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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As this shawl is knit in stockinette lace right up to qeolian bind-off, I would normally be concerned aeplian the edge rolling.

However, the edge contains both a heavy amount of open lacework, the beads help to weigh the edge down to prevent curling, and pure silk tends to take a block very well, so I threw caution to the wind and used the bind-off that I thought would look nicest. The shoulderette shown required approx.

All placed one by one onto the appropriate stitch using the crochet hook method? And, do you see the beads? For a history of Estonian lace knitting, as well as beautiful Estonian shawls, both traditional and contemporary, qeolian Knitted Lace of Estonia: Continue as follows, working center st and edges sts as set. My first attempt to block the shawl flat was unsatisfactory. On following WS row, purl these 9 sts together. I was a bit surprised, however, to find how much the yarn shredded when I had to frog a substantial portion of the shawl.

Email required Address never made public. I was also displeased to find a knot and a few slubs in my skein; at this price, I do shswl expect to find multiple knots or other imperfections. The Yucca chart must be worked an even number of aeooian ie. The edges ran off at multiple points, and parts of the border were quite distorted. K1 without dropping st from left needle, yo, [k same st again without dropping from left needle, yo] 3 times, k same st again and drop st from left needle.


Beads on rows 3 and 5 only. Keep the following things in mind: The desert embraces both slow, subtle beauty and over-the-top extravagance.

Continue in pattern, working through charts aaeolian established, until Row 28 of Edge Set-up Chart is complete. Elizabeth Freeman counts trees and crunches numbers for a living, and has been known to bring her lace knitting along on wilderness backpacking trips. Center beads only on rows 3 and 5 these make a little triangle Final Agave chart: Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments. It is important to keep the slipped edge sts very loose, so the shawl will block properly.

It was not as bad as I expected because I just eyeballed shawk and let it do its own thing.

sjawl This enabled me to spread the border sections out properly. I have listed my reductions at the bottom of this post. In this design, I combine the slow patience of lace knitting, and the profligate abandon of the desert after a storm. Enter your email address to subscribe sjawl this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Slip next 2 sts together, knitwise, as if to work a k2tog. Compare to the shriveled, pre-blocked shawl: You start with 3 [sts] and end with I modified the original stitch designs so that the repeat lengths match and the patterns flow from one stitch to the next.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: For a [S2KP], place the bead on the second st on the aeolia needle. Slip 1 knitwise, k2tog, pass slipped st over.

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In the other charts, the pattern repeat is outlined in red. Starting 1 or 2 sts in from end of chain and using working yarn, pick up and k 1 st in the back loop of each ch until the required number of sts have been picked up. Speaking of unintentional connotations— http: For a [k2tog], place the bead shwl the second st on the left needle.


At the end, I had about 18 inches of yarn to spare.

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Buy a second skein to be safe. However, if you do wish to swatch and measure your gauge before beginning, use the Swatch Chart provided at right. Notify me of new comments via email.

Aeolian Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

Here I refer to them by desert plants they resemble. 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.

Knit next st through aolian loop, then pass both slipped sts over st just knit. Don’t aeoliaan if they look loose and sloppy before blocking.

Pattern repeats when working afolian charts: If you wish to change the size, you can do so by varying the number of repeats of the Yucca chart and Agave chart. Detailed directions can be found here.

Susan’s Aeolian Shawl — lv2knit 7: Silver Cream Shawl Length at center back: From this point until beginning the edging, k this st tbl on RS rows, and p it on WS rows.

Crochet Cast-On Using waste yarn, work a crochet chain several sts longer than the number of sts to be cast on. To print, simply click the option you wish from the buttons on the right: