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Wear the shawl to one side as above, or centered as below.

Below see the back of the shawl.

This shawl is Oh So Soft!

free knit shawl pattern

Kid Merino + Little Flowers Shawl

Designed and Knit by Barbara Breiter for Crystal Palace Yarns

One size fits all.
Finished size approximately 46" wide and 27" long unblocked (block to larger size if desired)

See more Kid Merino patterns in the Kid Merino
section of Free Patterns.

Gauge
Over garter st, 15 sts and 20 rows=4" with two strands of Kid Merino held together

Materials
Crystal Palace Bamboo 26" Circular Size 10 US or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 11 US straight or circular needles for binding off

3 balls Kid Merino - 25 gr. - Color #4686 Strawberry Soda
1 ball Little Flowers - 50 gr. Color #9555 Tulips

See 2 more colorways
for this shawl. Click Here.

Instructions

Note: Wind the third ball of Kid Merino into two balls of approximately equal size. When adding in the stripes of Little Flowers, leave a tail 6-10" hanging for side fringe; tie knot at edge of shawl. Shawl is worked with two strands of Kid Merino held together throughout.

With two strands of Kid Merino held together, CO 3 sts.

Row 1: K3
Row 2: K into front and back of first st, k1, k into front and back of last st- 5 sts
Row 3: K
Row 4: k1, k into front and back of next st, k1, k into front and back of next st, k1 - 7 sts
Row 5: K
Row 6: k1, k into front and back of next st, k across to last 2 sts, k into front and back of next st, k1- 9 sts
Row 7: K

Mark inc row with safety pin to assist in remembering which row you are on.

Rep last 2 rows until there are 167 sts.

At the same time, work 1 to 3 rows of Little Flowers with two strands of Kid Merino in intervals as desired or as shown:
16 rows Kid Merino
3 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
7 rows Kid Merino
2 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
4 rows Kid Merino
3 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
10 rows Kid Merino
1 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
7 rows Kid Merino
1 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
13 rows Kid Merino
3 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
18 rows Kid Merino
2 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
5 rows Kid Merino
1 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
10 rows Kid Merino
3 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
10 rows Kid Merino
2 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
6 rows Kid Merino
2 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers
14 rows Kid Merino
1 rows Kid Merino and Little Flowers

Finishing
With remaining Little Flowers, cut 12-20" lengths. Add fringe unevenly around edges of shawl with as many strands as desired, varying the number of strands used.
Weave in Kid Merino ends on WS.
Block if desired.

copyright 2005 - Crystal Palace Yarns - Straw Into Gold, Inc. We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Yarn shops carrying CPY Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email cpyinfo @ straw.com .

or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809

Last revision of this page February 07, 2012