Crystal Roads

$6.00

SIZE:

Wingspan: 73"/185 cm; Depth at center spine: 36"/91 cm; Sides: 53"/135 cm

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Sincere Sock yarn

3 skeins in contrasting colors needed (3.5 oz/437 yds each)

Shown in colors: Blue Crystal Hues

The sample shown used approximately 1180 yards (1079 m) total.

Due to the high contrast of the colors, it is strongly advised that you steam block your shawl to limit color bleed.
 
If those colors aren't available, any from this category will work.

NEEDLES:

US size ​​5 (3.75 mm) 32” circular needle or any size that is appropriate to obtain gauge for your selected yarn. Refer to the yarn tag/label for the recommended needle sizes. 

SKILL LEVEL: 

Advanced - For the adventurous knitter who loves to tackle something a bit more complicated. This pattern is for those knitters who have experience working with lace, cables, mosaics, twisted stitches, and charts.

Notes from the Designer:

This design takes basic stitches and combines them in unique ways. This triangular shawl is a relaxing knit but has enough variety to keep you engaged and excited to reach the next section. You will use three colors to explore basic lace and then see a pattern unfold, as you add mosaic knitting with highlights using twisted stitches. 

  • Click the Videos tab to watch a tutorial showing you how to read a chart for a triangle shawl and how to work a few rows of the Tranquility section.
  • Please carefully read through the pattern before starting your project.
  • This triangular shawl begins with a garter tab cast on and grows by 4 sts on each RS row.
  • Stitch patterns are charted only.
  • The Eyelet pattern (see chart on page 10) is repeated throughout as a transition between the Lace, Mosaic, and Twisted stitch patterns that are featured in the design. 
  • The final edge is created using a contrasting color I-cord bind off.
  • Throughout the entire pattern on all WS rows, the stitches immediately before and after the center spine stitch should be worked as a purl stitch. The notation in all of the charts is correct for those single sts. 
  • If using high-contrast colors as shown, steam blocking is strongly encouraged to avoid color transfer.

Erratum:
Four Direction Lace Part 2 Row 11 has an extra yo at the beginning. Work as k instead of yo.

4.18.22- Crystal Roads chart repeat updated. Please download new version of pattern.

Designed by Susan Gressman

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site, and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Happy knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

"Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.”- Confucius

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SIZE:

Wingspan: 73"/185 cm; Depth at center spine: 36"/91 cm; Sides: 53"/135 cm

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Sincere Sock yarn

3 skeins in contrasting colors needed (3.5 oz/437 yds each)

Shown in colors: Blue Crystal Hues

The sample shown used approximately 1180 yards (1079 m) total.

Due to the high contrast of the colors, it is strongly advised that you steam block your shawl to limit color bleed.
 
If those colors aren't available, any from this category will work.

NEEDLES:

US size ​​5 (3.75 mm) 32” circular needle or any size that is appropriate to obtain gauge for your selected yarn. Refer to the yarn tag/label for the recommended needle sizes. 

SKILL LEVEL: 

Advanced - For the adventurous knitter who loves to tackle something a bit more complicated. This pattern is for those knitters who have experience working with lace, cables, mosaics, twisted stitches, and charts.

Notes from the Designer:

This design takes basic stitches and combines them in unique ways. This triangular shawl is a relaxing knit but has enough variety to keep you engaged and excited to reach the next section. You will use three colors to explore basic lace and then see a pattern unfold, as you add mosaic knitting with highlights using twisted stitches. 

  • Click the Videos tab to watch a tutorial showing you how to read a chart for a triangle shawl and how to work a few rows of the Tranquility section.
  • Please carefully read through the pattern before starting your project.
  • This triangular shawl begins with a garter tab cast on and grows by 4 sts on each RS row.
  • Stitch patterns are charted only.
  • The Eyelet pattern (see chart on page 10) is repeated throughout as a transition between the Lace, Mosaic, and Twisted stitch patterns that are featured in the design. 
  • The final edge is created using a contrasting color I-cord bind off.
  • Throughout the entire pattern on all WS rows, the stitches immediately before and after the center spine stitch should be worked as a purl stitch. The notation in all of the charts is correct for those single sts. 
  • If using high-contrast colors as shown, steam blocking is strongly encouraged to avoid color transfer.

Erratum:
Four Direction Lace Part 2 Row 11 has an extra yo at the beginning. Work as k instead of yo.

4.18.22- Crystal Roads chart repeat updated. Please download new version of pattern.

Designed by Susan Gressman

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site, and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Happy knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

"Roads were made for journeys, not destinations.”- Confucius

Current Stock:
Craft: Knit Free/Paid: Paid Yarn Weight: Fingering Yarn Base: Sincere Sock Yardage: 800+ Project Type: Shawls/Wraps Difficulty: Advanced

Customer Reviews 5 (27 Reviews) Write a Review

Gorgeous, not other words can describe it.
5 Stars

I'm in the cable section; I'm working on multiple patterns at the same time. This one is turning out so beautiful I can't wait to block it.

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

Was a dream to knit crystal Roads

Sincere fingering
4 Stars

I received my order quickly. It feels very nice. I haven't started my shawl yet so is it possible to let you know what I think about the yarn after starting the project? I really love your patterns and you have even tempted me to get back into crochet.

Hum
5 Stars

Hum

Crystal roads
5 Stars

It’s beautiful. Easy to follow instructions, very well written pattern. I’ll definitely recommend it to my crochet friends. Thank you so much for sharing your work.

Crystal roads
5 Stars

It’s so beautiful! It’s a very well written pattern, easy to follow instructions. I’ll definitely recommend this pattern to my crochet friends. Thank you so much for sharing your work.

CRYSTAL ROADS
5 Stars

BEAUTIFUL PATTERN, LOVE IT

Pattern
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Loving it so far!

road
5 Stars

nice project, I will knit it next winter

crystal roads
5 Stars

Nice project, I should skit this winter.

Crystal Roads
4 Stars

Beautiful pattern

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5 Stars

I haven’t started this pattern yet, but I’m sure it’s going to turn out beautifully stitched.

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

This is a beautiful shawl! I have not started it yet but looking forward to soon!

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

Awsome pattern

Crystal Roads
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Awsome pattern

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

So beautiful. Beyond my abilities at this time but I hope to accomplish it one day.

Crystal Road Shawl
5 Stars

It is so beautiful! I have not done it as of yet, but wow!

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

Pretty

Crystal roads pattern
5 Stars

Beautiful pattern, not difficult to understand, for an adventurous beginner

Crystal roads
4 Stars

Not sure I can gives you an accurate review, I picked up the free pattern because I liked it, I read it and have not done it yet

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

I love your pattern :-) The explanations are always crystal clear and the result fantastic. Thanks a lot for your generosity!

nadhera
5 Stars

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Crystal roads
5 Stars

Lovely pattern.

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

Beautiful shawl, wish it was written not charted, it would have been a nice option for older people that can't see the chart as clearly, something to keep in mind for the future?

Beautiful
5 Stars

Impressive! Thank you!

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

This is gorgeous! Major WOW factor!! I'm really looking forward to working on this one. I've been looking for something different in a large shawl pattern (using sock or fingering weight) - thank you!

Crystal Roads
5 Stars

This is gorgeous! Major WOW factor - such a beautiful piece. I'll come back later when I've had a chance to work on it myself...