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Faroese Shawl Patterns

Knitting patterns for neck-down Faroese shawls

The distinctive butterfly shaping of the Faroese shawl makes an exceptionally wearable garment because of the shaped shoulders and elongated ends for optionally tying around the waist. For even more shawls, be sure to also visit the Other Shawls Collection.

Turning tradition upside down! — The Faroese shawls in the HeartStrings collection are all worked from the neckband down. You start with just a few stitches so that you can become familiar with your yarn and the stitch patterns. Different increase techniques are used in each pattern to achieve the traditional center back panel, side panels, front bands, and shaped shoulders.

A Bit of Lace Dolly Shawl A Bit of Lace Dolly Shawl
Pattern #H134. A Bit of Lace Dolly Shawl is a small top-down Faroese-style shawl suitable for 18" dolls and teddy bears. Besides being a great way to have fun learning on a small shawl before putting the time into a larger shawl, this little shawl makes a delightful gift for a lucky doll or teddy bear lover! More ...
All-Over Lace Faroese Shawl All-Over Lace Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A16. Just one of the many popular HeartStrings Faroese shaped shawls, this time in an allover stockinette stitch lace version. The pattern begins with the center back neckband, then proceeds from the neck down in charming lace silhouetted heart motifs. More ...
Cascading Hearts Cascading Hearts Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A2. This Faroese shawl features stockinette stitch knitted lace of interlocking heart motifs. More ...
Dolly Faroese Shawl Dolly Faroese Shawl
Pattern #H34. This small doll-sized shawl is designed to learn and practice neck-down construction and basic techniques for making a Faroese shawl in the traditional style — except upside down! More ...
Pendants Pendants Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A4. Pendants features garter stitch knitted lace of assorted jewel-like shaped lace motifs, yarn over increases and some of the yarn overs in the lace motifs are used to shape the panels and pretty lace shoulders. More ...
Shetland Lace Patterned Faroese Shawl Shetland Lace Patterned Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A5. A lovely shawl in traditional garter stitch lace knitting, bands of Shetland lace motifs of beads, diamonds and Madeira fans. More ...
Troika Wrap-Around Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A41 (black and white publication). Simple "3-ball" garter stitch technique; great pattern for using a mix of novelty and "stash" yarn. More ...

Looking for other shawl and stole patterns to knit? Be sure to also visit the Triangle Shawls and Knitted Lace Scarves Collections.

Thank you for interest. I am here to serve you and help keep your knitting a pleasurable experience. If you have questions or need assistance with purchasing or knitting my HeartStrings patterns, let me know. Sincerely, Jackie E-S

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