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15 Light and Lacy Knit Shawl Patterns

By: Audrey Huggett, Editor for

15 Light and Lacy Knit Shawl Patterns

The warm days of spring and summer don’t have to be knitting free—on the contrary, the summer is the perfect time to try out patterns using lighter yarns.  Knit shawl patterns are perfect for the summer knitter.  The finished product is a light, airy garment that can be worn on an evening out or a windy day.  Knit lace shawls are admirably suited to the changes in weather that happen during spring and summer.  You’ll look wonderfully cool with a lace shawl draped gracefully over your shoulder; you won’t stop receiving compliments for your handiwork.

Once you take a look at these patterns, you won’t think that shawls belong in the wardrobe of days gone by.  These 15 Light and Lacy Knit Shawl Patterns look gorgeous and have a classic, timeless feel.  Shawls are actually quite useful garments; they can be easily folded and stored in a bag, they allow excellent air circulation, but keep you warm and toasty when it matters most.  As soon as you make your own lace knit shawl, you’ll become a convert.  As soon as you take a look at these patterns your fingers will be itching to get started as soon as you see these beautiful knit shawl patterns.


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Easy Knitted Shawl Patterns

Intermediate Knit Lace Shawl Patterns

Knit Shawl Patterns for the Brave of Heart


15 Light and Lacy Knit Shawl Patterns


Easy Knitted Shawl Patterns

One Ball Lace Triangle ShawlAre you new to lace?  Have no fear; these easy knit lace shawls will give you a gentle introduction to the wonderful world of light and airy shawls.  There’s a secret to lace patterns that you’d never guess just from looking at them—lace can actually be very easy to knit.  Like any knitting pattern, lace knitting follows a rhythm.  Once you have a firm grasp on the stitches involved, often no more difficult than a yarn over, you’ll find that knitting lace can be a breeze.  Why not try out one of these easy knitted shawl patterns and find out for yourself?

Prism Shawl

Cute Knit Shawlette

Vintage Lace Shawl

An Easy Shawl to Knit

One Ball Lace Triangle Shawl

One Shoulder Shawl


Intermediate Knit Lace Shawl Patterns

Summer Whisper WrapFor those of you who have a little more experience with knitting, these intermediate knit lace shawl patterns will certainly do the trick.  Knitting up one of these elegant shawls for spring and summer will be a treat for any experienced knitter.

Rainbow Afternoon Shawl

Mystic Forest Shawl

Summer Whisper Wrap

Ocean Sunrise Shawl

Bamboo Wedding Shawl

Escapist Lace Shawl


Knit Shawl Patterns for the Brave of Heart

Meadow Lace Shawl Sometimes one of the best things you can do is challenge yourself.  You’ll be pleasantly rewarded by the experience gained from creating one of these knit shawl patterns.  Anyone looking to master lace will enjoy these challenging, though not impossible, lace shawl patterns.  Draping one of these exquisite shawls over your shoulders will be a truly rewarding experience.

Meadow Lace Shawl

Allegro Shawl

Cornflower Blue Lace Shawl





Bonus: 3 Extra Lace Shawl Patterns

Butterfly Lace Shawl
Angel Shawl

Butterfly Lace Shawl

Lace Dreams Shawl




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It's under "Cute Knit Shawlette

So like where is this cover shawl pattern? Foes anyone even know the name? Is it the Cornflower Blue Lace Shawl?

Hi KnitsWithBalls, Please find the "Cute Knit Shawlette" under Easy Knitted Shawl Patterns. Thanks! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting

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