Filomena Lace Shawl
The Filomena Lace Shawl is an ideal free knitting pattern for the spring. Made using a beautiful forest green yarn, this knit shawl will quickly become a wardrobe staple. The light and airy design is perfect for transitional weather days. You really can't go wrong with this knitted shawl, because it can be worn in so many different ways. Once you drape this beauty over your shoulders and head out and about, prepare to receive a lot of compliments. The striking design and soothing color palette make this free shawl knitting pattern a true standout. Grab your knitting needles and yarn and get to work on what will quickly become one of your favorite lace pieces.
Knitting Needle Size5 or 3.75 mm, 6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(0) Lace (33-40 stitches to 4 inches). Includes crochet thread.
GaugeTension is not vital for this item
- Artesano Hand-Painted Alpaca Silk Lace - Scots Pine EZ62 (2 x 50 Grams)
- 1 pair 3.75mm needles
- 1 pair 4mm needles
- 3 stitch markers
You might want to place a marker before each of the 3 sets of diagonal increases.
Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 7sts
Row 1:(K1, yf) 6 times, k1
Row 2: and every alt row, K1, prul to last st, k1
Row 3: k1, yf, k3 (yf, k1) 5 times, yf, k3, yf, k1
Row 5: k1, yf, k5, (pm yf, k1, yf, k3) twice, pm, yf, k1, yf, k5, yf, k1
Row 7: k1, yf, k7, (pm, yf, k1, yf, k5) twice, pm, yf, k1, yf, k7, yf, k1
Continue increasing, with 2 extra sts in each panel, until piece measures 25cm down the centre, ending after a ws row.
Work 4 rows purl, working yrn instead of yf on RS rows
**cont in st st, increasing as before for 8 rows work 6 rows purl.
Rep from ** once more then purl 2 rows more Change to 4mm needles and lace pattern
Row 1: p3 (yrn, p2tog) to last 3 sts, yrn, p3
Row 2: purl
Row 3: p2 (yrn p2tog) to last 3 sts, yrn p3
Row 4: purl
Repeat these 4 rows to 12cm
Purl 9 rows
Work Row 1 of lace pattern
Purl 1 row
Cast off purlwise, loosely
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