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Tea In The Parlor Shawl
Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L30133 This beautiful shawl is great to throw over any outfit for when you feel a slight chill. Made with Homespun Thick and Quick makes this wrap not only cozy but colorful with the yarn's painterly color gradient.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 27 x 48 in. (68.5 x 122 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

792-208 Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn: Violet Stripes

Self-Striping with a subtle color change in shades of vibrant purple


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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GAUGE:
10 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Yo (yarn over) An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows: 1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.

2.

Take yarn to back, over the right needle.

This creates the new st.

You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.

NOTES:
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 RS row.

3.

2 sts at the beginning and end of every row are always knit.

4.

Shawl sts increase by 4 sts on every RS row, following Row 1.

5.

A series of yarn overs and k2togs are worked on Row 9 to create the eyelet pattern.

6.

Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



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.

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.

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.

Rows 10: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 11: Rep Row 5 - 27 sts.

Row 12: Knit.

Rep Rows 5-12 seven more times - 139 sts when all reps have been completed.

Remove markers on last row.

Do not bind off.



FINISHING Leave sts on needle.

Insert crochet hook through the first 2 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook, ch 7, *insert crochet hook through the next 3 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook, ch 7; rep from * across to last 2 sts, insert crochet hook through the last 2 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook.

Fasten off.

Wet Shawl, then stretch flat and allow to dry.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
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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