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Mochi Plus Mitered Shawl
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary

See the matching Tam - Beret and 2 Way Vest, too
 

Materials:
10 - 50 gr balls Crystal Palace Mochi Plus, 'autumn rainbow'#557
Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles size 10: 12" Single Point & 55" circular
2 ring markers

Gauge: 16 sts = 4"

Cable Cast On: Turn work and insert right needle between first 2 sts on left needle, pull up a loop, twist and place on left needle. Continue in this manner to required number of sts.
[For illustrations put "how to cable cast on" in Google.]

Abbreviations:
BO-bind off; beg - begin (ning), CO-cast on; Dec-decrease; inc- increase; K-knit; patt-pattern; PM - place maker; PU- pick up; P-purl; rep-repeat; RS-right side; St(s)-stitch (es); WS- wrong side

Section #1 - CO 89 sts
1- (wrong side) K 44, PM, K1, PM, K44
2- Sl 1, K to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sl marker, K1, sl marker, K2 tog, K to end.
3- Sl 1, P to end
4- Repeat row 2
5- Sl 1, K to center st, P1, K to end.
Repeat rows 2-5 until 3 sts remain.
End by working a right-side row.
Turn, sl 1, P2 tog, psso.
Fasten off.

Section #2 - CO 44 sts, PM, CO 1 st, PM, with RS facing, PU and K 44 sts along right edge of section #1.
Complete as for Section 1.

Section #3 -
PU and K 44 sts along left side of Section 1.
PM, CO 1, PM, using cable cast-on method, CO 44 sts. Complete as for Section 1.

Section #4 -
Work as for Section 2, picking up sts along right side of Section 2.

Section #5 -
PU and K 44 sts along left side of Section 2, PM, PU 1 st at top of Section 1, PM, PU and K 44 sts along right side of Section 3. Complete as for Section #1.

Section #6 -
Work as for Section 3, PU sts along right side of Section 3.

Section A:
PU up and K as for Section 2.
1- (WS) Sl 1, K to marker, sl marker, P1, sl marker, K to end.
2- K2 tog, K to 2 sts before marker, ssk, sl marker, K1, sl marker, K2 tog, K to last 2 sts, K2 tog.
3- Purl
4- Repeat row 2
5- K to center st, P1, K to end
Repeat last 4 rows until 3 sts remain.
End by working a RS row.
Last row: sl 1, P2 tog, psso.
Fasten off.
This will flatten off the top of shawl.

Sections B, C and D:
Fill in the spaces between remaining sections in same manner.

Edgings along V edges of shawl:
1- Using 55" circular needle and with RS facing, begin at top edge, PU and K 44 sts along side of each section to point at bottom of shawl, PM on needle, PU 1 st in point, PM, PU 44 sts along side of each section to top of shawl.
2- Knit
3- Inc in first st, K to 1 st before marker, inc, sl marker, K1, sl marker, inc, K to last st, inc.
4- Knit
Repeat rows 3 and 4 once more.
End by working a WS row.
Bind off loosely (Use larger needle to bind off if needed to keep bind off loose.)

Top straight border:
PU and K 46 sts along each section at top of shawl and 3 sts across each side of border.
Knit 3 rows. Bind off loosely.

 

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.

Crystal Palace Yarns  160 23rd St, Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809
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