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Trellis Border Garter Stitch Lace Shawl

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Shawl Knitting Pattern

Materials: Little Traveller by The Sanguine Gryphon fingering weight 100% merino wool yarn 560 yards (512 meters) / 113 g - 1 skein.

Needles: 6 (4.00 mm)

Gauge: 18 sts X 36 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) in garter stitch

Trellis Border Pattern: see drawing below.

Directions:

The shawl is knit from the bottom up with the increases inside of the borders.


Cast on 9 sts
Row 1: knit
Row 2: sl 1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 3 and all odd rows: knit
Row 4: sl 1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 6: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 8: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 10: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 12: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1.
Row 14: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (1st row of the border pattern)
Row 16: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (3rd row)
Row 18: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (5th row)
Row 20: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k4, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (7th row)
Row 22: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k7, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k5, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (9th row)
Row 24: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k9, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (11th row)
Row 26: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k11, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (13th row)
Row 28: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k13, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (15th row)
Row 30: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k15, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k4, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (17th row)
Row 32: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k17, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (19th row)
Row 34: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k19, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (21st row)
Row 36: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k21, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (23rd row)
Row 38: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k23, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (25th row)
Row 40: sl1, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k25, yo, k1, yo, k3tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, p1. (27th row).
Row 42: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k27, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (1st row of the border)
Row 44: sl1, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k29, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, k1, p1. (3rd row).
Rows 46-195: continue to work Trellis Border pattern making total of 6 and 1/2 repeats and adding 2 sts in the middle to shape the triangle of the shawl. (you can work more border repeats for a bigger shawl. However, the shawl should be finished on the 14th row of the border pattern.)
Cast off.

Errata

August 28, 2010. Correction in row 16.

November 16, 2010. Corrections in rows 20, 22, 24.



Comments

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# 1. Poster: Dot Hogge
November 14, 2013

How do I get the corrections for Aug 28 and Nov 16
# 2. Poster: Elaine Phillips
November 21, 2013

The pattern was corrected already. The notes are for those, who downloaded the pattern before the corrections were made.
# 3. Poster: Judith
February 26, 2014

what is the corrections of marigold lace shawl
# 4. Poster: AE
November 14, 2013

Where are the corrections that were stated?
# 5. Poster: cindy vickers
November 16, 2013

when I saw this pattern I was so excited. But I am glad I read it before buying my yarn. It is very confusing to me. It looks as though it is knit from the collar down but it is not established at all in the pattern. Is it knit from the bottom up? It looks as though the trellis pattern is where it start and ends. So where is the rest of the pattern?Please help
# 6. Poster: nadia lichaa
December 20, 2013

You are very rite you no how many time I tried to understand the row 46 and I couldn't so I left hole thing
# 7. Poster: Alberta
March 27, 2014

it says right at the beginning that it is done from the bottom up. when you start ,co9sts it is started at the bottom peak.
# 8. Poster: Glenda Steffee
April 8, 2014

In the middle of each row of the pattern, beginning at line 16 you will see "yo,k1,yo,k#,yo,k1,yo" The "yo" creates the line (border pattern) that separates the solid part from the lace trim and adds 2 stitches. The k# in the middle is the solid part of the shawl.
# 9. Poster: Neeta
April 15, 2014

I just saw the picture of the stitches. OK....so, after the 45 rows, I am on the border 3rd row. So, I will have to next knit the 5th row as depicted in the graph. Will try doing it this way since, I am done up to 45 rows now.

This is a lovely pattern and if it works out, I hope to knit many more shawls!

Will keep you updated.

Thanks.
# 10. Poster: Neeta
April 15, 2014

What a beautiful shawl. I am knitting this right now. So far going really well with the pattern as typed row by row. I use my laptop's cursor to make a note of which row I am, to make it easier and not make any errors to have to tink later.

Having completed the first round of the pattern up to row 45, I do not understand how and where to "add the 2 stitches in the middle " as the instructions call for!

Please someone help.

Thank you very much!

More Information

Trellis Border Pattern diagram


Enlarged Image

Another view of the shawl

Close-up of the border

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