Knotted Lace Triangle Shawl


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If you're trying to find an easy shawl to knit that has a classic shape with a hint of elegance, this shawl from Premier Yarns is for you.  The Knotted Lace Triangle Shawl from Premier Yarns can be made with just one ball of yarn.

Finished Measurements: 30" deep x 60" wide (excluding fringe)

Note: Shawl will relax and stretch approximately 4" in each direction as it is worn.


  • Knitting Needles: US 8 (5mm)
  • Yarn: Serene by Premier Yarns – 1 ball desired color (90% acrylic/10% polyamide; 656 yards/600 meters; 10½ ounces/300 grams)

Extras: Yarn needle, crochet hook for attaching fringe

16 sts and 23 rows = 4" in Knotted Lace Patt.
Use any size needles necessary to obtain the specified gauge.

beg – beginning
k – knit;
M1 – make a stitch by lifting the strand of yarn between the
stitch on the left needle and the stitch on the right needle and
placing it on the left needle, knit into the back of the stitch
mm – millimeters
p – purl
patt – pattern
p2tog – purl 2 sts together
rep – repeat
sl – slip
st(s) – stitch(es)
tog – together
yo – yarn over
* – repeat instructions after asterisk as specified.

Beg at bottom center point, cast on 5 sts.
Beg Knotted Lace Patt as follows.
Row 1 (RS): P1, * yo, p2tog; rep from * across.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: K1, M1, knit across to last st, M1, K1 – 2 sts increased.
Rep Rows 1-3 of Knotted Lace Patt until piece measures
approximately 30" from beg.
Knit 4 rows. Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends.

Cut 13" lengths of yarn. Hold three pieces of yarn tog as a group; fold in half. Insert fold through center point of shawl and use a crochet hook to pull ends through the fold loop. Tighten to form fringe. Place fringe evenly spaced along two side edges. Trim fringe if necessary.


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I have made two of these and am now making two kid-sized ones for my great nieces for xmas.

I've made 2 of these so far. 1 for my mother, and 1 with baby weight yarn for granddaughter. So quick and easy. I couldn't get the gauge to match, so I just kept repeating the pattern until it was big enough. I just did the pattern until it looked the right size for my granddaughter. The both came out just like the picture. I'm working on the 3rd now with a completely different weight of yarn. This one will be for my daughter-in-law. :)

I gotta be reading the directions incorrectly, or something.I've got the correct gauge, and on row 3 - there are 2 sts inc - one at the beginning of the row, and one at the end. When I hit 30", I'm only 20" wide. I've knit - ripped - reknit - ripped... I finally kept going to 38" or so, and I've got 28" width. I give up!!! guess it will work for a kid. Help....mary jane

I tried the pattern, but it turns out leaning to one side. It looks good, but out of shape. What do I do wrong?

based on what you have written one of two things is wrong, either your "yo " is being done incorrectly or your M1 is. both of these stitches would have to be done correctly to achieve the desired effect of knotted lace. hope this helps.

so if im reading the pattern correctly on the 3rd row.. Knit 1. M1. Knit to the last stitch M! THEN knit 1??

I haven't knit this (yet lol!) but, I think this might help for the 3rd row: K1, M1, knit until there is one stitch remaining then M1, Knit remaining stitch.

Premier Yarn does not list a yarn called Serene. what is the weight of this yarn?

The yarn is worsted weight or a #4, if you use the number system.

I am currently doing this pattern and I have no problems with it, it fact, it looks just like the picture with the knotted lace and all. It might have to do with the way you are doing your yarn overs.

I'm knitting this pattern but my results look nothing like the picture. What I'm getting is beautiful but not anything that would warrant the title...Knotted Lace.

if you're not getting the knotted lace pattern look at your M1-it has to be a true Make 1, you can't substitute any other stitch like you can in other patterns.

What Serene color is the shawl on the photo? It's gorgeous! but I can't figure it out. Campfire or Denim Day?

I don't understand M1 make a stitch by lifting the strand of yarn between thebr stitch on the left needle and the stitch on the right needle andbr placing it on the left needle, knit into the back of the stitchbr mm millimetersbr br can anyone help

I think I would just increase 1 stitch...pattern is a bit goofy...usually starts with a knit row...have not tried it...may just to see if it works...

I am trying to make this...kind of new...made a couple of scarves. But, I don't know if it's the derections but I can't seem to get the same results of these holes. Wish I could see a larger picture.


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