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Painted Desert Lace Shawl


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Sometimes something quick and easy is the best way to go. The Painted Desert Lace Shawl is a wonderfully easy knitting pattern that will have you decked out in knitted glory in almost no time. Whether you're knitting up this simple knit shawl pattern while on your summer vacation or wrapping it around your shoulders at a wedding, this is one project that you'll love to knit and wear.

Desert Lace Shawl
Painted Desert Lace Shawl
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Knitting Needle Size: 4 or 3.5 mm

Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)


Finished Dimensions
Approximately 22 x 48 inches after blocking


•    1 skein (100g) of Knitting Fever’s Painted Desert shade #4 Amber
•    2 needles size US 4

In stockinette stitch, 4.5 stitches = 1 inch

pm = place marker
sm = slip marker
yo = yarnover

Cast on 7 sts
Row 1: k2, yo, k1, yo, pm, k1, pm, yo, k1, yo, k2
Row 2: k2, purl to last 2 sts, k2 (11 sts)

Stockinette Section
Row 3: k2, yo, k to marker, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2
Row 4: k2, purl to last 2 sts, k2
Repeat rows 3 & 4, 10x (55 sts)

Eyelet Section
Row 5: k2, yo, k1, *yo, k2tog, repeat from * to marker, yo, sm, k1, sm, **yo, k2tog, repeat from ** to last 3 sts, yo, k1, yo, k2.
Row 6: k2, purl to last 2 sts, k2
***repeat rows 3-4 (stockinette section) 10x, then repeat rows 5-6 (eyelet section) once*** repeat from *** to *** until desired length.
Next row: k2, yo, knit to marker, yo, k1, yo, knit to last 2 stitches, yo, k2.
Repeat this row 4x.

Bind off loosely. Block to desired measurements.


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I'm somewhat confused by the directions for the Painted Desert Lace Shawl. How do you make it to "desired length" with out increasing? Also repeating rows 34 10 times does not total 55 stitches. Increasing 4 sts in row 1 10 times equals 44, not 55. Plus the 11 sts from row 2 are rolling the bottom. Am I missing something?


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