Knitting patterns for crescent shaped shawls. Many of the patterns are free.
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Crescent-shaped shawl knitted from the top down with a striped body in either garter stitch or stockinette, with a lace border and picot bindoff. Border has written instructions or chart with 3 additional charts for border options. Designed by Rahymah. Sport weight yarn.
Crescent-shaped shawlette knitted from the top down in worsted-weight yarn with a border of leaf lace motifs below a garter stitch upper half. Its shape and wide wingspan allow for multiple styles of wear. The pattern includes both written and charted instructions. Instructions for customizing the size are included in the pattern. Designed by Jennifer Weissman.
Wild Swan Shawl
Crescent-shaped lace shawl knit from the top down. WS rows are purled except for edge sts and double yarnovers. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Anne-Lise Maigaard and Nim Teasdale.
Lattice Crescent Shawl
This shawl is a crescent-shaped shawl knit top down with a Garter stitch body and 2 bands of lattice lace at the bottom edge — a narrow band of small lattice lace, followed by a wider band of large lattice lace, set off by ridges of Double Garter stitch. Written instructions or chart. 85" (216 cm) wide x 16.5" (42 cm) deep. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Jennifer Weissman for Cascade Yarns.
Lovely Day Shawl
Crescent shaped shawl knit sideways in a 24 row repeat cable and lace design on stockinette. DK weight yarn. Designed by Camille Coizy Delahaie. Written instructions. Available in English and French.
- Get the free knitting pattern - page is a mix of French and English. Scroll down the page to download the pdf file
- See the Ravelry page
Hill Island Wrap
Crescent shaped shawl worked from the top down in garter stitch. The 4 row repeat lace edging is knit on continuously and may or may not be worked in a contrasting color. DK weight yarn. Designed by Little Church Knits
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Fluorescent Sun Shawl
Asymetrical crescent shaped shawl in garter stitch with stripes and eyelets designed to evoke the sun and its rays. Length is about 175 cm and width 50 cm. Designed by Priadka Handspun Art. Fingering weight yarn (pictured projects use the designer's yarn). Available in English and Slovak.
- Get the free knitting pattern by clicking this link. On the destination page scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Fluorescent Sun - EN pattern for English.
- See the Ravelry page
Lily Crescent Shawlette
Julie Farmer designed this easy lace shawl in fingering yarn. Rated easy by the designer. Fingering weight yarn.
Crescent shaped stockinette shawl with ostrich plume lace border. Designed by Nidhi Kansal. Pictured project took less than two skeins of the recommended sport weight yarn. Pictured project by drizzleofhoney
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca yarn used in the project at Deramore’s (75 colors)
Tassel Cable Crescent Shawl
Stockinette shawl with a decorative cable border and shaped with short rows. Cable stitch pattern is given in written instructions and chart. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Melissa Leapman.
Crescent shaped shawl knit in stockinette with stripes and striped chevron edging. Rated easy by most Ravelrers. Designed by Cheryl Toy for Little Church Knits. Fingering weight yarn.
Crescent shaped shawl with zigzag lace edge knit in bulky yarn. Available in English and Portuguese. Designed Filipa Carneiro
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Reversible crescent shawl with an all over textured stitch pattern and a chevron stitch lace border, that adds a romantic touch. The openings in the lace are large enough for you to loop an end through to hold the shawl in place. Knit bottom-up starting from the lace border and shaped with the short rows. Designed by Alla Saenko. Fingering weight yarn.
Crescent-shaped laceshawl worked from the bottom up in 3 sections. The designer says this is an enjoyable knt and the repeats are easy to memorize yet not boring. Pattern includes charts and written directions, and stitch count totals for every row. Uses one skein of fingering weight yarn but you can increase the size with more repeats. Designed by Lily Go.
The Juniper Shawl merges a classic crescent shaped design with a flowing lace and nupp edging, resembling juniper branches. It is worked from the top down, starting with a garter tab, with increases placed along both sides. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Destiny Meyer of Knifty Knittings who allows you to sell items knit from this pattern.
Lacy Crescent Shawl
Easy shawl with 3 stitch patterns – garter stitch, linen stitch, and lace.
Havasu Falls is a crescent shaped shawl that is perfect for gradient yarns. Finished Size: 72 inches x 16 inches but easily customizable to get the size you want! Both charted and full written instructions are included. Get the knitting pattern on Etsy
This crescent shaped shawl is worked in a mix of garter stripes and short-row wedges to create a fun interplay of two contrasting colors. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Hannes. Pictured project by Purlificknitter.