Knit Triangular Shawl

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Knit Triangular Shawl

designed by Lorna Miser
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This elegant warm-weather shawl will help you transition your look from afternoon to evening. Knit in Caron's Simply Soft.

Measurements

Single Size
Width 55"/139.5cm at top edge of triangle plus 10"/25.5cm ties (optional). Length 30"/76cm.
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The materials for this project cost $23.41

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Width 55"/139.5cm at top edge of triangle plus 10"/25.5cm ties (optional). Length 30"/76cm.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Off White, 9702Edit Color
$8.58

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$5.49
The materials for this project cost $23.41

Abbreviations

P2tog = purl two stitches together

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Width 55"/139.5cm at top edge of triangle plus 10"/25.5cm ties (optional). Length 30"/76cm.

MATERIALS

Shawl
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Off White (9702) 2
One pair size US 9 (5.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge. Stitch markers. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

16 sc = 4"/10cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

PATTERN STITCH
Eyelet Pattern (worked over an even number of sts) 
Row 1 (WS) Knit.
Row 2 Knit.
Row 3 K2, *yo, p2tog; repeat from * across, end k2.
Row 4 Knit.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Eyelet pattern.
 
NOTES
Shawl begins with a narrow band knit lengthwise then shawl stitches are picked up and knit downward. This keeps the top edge very soft and flexible. 
Knit the shorter length band for a shawl without ties or the longer length band to have ties on each end.
 
TOP BAND 
CO 5 sts. Knit every row until band measures 55 (75)"/139.5 (190.5)cm. BO all sts.
 
SHAWL WITH TIES
Measure 10" (25 cm) from each end, place markers. 
Pick up and knit 182 sts between markers along long edge of band..
 
SHAWL WITHOUT TIES
Pick up and knit 181 sts along long edge of band.
Row 1 (WS): Knit across.
Row 2: K3, k2tog, knit to last 5 sts, ssk, k3.
Row 3: K3, *yo, p2tog; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 4: K3, k2tog, knit to last 5 sts, ssk, k3.
 
Repeat these 4 rows until 8 sts remain. Next row: K2, k2tog, ssk, k2. Knit 2 rows. Bind off.