Anteros Shawl


Anteros is the god of requited love in greek mythology. What’s better than being wrapped up in your favorite shawl on a cold day? This shawl is simple and elegant, you’ll love knitting it and wearing it, and it’ll love you too!

This pattern is for a simple and elegant shawl that features lovely lace stripes. The shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch tab. This shawl is easy to customize, and after beginning the stockinette portion you could begin working the lace stripes as early or as late as you would like. You can also choose to make the lace or stockinette stripes larger, or work more or less stripes.

Any lace, fingering, sport, or DK weight yarn can be used for this shawl. The size and amount of yarn will vary according to the weight and quantity of yarn used.


Lace-worsted weight

US 5-8 (3.75mm – 5mm)

Tapestry needle
Stitch markers

Gauge is not important for this project.

The sample shown uses 500 yards of fingering weight yarn and measures 66” x 26” at center spine (168 x 66 cm).

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