beithe Shawl

Inspired by birch trees, this shawl features a decorative border of diamond lace motifs and a few simple cables. Designed for worsted, DK, or fingering yarn, the pictured shawl was knit if with 1 skein of DK yarn, 400 yards. Designed by Susanna IC

Free knitting pattern for Glitz at the Ritz Shawl for one skein of sock yarn

Glitz at the Ritz Shawl

Helen Stewart’s lovely lace shawlette is designed specifically to be knitted from just one skein of sock weight yarn. Add beads for extra glamour.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy One Skein Citron Shawl

Citron Shawl

Hilary Smith Callis’s easy shawlette features ruffles and ruching to add dressy details and uses just one skein of the recommended yarn.

One Ball Shawl

One Ball Shawl

Make this elegant leaf lace shawl with just one ball of Shimmer yarn!

Free Knitting Pattern for Baskin Shawl

Baskin Shawl

This crescent shaped lace shawlette features a triple picot bind off. It’s knit with a single skein of the recommended yarn. Designed by Rhiannon McCulloch

Free Knitting Pattern for Sedona Triangle One Skein Shawl

Sedona Triangle One Skein Shawl

Easy shawl with eyelet increases and some purl rows for texture. Perfect for multi-color yarn.Uses 518 yards (474 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Basketweave Lace Shawlette

Basketweave Lace Shawlette

Riin Gill designed this pattern that’s easy to memorize and knit while watching TV. Full size shawl version also available. One skein of the recommended yarn is enough for the shawlette. Two skeins for the shawl.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for One Skein Silver Spoon Shawl

Silver Spoon Shawl

The Silver Spoon One Skein Shawl is traditional triangle shawl knit from the neck to the long edge. The Silver Spoon One Skein Shawl has a knit-on border which means it’s not necessary to bind off 185+ stitches at once! 50 inches wide by 22 inches long after blocking. Used 100 grams 440 yards of fingering weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Right Triangle Shawl

Right Triangle Shawl

The shifting of the two pattern stitches—welt and lace—form two smaller triangles inside the right-triangle shape. Uses one skein of the recommended yarn – 518 yards (474 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Holli Yeoh. One of the patterns in Knit Simple Magazine, Fall 2016

Knitting Pattern for Damson One Skein Shawl

Damson One Skein Shawl

Easy DK yarn lace triangular shawl knit in one skein of DK weight – 330 yards (302 m). 52 inches wide by 23 inches long after blocking. Designed by Michelle Miller. Pictured project by abtotx. Etsy page shows a plum colored version. Rated easy by Ravelrers.

Knitting Pattern for Flambe One Skein Shawl Flambe One Skein Shawl

Flambe One Skein Shawl

Flambe One Skein Shawl knits up quickly with only one skein of sock yarn – 321 yards.

Knitting Pattern for Kitten One Skein Shawl

Kitten One Skein Shawl

A crescent shaped lace shawl with some ‘new’ techniques for yarn overs. Uses just one skein of lace yarn.

Knitting Pattern and Kit for White Dwarf One Skein Shawl

White Dwarf One Skein Shawl Kit

This cable shawlette kit comes with the pattern and one skein of Orion yarn. 20 colorways available or you can order a custom colorway. Appx. 45” wide across top x 19” deep at point but easily adjustable.

 

Knitting Pattern for One Skein Snow Flower Shawl

Snow Flower Shawl

This lace crescent shawl features a snow flower lace pattern (a 12-row repeat of garter, eyelets and stockinette) and uses one skein of the recommended yarn – 518 yards (474 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by by Zabeth Loisel-Weiner. One of the patterns in Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2016. Pictured project by brynn-elizabeth

Knitting pattern for Morgentau shawl

Morgentau Shawl

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

Knitting Pattern fpr Plissados Scarf

Plissados Scarf

Easy scarf or capelet featuring eyelet shaping and a fabulous ruffled border uses just one skein of the recommended yarn. Designed by Jean Clement, this pattern is one of the 53 patterns in the book Easy as 1-2-3 Skeins.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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!

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