I finished knitting and blocking my Aeolian shawl the other day. This is the third and final shawl in my series of shawls for my bridesmaids. Beautiful lace shawl. Free knitting pattern. Pattern category: Shawls. Lace weight yarn. yards. Features: Lace. Experienced difficulty level. You start with 3 [sts] and end with And there is a wild ride in between! I am talking about the Aeolian Shawl (free pattern from Knitty) which.

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Slip the stitch back to the needle, then knit it. Directions for blocking a lace shawl may be found here.

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This site uses cookies. Estonian Stitches This shawl was inspired by three stitch patterns from Pitsilised Koekirjadan Estonian stitch dictionary.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. On following WS row, purl these 9 sts together. And there is a wild ride in between! Slip next 3 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle. In this design, I combine the slow patience of lace knitting, and the profligate abandon of the desert after a storm.

My first attempt to block the shawl flat was unsatisfactory.

Merlot; 1 skein Note: The beads are placed on RS rows using a very narrow steel crochet hook. I found it aeolina be an interesting and engaging knit, much like the other shawl Shawp have knit by the same designer, Laminaria. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It helps to use a finger to hold each new stitch in place so that you do not inadvertently tighten the last increase while making the next one.


However, as you can see from the photos, this shawl is just a tad oversized. Silver Cream Shawl Length at center back: Blazing heat and drifting snow.

Insert left needle into fronts of these 3 sts and knit them together. Ehawl Rows of Transition Chart. August 23, by titianknitter. For the spine flower, pin out points every other bead. Slip next 2 sts together, knitwise, as if to work a k2tog.

The 2[3] sts at each edge are the border sts; work these sts in garter st.

Gauge is measured over Swatch Chart based on Yucca pattern. I was also displeased to find a knot and a few slubs in my skein; at this price, I do not expect to find multiple knots or other imperfections. Email required Address never made public. PPS — I was asked why I did not pre-string the beads onto the yarn. Techniques, Patterns, and Traditionsby Nancy Bush. The shawl will block to slightly more than a triangle.

Knit next 3 sts together. Generally, I prefer to pre-string beads because it is faster in the long run, BUT they do not knit into the project the same way see picture below.


In the other charts, the aeoliah repeat is outlined in red. I was a bit surprised, however, to find how much the yarn shredded when I had to frog a substantial portion of the shawl. For a [ssk], place the bead on the first st on the left needle. Correct gauge is not essential for this project unless you are working with a limited quantity of yarn ie.

Continue as follows, working center st and edges sts as set. There are 5[11] Agave motifs in each half of the shawl. Largest version there are three sizes given Yarn: This pattern calls for size 8 seed beads.

For more examples of the beautiful stitches originating in Estonia, take a look at the Estonian Lace Study. Allow shawl to dry completely before unpinning.

Aeolian Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

K 17 rows, slipping first st of each shaw. I own two sets of blocking mats — theoretically, enough to block just about anything.

Detailed directions can be found here. On following WS row, purl these 7 sts together.

Aeolian Shawl August 23, by titianknitter.