Asymmetrical Triangle Shawl Knitting Pattern : Cuddles

Free super simple seed stitch shawl. Start at the tip, repeat 4 rows until it’s as big as you’d like it to be.


Available Sizes: One

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Increase Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 305 – 315 yards {279 – 288 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Circular Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable


Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.



Measurements: 56″ wide x 28″ {142cm x 71cm}

Gauge: 9 STS & 16 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 1lb 1.6oz {500g}




Knit from the tip.

CO edge is the height.

Knit using the seed stitch.

Increase the first stitch on every 4th row and then knit the purls and purl the knits.

Try different needle sizes to get your desired tension. I started with a US 15 and the stitches were too loose, US 11 was too tight, US 13 was just right. :)




Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 1 stitch

Row 0: KFB

Row 1: K1, P1

Row 2: P1, K1

Row 3: K1, P1

Row 4: INC1, P1, K1

Row 5: K1, P1, K1

Row 6: K1, P1, K1

Row 7: K1, P1, K1

Row 8: INC1, K1, P1, K1

{EVEN # of STS on your needles}

Row 09 : *K1, P1*

Row 10 : *P1, K1*

Row 11 : *K1, P1*

Row 12 : INC1 *P1, K1*

{ODD # of STS on your needles}

Row 13: *K1, P1* K1

Row 14: *K1, P1* K1

Row 15: *K1, P1* K1

Row 16: INC1 *K1, P1* K1

Repeat rows 9-16 until desired length.

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.



* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

KFB – knit the stitch, before slipping off, knit another stitch into the back of the same stitch, slip to right needle

INC1 – make 1 stitch {I use a backwards loop}

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

STS – stitches




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