I finished knitting and blocking my Aeolian shawl the other day. This is the third and final shawl in my series of shawls for my bridesmaids. Beautiful lace shawl. Free knitting pattern. Pattern category: Shawls. Lace weight yarn. yards. Features: Lace. Experienced difficulty level. You start with 3 [sts] and end with And there is a wild ride in between! I am talking about the Aeolian Shawl (free pattern from Knitty) which.

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On following WS row, purl these 7 sts together. Sl 1, k1[2], work first row of Set-Up Chart, place marker, k1 tbl, place marker, work first row of Set-Up Chart, k2[3]. If Mother would only stop knitting…. The desert embraces both slow, subtle beauty and over-the-top extravagance. From this point until beginning the edging, k this st tbl on RS rows, and p it on WS rows.

I was a bit surprised, however, to find how much the yarn shredded when I had to frog a substantial portion of the shawl. Estonian Stitches This shawl was inspired by three stitch patterns from Pitsilised Koekirjadan Estonian stitch dictionary.

I was also displeased to find a knot and a few slubs in my skein; at this shasl, I do not expect to find multiple knots or other imperfections.

Knitting Patterns Galore – Aeolian Shawl

The beads are placed on RS rows using a very narrow steel crochet hook. The shoulderette shown required approx. Speaking of unintentional connotations— http: Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Generally, I prefer to pre-string beads because it is faster in the long run, BUT they do not knit into the project the same way see picture below.


Aeolian Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

Center beads only on rows 3 and 5 these make a little triangle Final Agave chart: Left edge, center edge and right edge chart: K 17 rows, slipping first st of each row. Work Rows of Agave Chart twice. It helps to use a finger to hold each new stitch in place so that you do not inadvertently tighten the last increase while making the next one.

Also, for a project of this size, the yarn would completely disintegrate if you had to push beads along cobweb laceweight for yards.

It was well written and very creatively done. This is the Aeolian Shawl pattern, from the Spring 09 issue of Knitty.

This issue of Knitty is printer friendly. When a bead is to be placed on a decrease, the bead should be placed before working the decrease, as follows: Crochet Cast-On Using waste yarn, work a crochet chain several sts longer than the number of sts to be cast on.

For a [S2KP], place the bead on the second st on the left needle. At end of last row, turn work 90 degrees clockwise and pick up and k 7 sts along one long edge of work — this will be 1 st in each slipped st along edge, skipping first st.

For the spine flower, pin out points every other bead. If you are using stitch markers between each pattern repeat to keep track of the lace pattern, note that there will be points in some charts where decreases within the pattern will necessitate moving the markers.

Nupp 7-stitch — used in Purple Shoulderette: Gauge is measured over Swatch Chart based on Yucca pattern. The Agave chart may be worked any number of times before working the Final Shawk chart.


The beads slow you down to a crawl. The set-up chart shows all stitches as knitted.

To print, simply click the option you wish from the buttons on the right: Don’t worry if they look loose and sloppy before blocking. The shawl will block to slightly more than a triangle. Knit next 3 sts together. For row 45, I placed all beads as indicated. On following WS row, purl these 9 sts together.

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Continue in pattern, working through charts as established, until Row 28 of Edge Set-up Chart is complete. See the images below:. I started this at the end of August and finished it over a week ago, but could not bring myself to block it. However, with the top folded up a bit, the wings are long and weighty enough with the beads that I can throw one end over my shoulder and be confident that the shawl will stay put without a pin — nice!

I own two sets of blocking mats — theoretically, enough to block just about anything. Bring the yarn between the needles to the back of the work before knitting the next st. All placed one by one onto the appropriate stitch using the crochet hook method? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Work Rows of Yucca Chart 4[12] times. You are commenting using your Facebook account.