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"Enough, and Adequate. These are the words that my dictionary uses to define Sufficient and that I use to describe this shawlette. One skein of Unplanned Peacock Sudio’s Twisty Sock is enough to knit a shawlette that is adequate to wrap around your shoulders on those short sleeve days where you need a little “something” but not a full size shawl or sweater. This top down heart shaped shawl starts with a garter tab, with all shaping done in in the plain section of the shawl with a slightly sassy lace border to complete the piece."
Knitting Needle Size4 or 3.5 mm
Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)
- 400 yds fingering weight yarn
- Waste yarn for provisional cast on.
- Large eyed tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
- t-pins for blocking
Provisionally cast on 3 sts, work 13 rows of garter,knit every row, do not turn, pick up and purl 6 sts, k 3 from provisional cast on. Row 1: K 3 (garter edge) yo, k 3, double yarn over, k 3, yo, k 3 (garter edge) Row 2: K 3, yo, p to center double yarn over, p 1, k 1 into that st, p to last 3 sts, yo, k 3 Row 3, K 3, yo, k to center, double yarn over, k to last 3 sts, yo, k 3. Row 4: K 3, yo, p to center double yarn over, p 1, k 1 into that st, p to last 3 sts, yo, k 3 Repeat Rows 3 and 4 a total of 35 times, 36 increase rows worked. (222 stitches) Following Row: K3, *yo, k 1* to center, make one by knitting into hole left by the prior rows double yarn over *k 1, yo* to last three stitches, k3 (439 stitches) Next Row: K 3,p to last three stitches, k 3. Lace Edge, work following chart as follows: Odd Numbered Rows 1-25: K 3, work chart 53 times across row, k 3. Even Numbered Rows 2-24: K 3, p to last three sts, knit 3. Row 26 :K across all stitches. Bind off as follows : K 2, return both sts to the left hand needle and k2tog through the back loops,*k 1, return two sts from right hand needle to left hand needle and k2tog through back loop*. Pull end through final stitch and cut yarn, leaving a 9 inch tail for weaving in. Finishing Weave in your ends but do not clip yet! Soak your piece in cool water for at least 30 minutes and block pulling the ruffle to points between the yarn overs.
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