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Knitted Lacy Shawl
Lion Brand® Al-Pa-Ka
Pattern Number: 1111
Large needles makes this easy-to-follow lace patterned shawl work up quickly. This project is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of lace knitting.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Approx 34 in [86 cm] from top to point, 77 in [195.5 cm] across.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Sep 17, 2013)
SHAWL: … Row 24 & every other RS row: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, kfb, k to last st before second marker, kfb, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 4 incs made. Rows 26, 54, 82, 108 110, 136 138: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 1, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 8 sts, k 1, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 30, 58, 86, 112 114, 140 142: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 4, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 11 sts, k 4, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 34, 62, 90, 116 118, 144 146: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 7, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 14 sts, k 7, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 38, 66, 94, 120 122, 148 150: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 3, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 10 sts, k 3, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 42, 70, 98, 124 126, 152 154: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 6, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 13 sts, k 6, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts -2 incs made. Rows 46, 74, 100 102, 128 130, 156 158: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 2, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 9 sts, k 2, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 50, 78, 104 106, 132 134, 160 162: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 5, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 12 sts, k 5, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. Rows 161-163 163: Work 3 1 more rows as est, then beg top border. Row 164: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, (k2tog, yo) across, ending k 1, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts - 2 incs made. …The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

740-098 Al*Pa*Ka Yarn: Natural (discontinued) Our luxurious blend of 30% wool, 30% alpaca, and 40% acrylic is warm and hand washable. It wears well and looks great year after year. Whatever you create, Al•Pa•Ka makes it even more special. 4 ply worsted weight. Hand washable. 1.75 oz./50 gm. (107 yd.) balls.

Knit: 16 St sts and 23 rows = 4 inches on size 8 needles
Crochet: 13 sc and 16 rows = 4 inches on size I hook
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.94

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle 29 inches long in size 10 U.S.
STITCH EXPLANATION:
kfb = Knit in front and back of st.

ssk = slip, slip knit: Sl the next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, from the tip of the left-hand needle to the tip of the right-hand needle; insert the left-hand needle into the fronts of these 2 sts from the left and k them tog from this position to dec 1 st.

Border Pat: RS and WS rows: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 2.

(reverse on opposite side of shawl).

Shell Lace Pat (worked on 7 sts):Row 1: Yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2 – 7 sts.

Row 2: P 7.

Row 3: K 7.

Row 4: P 7.

Rep Rows 1-4 for Shell Lace Pat.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHAWL: Cast on 3 sts.

Row 1: (WS): K 3.

Row 2: Kfb, k 1, kfb – 5 sts.

Row 3: K 5.

Row 4: Kfb, k 3, kfb – 7 sts.

Row 5: K 7.

Row 6: K 3, yo, k 1, yo, k 3 – 9 sts.

Row 7: K 3, yo, k 3, yo, k 3 – 11 sts.

Row 8: K 3, yo, k2tog, yo, k 2, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 12 sts.

Row 9: K 3, yo, k2tog, yo, k 3, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 13 sts.

Row 10: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 4, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 13 sts.

Row 11: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 1, yo, k 1, yo, k 2, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 15 sts.

Row 12: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 6, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 15 sts.

Row 13: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 2, yo, k 1, yo, k 3, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 17 sts.

Row 14: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 2, yo, k 3, yo, k 3, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 19 sts.

Row 15: K 3, yo, k2tog, k 2, place marker, p 5, place marker, k 3, yo, k2tog, k 2 – 19 sts.

Row 16: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, kfb, k 3, kfb, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 23 sts.

Row 17: Work border pat on first 7 sts, p 9, work border pat on last 7 sts – 23 sts.

Row 18: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 2, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2), yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 25 sts.

Row 19 & all WS rows: Work border pat on first 7 sts, p to last 7 sts, work border pat on last 7 sts – 25 sts.

Row 20: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, kfb, yo, k to last st before second marker, yo, kfb, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 31 sts.

Row 22: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 5, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2), k 5, yo, work border pat on last7 sts – 33 sts.

Row 24 & every other RS row: Work border paton first 7 sts, yo, kfb, k to last st before second marker, kfb, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 4 incs made.

Rows 26, 54, 82, 110, 138: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 1, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 8 sts, k 1, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 30, 58, 86, 114, 142: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 4, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 11 sts, k 4, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 34, 62, 90, 118, 146: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 7, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 14 sts, k 7, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 38, 66, 94, 122, 150: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 3, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 10 sts, k 3, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 42, 70, 98, 126, 154: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 6, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 13 sts, k 6, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts –2 incs made.

Rows 46, 74, 102, 130, 158: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 2, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 9 sts, k 2, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 50, 78, 106, 134, 162: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k 5, (yo, p 1, p3tog, p 1, yo, k 2) to last 12 sts, k 5, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Row 163: Work 1 more row as est, then beg top border.

Row 164: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, (k2tog, yo) across, ending k 1, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts 2 incs made.

Row 165: Work border pat on first 7 sts, k to within last 7 sts, work border pat on last 7 sts.

Row 166: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, k to within last 7 sts, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 167 & 168: Rep last 2 rows – 2 incs made.

Row 169: Rep Row 165.

Row 170: Work border pat on first 7 sts, yo, (k2tog,yo) across to within last 8 sts, ending with k 1, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Row 171: Work border pat on first 7 sts, k 2, (yo, ssk) across to within last 8 sts, k 1, work border pat on last 7 sts.

Row 172: Workborder pat on first 7 sts, yo, k to within last 7 sts, yo, work border pat on last 7 sts – 2 incs made.

Rows 173 & 174: Rep Rows 165 & 166 – 2 incs made.

Row 175: K across all sts.

Bind off loosely.

FINISHING: Wet block shawl, smoothing and flattening fabric.

Let dry.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
approx = approximately
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
p = purl
pat = pattern
RS = right side
ssk = slip, slip, knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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