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'Tea and Sympathy' Shawl
Lion Brand® Homespun®
8 sts + 12 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in lacy pattern. 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.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop.
LACY PATTERN Rows 1 and 2 Knit across Row 3 K each st wrapping yarn around needle an extra time. Row 4 Dropping one loop of wrapped yarn from previous row to make a long dropped stitch, k each st Repeat rows 1 – 4 for lacy pattern.
With A, cast on 10 sts. K one row. Row 1 of lacy pattern K1, m1, k to last stitch, m1, k1. Continuing to work rows 1 – 4 of lacy pattern and inc in first and last sts of rows 1 and 2, work until A yarn is finished. Fasten off.
With B and crochet hook, sc evenly along diagonal side edges of shawl. Fasten off. Join C in first sc, *ch 7, sc in next st; repeat from * along side edges of shawl. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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