Sign up for free
♥ PRODUCTS ♥
The Pattern Collections
Other Shawl Shapes
Sweaters & Vests
Socks & Fun Footwear
For the Hands
Neck & Up Coverings
For the Man
Minis and Miscellany
Holidays & Seasons
I Hate to Purl
All Beaded Patterns
PDF Pattern Catalog
Patterns by Yarn Weight
Patterns by Yarn Brand
♥ SHOPPING ♥
Shopatron Account Login
♥ STAY IN TOUCH ♥
Want to help me with some of the costs of providing free educational resources? Every donation counts. Your donation, small or large, is very much appreciated. Thank you!
"Your patterns are just fabulous ... unique and yet based on tradition."
- Jennifer C.
"I just love the simplicity of your patterns and the complexity of their appearance."
- Maureen M.
"I enjoy your website. It is easy to use and full of information ..."
- Debby L.
"... I love Heartstrings patterns. They are clear and well presented and Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, the designer, is just a lovely, inspiring woman - well worth supporting by the purchase of the pattern."
- Kimberly L.
Your privacy and security is of utmost importance.
Get an Edge to Start Shawl
HeartStrings knitting pattern #A61
Start this lusciously fluid triangle shawl with a stunning 10" wide lace edging for a different take on triangle shawl construction.
Detail of mitered tip of the Get an Edge to Start triangle shawl
Knitted in Tilli Tomas Beaded Lace and Demi Plié
Instant PDF download to your digital library account at Shopatron: $7
Get an Edge to Start Shawl is designed for knitting with a yarn plied with beads and a companion unbeaded plain yarn. The beaded yarn is featured in the wide diamond edging. The unbeaded yarn is used to fill in the triangular body of the shawl with a lacy V-diagonal trellis stitch that both keeps the silhouette of the triangle shawl shallower than usual and naturally extends into an attractive collar.
This shallower triangle shawl can be more flattering to your derriere when wearing the shawl traditionally with the point hanging down center of back.
Another attractive way to wear this shawl is upside down from the traditional.
A bonus is that the shawl is entirely reversible!
60" wide as measured across widest distance by 40" length at center back including turned-back collar. Lace or light fingering weight yarns as follows: Yarn plied with beads (used for edging and upper border): 495 yards. Coordinating unbeaded yarn (used for body of shawl): 450 yards. US 5 / 3.75 mm needles suggested. Charted and written instructions.
Sample model was knitted in Tilli Tomas Beaded Lace 100% Silk with Petite Beads (50g/165 yds - 3 skeins) and Tilli Tomas Demi Plié 100% Natural Plied Silk (50g/290 yds - 2 skeins), both in color 280 Washington.
Get a free PDF preview of the pattern cover page and detailed specifications.
Click thumbnail to open document in new browser tab or window.
Requires Adobe Reader to view.
See more patterns in the Knitted Shawls Collection.