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Diamond Sunburst Shawl

from Natalie Servant Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diamond Sunburst Shawl
Diamond Sunburst Shawl
Diamond Sunburst Shawl
Diamond Sunburst Shawl
Diamond Sunburst Shawl
Diamond Sunburst Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase (yo, m1, kfb)
  • decrease (ssk, k2tog, s2kp)

Pattern Description:

This flattering semi-circular shawl begins with a provisional cast on at the neck and increases regularly to create eight segments that are separated by occasional beaded diamonds. The border is knit on from side to side, both at the bottom edge and at the neck, for an attractive finish.

• provisional cast on at collar, knit from neck down
• knit-on edging at bottom and collar
• charted and written lace, lace knitting every other row
• beads highlight the diamond design

The pattern includes stitches like yo, single decreases (ssk, k2tog) and double decreases (s2kp), and lifted increases.

This pattern was test knit in a variety of yarns ranging from lace weight to fingering weight and the depth of shawls ranged from about 18” to 24”.


20sts, 27 rows in 4"/10cm stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18-24" long, 78" around bottom edge


  • 700-900yd (640-822m) lace/fingering weight yarn
  • e.g., 1 skein Whisper Merino Laceweight from The Woolen Rabbit
  • e.g., 2 skeins Malabrigo Sock
  • US5/3.75mm circular needle
  • 350 size 6/0 glass beads

You Will Also Need:

  • smooth waste yarn for provisional cast on
  • small crochet hook (or piece of wire or dental floss) to place beads
  • darning needle
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I'm a lifelong crafter, but settled on knitting in university when I wanted sweaters but couldn't afford to buy them. My first knitting love was lace. I'm sure I'll keep returning to lace, but there ...

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