Knitting patterns for shawls shaped with wedges or triangles. Many of the patterns are free.
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145-3 Jay bird Shawl
Half circle shawl knit with 8 wedges that are a perfect showcase for self-striping yarn. Designed by DROPS design. Fingering weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer, DavidTricot, and Fertig. Available in English, Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and more
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Snowflake Stranded Shawl
Hexagon shaped shawl with stranded colorwork snowflake design. Designed by Deborah Tomasello. Fingering weight yarn.
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Kathy Kelly Cabled Capelet
Shawl knit with alternating wedges of cables and simple lace. The wedges shape the shawl so it lays on the shoulder and stays put. Designed by Renate Haeckler for Prayer Shawl Ministries. Aran weight yarn. Pictured project by by Glaistig
Carbon Without Symmetry Shawl
Spiral shaped shawl created from a series of built-up wedges in an easy repeat of lace and short turn rows. Designe for self-striping yarn, you could also use it with miniskeins or stash yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio. DK weight yarn.
Triangular boomerang shawl knit in garter stitch with color wedges created with short rows. Great showcase for gradient yarn. Designed by Linnea Ornstein. Sport weight yarn. Available in English and Swedish
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Stunning triangular shawl with asymmetrical sections of lace spilling over the shawl’s edge. 3 sizes created by number of repeats. Can be knit with one skein of fingering weight yarn. Inspired by subterranean waterways, it also reminds me of wings, especially dragon wings. Designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill
Stunning shawlette designed by Norah Gaughan features a half-star shape filled with cables and lace stitches. Sport weight yarn. Pictured projects by the designer and KF1308.
Roxbury Pond Shawl
This semi-circular shawl uses a short row technique that is easy for less experienced knitters too. The decorative picot edging is worked as you go. Perfect for ombre or gradient yarn. 2 sizes. Fingering weight yarn but easily adapted to heavier weight yarn. Designed by Christiane Burkhard. Pictured projects by the designer and geekgirl.
Amethyst Ice Wrap
This light, airy shawl uses short rows to create the illusion of four separate wedges, while it is actually knit without any sewing. It is perfect for gradient or multicoloured yarns, as it is simple enough to showcase the color changes, while providing further interest through changes in the direction of knitting. Fingering or sport weight yarn. Designed by Sharyn Armstrong.
Flared Wedges Garter Stitch Shawl
Colorful shawl knit sideways in garter stitch with colorful wedges created with short rows. Includes a video tutorial. Designed by MadeByDevrie. Aran weight yarn.