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Lace shawl knitting pattern

Shawl knitting pattern



SIZE

60cm x 180cm (23 1/2in x 71in), after blocking

YARN

Eden Cottage Yarns Askham 4ply (4ply weight; 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 200m/219yds per 50g ball)

Air; 4 x 50g balls

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 pair 5mm (UK 6/US 8) knitting needles

2 stitch markers

Tapestry needle

TENSION

13 sts and 25 rows to 10cm over patt on 5mm needles

STITCH PATTERNS

EDGING

Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 pwise, K2, P1, K2, K2tog, yo, K1, P1, slm, work appropriate chart to next mrk, slm, P1, K1, yo, SSK, K2, P1, K3.

Row 2 and all alt rows: Sl 1 pwise, K3, P5, K1, slm, work appropriate chart to next mrk, slm, K1, P5, K4.

Row3: Sl 1 pwise, K2, P1, K1, K2tog, yo, K2, P1, slm, work appropriate chart to next mrk, slm, P1, K2, yo, SSK, K1, P1, K3.

Row 5: Sl 1 pwise, K2, P1, K2tog, yo, K3, P1, slm, work appropriate chart to next mrk, slm, P1, K3, yo, SSK, P1, K3.

Row 6: Sl 1 pwise, K3, P5, K1, slm, work appropriate chart to next mrk, slm, K1, P5, K4.

CHART A

Row 1(RS): *(K2tog, yo) 3 times, K3, (yo, SSK) 3 times; rep from * to mrk.

Row 2 and all alt rows to Row 14: Purl.

Row 3: *K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) twice, yo, K1, (yo, SSK) twice, yo, K1, SSK; rep from * to mrk.

Row 5: *K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog, yo, K3, yo, SSK, yo, K2, SSK; rep from * to mrk.

Row 7: *K2tog, K3, yo, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK,yo, K3, SSK; rep from * tornrk.

Row 9: *K2tog, K4, yo, K3, yo, K4, SSK; rep from * to mrk.

Row 11: *K2tog, K5, yo, K1, yo, K5, SSK; rep from * to mrk.

Rows 12 and 13: Purl.

Row 14: Knit.

CHART B

Rowl (RS): P1, K3, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 2 and all alt rows: Purl.

Row 3: P1, yo, K3togtbl, yo, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 5: P1, K3, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 6: Purl.

CHART C

Row 1 (RS): Yo, SSK, yo, * SSK, K2, yo, SSK, yo; rep from * to 4 sts before mrk, SSK, K2.

Row 2 and all alt rows: Purl.

Row 3: K1, yo, SSK, * yo, SSK, K2, yo, SSK; rep from * to 3 sts before mrk, yo, SSK, K1.

Row 5: K2, yo, * SSK, yo, SSK, K2, yo; rep from * to 4 sts before mrk, SSK, yo, SSK.

Row 7: K3, * (yo, SSK) twice, K2; rep from * to 3 sts before mrk, yo, SSK, K1.

Row 9; Yo, SSK, K1, *K1, (yo, SSK) twice, K1; rep from * to 3 sts before mrk, K1, yo, SSK.

Row 11: K1, yo, SSK, * K2, (yo, SSK) twice; rep from * to 3 sts before mrk, K3.

Row 12: Purl.

CHART D

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, SSK, K2, * K4, yo, SSK, K2; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, K3, K2tog, yo, K2.

Row 2 and all alt rows: Purl.

Row 3: K3, yo, SSK, K1, * K2, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK, K1; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, K2, K2tog, yo, K3.

Row 5: K4, yo, SSK, * K1, K2tog, yo, K3, yo, SSK; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, K1, K2tog, yo, K4.

Row 7: K3, yo, SSK, yo, * K3togtbl, yo, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK, yo; rep from * to 8 sts before mrk, K3togtbl, yo, K2tog, yo, K3.

Row 9: K6, * yo, SSK, K6; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, yo, SSK, K5.

Row 11: K4, K2tog,yo, * K1, yo, SSK, K3, K2tog, yo; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, K1, yo, SSK, K4.

Row 13: K3, K2tog, yo, K1, * K2, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog, yo, K1; rep from * to 7 sts before mrk, K2, yo, SSK, K3.

Row 15: K2, (K2tog, yo) twice, * K1, yo, SSK, yo, K3tog tbl, yo, K2tog, yo; rep from*  to 7 sts before mrk, K1, (yo, SSK) twice, K2.

Row 16: Purl.

CHART E

Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, SSK, * K2, yo, K3tog tbl, yo, K1; rep from * to 4 sts before mrk, K1, K2tog, yo, K1.

Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.

Rows 3, 5 and 7: K1, yo, SSK, * K1, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK; rep from * to 4 sts before mrk, K1, K2tog,yo, K1.

Row 9: K2, yo, * K3tog tbl, yo, K3, yo; rep from * to 5 sts before mrk, K3tog tbl, yo, K2.

Rows 11, 13 and 15: K1, K2tog, yo, * K1, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog, yo; rep from * to 4 sts before mrk, K1, yo, SSK, K1.

Row 12: Purl.

CHART F

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, SSK, * P4, K2, yo, SSK; rep from * to mrk.

Row 2 and all alt rows: Purl.

Row 3: K2tog, yo, K2, *P4, K2tog, yo, K2; rep from * to mrk.

Row 5: As Rowl.

Row 7: As Row 3.

Row 9: P4, *K2, yo, SSK, P4; rep from * to mrk.

Row 11: P4,4K2tog,yo, K2, P4; rep from * to mrk.

Row 13: As Row 9.

Row 15: As Row 11.

Row 16: Purl.

CHART G

Row 1 (RS): *P1, K2tog, K4,yo, K1, yo, K4, SSK, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 2 and all alt rows to row 12: Purl.

Row 3: *P1, K2tog, (K3, yo) twice, K3, SSK, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 5: *P1, K2tog, K2, yo, K5, yo, K2, SSK, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 7: *P1, K2tog, K1, yo, K7, yo, K1, SSK, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 9: *P1, K2tog, yo, K9, yo, SSK, P1; rep from * to mrk.

Row 11: Purl.

Row 12: Knit.

SHAWL

Using 5mm needles, cast on 80 sts.

Rows 1 and 2: Sl 1 pwise, knit to end of row.

Row 3: Sl 1 pwise, K9, pm, K60, pm, K10.

From now on, work the Edges Chart on the first and last 10 sts of each row, outside the markers. AT THE SAME TIME, work the Band Charts on the centre sts as follows:

Work the 14 rows of Chart A twice.

Work the 6 rows of Chart B twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.

Work the 12 rows of Chart C

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.

Work the 6 rows of Chart B twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, increasing 1 st before second mrk. 61 sts between mrks.

Work the 16 rows of Chart D twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, working K2tog before second mrk. 60 sts between mrks.

Work the 6 rows of Chart B twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, increasing 1 st before second mrk. 61 sts between mrks.

Work the 16 rows of Chart E twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, working K2tog before second mrk. 60 sts between mrks.

Work the 6 rows of Chart B twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.

Work the 16 rows of Chart F, then the first 8 rows again.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.

Work the 6 rows of Chart B twice.

Purl 1 row, knit 1 row.

Work the 12 rows of Chart G twice.

Work the first 5 rows of Chart B.

Break yarn, leaving a long tail for grafting. Place sts on a stitch holder.

Work the Second Tail the same.

FINISHING

Graft the two tails together using Kitchener stitch.

Weave in ends.

Wash and block shawl to measurements, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band.

Design by Elizabeth Lovick

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