Free Doll Shawl Knitting Pattern
Stole measures 4" (10 cm) x 28" (70 cm)
Skills Required/Techniques Used:
-Knit & purl, cast on & bind off
-Increasing:yarn over (YO)
-Decreasing: slip-slip-knit (ssk)
-Working lace patterns
Materials: Aunt Lydia's Fashion Crochet (Size 5) thread (100% cotton) 150 yards (137 meters) / 37 grams (1.30 ounces) - 1 ball
Needles: US 6 (4 mm) straight needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE, though gauge is not very important in this project
Gauge for garter stitch: 19 sts = 4" (10 cm)
k - knit
p - purl
yo - yarn over
ssk - slip, slip, knit (left leaning decrease)
St, sts – stitch, stitches
RS - right side
WS - wrong side
Lace pattern worked on 13 sts:
Row 1 (RS):*yo, ssk, k1 - repeat from * 4 times, k1
Rows 2, 4 and 6 (WS) : purl
Row 3 (RS): k1, *yo, ssk, k1 - repeat from * 4 times
Row 5 (RS): k2, *yo, ssk, k1 - repeat from * 3 times, yo, ssk
Repeat rows 1-6.
Garter Stitch: All rows knit.
Selvege/edge stitches: slip the first stitch, purl the last stitch in a row.
The shawl is worked back and forth in a lace pattern.
Cast on 19 sts, knit 2 rows.
Row 3 (RS): sl 1, k 2, *yo, ssk, k1 repeat from * 4 times, k3, p1
Rows 4, 6, 8 (WS): sl 1, k2, p13 , k2, p 1
Row 5 (RS): sl 1, k3, *yo, ssk, k1 - repeat from * 4 times, k2, p1
Row 7 (RS): sl 1, k4, *yo, ssk, k1 - repeat from * 3 times, yo, ssk, k2, p1
Repeat rows 3-8 to desired length. Finish with 2 rows in garter st.: both rows knit. Bind off. Block.