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Sun And Sea Shawl
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: L0370
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
19 in. (48.5 cm) at widest point x 47 in. (119.5 cm) long, after blocking
480-207 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Curacao
Cool shades of green and blue
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 33.96
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 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 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
16 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.
1. 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.
2. Shawl begins at center back neck and is shaped by working yarn over (yo) increases on every row.
3. A yarn over (yo) 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-that is part of this design.
4. 2 sts at the beginning and end of every row are always knit.
5. Shawl sts increase by 2 sts on every WS row and by 4 sts on every RS row.
6. A series of yarn overs and k2togs are worked on Row 9 to create the eyelet pattern.
7. Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1: (RS) K2, yo, k1, yo, k2 - 7 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2: K2, yo, k3, yo, k2 - 9 sts at the end of this row.
Row 3: K2, yo, k2, yo, place marker (pm), k1, pm, yo, k2, yo, k2 - 13 sts at the end of this row.
Row 4: K2, yo, p to marker, sl marker (sm), p1, sm, p to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 15 sts at the end of this row.
Row 5: K2, yo, k to marker, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 19 sts.
Row 6: Rep Row 4 - 21 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 7 and 8: Rep Rows 5 and 6 - 27 sts at the end of this row.
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 - 31 sts at the end of this row.
Row 10: K2, yo, p to marker, sm, p1, sm, p to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 33 sts at the end of this row.
Row 11: Rep Row 5 - 37 sts at end of this row.
Row 12: Note: You are knitting across a WS row to form a ridge on the RS of Shawl.
K2, yo, k to marker, sm, k1, sm, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2 - 39 sts.
Rep Rows 5-12 for pattern 8 more times - 231 sts.
Do not bind off.
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 5; 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 into shape 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 st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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