Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: This is a great two-ball shawlette that is striking in Panda Cotton Stria Dyed colors!
Size: 40" wide x 17" high
Crystal Palace Bamboo 26" Circular Needle Size 5, or size needed for gauge
Gauge: 6 sts = 1" in St st
Abbreviations: m1- "make 1" = lift the bar between the sts onto the left hand needle and knit it to increase by 1 st.
Note: Piece is worked back and forth in rows on circular needles.
Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1- K1, inc in next st, K1, inc in next st, K1 (7 sts)
Row 2- K
Row 3- K1, inc in next st, K1, yo, K1, yo, K1, inc in next st, K1 (11 sts)
Row 4- K
Row 5- K1, inc in next st, K3, yo, K1, yo, K3, inc in next st, K1 (15 sts) (place a pin marker around the center st)
Row 6- K4, P to last 4 sts, K4.
Row 7- K4, yo, K1, m1, K to center st, yo, K1, yo, K to last 5 sts, m1, K1, yo, K4.
Row 8- K 4, P to last 4 sts, K4.
Repeat rows 7 and 8 until there are 43 sts on each side of center st. End by working a right-side row.
Note: there will always be a multiple of 3 +1 on each side of center st.
Continue as follows:
Row 1-(wrong side)- K (this will form a garter ridge on the right side of the work).
Row 2- K4, yo, K1, m1, K to center st, yo, K1, yo, K to last 5 sts, m1, K1, yo, K4
Row 3- K4, P to last 4 sts, K4.
Row 4- Repeat row 2
Row 5- Repeat row 3
Row 6- Repeat row 2
Repeat these 6 rows until there are 151 sts each side of center stitch. Work row 1 once more. (151 ea side of center s + center st = 303 sts)
Preparation row for beginning lace border:
K to last 5 sts, m1, K5 (no center increases are made on this row). - 304 sts total (a multiple of 5 + 4 is required for border). Purl one more wrong-side row.
Begin lace border:
Cast on 4 sts, using cable cast on method.
Row 1 (rs)- K2, yo, K1, K2 tog (last edging st together with 1 st from shawl edge). Turn.
Row 2- Sl 1 as to purl with yarn in front, K4. Turn.
Row 3- K2, yo, K2, K2 tog. Turn.
Row 4- Sl, K5. Turn.
Row 5- K2, yo, K3, K2 tog. Turn.
Row 6- Sl, K6. Turn.
Row 7- K2, yo, K4, K2 tog. Turn.
Row 8- Sl 1, K7. Turn.
Row 9- Bind off 4, K2, K2 tog. Turn.
Row 10- Sl 1, K3. Turn.
Repeat these 10 rows across width of scarf. Bind off all sts after last repeat.