Shawl Design in Plain English (3rd edition): Basic Shawl Shapes

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Are you tired of following patterns in shawl knitting and want to create your own? If your answer is yes, this book is for you!

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Volume one of the series on shawl design covers basic shawl shapes: square shawls, rectangles (stoles) and triangle shawls.

Purchase all three volumes and save over 20% compared to buying single volumes:

Shawl Design in Plain English (Complete Collection)

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Are you tired of following patterns in shawl knitting and want to create your own? If your answer is yes, this book is for you!

Table of Contents (PDF)

Designing shawls is something every knitter can do. There’s no magic involved, no need to be a math genius and no secret ingredients. This book teaches you how to create your own patterns for rectangular, square, triangle, winged, circular, semi-circular, crescent, vortex, star shaped, polygons, S-shapes, annular, and Faroese knitted shawls by unveiling the principles of how to turn your ideas into written instructions for shawl patterns.

Purchase all three volumes and save over 20% compared to buying single volumes:

Shawl Design in Plain English (Complete Collection)

Shawl Design in Plain English: 3rd edition is out now

The first edition of Shawl Design in Plain English (published in 2012) has seen tremendous success and has finally matured into the third edition available now.

Three Volumes Full Of Information on Shawl Design

The second edition of Shawl Design in Plain English comes in three volumes:

  • Vol. 1: Basic Shawl Shapes (this book)
  • Vol. 2: Advanced Shawl Shapes (publication date: March 22, 2017)
  • Vol. 3: Fancy Shawl Shapes (publication date: April 25th, 2017)

Each volume contains

  • Detailed instructions on various construction methods for each shawl shape
  • Recipes for each shawl shape and construction method
  • Example patterns for each shape

Volume One: Basic Shawl Shapes

Volume one of the series on shawl design covers basic shawl shapes: square shawls, rectangles (stoles) and triangle shawls. The following basic topics, shapes and construction methods are covered:

Basic Design Principles

  • How to start
  • Yarn and needles
  • Gauge and planning
  • Calculations

Square Shawls

  • Square shawls worked center out
  • Square shawls worked hem inwards
  • Square shawls worked diagonally
  • Square shawls worked hem to hem
  • Adjustable square shawls

Stoles

  • Stoles worked hem to hem
  • Stoles worked center outwards

Triangles

  • Triangle shawls worked bottom up
  • Triangle shawls worked top down
  • Triangle shawls worked sideways
  • Adjustable triangle shawls
  • Triangle shawls with center panels
  • Winged triangle shawls

Example Patterns

  • Orenburg Meets Germany
  • Alpine Fuchsia Stole
  • Persia Goes Green
  • Callie
  • Stashy Josephine
  • Greenwing

Volume Two: Advanced Shawl Shapes

Volume two of the series on shawl design covers advanced shawl shapes: circles, half-circles, annular shawls, crescents, Faroese and polygon shaped shawls.

Publication date: March 25, 2017

Volume Three: Fancy Shawl Shapes

Volume three of the series on shawl design covers fancy shawl shapes: stars, S-shapes, vortex shawls and shawls with slits.

Publication date: April 25, 2017

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