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designed and knit by Gail Tanquary


Mochi Plus Ruffled Shawl

Materials
5 (8) - 50 gr balls Mochi Plus, color 608 "rainbow trout"
Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles:
SP size US 10 & circular 35" size US 9

Size:
Small/Medium size: 14 x 42 (Large: 18 x 56)

Gauge: 4 sts = 1

The ruffle and shawl are both worked with short rows (WT)
WT
On knit side, K to designated st, slip next st to right needle, bring yarn to front, sl st back to left needle,
turn and bring yarn to front as to purl or leave in back if next st is knit.
On purl side, P to designated st, slip next st to right needle, take yarn to back, sl st back to left needle, turn and put yarn to back as to knit.

Abbreviations:
BO- bind off; CO- cast on; K- Knit; P- Purl; PM- place marker;
rep- repeat; St st- stockinette stitch; st(s)- stitch(es); WT- see below

[this section edited April 19, 2011]
Ruffle:
Using size 10 needles, cast on 15 sts. Knit one row.
Row 1 - Knit 10, WT.
Row 2 - Knit
Row 3 - Knit 5, WT.

Row 4 - Knit
Row 5 - Knit 15
Row 6 - Knit
Rep rows 1-6 until 180 (240) ridges have been formed at the narrow edge of ruffle.
End by working row 6. BO. Do not cut yarn.
Turn work and using size 9 needle, PU and K 1 st in each garter ridge across top of ruffle: 180 (240 sts).
K 3 rows (wrong, right, wrong side) - this makes 2 garter ridges on the right side, above the ruffle.
PM at center: 90 (120) sts each side of marker.
[note: below section edited May 23, 2011]
Cont as follows:Row 1 - Knit to within 3 sts of end, WT
Row 2 - Purl to within 3 sts of end, WT
Row 3 - Knit to within 3 sts of gap, WT
Row 4 - Purl to within 3 sts of gap, WT
Row 5 - Repeat row 3
Row 6 - Repeat row 4
Row 7 - K to within 20 sts of center marker, (ssk, K2) 5 times, slip marker, (K2, K2 tog) 5 times,
K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous row, WT.
Row 8 - K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous row, WT.

Row 9-16
- Rep rows 1-8 once more for small/medium size; rep 3 times more for large size.
Row 17
- K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous row, WT.
Row 18 - P to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous K row, WT.
Row 19 - K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous P row, WT.
Row 20 - P to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous K row, WT.
Row 21 - Rep row 3.
Row 22 - Rep row 4.
Row 23 - K to within 16 sts of center marker, (ssk, K2) 4 times, slip marker, (K2, K2 tog) 4 times, K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous row, WT.
Row 24 - K to within 3 sts of gap created by turn of previous row, WT.

Rep rows 17-24 four times more for small/medium size, six times more for large size.

Top Border
Row 1 - Turn and K across sts on left side of shawl to end of row, working wrap and stitch on the needle together, pick up and knit one st in ea st across edge of ruffle.

Row 2 - Turn and K across sts to end of row, once again working wrap and st together and picking up 1 st in each st at edge of ruffle.

Knit 3 more rows. BO loosely on the right side using tip of size 10 needle.

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 Bay area.

copyright 2011 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 Mochi Plus are welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.

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