Shawls & cowls collection

$ 24.00

This gorgeous collection of shawls and cowls range from simple to complex for a variety of knitting moods. Choose a favorite yarn, pick a pattern and knit up a light and warm layer perfect for your next adventure.

This listing is for the collection of printed patterns. These are full color patterns printed on heavy card stock. For individual e-patterns see links at bottom of listing.


Reminiscent of tiny bubbles, raindrops on a window pane, or peacock feathers, this shawl is perfect for a night on the town or a lazy day. Knit in sumptuous merino and silk, this luxurious shawl drapes beautifully and the long triangle shape makes it easy to wear.
Finished Measurements: Large shawl 27” x 58” (65 x 145 cm); Small shawl 21” x 41” (50 x 105 cm)
Yarn: Fingering/sock yarn, 875 yards, shown in Magpie Fibers Posh Fingering (438 yd / 100 g), 2 skeins for large shawl, 1 skein for small shawl
Gauge: 20 sts & 25 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern stitch after blocking on US 3-6 (3.25mm-4mm) or size needed to get gauge

Marilyn Monroe sang it best: diamonds are a girl’s best friend. A gorgeous gradient (or stunning tonal or solid) combined with textures and lace make a beautiful wide cowl or long loop that is fun to knit and very wearable!
Finished Measurements: Wide cowl: 43” circumference x 20” wide (110 x 50 cm), Long loop: 83” circumference x 10” wide (210 x 25 cm)
Yarn: Fingering/sock yarn, 700-750 yards / shown in Magpie Fibers Swanky Sock gradient kit (733 yd / 200 g)
Gauge: 24 sts & 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm average gauge over pattern stitches on US 3-6 (3.25mm-4mm) or size needed to get gauge, plus a knitting needle 2 sizes larger than the one used to get gauge.

Square Ruthless
This shawl pattern is based on square roots and was inspired by both my math geek husband and my favorite roller derby girl. The large size and simple seed stitch knits up beautifully in gorgeous sweeps of favorite colors, team colors, or subtle tones—be inspired by nature or skyscrapers or your favorite team.
Finished Measurements: one size 27” x 96” (70 x 245 cm), long triangle shape
Yarn: Fingering/sock yarn, 1250 yards / shown in Abstract Fiber Temptation (420 yd / 100 g), 3 skeins (one of each color) shown in Cayenne, Raspberry, and Plum
Gauge: 17 sts & 31 rows = 4” / 10 cm after blocking in seed stitch on US 2-4 (2¾ - 3½ mm) or size needed to get gauge. 

This cut-out-in-a-square shawl is a knitting adventure…as unique as the knitter that creates it. All about fun and choice, there are two sizes as well as multiple inset and border options for endless customization. Simple patterns allow for a variety of yarn choices — this shawl works well with gradient, tonal, semi-solid, self-striping, or patterned yarns. Choose a favorite yarn, pick a stitch pattern (or patterns), and have fun!
Finished Measurements: large 36” x 36” (90 x 90 cm); small 28” x 28” (70 x 70 cm)
Yarn: Fingering/sock yarn, 350-400 yds/100g, 2 skeins for large and 1 skein for small
Gauge: 20 sts & 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch on US 5 (3.75 mm) needles after blocking

This listing is for the collection of printed patterns. E-patterns are individually available here: effervescent shawl e-pattern, allotrope cowl e-pattern, square ruthless shawl e-pattern, venturesome shawl e-pattern.

Looking for others? These are available only as a download: paperlace shawl e-pattern, synapse shawl e-pattern, all e-patterns.

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