Special occasions are the best. There’s nothing like getting all dolled up in anticipation of a big event. Whether it’s a wedding, graduation, baptism, or holiday, who doesn’t love looking and feeling glam from time to time? The best part is you can top off any dress with these beautiful knit shawls and wraps for special occasions.
Imagine how beautiful these free knitting patterns will look with your nice clothes. They will pair effortlessly with anything you already own and really give your outfit an extra dose of sass.
I recently attended a wedding and I had no idea what to wear. Of course, I would have loved to buy a new dress at my favorite boutique, but I didn’t really want to spend the money on a piece of clothing I would likely only wear once. Instead, I dug through my closet and found every woman’s saving grace: the little black dress.
However, if you don’t jazz it up a bit, a little black dress can feel, well, pretty basic. Luckily, I decided to get creative (and crafty) and brainstormed ways to turn a blank canvas into a truly memorable outfit. How did I do it? By working up a knit shawl pattern. Suddenly, my standard special occasion uniform had transformed into a beautiful, never-before-seen ensemble.
Added bonus: the knit shawl was a conversation piece all night. Everyone wanted to know where I got it, and I happily informed them it was a one-of-a-kind, handmade piece.
It felt great to be able to flex my creative muscles and save some money at the same time. Plus, I now have a knit wrap I can either dress up or dress down.
Check out these elegant knit shawls and wraps from AllFreeKnitting.com!
Save the Last Dance: 10 Knit Shawls and Wraps for Special Occasions
- Diamonds Sparkle Wrap
- Angel Shawl
- 8 Hour Lace Shawl – fan favorite!
- Lilac Love Lace Shawl
- Filomena Lace Shawl
- Traveling Gypsy Knit Shawl
- Unwind Wrap
- Jane Austen Shawl
- Simple Knit Eyelet Shawl
- Beloved Shawl – a color you can’t resist