Here are some free face patterns from fabulous knitters.
From Subversive Knitting, her pattern Aunt Phebe’s Comfort Shawl
Sticks and Circuits has this beautiful Raindrop Shawl
At Elann.com by Shui Kuen Kozinski this Lacewing Shawl, elegant.
From Knitty the Laminaria shawl by Elizabeth Freeman
Enjoy some lace knitting while we wait for spring