Easy Garter Stitch Shawl
Free Shawl Knitting Pattern
Size: Width - 55" (140 cm), depth - 27.5" (70 cm).
Materials: Laines du Nord Calipso wool/acrylic bulky weight yarn 320 m / 200g Color 4 - 1 skein.
Lamb's Pride Bulky 125 yds / 114 m per 4 oz/113 gr skein - 1 skein. Color: M-260 Cafe au Lait.
Needles: 10 1/2 (6.50 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
Gauge: 13 st x 28 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)
all rows - knit sts
With Calipso yarn cast on 7 sts. To make a firm edge always slip the 1st stitch and purl the last st.
Row 1: selvedge st, 1 k, yo, 1 k, yo, 1 k, yo, 1 k, yo, 1 k, edge st. mark the 4th st with the stitch marker. This is the center of the shawl.
Row 2 and all even rows: knit.
Row 3: selvedge sts, 1 k, yo, 3 k, yo, 1 k, yo, 3 k, yo, 1 k, edge st. Continue to increase the shawl with 4 yos: after the 2nd st, on both sides of the central st and before the 2 last sts of the row (see pictures below).
Rows 1 - 94: Calipso yarn
Rows 95 - 98: Lamb's Pride yarn
Rows 99 - 104: Calipso yarn
Rows 105 - 112: Lamb's Pride yarn
Rows 113 - 120: Calipso yarn
Block the shawl.
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July 22, 2015
You increase till you get to how many stitches?
December 14, 2013
The edge stitches are the first and last stitch on a row. So you slip the first stitch from your leafy needle to the right one without knitting it, and the last stitch you purl.
December 10, 2012
You are supposed to knit the second row along with all the other even numbered rows.
March 9, 2015
As stated in the pattern, Row 2 and all even-numbered rows are Knit stitch.
October 17, 2013
I am really a beginner, as I do not know what you mean by "edge stitches". Hope you can explain. Thanks.
anita y tomaszewski
October 8, 2012
Please let me know what the second row is....I need to knit for the elderly and would really like this pattern for them.
September 17, 2012
i would like to try this patern but row 2is missing, could u add please
August 3, 2012
What happened to row 2 in the set-up? Are we supposed to 1K, YO, 2 K ?
Close up of the shawl
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