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Love Triangle Shawl Knitting Pattern

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In this post, you will see the Love Triangle Shawl Knitting Pattern.

This shawl is designed with comfort and everyday wear in mind.

The simple construction and details allow this design to be knit up in many different fibers and colors sure to fit your own personal style.

The Love Shawl Free Pattern

What Is A Triangle Shawl?

A shawl with a triangle shape is created either with a top-down or bottom-up construction.

This normally starts off by casting on a few stitches and ends by casting off many.

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This shape is one of the simplest of all shawls and is easily worn in a few different ways.

Triangular shawl

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Knit triangle shawl with tassels

The stitch pattern used in this design

This triangle shawl design is knit in a simple garter stitch, with yarn over stripes.

The pattern is worked until you have your desired size.

The shawl is knit from the top down.

This shawl needed 2 x skeins of Martin’s Lab Yarn – Comfy Merino/color Love.

This yarn was knit with one strand for a light, airy knit.

shawl close up

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This shawl pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

Triangle shawl knitting pattern

Love Triangle Shawl Knitting Pattern

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Notes

This shawl is a triangle shawl knit from the top down.

Alternating rows create garter and yarn over stripes with an open spine.

This is a light and airy knitted shawl.

Video Tutorial

You can view a video tutorial showing you how to start knitting the shawl on my YouTube channel here.

Love knitted shawl

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Skill Level – Easy (advanced beginner)

Gauge

16 sts/32 rows in 4 inches/10 cm in garter stitch.

Gauge doesn’t matter much for this project.

Measurements / Sizes

Length tip to tip (wingspan) = 74 inches/188 cm.

Width at the widest point = 30 inches/77 cm.

Love knitted shawl size

The supplies you need

Yarn

Needles

  • 5.50mm (US 8) 100cm/40″ circular needles.
  • I used my interchangeable circular needles on a 100cm/40″ cable.
  • I did not join in the round to knit the shawl.
  • The shawl is worked back and forth on the needles – knit flat.
  • The long cable was used to accommodate the number of stitches.

Notions

Tassels

  • Make 3 tassels before you begin to knit the shawl.
  • One tassel will be sewn to each point of the shawl.
  • You can view a tutorial showing you how to make tassels here.
Love yarn from Martin's Lab

Abbreviations

  • CO – Cast on
  • Cont – Continue
  • K – Knit
  • K2tog – Knit the next two stitches together (decrease)
  • SM – Slip marker
  • St(s) – Stitch(es)
  • PM – Place marker
  • Rep – Repeat
  • RS – Right side
  • WS – Wrong side
  • YO – Yarn over
easy triangle shawl

Shawl Pattern

Please note – Make the 3 tassels before you start the shawl, so you don’t run out of yarn later on.

Worked flat knitting back and forth on two needles:

Set up

  • CO 5 sts.
  • Row 1(WS): K1, YO, K1, YO, PM, K1, PM, YO, K1, YO, K1. (9 sts)

Start working the pattern repeat as follows:

Garter Stitch Rows

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, YO, K to marker, YO, SM, K1, SM, YO, K to last st, YO, K1.
  • Row 2: Knit to the end of the row.
  • Rep rows 1 and 2 twice more. (6 rows garter st worked in total).

*Tip – Place a closed stitch marker on the right side of the work, so you know which side is the RS, this is the side you are making the increases on.

Yarn Over Rows

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, YO, K1, *YO, K2tog – rep from * to marker, YO, SM, K1, SM, *YO, K2tog – rep from * to the last 2 sts, YO, K1, YO, K1.
  • Row 2: Knit to the end of the row.

Rep the 6 garter stitch rows and the 2 yarn over rows until your shawl measures 74 inches in width tip to tip (or you run out of yarn).

Further Notes

You can make it smaller or larger depending on your preferences, you can keep repeating the pattern rows until you get your desired size.

If you make it smaller you may need less yarn and larger you will need more yarn.

knit triangle shawl

Finishing and Blocking

You may wish to block your shawl, you can do that as follows:

Make sure all ends are woven in using a tapestry needle or method of choice.

Gently block by filling a sink or water basin with lukewarm water, add a small amount of rinse less wool wash.

Place the items in the water and gently massage out any air bubbles.

Drain water, gently squeezing out any excess water from the item, then roll in a towel, and stomp on the towel roll to remove any more excess water.

Lay the item out on a towel to approx. finished wingspan measurements and allow to dry completely.

Blocking Tutorial

If you want to learn more about blocking, you can view this blog post here – Blocking knits – 3 ways to reshape your knitting.

triangle scarf knitting pattern

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