Shoulder Shawl

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Shoulder Shawl

designed by Lisa Gentry
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This classic, versatile shawl can be worn in a variety of different ways to compliment many different occasions.

Measurements

Single Size
approximately 56"/142cm wide x 16"/40.5cm long.
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The materials for this project cost $27.55

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  • Single Size

approximately 56"/142cm wide x 16"/40.5cm long.

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Victorian Rose, 9721Edit Color
$8.58

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
$5.99

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Bead Stitch Markers

Clear 3/Pkg
$7.99
The materials for this project cost $27.55

Abbreviations

co = cast on

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Skp = Slip 1 stitch knitwise, k1, pass slipped stitch over. (1 stitch decreased)

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

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

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

approximately 56"/142cm wide x 16"/40.5cm long.

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Victorian Rose (9721) 2
One pair size U.S. 8 (5 mm) needles or size to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Yarn needle

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm

INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL TERMS

Chain Loop: Worked into stitch on right needle, *yarn over the right needle, pass stitch from right hand needle over yarn; rep from * 9 times more (10 chains made).
skp: Slip 1 knitwise, knit next st, pass slipped stitch over.
sk2p: Slip 1 knitwise, knit next 2 sts together, pass slip stitch over.
sk3p: Slip 1 knitwise, knit next 3 sts together through back, pass slipped stitch over.

SHAWL
 
CO 8 sts.
 
Row 1 (RS): K
 
Row 2 and all WS Rows: P
 
Row 3: K1, yo, k2, yo, k to last 3, yo, k2, yo, k1—12 sts.
 Rep Rows 2 and 3, 18 more times, ending with a WS row--84 sts.
 
Shape Right Side:
 
Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, k2, yo, k29, turn, leaving rem sts unworked, pm (place marker)—34 sts.
 
Row 2 and all WS Rows: P.
 
Row 3: K1, yo, k2, yo, k to 3 sts before marker, turn, move marker to last worked st—33 sts.
 
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until there are 7 sts on needle before marker, ending with a WS row. Remove marker.
 
Last Row: K over all sts on needle.
 
Shape Left Side:
 
Row 1 (WS): P32, turn, leaving rem sts unworked, pm—32 sts.
 
Row 2: K to 3 sts before end of row, yo, k2, yo, k1—34 sts.
Row 3: P to 3 sts to marker, turn, leaving rem sts unworked, move marker to last purled st:

Rep Rows 2 and 3 until there are 7 sts on needle before marker, ending with a RS row. Remove marker.
 
Work 4 rows in Garter st over all sts on needle. BO on RS.
 
Edging Base Rows (worked at opposite side):
 
Note: There should be 47 holes on each side of work.
 
Row 1 (RS): [pu (pick up) and k 1 st before first hole, yo] twice—4 sts; [pu and k 1 st in next hole, yo] 47 times for a total of 94 sts; [pu and k 1 st across at beg row, yo] 3 times for a total of 6 sts; [pu and k 1 st in next hole, yo] 47 times  for a total of 94 sts; [pu and k 1 st after last hole, yo, pu 1 st and k for a total of 3 sts--201 sts.
 
Rows 2-4: Work in Garter st, in 1 st at last row--202 sts.
 
 
 
Lace Edging:
 Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, k9, *[yo] twice, k9; rep from * to last 2 sts, yo, k2—246 sts.
 
Row 2 and all WS Rows: P all sts and single yos; and [p1, k1] all double yos.
Row 3: K2, *k1, yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—246 sts.
 
Row 5: K2, *k2, yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—246 sts.
 
Row 7: K2, *yo, skp, k1, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—246 sts

Row 9: K2, *k1, yo, skp, k1, yo, sk2p, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—246 sts

Row 11: K2, *k2, yo, skp, k3, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—246 sts.

Row 13: K2, *k3, yo, skp, k1, [yo] twice, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—290 sts.

Row 15: K2, *k6, yo, k2, yo, k5; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2—334 sts.

Row 17: K2, skp, k4, [yo, k4] twice; *sk2p, k4, [yo, k4] twice; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3—335 sts.

Row 19: K2, skp, k3, yo, k6, yo, k3; *sk2p, k3, yo, k6, yo, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—335 sts.

Row 21: K2, skp, k2, yo, k8, yo, k2; *sk2p, k2, yo, k8, yo, k2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—335 sts.

Row 23: K2, skp, k1, yo, k4, yo, k2, yo, k4, yo, k1; *sk2p, k1, yo, k4, yo, k2, yo, k4, yo, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—379 sts.

Row 25: K2, skp, yo, k5, yo, k4, yo, k5, yo; *sk2p, yo, k5, yo, k4, yo, k5, yo; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—423 sts.

Row 27: K2, skp, k5, [yo] twice, k6, [yo] twice, k5; *sk2p, k5, [yo] twice, k6, [yo] twice, k5; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—467 sts.

Row 29: K2, skp, k3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, [(yo) twice, k1] 4 times, [(yo) twice, skp] twice, skp, k1; *sk2p, k3, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, [(yo) twice, k1] 4 times, [(yo] twice, skp] twice, skp, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—621 sts.

Row 31: K2, skp, k2, k2tog, [(yo) twice, k3] 7 times; *sk2p, k2, k2tog, [(yo) twice, k3] 7 times; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—863 sts.

Row 33 (BO Row): K2tog, work Chain Loop(see Special Terms), *sk3p (2 sts are now on right hand needle), pass first st over last st, work Chain Loop; rep from * to end of row. BO rem st.

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

Block piece to measurements.