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Lion Brand® LB Collection® Silk
Pattern Number: L30242
Dress up an outfit with this elegant wrap for a night on the town.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate + (Level 4)
SIZE: One Size
About 22 x 53 in. (56 x 134.5 cm) long at widest and longest points.
492-206 LB Collection Silk Yarn: Orion
Shades of dark blue, gray, silver
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 75.00
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
Circular knitting needle size 6 (4 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long
14 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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 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.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal strand lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.
Knit this new stitch through the back loop - 1 st increased.
RT (Right Twist) K2tog and leave on left needle, then with right needle, go between the 2 sts and k the first st again.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased.
SPECIAL TECHNIQUES Cable Cast On Make a slip knot on left needle.
Knit 1 st through slip knot, but do not drop slip knot from left needle; transfer new st from right needle to left needle - 2 sts on left needle.
*Insert right needle between first 2 sts on left needle; wrap yarn and pull through (as if knitting a st); transfer new st to left needle.
Repeat from * for desired number of sts.
PATTERN STITCH Lace Stitch (multiple of 10 sts) Row 1 (RS): K2, k2tog, yo, RT, yo, ssk, k2.
Row 2, 4 and 8: Purl.
Row 3: K1, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, k1.
Row 5: K2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo twice, ssk, k1, yo, ssk.
Row 6: P4, k1 in first yo, p1 in second yo, p4.
Row 7: K2, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k2.
Row 9: K3, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 10: Purl.
Repeat Rows 1-10 for Lace st.
Shawl is worked back and forth in rows.
A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.
Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
Shawl begins at center of long straight side and sts are increased to make a semi-circle.
When you see ‘– 12 sts’ in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have at the end of that specific row.
SHAWL Cast on 3 sts.
Working back and forth in rows on circular needle, knit 5 rows.
Row 1 (RS): K3, turn to work along one side edge, pick up and knit 3 sts along side edge, turn to work along cast-on edge and pick up and knit 3 sts along cast-on edge - 9 sts.
Row 2: K3, place marker (pm), p3, pm, k3.
Row 3 (Inc): K3, slip marker (sm), (M1, k1) to next marker, M1, sm, k3 - 13 sts.
Rows 4-6: Keeping first and last 3 sts in Garter st (k every row), and sl markers on every row, work center sts in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
Rows 7 (Inc): Rep Row 3 - 21 sts.
Rows 8-12: K to marker, sm, work in St st to next marker, sm, k to end.
Row 13 (Inc): Rep Row 3 - 36 sts.
Row 14: Knit.
Row 15: K to marker, sm, beg with Row 1, work Lace st across to next marker, sm, k to end.
Rows 16-24: K to marker, sm, work next row of Lace st to next marker, sm, k to end.
Row 25 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1.
(k1, M1) 9 times, k12, M1, (k1, M1) 9 times, sm, k3 - 56 sts.
Rows 26-34: K to marker, sm, work in St st to next marker, sm, k to end.
Row 35 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k2, M1) 9 times, k14, M1, (k2, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 76 sts.
Row 36: Knit.
Row 37-46: Rep rows 15-24.
Row 47 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k3, M1) 9 times, k16, M1, (k3, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 96 sts.
Rows 46-54: Rep rows 26-34.
Row 55 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k4, M1) 9 times, k18, M1, (k4, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 116 sts.
Row 56: Knit.
Row 57-66: Rep rows 15-24.
Row 67 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k5, M1) 9 times, k20, M1, (k5, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 136 sts.
Rows 68-76: Rep rows 26-34.
Row 77 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k6, M1) 9 times, k22, M1, (k6, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 156 sts.
Row 78: Knit.
Row 79-88: Rep rows 15-24.
Row 89 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k7, M1) 9 times, k24, M1, (k7, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 176 sts.
Rows 90-98: Rep rows 26-34.
Row 99 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k8, M1) 9 times, k26, M1, (k8, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 196 sts.
Row 100: Knit.
Row 101-110: Rep rows 15-24.
Row 111 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k9, M1) 9 times, k28, M1, (k9, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 216 sts.
Rows 112-120: Rep rows 26-34.
Row 121 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k10, M1) 9 times, k30, M1, (k10, m1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 236 sts.
Row 122: Knit.
Row 123-132: Rep rows 15-24.
Row 133 (Inc): K to marker, sm, M1, (k11, M1) 9 times, k32, M1, (k11, M1) 9 times, sm, k to end - 256 sts.
Rows 134-140: Rep Rows 26-34.
Rows 141-143: Knit.
Bind off Row: Using cable cast on method, *cast on 3 sts, bind off 6 sts as if to knit; rep from * to end of row.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
Dampen Shawl and pin to measurements.
Allow to fully dry.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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