27 Knitted Shawl Patterns

For this stunning collection today, we carefully selected 27 of our favorite knitted shawl patterns. Not just for spring, these shawls vary in weight and warmth, from light and lacy for a warm summer evening to cozy and textured to protect against winter’s chill. So you can keep your needle busy year-round–and explore new techniques while you’re at it.

Knitted shawls are unrivaled in their versatility. They can be lacy or chunky, bright or neutral, cabled or plain garter stitch, but they are always fashionable, functional, and ideal for when you need a little extra warmth. You’ll be spoiled for choice with these lovely designs, whether you’re knitting a cover-up for yourself or a gift for a friend or family member.


1. Triangle Knitted Shawl Pattern by Yarnspirations

This colorful shawl brings a pop of color to any ensemble. Use a self-striping yarn that lets you effortlessly achieve striping without having to switch yarns. It’s a truly dynamic shawl, so think gifting for that woman who looks for color and personality in her wardrobe choices.

Triangle Knitted Shawl Pattern by Yarnspirations

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2. Back Porch Knitted Shawl Pattern by Peartree Knitting

This shawl is perfect to wrap yourself up in on those chilly mornings drinking coffee out on the back porch or enjoying a glass of wine in the evening. Created using only the garter stitch with a simple yarn over at the end of every row, makes it a great pattern for the beginner.

Back Porch Knitted Shawl Pattern by Peartree Knitting

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3. Cable Knit Triangle Shawl Pattern by Leelee Knits

Named after the Greek goddess of the Earth, this Cable Knit Triangle Shawl is the perfect accessory to carry on nature walks or wrap around your shoulders while spending time outdoors, appreciating this beautiful planet we call home. The pattern begins with just four stitches and builds up to a gorgeous right angled triangle.

Cable Knit Triangle Shawl Pattern by Leelee Knits

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4. Free Knitted Shawl Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

Here’s a stunning wrap featuring various simple mesh stitch patterns that can be used as a shawl or an oversized scarf. The alpaca blend yarn makes it cozy and soft yet light and easy to wear. Dress it up or down by pairing with a dress or your favorite casual jeans. A truly versatile, show stopping piece that’s a pleasure to knit.

Free Knitted Shawl Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

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5. The Juniper Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knifty Knittings

This Juniper Shawl merges a classic crescent shaped design with a flowing lace and nupp edging, resembling juniper branches. It is worked from the top down, starting with a garter tab, with increases placed along both sides. Once the body of the shawl is finished, stitches are cast on to knit the applied lace edging.

The Juniper Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knifty Knittings

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6. Leaf Shawl Knitting Pattern by Sue Lilly Creations

Three different lace leaf patterns make the foundation of this shawl. Knit in one piece sideways, from end to end. The leaves on the lower edge are each accented with 3 glass beads. Optional, as always.

Leaf Shawl Knitting Pattern by Sue Lilly Creations

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7. Knitted Ruska Shawl Pattern by Darling Jadore

Delicate eyelet lace cascades amidst a sea of classic knit stitches that all flows in harmony with a lace wave border, making this Ruska Shawl is a major stunner! Inspired by the Quaking Aspen trees during Colorado’s autumn season, the knitting pattern allows you to create a dazzling half-circle shawl that can be worn a variety of ways, and is actually really easy to knit.

Knitted Ruska Shawl Pattern by Darling Jadore

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8. Lazy Days Mini Shawl Knitting Pattern by My Poppet Makes

If you are looking for a quick and easy knitted shawl pattern, this simple triangle shawlette is for you. Light enough to wear in Spring and Summer, this mini shawl pattern is a super quick knit, suitable for all seasons.

Lazy Days Mini Shawl Knitting Pattern by My Poppet Makes

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9. Caonach Shawl Knitting Pattern by Stolen Stitches

Celebrate texture with this shawl, working from the top to the widest point you can decide on how much texture you want! This shawl comes with both a full and partial texture option as well as several bind off suggestions.

Caonach Shawl Knitting Pattern by Stolen Stitches

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10. Knitted Hoodie Shawl Pattern by Red Heart

The styling on this knit shawl lets you instantly transition from the warmth of a shawl to the added convenience of a hoodie! Wear it on its own or under a jacket for this one-of-a-kind project that’s an unexpected gift of style.

Knitted Hoodie Shawl Pattern by Red Heart

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11. Knitted Mohair Shawl Pattern by Hits Knits Patterns

Get ready to experience pure elegance with this light and airy mohair shawl. It’s a must have for every women. The lightweight shawl provides enough coverage, but it will not makes you overheat when the temperature starts to rise. A cute and simple design made in the stockinette stitch pattern, demands some level of knitting art of using the thin mohair yarn. 

Knitted Mohair Shawl Pattern by Hits Knits Patterns

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12. Knitted Nordic Sunrise Shawl Pattern by Whimsy North

This Nordic Sunrise Shawl is a crescent-shaped shawl knit from the top-down. It features relaxing garter rows broken up by fun nupps and two-color brioche. With 3 colors of fingering weight yarn fading together this shawl is lightweight and the brioche stitch makes it extra squishy.

Knitted Nordic Sunrise Shawl Pattern by Whimsy North

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13. Haruni Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knit Picks

Haruni is a slightly crescent shaped triangular shawl, knit from the top down and finished with a crochet bind off. With a wingspan of 45”, this small shawl is easily enlarged by knitting more repeats of the first chart.

The pattern includes a schematic and explanation of basic top down shawl construction, as well as large, color coded charts. If charts aren’t your thing, there are also complete, row by row written directions. Total stitch count is given for each row as well as an alternate icord bind off.

Haruni Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knit Picks

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14. Clovis Point Shawl Knitting Pattern by Kelly G.

Clovis Point is a top down knitted shawl, with instructions for two sizes, and easily adjusted further to your size preference. Using a selection of cables, lace, and textured stitches, the shawl provides interest while knitting, and creates a harmonious look that can become an every day staple to your wardrobe.

Clovis Point Shawl Knitting Pattern by Kelly G.

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15. Shetland Shawl Knitting Pattern by Interweave

Cobweb-weight, single-ply, traditional Shetland wool makes up this Shetland Shawl. The shawl begins with the lower edging, then stitches are picked up to work the center panel and side edgings. A knitted-on upper edging completes the shawl.

Shetland Shawl Knitting Pattern by Interweave

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16. Berkshire Wrap Shawl Knitting Pattern by 1 Dog Woof

This garter knit shawl uses basic stitches and a unique construction to create a long, wide shawl, finished off with fun tassels at the ends. Make it with DK weight yarn for a light and airy summer feel, or with something thicker for cozy warmth during the winter months!

Berkshire Wrap Shawl Knitting Pattern by 1 Dog Woof

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17. Tiramisu Shawl Knitting Pattern by Darling Jadore

If you’re looking for a knitting pattern for an easy, classic triangle scarf shawl, look no further — this Tiramisu Shawl is the pattern for you! Featuring lace eyelet details every few rows, a classic triangle shawl shape, and using a self-striping variegated yarn, this shawl whips up in no time and turns into a statement fashion accessory that makes a big impact!

Tiramisu Shawl Knitting Pattern by Darling Jadore

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18. Knitted Airy Shawl Pattern by Red Heart

This lovely knit shawl is the perfect grab ‘n’ go accessory for cool summer nights. The pattern is worked on larger needles and features the light and airy fagoting stitch. Shawl is designed in a juicy combination of shades revealed by only one yarn, but you can stitch your version in any multi-shade you prefer. Since there’s no fussing over sizes, this delicate layer makes a wonderful gift.

Knitted Airy Shawl Pattern by Red Heart

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19. Sedona Serenity Knit Shawl Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

Ready for a peaceful little knitting project? This Sedona Serenity Shawl would make an amazing shawl to gift to someone that’s going through a hard time, or a friend or family member who may be in the hospital. Because it’s so soft, it would be very comforting and is also very warm and cuddly.  

In addition, this could be used as a large scarf or blanket shawl which are super trendy right now!

Sedona Serenity Knit Shawl Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

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20. Greensferry Knitted Shawl Pattern by Autumn And Indigo

Greensferry is an asymmetrical shawl working from a small cast on point and growing with increases on one side. A repeating lace sequence create an intricate open shawl that’s great for year round wear.

Greensferry Knitted Shawl Pattern by Autumn And Indigo

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21. Light Summer Shawl Knit Pattern by Briana K Designs

This Light Summer Shawl Wrap is so delicate and slightly sheer. It’s functional not only as a shawl but as a scarf and fashion accessory as well. The bulk of the project is an easy repeat so turn on your favorite show or take this with on a trip!

Light Summer Shawl Knit Pattern by Briana K Designs

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22. Leucania Shawl Knitting Pattern by Blue Peninsula

Named after the Obscure Wainscot Moth (Leucania obsoleta), this triangular shawl is worked top-down from a garter stitch tab cast-on. Knit in fingering weight yarn, it is an all-season piece—it’s perfect for casual wear (wrapped around your neck, it will keep you warm on winter hikes!) but equally suited for weddings and other special occasions that call for a light and elegant accessory.

Leucania Shawl Knitting Pattern by Blue Peninsula

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23. Winterwork Shawl Knitting Pattern by Apiary Knits

Cozy like your favorite boyfriend sweater, this Winterwork Shawl is the perfect late fall and winter accessory. Knit from the bottom up (once you get past that cast-on, it’s all downhill!), this knit shawl pattern features a trio of stitch patterns to keep the knitter engaged while adding lots of texture and visual interest.

Winterwork Shawl Knitting Pattern by Apiary Knits

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24. Boho Knit Shawl Pattern by Leelee Knits

This stylish Boho Style Shawl/Wrap is so much fun to knit, and you will love how cozy and soft to the touch it feels when you wrap yourself up in it. Perfect for long summer days spent at the beach, or cool evenings by the campfire. This wrap is light and airy enough to bring along on all of your summer adventures!

Boho Knit Shawl Pattern by Leelee Knits

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25. Fringed Knitted Shawl Pattern by Yarnspirations

This beginner-knit shawl is oh-so-wearable and looks a lot more advanced that it is. Create an easy triangle shape by starting at the point and increasing every alternate row to achieve the full width. Knit completely in garter stitch, the shawl is embellished with a generous fringe for a bit of extra flair! It’s cozy and comfortable with a beautiful drape that adds a feminine touch to any outfit.

Fringed Knitted Shawl Pattern by Yarnspirations

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26. Forest Mosaic Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knit For The Soul

Forest Mosaic Shawl is a triangle shawl with easy, textured, mosaic colorwork that looks impressive but is really just slipped stitches and uses only one color per row! It’s so much fun to work the colorwork in a gradient yarn and it’s also a great way to use up stash and leftover yarn.  The shawl can be made larger by adding a repeat.

Forest Mosaic Shawl Knitting Pattern by Knit For The Soul

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27. Reversible Shawl Knitting Pattern by Fiddlestyx Studios

Knit in simple garter stitch, one color is carried up over the other on the front while the opposite happens on the back, creating a completely reversible fabric on this cozy shawl. Choose two similar hues for a subtle shadow effect as shown, or two contrasting colors for a bolder look.

Reversible Shawl Knitting Pattern by Fiddlestyx Studios

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WITH THESE LOVELY KNITTED SHAWL PATTERNS TO CHOOSE FROM, IN SO MANY STYLES, TEXTURES, AND YARNS, CHOOSING YOUR FIRST PROJECT WILL BE A WELCOME CHALLENGE.

A stunning lace knitted shawl or something chunkier? Whatever designs you decided to make, we are sure they turned out great! So don’t be afraid to show us some of your works by posting them on our Facebook Page!

If you loved this collection, you might as well loved these 27 Knitted Prayer Shawl Patterns, and Stunning Shawlette Knitting Patterns. Now that you are on a roll, you might also enjoy other Clothing Knitting Patterns we have on our site.

Keeping one of these delightful knitted shawl patterns around will help you stay prepared year-round and looking better than ever! Happy knitting, friends!