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Textured Shawl Knitting Patterns

by | Aug 15, 2015 | Accessories, Featured, Shawls

Free Textured Shawl Knitting Patterns

The beauty of these shawls comes from the texture created by different stitch patterns. Most are very easy patterns, showing that you don’t have to have a complicated pattern to create a lovely shawl. The patterns often use heavier weight yarn as well for a faster knit. For more shawl patterns visit

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Night Sky Shawl

Night Sky Shawl

This glamorous wrap features a 5 row repeat texture, beads, and a faux fur border to create a luxurious look. Designed by Anne-Lise Maigaard. Quick knit in bulky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Briar Rose Shawl

Briar Rose Shawl

Double moss stitch textured wrap with a twisted stitch flower vine border. Designed by Heather Lodinksy for Red Heart. 22″ wide x 56″ long.

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Free knitting pattern for Easy Peazy shawl

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Easy Peazy Shawl

Megan Delorme designed this triangle shawl with alternating sections of simple lace, stockinette and reverse stockinette to show off texture and color.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Log Cabin Shawl

Log Cabin Shawl

The amazing Nora Gaughan’s shawl design was inspired by traditional quilt patterns. Though it may look as though the pieces are sewn together, this shawl is worked seamlessly by picking up stitches. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug. Pictured project by JoanneCarol

Wombat textured shawl free knitting pattern and more free textured shawl knitting patterns at

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Wombat Shawl

Elke Becker designed this cresent shawl for bulky weight yarn.  While the design itself is simple to achieve, Elke wrote her pattern in a style that isn’t detailed. UnwindYarns has provided additional detailed instructions for those who need it. The pictured project is by EspaceTricot | Get the free knitting patternAdditional detailed instructionsGet the bulky yarn for this pattern at Annie’s [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-13″]

Maja Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

Maja Shawl

Designed by Anniken Allis, this easy semi-circular shawl features a crossed stitch on a garter stitch background. Knitted on large needles in worsted weight yarn, it creates a soft and drapey fabric. Width (wingspan): 62 inches but can easily be customized. | Get the free knitting pattern and see more picsGet the recommended yarn on Etsy

Cabled Button Wrap

Designed by Erika Flory, this shawl is a quick and easy introduction to cables. Three buttons make it adjustable. | Get the free knitting pattern | Get the worsted weight yarn for this project at Annie’s [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-13″]

Mara Shawl

I love this design by Madelinetosh. Who knew garter stitch could look so elegant! Worked from the top down and trimmed with a pleated border, this flexible pattern can be worked larger for a full-sized shawl or smaller for a petite shawlette. The picture is from the project by Renee Knits TooGet the free knitting patternGet the recommended yarn Madelinetosh DK on Etsy

Textured Shawl Recipe Free Knitting Instructions and more free textured shawl knitting patterns

Textured Shawl

Designed by Orlane Designs, this triangle shawl “pattern” is more a set of instructions than a strict pattern, but it is easy to follow and adapt. | Get the free knitting patternGet the DK yarn for this project at Annie’s [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-13″]

Truly Tasha's Shawl Free Knitting Pattern and more free shawl knitting patterns

Truly Tasha’s Shawl

Designed by Nancy Bush | Get the free knitting patternGet the yarn used in the pictured project by Knittimo

Kinectic Shawl Free Knitting Pattern for chevron textured wrap and more free textured shawl knitting patterns at

Kinetic Shawl

Designed by Nora Gaughan, this pattern for a chevron texture stole in worsted weight yarn is charted. Width: 14.5 inches Length: 84 inches. The first picture on the pattern page is not appealing — I can’t imagine why they used it — but the other pictures of the wrap show how nice it is. | Get the free knitting patternGet the worsted weight yarn for this project at Annie’s [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-13″]


Celtic Cables Wrap

Cables and seed stitch make this shawl by Yarnspirations luxurious but simple to knit. Approx 14” x 60” [35.5 x 152.5 cm]

Carol’s Clever Little Shawl

Carol Sanders based this design on an historic 1800’s shawl.

Chevron Shawl Free Knitting Pattern and more free shawl knitting patterns at


Chevron Shawl

Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 21 x 54″ [53.5 cm x 137 cm] (excluding fringe).

I Want That Wrap button shawl poncho free knitting pattern and more free poncho knitting patterns

I Want That Wrap

Carolyn Kinghorn designed this textured wrap with buttons on the shoulders so it easily converts to a poncho when buttoned. | Get the free knitting patternGet the worsted weight yarn for this project at Annie’s [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-13″]

Ruffled Shawl Free Knitting Pattern and more free shawl knitting patterns at


Grey Ruffle

Designed by Svetlana Kolesova.

Get the free knitting pattern

Old Shale Shawl Free Knitting Pattern and more free shawl knitting patterns at

Old Shale Shawl

Amanda Clark designed this triangular shawl that is elegantly simple, perfect for beginners. | Get the free knitting patternShop Aran yarn for this project at Patternworks [widget id=”black-studio-tinymce-11″]

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Volta Wavy Cable Shawl

Volta Wavy Cable Shawl

The beautiful flowing pattern of this wrap is created with very simple ribbing and a few basic cables.

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Knitting Pattern for Caprius Shawl

Caprius Shawl

This asymmetrical, triangular shawl is knit from tip to end and alternates between a slip-stitch and eyelet sections, separated by simple stockinette stitch. Designed by Francoise Danoy. Pictured project by glassbeetle

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Knitting Pattern for Drift Shawl

Drift Shawl

This cable triangular shawl is 58″ W x 24″ D.

Knitting Pattern for Rectangular Aran Wrap

Rectangular Aran wrap

Cabled stole is worked sideways to the required length.

Rococco Shawl Knitting Pattern and more textured shawl knitting patterns, many free

Roccoco Shawl

Elegant, versatile, bold and glamorous, this wrap is knit in worsted weight yarn.

Fanned Three-Fan Shawl Knitting Pattern and more textured shawl knitting patterns at

Fanned: Three Fans Shawl

This exquisite shawl for lace yarn is of 17 projects in Olga Pobedinskaya’s Knitting Pleats: Stunning Garments and Accessories book.

Claire’s Shaulette Cape

Inspired by a favorite historical fantasy heroine.

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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