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Easy Asymmetrical Knit Shawl

Chic and elegant as can be, this knit shawl pattern will quickly become one of your favorite accessories!

Easy Asymmetrical Knit Shawl
Easy Asymmetrical Knit Shawl
This image courtesy of redheart.com

Add an intricate and gorgeous accessory to your favorite ensemble when you make this Easy Asymmetrical Knit Shawl! The lace knitting pattern checks all the right boxes, as it's colorful and so easy to make. The beautiful pattern can be worn over your favorite little black dress to give it a pop of color. It can also be worn over a more casual outfit to give it a bit of elegance. This one-skein knitting pattern likely won't take you long to make. This shawl just might be a great last-minute gift idea for your fashionista friend! This little number likely won't stay in your closet for long. A diagram for the pattern follows the written instructions.

Easy

Knitting Needle Size2 or 2.75 mm

Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge25 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 46 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Finished SizeShawl measures about 96" [244 cm] across increase edge, 61" [155 cm] across decrease edge, and 42" [106.5 cm] across bind-off edge.

Materials List

  • RED HEART® It’s a Wrap™: 1 ball 9255 Comedy
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 2.75mm [US 2]
  • Yarn needle

Instructions

Notes

  1. Shawl is worked back and forth in rows from one point across to short straight edge.

  2. An increase is worked at the beginning and a decrease at the end of every right side row. An increase is worked at the end of every wrong side row. The stitch count remains the same when a right side row is worked. The stitch count increases by 1 when a wrong side row is worked.

  3. The Lace pattern can be worked by following the written instructions or reading the chart. Read right side rows of chart from right to left and wrong side rows from left to right.

Special Stitches

  1. kfb (Knit into front and back) = Knit next stitch but do not remove from needle, knit into back loop of same stitch and remove from needle – 1 st increased.

  2. s2kp (slip 2, knit, pass 2 slipped stitches over) = Slip 2 stitches as if to k2tog, k1, pass the 2 slipped stitches over the knit stitch and off the needle – 2 sts decreased.

Pattern Stitch

Lace Pattern (begins over a multiple of 8 sts + 6 additional sts)

  1. Row 1 (right side): Kfb, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog.

  2. Row 2: K4, purl to last 3 sts, k2, kfb—1 st increased.

  3. Row 3: Kfb, k3, *yo, s2kp, yo, k5; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k1, k2tog.

  4. Row 4: K4, purl to last 3 sts, k2, kfb—1 st increased.

  5. Row 5: Kfb, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog

  6. Rows 6 and 7: Repeat Rows 4 and 5—1 st increased.

  7. Row 8: Repeat Row 4—1 st increased.

  8. Row 9: Kfb, k5, *yo, s2kp, yo, k5; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k2, k2tog.

  9. Rows 10-14: Repeat Rows 4–8—3 sts increased.

  10. Row 15: Kfb, k7, *yo, s2kp, yo, k5; repeat from * to last 5 sts, k3, k2tog.

  11. Row 16: Repeat Row 4—1 st increased.

Shawl

  1. Cast on 5 sts.

  2. Garter Stitch Section
    Row 1 (right side): Kfb, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog.
    Row 2: Knit to last st, kfb—6 sts.
    Rows 3-52: Repeat last 2 rows 25 more times—31 sts.

  3. Stockinette Stitch Section
    Row 53 (right side): Kfb, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog.
    Row 54: K4, purl to last 3 sts, k2, kfb— 32 sts.
    Rows 55-92: Repeat last 2 rows 19 times—51 sts.

  4. Garter Stitch Section
    Rows 93-130:
    Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 19 more times—70 sts.

  5. Lace Section
    Rows 131-146: Work Rows 1–16 of Lace Pattern—78 sts.

  6. Rows 147–166: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 10 more times—88 sts.
    Rows 167–174: Repeat Rows 53 and 54 for 4 more times—92 sts.
    Rows 175–186: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 6 more times—98 sts.
    Rows 187–192: Repeat Rows 53 and 54 for 3 more times—101 sts.
    Rows 193–226: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 17 more times—118 sts.
    Rows 227–322: Repeat Rows 131–226— 166 sts.
    Rows 323–418: Repeat Rows 131–226— 214 sts.
    Rows 419–454: Repeat Rows 131–166— 232 sts.
    Rows 455–460: Repeat Rows 53 and 54 for 3 more times—235 sts.
    Rows 461–466: Repeat 1 and 2 for 3 more times—238 sts.
    Rows 467–482: Repeat Rows 131–146— 246 sts.
    Rows 483–488: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for 3 more times—249 sts.
    Rows 489–492: Repeat Rows 53 and 54 for 2 more times—251 sts.
    Rows 493–520: Repeat Rows 461–488— 265 sts.

  7. Bind off.

  8. Click here for a larger version of the photo below.

Finishing

Weave in ends. 

Diagram

  1. Click here for a larger version of the diagram below.

Abbreviations

k
knit
k2tog
knit next 2 sts together
st(s)
stitch(es)
yo
yarn over
*
repeat whatever follows the * as indicated

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I have been making more and more shawls. They are easy to carry and add a nice layer. I looked up the yardage on this yarn and it is 1100 yards or 1006 meters. I have to look at this particular yarn because I like the color changes. I am sure you can use up yarn you have to do that yourself as well. The pattern is easy to follow and has a nice detail. You can make them to match your outfits or add a nice little detail. Thank you for the free pattern.

Such a lovely, unique shawl. I love the shape of it, and the lace details.

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