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Lion Brand® Tweed Stripes®
Pattern Number: L0364
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 29 x 56 in. (73.5 x 142 cm)
753-201 Tweed Stripes Yarn: Orchid
Medium purple, fuchsia, and burgundy
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.96
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
12 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Place markers as instructed on Row 3 to help keep track of your sts.
On following rows, slip markers each time you come to them.
Shawl begins at center back neck and is shaped by working yarn over (yo) increases on every row.
A yarn over creates a new loop on your needle and is worked by wrapping the yarn around your right hand needle.
Do not use an existing st to make a yarn over.
The finished yarn over will leave an open space (like an eyelet) in your knitting-the eyelet is part of this design.
2 sts at the beginning and end of every row are always knit.
Shawl sts increase by 4 sts on every RS row (except Row 1).
A series of yarn overs and k2togs are worked on Row 9 to create the eyelet pattern.
Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
SHAWL Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1: (RS) K2, yo, k1, yo, k2 - 7 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: K2, yo, k1, yo, place marker (pm), k1, pm, yo, k1, yo, k2 - 11 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: K2, yo, k to marker, yo, slip marker (sm), k1, sm, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 15 sts at the end of this row.
Row 6: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.
Rows 7 and 8: Rep Rows 5 and 6 - 19 sts at the end of Row 7.
Row 9: K2, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to 1 st before marker, yo, k1, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k1, **yo, k2tog; rep from ** to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 23 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 10: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 11: Rep Row 5 - 27 sts at the end of this row.
Row 12: Knit.
Rep Rows 5-12 for pattern 12 more times - 219 sts.Do not bind off.
FINISHING Leave sts on needle.
*Insert crochet hook through the next 3 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook, chain 7; rep from * across to last 3 sts, insert crochet hook through the last 3 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook.
Wet Shawl, then stretch flat and allow to dry.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
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