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Panda Silk DK Shawlette with Lace Pattern
designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns.

Materials

2 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Panda Silk DK (shown here in #2510 frosted rosewater)

Size 7 - 35" Crystal Palace Bamboo circular needle
Size 9 Crystal Palace Bamboo straight needle for binding off
Stitch marker

Gauge: 20 sts in St st = 4" before blocking.

Abbreviations: K- Knit; K2tog - knit 2 sts together; P- Purl; rep - repeat; sl - slip; St st - stockinette stitch; YO - yarn over; PSSO - pass slip st over; st(s)- stitch(es); tog - together; Sk2P: sl 1, K2 tog, psso; WS - wrong side

 

Instructions
Cast on 10 sts and knit one row.
Continue as follows:
row 1: K4, yo, K1, place marker, K1, yo, K4
row 2: K3, yo, purl to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 3: K3, yo, K to 1 st before marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to last 3 sts, yo, K.
row 4: K3, yo, purl to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
Rep rows 3 and 4 until there are 25 sts on each side of the marker.

Begin lace pattern:
row 1: K3, yo, K2, *K2, yo, ssk, K2* to 2 sts before marker, K1, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K2, rep between * to 4 sts before end, K1, yo, K3.
row 2 & all wrong-side rows: K3, yo, purl to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 3: K3, yo, K4, *K2 tog, yo, K1, yo, ssk, K1* to 3 sts before marker, K2, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K3, rep between * to last 6 sts, K3, yo, K3.
row 5: K3, yo, K5, K2 tog, yo, *K3, yo, sk2p, yo* to 9 sts before center, K3, yo, ssk, K3, yo, K1, sl marker, 1, yo, K3, K2 tog, yo, rep between * to 13 sts before end, K3, yo, ssk, K5, yo, K3.
row 6:
K3, yo, Purl to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 7:
K3, yo, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 9:
Rep row 7
row 11:
Rep row 7
row 12:
K3, yo, P to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
Rep rows 1-12 three times more.
St count on each side of marker as follows:
43 sts at end of 1st rep; 61 sts at end of 2nd rep; 79 sts after 3rd rep; 97 sts after 4th rep.


Border:
rows 1-6: Rep as above.
row 7:
  K3, yo, K2, *K2, yo, ssk, K2* to 5 sts before marker, K4, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K5,
rep between * to 4 sts before end, K1, yo, K3.
row 9:
K3, yo, K4, *K2 tog, yo, K1, yo, ssk, K1* to 6 sts before marker, K5, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K6,
rep between * to 6 sts before end, K3, yo, K3.
row 11:
K3, yo, K5, K2 tog, yo, *K3, yo, sk2p, yo* to 12 sts before center, K3, yo, ssk, K6, yo, K1,
sl marker, K1, yo, K6, K2 tog, yo, rep between * to 13 sts before end K3, yo, ssk, K5, yo, K3.
row 12:
K3, yo, P to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
Rep these 12 rows once more.
St count on each side of marker as follows: 115 sts after 1st rep; 133 sts after 2nd rep.

Hem
row 1: K3, yo, K to 1 st before marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 2: K3, yo, P to last 3 sts, yo, K3: 136 sts ea side of marker.
row 3-4: Rep rows 1 and 2- 139 sts ea side of marker.
row 5: Rep row 1: 141 sts ea side of marker.
row 6: (WS row) K3, yo, K to last 3 sts, yo, K3: 142 sts ea side of marker.
row 7-8: Rep row 1 and 2: 145 sts ea side of marker.
row 9: Eyelet row: K3, yo, *K2 tog, yo* to marker, sl marker, *K2 tog, yo* to last 3 sts, yo, K3.
row 10: K3, P to last 3 sts, 3. (no increases made)
row 11: K3, K2 tog, K to 2 sts before marker, K2 tog, sl marker, K2 tog, K to last 5 sts, K2 tog, K3.
row 12: K3, P2 tog, P to 2 sts before marker, P2 tog, sl marker, P2 tog, last 5 sts, P2 tog, K3.
Bind off loosely, using tip of size 9 needle.

Finishing:
Wet shawlette and block before hemming.
Fold work on eyelet row to form picot edge and slip stitch hem in place.

Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.

copyright 2010 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 Panda Silk DK are welcome to use this free pattern for their customers. Please do not use this pattern to teach classes or workshops in non-CPY yarns.

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