Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: This two-skein shawl features garter stitch and simple lace edging and accents. Shawl is worked from bottom up.
Size: 54" wide x 12" high
Gauge: 15 sts = 4" on smaller needles after blocking
SK2P - Slip one, k 2 tog, PSSO
RS – Right Side
WS – Wrong Side
* Larger size needle is for cast on and bind off only. It can be omitted if knitter casts on and binds off loosely.
Pattern is worked on a multiple of 14 + 3 sts
Using larger needle, cast on 255 sts. Knit 1 row.
Change to smaller needle and follow chart for leaf border. End by working a WS row.
Knit 3 rows, ending by working a RS row.
Next row: K2, *yo, K2 tog* across row, ending yo, K1.
Knit 2 rows.
Begin Short Rows:
Short Row 1: K131, turn.
Short Row 2: K6, turn.
Short Row 3: K to 1 st before gap created by turn of previous row, K2 tog, K3, turn.
Repeat Short Row 3 until all sts have been used. Knit 2 rows even, ending by working a WS row.
I-Cord Bind Off:
Cast on 3 sts using cable cast on method. Do not turn.
Row 1: K2, K2 tog. Do not turn. Sl sts back onto left needle.
Repeat this row until 3 sts remain. K3tog and fasten off.
March 2015 (rev. July 2, 2015)