Crystal Palace Yarns
free knitting pattern
Sizes: small/medium (large/extra large)
Main color (MC): Crystal Palace
PARTY , 5 (6) balls #205
Contrasting color (CC): Crystal Palace
Squiggle, 2 balls #4704 'Soft
Pink' (used doubled) [or use 2 balls of Fling #5185 'Soft Pink' doubled]
CPY Bamboo 26" Circular Needle size 10
Gauge: 16 sts =4 inches in St st with Party on size 10, or adjust needle
size to get this gauge.
Abbreviations: CO-Cast On, MC-Main Color, CC-Contrasting Color,
Cont-Continue, K-knit, P-purl, St st-Stockinette St
CO 88 (108) sts MC
1-3 MC: K
4 CC: P using a double strand (right-side row)
6 MC: K
7 MC: P
First Increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K2 (3), inc in next st* to
last 2 (2) sts, k to end. 117 (135) sts.
Cont in St st (K on right side, P on wrong side) until MC measures 3.5" in
from CC row. End by working a P row.
Work 2 rows CC as before, then 2 rows MC in St st.
Second increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K3 (3), inc in next st*
to last 3 (1) sts, K to end. 146 (169) sts.
Cont in St st until MC measures 3.5" from CC row. End by working a P row. Work
2 rows CC. Then 2 rows MC.
Third increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K4 (5), inc in next st* to
last 5 (5) sts, K to end. 176 (197) sts.
Cont in St st until MC measures 3.5" from CC row. End by working a P row.
Work 2 rows CC, 2 rows MC, 2 rows CC. Bind off
loosely with CC.
Make the Tie: With right side facing, pick up and K 36 sts along front
edge. K 1 row. Cont in garter st (K all rows), decreasing 1 st each end of
every row until
10 sts remain. Cont in garter st on these sts until tie measures 12". BO.
Repeat on other side of shrug.
Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co.,
Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.
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. Knitting shops carrying CPY
Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our
Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on
purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email
cpyinfo -at- straw.com (replace the -at- with @)
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