Wednesday, July 25, 2012


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Materials needed:
US Size 6 (4.25mm) circular needle, 24" at least
Yarn needle (for weaving in ends)
Stitch markers
Two skeins fingering weight, at least 330 yards each. 
The yellowish shawl used to skeins of Malabrigo Sock in Ochre and Primavera.  The blueish shawl used one skein of madelinetosh tosh merino light in mica and one skein of Ella Rae Lace Merino color 115.

Skills needed:

Cast-on (co)
Knit (k)
Purl (p)
Knit front & back (kfb)
Make 1 left (m1l)
Make 1 right (m1r)
Slip slip knit (ssk)
Knit 2 together (k2tog)
Yarn-over (yo)
Bind-off (bo)

Using main color (mc), co 4
r 1 : kfb all (8 stitches)
r 2: k3, pfb, pfb, k3 (10 sts)

switch to contrast color (cc)
r 3: k3, kfb to last 3 sts, k3 (14 sts)
r 4: k3, p to last 3 sts, k3 (14 sts)

switch to mc
r 5 : k3, *Place marker (pm), m1r, k1* 3 times, *k1, m1l, pm* 3 times, k3
r 6 : k3, purl all stitches and slip all markers, k3

switch to cc:
r 7 : k all, slipping all markers
r 8 : p all, slipping all markers

switch to mc:
r 9: K3, *SM, M1R, K to marker* 3 times, knit to marker, M1L, SM, *knit to marker, M1L, SM* 3 times, K3
r 10 : P all, slipping all markers

Repeat rows 7-10 until there are 25 sts between each set or markers (50 for the middle section), or 206 stitches


Lace Edging (mc):

r 1 : *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo* repeat until end
r 2 : purl all stitches
r 3 : *yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo* repeat until end
r 4 : purl all stitches

Repeat these 4 rows until desired length, ending with row 4


Modified picot edging (cc)

Knit one row, discarding all markers
Purl one row
Bind off 2 stitches as normal, *co 2, bo 2, co 2, bo 6* repeat until end

Weave in ends and block.


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