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Umbria Chunky Knit Shawl Pattern- Free + Easy

The Umbria Chunky Knit Shawl Pattern is both cozy and gorgeous. An easy, beginner friendly knitting pattern this free triangle shawl pattern works up fast in chunky yarn.

The Umbria is a shallow triangle shawl with long wings, allowing for easy styling. Wrap it around your shoulders, or switch it up and wear the Umbria as a chunky knit triangle scarf.

This knit shawl is easy to adjust by continuing the pattern repeat for as long as you’d like to make your shawl, or til you run out of yarn!

I love having a simple knitting project that I can pick up and put down whenever I find a few minutes to knit. Or for those evenings when my hands want to be making, but my mind doesn’t want to do the counting.

picture of purple and pink chunky knit shawl pattern free on mannequin held with wood stitch

I found this lovely hand carved shawl stick from the Etsy shop WoodenItBeLovely. I love how perfectly it compliments the Umbria Chunky Knit Shawl Pattern. Simplicity, beauty and function!

picture of back of chunky purple and pink and grey striped knit shawl

This Gemstones color way from Lion Brand is so gorgeous. I love the combination of pink, purple and grey. It’s so fun to work up these self striping yarns. I’m always so excited to get to the next color.

More Easy + Free Knitting Patterns

The California Knit Wrap is a beginner friendly rectangle shawl pattern that’s free. The Tostata Triangle Knit Scarf is designed for those single hanks of hand dyed yarn in your stash. Simple, but stunning this free knitting pattern will give you reason to use that yarn. If you’re looking for a smaller project, the Bianca Bookmark knitting pattern is fast and uses very little yarn.

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  1. Worked in garter stitch, you will knit both sides.
  2. Worked bottom up, increasing on both edges.
  3. Worked flat, turn after each row.


CO-cast on


KFB-knit front back (increase)



BO-bind off

Helpful Knitting Videos

Cast On With A Crochet Hook As a crocheter, this is my favorite and go-to cast on method.

The Long Tail Cast On is another easy and popular cast on method.

Eventually you will need to know how to Join a New Ball of Yarn Video.


 4” x 4” = 12 sts x 16 rows in garter st


76” wide x 19” deep (unblocked)

picture of Umbria chunky knit triangle shawl dimensions 76" x 19" x 45"


CO 1,

Row 1. KFB. (2 sts)

Row 2. KFB, KFB. (4 sts)

Row 3. KFB, K 2, KFB. (6 sts)

Row 4. KFB, K 4, KFB. (8 sts)

Row 5. KFB, K 6, KFB. (10 sts)

Row 6. KFB, K to one st left, KFB. (12 sts)

Rows 7-80. Rep Row 6, til scarf is 19” deep or to desired length.


Cut yarn and weave in ends. 

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