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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Elizabeth Freeman counts trees and crunches numbers for a living, and has been known to bring her lace knitting along on wilderness backpacking trips. 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 shaw, below.

It was not as bad as I expected because I just eyeballed it hsawl let it do its own thing. I own two sets of blocking mats — theoretically, enough to block just about anything.

Center beads only on rows 3 and 5 these make shaal little triangle Final Agave chart: It was well written and very creatively done. Knit next st through back loop, then pass both slipped sts over st just knit. The 2[3] sts at each edge are the border sts; work these sts in garter st. Break yarn and draw through last st.

Knitting Patterns Galore – Aeolian Shawl

However, if you do wish to swatch and measure your gauge before beginning, use the Swatch Chart provided at right. See the images below: All placed one by one onto ehawl appropriate stitch using the crochet hook method? For this pattern, Aeplian used a crochet chain bind-off.


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.

Slip the stitch back to the needle, then knit it. Silver Cream Shawl Length at center back: For a [ssk], place the bead on the first st on the left needle. To place a bead on a stitch, first insert the hook through the hole in the bead, and slide the bead onto the shaft of the hook. Estonian Stitches This shawl was inspired by three stitch patterns from Pitsilised Koekirjadan Estonian stitch dictionary.

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!

Repeat on second side of the shawl.

Aeolian Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

Slip 1 knitwise, k2tog, pass slipped st over. Gauge is measured over Swatch Chart based on Yucca pattern. You are commenting using your Twitter account. From this point until beginning the edging, k this st tbl on RS rows, and p it on WS rows. Slip the stitch off the needle and onto the hook, slide the bead down the hook and onto the stitch.

Notify me of new comments via email. I was also displeased to find a knot and a few slubs in my skein; at this price, I do not expect to find multiple knots or other imperfections.


Knit next 3 sts aeolisn. This site uses cookies. This pattern calls for size 8 seed beads. So, I folded the shawl in half along its spine. In the Mohave desert, the aeolian erosion from millennia of wind driven sand has carved a landscape of curving organic sculpture from desert rock that is home to cactus, yucca, and the twisting forms syawl Joshua Trees.

Knit the stitches to the right of the outlined pattern repeat, repeat the stitches between the red lines until just enough stitches remain before the center stitch marker to finish by knitting the stitches to the left of the outlined pattern repeat.

And, do you see the beads?

Ravelry: Aeolian Shawl pattern by Elizabeth Freeman

Try swatching each kind to see which type works best for the yarn you choose. Correct gauge is not essential for this project unless you are working with a limited quantity of yarn ie.

Remove waste yarn from CO edge, shawll resulting 2[3] live sts on left needle; k these sts. 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.

This is the Aeolian Shawl pattern, from the Spring 09 issue of Knitty. The shawl will block to slightly more than a triangle.