Crystal Palace Yarns
free knit ruffled shawl
Merino 5 Superwash 100% merino wool
Designed by Gail Tanquary
This graceful shawl is a triangle shape and finished around
the edges with a lovely bell-shaped ruffle.
10 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace
Merino 5, 100% superwash merino
wool, #2302 "baby blues"
Size 10 straight needles
Size 10 - 35" circular needle
Size: 27" x 60"
The last st on each wrong-side row will be slipped with yarn in front.
BO-bind off; CO-cast on; cont-continue; Dec-decrease; estab-established;
inc-increase; K- knit; K1b-knit one in back of stitch; m1-make one stitch; P-purl;
PM-place marker; PU-pick up; Rem- remaining; Rep-repeat;
RS-right side; sl 1-slip one; St st-Stockinette Stitch; St(s)-stitch (es);
tog-together; wyif-with yarn in front; WS- wrong side; YO-yarn over.
Using straight needles, CO 2 sts.
Row 1: Inc in first st, K1. (3 sts)
Row 2: K
Row 3: K1, inc in next st, 1 (4 sts)
Row 4: K to last st, sl 1 wyif.
Row 5: K to last 2 sts, inc in next st, K1.
Row 6: K to last st, sl 1 wyif
Repeat rows 5 and 6 until there are 11 sts on needle, ending with row 6. (11
Row 1: K to last 2 sts, inc, K1. (12 sts)
Row 2: P 2, PM, K to last st, sl 1 wyif.
Row 3: K to last 2 sts, inc, K1 (13 sts)
Row 4: P to marker, K to last st, sl 1 wyif.
Repeat last 2 rows until there are 15 sts on needle. End by working Row 3.
Next row: K to last st, sl 1 wyif. This forms a garter ridge on the right
Cont in this manner, working a garter ridge on every 10th row (i.e. when
there are 10, 15, 20 sts on needle) until there are 95 sts on needle.
Change to circular needle when there are too many
sts for straight needles.
Work 10 rows even, ending with garter ridge on right side. Begin decreasing:
Row 1: K to last 3 sts, K2 tog, K1.
Row 2: P to marker, K to last st, sl 1 wyif.
Rep these 2 rows until 90 sts remain on needle, then work garter ridge as
Cont in this manner until 12 sts remain on needle. Cont decreasing, but working
remaining wrong-side rows in K instead of P.
Last row: K2 tog. Do not fasten off. Turn, and working across bottom edge
of shawl, pick up and knit 19 sts along edge to first single garter ridge, then
PU and K 7 sts between each garter ridge, and 1 st in each garter ridge across
shawl to last single garter ridge; PU and K 19 sts to end.
Row 1: *K3, P1* across row, ending K3. (This is a wrong-side row)
Row 2: *P3, K1B*, ending P3.
Row 3: Repeat row 1
Row 4: *P3, m1, K1, m1*, ending P3.
Row 5: *K3, P3*, ending K3
Row 6: *P3, m1, K3, m1*, ending P3.
Row 7: *K3, P5*, ending K3.
Row 8: *P3, m1, K5, m1,* ending P3.
Row 9 *K3, P7*, ending K3
Row 10: *P3, K7*, ending P3.
Rep rows 9 and 10 until ruffle measures 3.5" from picked up edge. End by working
a WS row.
Bind off loosely, k the K sts and P the P sts.
Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for
Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., in Alameda, CA if you are in the East
copyright 2008 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 Crystal Palace Yarns Merino 5 are
welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.
Crystal Palace Yarns, Richmond, CA
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809
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