Knitting patterns for shawls knit with a variety of stitch patterns in sampler form. Many of the patterns are free.
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Semi-circular sampler shawl with one stitch pattern per section, including lace, dropped stitches, bobbles, slipped stitches, and eyelet and mesh stitches. Designed for 6 colors, it's a great stashbuster. Designed by The Noble Thread.
Stitch Sampler Shawl
Rectangular wrap with with sections of dropped stitches, slipped stitch patterns, eyelets, and other stitches. Designed by On This Day Designs. Pictured project by OrangeSmoothie who used 2 colorways of variegated yarn
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Lichen and Moss Shawl
This textured triangular shawl is knit with sections of lichen stitch, moss stitch, reverse stocking stitch, and a wide central garter stitch panel. This makes an interesting, yet easy knit for the advanced beginner. 2 sizes. Works with fingering through to worsted weight. Designed by Sue Lazenby.
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Naughty or Nice Calendar
The shawl with 12 lace charts that you can mix and match to the months of the year. Choose what you like or make this a year long record of each month's naughty or nice moods. Knit sideways on a bias with a small cable detail. Perfect for mini skeins or stashbusting. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Samantha Van Noy
Two color asymmetric shawl worked tip to tip, with sections of 4 row repeat Reed texture, garter stitch stripes, lace, and 2row repeat slipped stitch, inspired by coastal landscapes. Designed by RKelly G. for Knotions. Fingering weight yarn.
A crescent-shaped shawl with stripes of textured stitches and lace that can also be draped about the neck as a scarf. Designed by Narniel of Endor. Available in English, Dutch, and Portuguese. Pictured project by fyrerose who used 1 skein, 357 yards, of fingering yarn.
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Wake + Wave Shawl
This crescent shaped sampler shawl features undulating waves of garter stitch stripes, feather & fan, brioche, short rows, eyelets, and welts. Links to video tutorials are included for many of these techniques. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by TCarissa Browning.
Knit sideways from point to point, a mix of textured stitches forms a reversible, elongated triangle. Worsted weight, sport weight, or fingering weight yarn. Designed by Leila Raven.
Young Sprout Shawl
Asymmetrical triangular shawl knit sideways featuring sections of two simple brioche stitch patterns, garter stitch, and a large but easy-to-remember lace border. Fingering weight yarn. Jeune Pousse designed by Tisserin Coquet. Available in English and French.