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Spring Shawl KAL Travelling Vine

Updated: Feb 23, 2021

Free Knitting Pattern

Welcome to the second part of your new Spring Shawl, the travelling vine. This is the first of the more complex lace patterns. You have already managed a couple of increases so you should be good to go. Remember to use as many stitch markers to separate repeats as you need.

If you need a refresher on how to read knitting charts you can find links out to my mini series of tutorials here.

If you are looking for yarn requirements they are in the overview post, along with links to all the released parts of this KAL.

If you are looking for the paid PDF pattern for this shawl it is now available in the shop.


k knit

k2tog knit 2 sts together

yo yarn over

p purl

ssk slip knitwise, slip knitwise, knit 2 sts together tbl

st(s) stitch(es)

tbl through back of loop

Pattern Notes

Lace patterns used in the main sections are charted and each section has its own charts.

Remember to wrap your yarn twice around the needle when creating a YO followed by a purl stitch.

Do not forget to include the final YO before the stitch marker when following the lace patterns and working the middle round for the increase section.

If you are working the striped version all increases are in C2. If you are working in a solid or long gradient ignore the colour change instructions throughout.


Travelling Vine


Change to C1.

Rnd 1: *Yo, k1 tbl, yo, ssk, k5; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 2: *K3, k2tog tbl, k4; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 3: *Yo, k1 tbl, yo, k2, ssk, k3; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 4: *K5, k2tog tbl, k2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 5: *K1 tbl, yo, k4, ssk, k1, yo; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 6: *K6, k2tog tbl, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 7: *K5, k2tog, yo, k1 tbl, yo; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 8: *K4, k2tog, k3; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 9: *K3, k2tog, k2, yo, k1 tbl, yo; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 10: *K2, k2tog, k5; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 11: *Yo, k1, k2tog, k4, yo, k1 tbl; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 12: *K1, k2tog, k6; rep from * to end of rnd.

Work Rounds 1-4 one more time. A total of 16 rounds worked in this section.


Change to C2.

Rnd 1: P2tog, p to end of rnd. –95 sts

Rnd 2: *K1, yo; rep from * to end of rnd. – 190 sts

Rnd 3: P to end of rnd.


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