Shawls - they are fun to knit, east to wear, and perfect for showcasing beautiful hand dyed yarns.

 
 

Beeline

A asymmetric shawl with slip stitch cables, garter stitch, and lace sections designed to showcase the beauty of gradient set of mini-skeins against a single skein of a contrasting color. The curves of the lace stitch pattern flow out of the meandering cables which are created with traveling slipped stitches worked over a striped backdrop.

Yarn Beeline is worked in a fingering weight yarn at 24 sts/35 rows over 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch.  Shown in Marianated Yarns Scrumptious HT in Spelunking and Beekeeper Perfection Set

Size about 110" wingspan and 23" at deepest point

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Dunkeld

delicate, etched lines 
enhanced in each cable twist 
set against a sleek scalene triangle

This cozy, modern shawl has a geometric, crystalline-inspired cable and ribbing detail along the edge.

Yarn Dunkeld is worked in a DK weight merino/silk/hemp blend at 19 sts/28 rows over 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch.  Shown in Quartermoon Fiber Co Tekla in Crystal

Size Two sizes available, about 64 (74)” wingspan and 25 (29)” depth.

photo by Quartermoon Fiber Company

Purchase kit or pattern at Quartermoon Fiber Company

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Kneisel point

A crescent shaped shawl that combines artful slip stitch cables and a simple lace pattern in a melodic composition.

Yarn Kneisel Point is worked in 3 colors of a fingering weight yarn at 20 sts/48 rows over 4"/10 cm in garter stitch.  Shown in String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn Bluestocking in Spring Tide, Sterling,  and Basil.

Size about 80" wingspan and 17" at deepest point

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Embossed Diamonds

An asymmetric shawl with alternating lace and garter stitch panels in various diamond stitch pattern motifs.

Yarn Embossed Diamonds is worked with a 6 color mini-skein set and a main color of fingering weight yarn at 21 sts/52 rows over 4"/10 cm in garter stitch.  Shown in Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply in Willow Gradient Set and Slate.

Size about 96" wingspan and 18" at deepest point

Photos by Miss Babs

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Sagitta

An asymmetric shawl with alternating lace and garter stitch panels designed to showcase the beauty of gradient set of mini-skeins against a single skein of a contrasting color. 

Yarn Sagitta is worked in a fingering weight yarn at 26 sts/56 rows over 4"/10 cm in garter stitch.  Shown in Seven Sisters Arts Meridian in Citron and Transitional Metals.

Size about 82" wingspan and 18" at deepest point.

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Cypri

Artful slipped stitch cables embellish simple stripes on this crescent shaped shawl.

Yarn Cypri is worked in a fingering weight wool/cashmere/silk blend at 24 sts/48 rows over 4"/10 cm in garter stitch.  Shown in Shalimar Yarns Breathless in Byzantium and Mole

Size about 56" wide and 13" high

photo by Linus Ouellet

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Stutzen

A triangular shawl inspired by the calf gusset patterns in traditional twisted stitch stockings, called stutzen.

Yarn Stutzen is worked in a fingering weight yarn at 22 sts/48 rows over 4"/10 cm in garter stitch.  Shown in Malabrigo Sock in Aguas and Rayon Vert

Size about 48" wide and 24" high

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Wild Plum

This cozy shawlette has fluid horizontal cables and interesting short row shaping, making for a dynamically textured finished piece.

Yarn Wild Plum is worked in a worsted weight superwash wool at 17 sts/34 rows over 4”/10 cm in garter st.  Shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK in Filigree

Size about 60” wide and 9 1/2” high

Published in the Winter 2013 issue of Knitscene Magazine

photo by Harper Point Photography

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Purchase pattern at Interweave.com