Free Shawl Knitting Pattern
Size: 72" (180 cm) long and 33" (82 cm) wide at the widest part
Yarn: Spangle by Premier (affiliate link) Yarns DK weight yarn (75% Nylon, 25% Metallic), 164 yds/150m in
1.76 oz/50g, color 11-208 Sparkling water - 5 balls
400 beads 8 mm with 3-4 mm opening.
Needles: US size 10 (6 mm) 32" (81cm) circular needles
Hook: Size G/2 (2.75 mm)
Gauge is not important
Kfr&b - knit first through the front of the loop, do not slide the st to the right needle,
knit by through the back of the loop and slide both sts to the right needle.
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
Bsc - beaded single crochet - Insert hook in indicated st, slide one bead up close to the hook,
yo after the bead, draw yarn through the stitch, yo, draw yarn through both loops on the hook.
CO 6 sts and knit one foundation row.
R 1: Sl 1, K 1, *yo, p2tog repeat from * across to the last 2 sts, k 1, p 1
R 2: Sl 1, kfr&b, k across to last 2 sts, kfr&b, p1 = 8 sts
R 3: Sl 1, knit across to the last st, p1
R 4: Sl 1, kfr&b, *yo, p2tog repeat from * to the last 2 sts, kfr&b, p 1 = 10 sts
R 5: Sl 1, knit across to the last st, p1
R 6: Sl 1, kfr&b, k across to the last 2 sts, kfr&b, p 1. = 12 sts
Repeat rows 1-6.
CO 6 sts and follow the pattern. Repeat the pattern 32 times or to desired length.
Knit the last 5 rows. Bind off.
String the beads onto the yarn. Leave a 6" long tail.
Row 1 (foundation row): starting with the left end of the shawl, sc along the sides of the shawl,
Row 2: *Ch 9, Bsc 1 in the 4th st of the foundation row, repeat from * across, turn
Row 3: *Ch 9, Bsc 1 in the 5th st on the chain of the previous row, repeat from * across
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 one more time, or to desired width of the edging.