Diamond Shawl Jacket

from Simona Merchant-Dest Designs

Diamond Shawl Jacket Pattern


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Knitting: Diamond Shawl Jacket
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • work lace
  • short rows (optional)

Pattern Description:

This jacket is an easy introduction to lace knitting because it requires minimal shaping.

This easy, yet dramatic look of the diamond pattern is complimented with clean lines of 3x2 rib pattern at the collar. The diamond pattern shows beautifully in Lhasa Wilderness and will keep you interested from start to finish. You will be awarded with a garment suitable for multiple use and wear: It can be dressed up with with pair of slacks for work or dressed down with jeans for a weekend stroll.

You can omit the ribbon and use a belt for closure for yet another look.


28 sts and 38 rows to 4"/ 10 cm in Lace Pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Shown in size M.
  • Finished Measurements:
  • Bust: 33 (38, 411?2, 45, 47, 511?2, 55)" / 84 (96.5, 105.5, 114.5, 119.5, 131, 139.5) cm
  • Length: 211?4 (213?4, 221?4, 223?4, 231?4, 233?4, 241?4)"/53 (54.5, 55.5, 57, 58, 59.5, 60.5) cm
  • Sleeve Length: 21?2"/ 6 cm from underarm.


  • Yarn: Bijou Spun, "Lhasa Wilderness", 75/25 Yak/ bamboo; 180 yards [165 m]; 2 oz [56 grams]; CYCA size 2 sport 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) hanks. Natural Cream.

You Will Also Need:

  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 40"/ 100 cm circular needles
  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 24"/ 60cm circular or straight needles
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • 1 1/4 yds (114.5 cm) of 7/8"/ 22 mm wide silk ribbon (optional)
  • Sewing thread (optional)
  • Sewing needle (optional)

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)
RevSarah on craftsy.com

Good Love it!  April 24, 2013

I love how elegant this sweater looks. Much of the pattern looks complicated, but it really isn't. The only part I struggled with was the bobble, as I was unsure that I was doing it correctly. Diagrams of just this stitch would be really helpful to add!

About Designer

About Designer

SimonasDesigns on craftsy.com

I have been published in a variety of national and international magazines and books and design for select yarn companies.

I am a co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting (Interweave, 2013).

I had worked as a head designer and project coordinator for Mission Falls yarn booklets, and as a technical designer for a fashion designer Anna Cohen for Imperial Knits Collection.

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