Painted Desert Lace Shawl
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.
Knitting Needle Size4 or 3.5 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
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)
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)
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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