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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Aeolian Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

I found it to aeoliab an interesting and engaging knit, much like the other shawl I have knit by the same designer, Laminaria. Pattern repeats when working from charts: K1 without dropping st sgawl left needle, yo, [k same st again without dropping from left needle, yo] 2 times, k same st again and drop st from left needle.

Later, the chain will be unraveled and the resulting live sts picked up. Using 2 strands of yarn held together, p2, [sl both sts back to left needle and p2tog, p1] to last st, sl both sts back to left needle and p2tog.

My first attempt to block the shawl flat was unsatisfactory. Continue in pattern, working through charts as established, until Row 28 of Edge Set-up Chart is complete. PPS — I was asked why I did not pre-string the beads onto the yarn. This is the Aeolian Shawl pattern, from the Spring 09 issue of Knitty. On following WS row, purl these 9 sts together. There are also a lot of nupps, which do not bother me, but do bother some other knitters.

I love the complexity of the design and the dhawl impact. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Handspun Flame Shoulderette Length at center back: On the WS row, when you insert the right hand needle to purl the stitches together, if you have made the stitches loose enough, not only should it be easy to shwal the needle, you should be able to see space between the two needles.


I modified the original stitch designs so that the repeat lengths match and the patterns flow from one stitch to the next. The shawl will block to slightly more than a triangle. The curves of the rock, the repetitive geometries of the yucca stalks and agave leaves, and the brief but extravagant blossoms of the desert after shxwl rain are all echoed in this lace.

Starting 1 or 2 sts in from end of chain and using working yarn, pick up and k 1 st in the back loop of each ch until the required number of sts have been picked up.

For a [ssk], place the bead on the first st on the left needle. It is important to keep the slipped edge sts very loose, so the shawl will block properly. Break yarn and draw through last st.

Slip next 2 sts together, knitwise, as if to work a k2tog. You start with 3 [sts] and sgawl with At end of last row, turn work 90 degrees clockwise and pick up and k 7 sts along one long edge of work — this will be 1 st in each slipped st along edge, skipping first st.

Beads on rows 3 and 5 only. The shoulderette shown required approx. In the Mohave desert, the aeolian erosion from millennia of weolian driven sand has carved a landscape of curving organic sculpture from desert rock that is home to cactus, yucca, and the twisting forms of Joshua Trees.

Aeilian is measured over Swatch Chart based on Yucca pattern. Here is my Cylon Raider being blocked:. 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.


For a history of Estonian lace knitting, as well as beautiful Estonian shawls, both traditional and contemporary, see Knitted Lace of Estonia: This book does not give shadl for individual stitch patterns.

Ravelry: Aeolian Shawl pattern by Elizabeth Freeman

I xeolian two sets of blocking mats — theoretically, enough to block just about anything. For more examples of the beautiful stitches originating in Estonia, take a look at the Estonian Lace Study. Insert left needle into fronts of these 3 sts and knit them together. The Yucca chart must be worked an even number of times ie.

This forms a centered double decrease. Allow shawl to dry completely before unpinning. Repeat on second side of the shawl.

Knit next 3 sts together. Block swatch, allow to dry, unpin and allow to relax before measuring gauge.

Susan’s Aeolian Shawl Archives – theraineysisters theraineysisters

The shawl being modelled by Lettie: Keep the following things in mind: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditionsby Nancy Bush. So far, no curling! To print, simply click the option you wish from the buttons on the right: Following directionsblock shawl, first pinning out the center point of all the edging flower motifs, then going back and pinning out four additional points in each motif, in the edge stitches directly above the nupps two points on either side of each flower center.

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In the other charts, the pattern repeat is outlined in red. All in all, I am extremely pleased. Elizabeth Freeman counts trees and crunches numbers for a living, and has been known to bring her lace knitting along on wilderness backpacking trips.

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