Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)



Show only printer-friendly patterns

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Yarn Weight

Select One (optional)

Knitting Needle Size

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • 1 or 2.25 mm
  • 2 or 2.75 mm
  • 3 or 3.25 mm
  • 4 or 3.5 mm
  • 5 or 3.75 mm
  • 6 or 4 mm
  • 7 or 4.5 mm
  • 8 or 5 mm
  • 9 or 5.5 mm
  • 10 or 6 mm
  • 10.5 or 6.5 mm
  • 11 or 8 mm
  • 13 or 9 mm
  • 15 or 10 mm
  • 17 or 12.75 mm
  • 19 or 15 mm
  • 35 or 19 mm
  • 50 or 25 mm
  • Circular Knitting Needles
  • Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)


Latest Comments

8-Hour Lace Shawl Knitting Pattern

This lovely lace shawl pattern is truly so simple to knit, and it comes together in no time!

8-Hour Lace Shawl Knitting Pattern
8-Hour Lace Shawl Knitting Pattern
This image courtesy of

This 8 Hour Lace Shawl is a great knitting pattern that you can whip up in one weekend. This makes a great last-minute gift around the holidays or a prayer shawl for someone in need, and it will definitely get some use.

Plus, this knit shawl pattern is actually really easy to recreate, and it a good shawl to start off on if you haven't made very many shawls before. Because this particular lace stitch is a two-row lace stitch, it's also a very relaxing pattern. After a few repeats, you'll practically be able to knit this shawl in your sleep. Lace knitting doesn't have to be difficult!

The video tutorial shows you how to get started on making this DIY shawl, and how to make it all the way through to the end. Definitely a knitting pattern worth making!


Knitting Needle Size17 or 12.75 mm

Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)

Gauge5 sts x 6 rows = 4” in lace pattern. Gauge not critical for this pattern

Finished Size22” x 62”

Materials List

  • 4 skeins of yarn | Featured in this Video: Lion Brand Hometown USA #105 Detroit Blue
  • Knitting needles


Cast on 39 sts.

Border: Knit 9 rows.

Lace Section:
Row 1 (RS): K5, k2tog, yo, *p1, k2tog, yo. Rep from * across until 5 sts remain, k5.
Row 2 (WS): K5, p2, *k1, p2. Rep from * across until 5 sts remain, k5.
Rep Rows 1 – 2 for pattern until work measures 60”, ending with a WS row.

End Border:
Knit 9 rows.

Bind off in knit. Weave in all ends.

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

The yarn is actually a #6 super bulky yarn, so glad I double checked, I would have grabbed the wrong yarn weight from my stash to make it.

I have lots of regular yarn. How many stitches and size needle would I need to make this prayer shawl?

The answer to your question would actually depend on what you are calling "regular" yarn.

I love the royal blue color and the airiness of this 8 Hour Lace Shawl. I just wished I could see the shawl clearly. This would have been appreciated if taken in a better angle.

Hi Zeemer, if you view the corresponding video for this pattern, you will be able to see multiple angles of the shawl. Hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Classic Inaugural Cloche

Feel as glamorous as can be even when it's chilly out. This Classic Inaugural Cloche was designed to match a similar hat worn by an… Continue reading: "Classic Inaugural Cloche"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Do Not Sell My Personal Information Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It