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12 Free Rectangular Knit Shawl Patterns
Knit a rectangle shawl pattern for the fall or winter! Add warmth and a little wow-factor to your wardrobe.
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Fall weather is shawl weather! Crispy cold wind and falling leaves make layers absolutely necessary. There's nothing cozier than wrapping up in a rectangular shawl pattern. Whether you need a shawl for warmth or style, this list free knitting patterns for shawls is sure to contain the pattern for you. From quick shawls to make in an afternoon to longterm, intricate lace patterns, we have just about any knit shawl you might want or need.
Rectangular shawls are ideal for cold weather because they offer a ton of weight and warmth, allowing you to bundle yourself up right. They easily help a fall or spring jacket provide all the warmth you could possibly need. If you enjoy wearing your scarf outside of your coat, a shawl could add so much more warmth!
The Difference Between Rectangular and Triangle Shawl Patterns
As you may have guessed, the main difference between a rectangular and triangle shawl pattern is the shape of the shawl. A triangle shawl forms one big triangle or down arrow while a rectangle is a simply a rectangle, kind of like a larger scarf! This difference in shape allows for a difference in style. Rectangular shawls will provide a lot of bulk while a triangle can be wrapped to be a little more space efficient and creates a triangular wrap pattern. Generally, a rectangular shawl is easier to knit than a triangle, because it involves few decreases.
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Rectangular Knit Shawl Patterns
While this shawl may luck light, lovely, and intricate, this free knitting pattern is actually relatively simple to complete. All you need to do is repeat single rows before finishing.
LION BRAND PATTERN Cascading blocks and fall hues make this lovely shawl a must-make for intermediate knitters. This pattern uses 6 balls of worsted weight yarn.
The perfect shawl for newbies, this knit shawl pattern is made out of bulky yarn and takes just a few hours to work up. Add a button to make it especially wearable.
Ideal for intermediate knitters, this shawl adds a layer of excellence to any look. Worked up in fine yarn, this pattern will take you quite some time to complete. It's worth it. We promise.
This intermediate shawl pattern is worked up in a stunning green pattern and features a grid design that is reminiscent of stained glass. Light yet warm, this spring green beauty is a must-have for your collection.
Large and lovely, this feminine shawl pattern features scalloped edges to add a dainty touch to your extra layer. The example is created in a bright red, but you could swap it out for another, subtler lightweight yarn if you'd prefer.
RED HEART PATTER You've heard of super scarves, but have you heard of super shawls? A ruana is just that. This shawl meets blanket invention will be your new autumn accessory.
BERNAT PATTERN Classic, timeless, and simple-to-make, this is the kind of shawl you probably have in mind when you think rectangle shawl. This pattern from our friends at Bernat is fully printable and comes complete with a helpful diagram.
Upgrade your little black dress with this quick and easy shawl pattern. Worked up in fine yarn, you can create this cutie in a solid color or use a gradient yarned for a multi-colored striped detail.
Featuring a droplet pattern and lots of lace, this jumbo shawl pattern is knitted in a seafoam green that will cheer up your spring in seconds. Check out the full pattern for instructions for beginner and intermediate knitters.
This free knitting pattern is best for intermediate knitters. Using several colors combined with several different stitches, this color block pattern offers up stitch blocks, as well, adding an insane amount of interest to the pattern.
Finding stunning shawls of a different shape in our colleciton of 11 Elegant Knit Triangle Shawl Patterns
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