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Stitch Stripe Shawl Knitting Patterns

by | Jan 5, 2018 | Featured

Knitting Patterns of Stitch Stripe Shawl Knitting Patterns

These shawls are knit with alternating bands or sections of different stitches for contrasting textures. You can knit with different colors to play up the stripes or a solid color to keep the focus on the textures.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

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.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Lionberry Shawl

Lionberry Shawl

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Falochron Shawl

Falochron Shawl

This semi-circular to crescent-shaped shawl is designed for 3 colors. Knit top down, mostly in garter st, with a wide two-colored slip-stitch border featuring easy 14 row repeat lace pattern. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska. Available in English, Danish, German, and Polish Pictured project by kkaatthhyy

Free Knitting Pattern for Alfama Shawl

Alfama Shawl

Large crescent shaped shawl knit sideways with alternating sections of stockinette and lace. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Filipa Carneiro. Available in English and in Portuguese.

Free Knitting Pattern for Afetos Shawl

Afetos Shawl

Asymmetric triangle shaped garter stitch and lace shawl using 2 colors of fingering weight yarn. Designed by Cartucha Knits. Available in English and in Portuguese.Pictured project by importtanya

Free Knitting Pattern for Pirate Cove Shawl

Pirate Cove Shawl

Garter stitch stripes alternate with striped eyelet section in this triangle shaped shawl. DK weight yarn. Designed by Hilary Latimer

Free Knitting Pattern for Anna's Hope Lace Shawl

 Anna’s Hope Lace Shawl

Crescent shaped lace shawl with alternating stripes of lace and garter stitch. Designed by Anna Victoria. Pictured projects by the designer and klaraskreations. Fingering weight or lace held double. Pattern is free but the designer ask that you consider a donation to  Anna’s Hope Children’s charity.

Free Knitting Pattern for Debut Shawl

Debut Shawl

Triangular shawl, worked sideways. Designed by Katiuscia Bayslak- The Yarn Juice. Pictured project by wrenknits who added an extra eyelet section, extra garter section, and picot bind-off and who used one skein of Caron Cakes. Rated easy by most Ravelrers. DK weight. Available in English and Italian.

Free Knitting Pattern for Trellis Shawll

Trellis Shawl

Wrap with alternating sections of eyelet lace, eyelets, and stockinette. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Christine L. Walter for Red Heart who rated the pattern easy.

Free Knitting Pattern for Cambria Wrap

Cambria Wrap

Oversized triangle shawl with alternating stockinette, garter, and eyelet texture stripes. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel

Free Knitting Pattern for By the Sea Shawl

By the Sea Shawl

Triangular shawl with with sections of wave lace stitch, surf chevron stitch, and garter stitch. Designed by Michael Harrigan for Cascade Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern for Stitch Sampler Shawl

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Aran Cable Circle Wrap

Aran Cable Circle Wrap

Cables & lace decorate this sideways knitted wrap, shaped with short rows. Available in English and German. \Designed by IzzyKnits

Free Knitting Pattern for Passe-partout Shawl


Topdown triangle shawl with stockinette and textured stitch sections and a garter stitch edge named after the French word for “master key”. Pattern is in English. DK weight yarn. Designed by maanel

Free Knitting Pattern for Nancy and Judy ShawlFree Knitting Pattern for Nancy and Judy Shawl

Nancy and Judy Shawl

Sections of twisted stitches alternate with lace in stitch patterns from Barbara Walker’s Treasuries. Pattern includes both chart and written instructions. Designed by Heather Zoppetti.

Free Knitting Pattern for Daria Shawl

Daria Shawl

Triangle-shaped shawl knit with three colors in a combination of an easy-to memorize lace pattern and garter stitch. Designer: Hanna Maciejewska. Available in English, Danish, German, and Polish Pictured project by mao7

Free knitting pattern for Zilver Shawl

Zilver Shawl

Lisa Mutch’s shawl is simple, stockinette, triangle with the addition of ridges for textural contrast.

Free Knitting Pattern for Spring Ribbons Shawl

Spring Ribbons Shawl

This colorful shawl uses easy to memorize slip stitch colorwork. The subtle shaping also helps keep it on your shoulders. Designed by Ann Weaver

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.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Making Clouds Shawl

Making Clouds Shawl

Alternating stripes of garter stitch and dropped stitches evoke a summer sky. Designed by lavenderhillknits

Knitting Pattern for Ida Shawl

Ida Shawl

This shawl with stockinette stripes and sections of lace at the bottom is knit from the top center downwards so it could easily be customized and knit in other weights of yarn and to any size you please. Designed by April Miller. Aran weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Shawl Of Destiny

Shawl Of Destiny

Triangular shawl with constrasting stripes of lace, garter stitch, and color. Designed by Ambah. Fingering weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Inara Wrap

Inara Wrap

Diagonal columns of alternating lace and garter stitch make a strong statement in this long wrap that looks lovely in gradient yarn. 3 lengths. Designed by Ambah. Fingering weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Cardinia Wrap

Cardinia Wrap

Shawl knit from the bottom up in contrasting sections of eylets, mesh, and different colors. Designed by Ambah. Fingering weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Canopy Shawl

Canopy Shawl

A triangular shawl with an interesting texture of lace and twisted stitches alternating with stockinette. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Melody Hoffmann

Knitting pattern for Yarden Lace Shawl

Yarden Shawl

Yarden (pronounced yar-dén) is a lace and stockinette stitch shawl that gets its wavy lines from increases and decreases in the lace sections.

Knitting Pattern for Texelle Shawl

Texelle Shawl

A textured triangle shawl knitting pattern worked in worsted weight yarn, Texelle is a sampler of textured knitting stitches allowing you to practice – or learn – a variety of non-lace stitches. Perfect for advanced beginners on up, and beautiful worked in semisolid hand-dyed/painted wools or wool blends.

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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, 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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