Shawl Pattern

Shawl Pattern
Shawl Pattern

Free Knitting Patterns - Knit Shawl

To knit this shawl, materials needed are about 18 ounces (color of choice) 3-ply yarn, 1 pair 14 inch, size 10 knitting needles, size I crochet hook. An interesting leaf pattern trims the border of this shawl.

Abbreviations: k (knit) p (purl) st (stitch) 0 (yarn over) sl (slip) PSS0 (pass slip stitch over) tog (together)

Gauge: 3 sts equal one inch.

Cast on 150 sts for neck edge. P 1 row.

Short Rows-Row 1: (Right Side) K 148 sts, leaving 2 sts unworked on left needle.

Row 2: Turn, sl 1 as to p, p 145, leave 2 sts on left needle.

Row 3: Turn, sl 1 as to p, k 143, leave remaining sts on left needle.

Row 4: Turn, sl 1 as to p, p 141, leave remaining sts on left needle.

Continue in this manner, working 2 sts less every row until 2 sts remain, end on wrong side with p row.

Next Row: Turn, sl 1 as to p. Place 75 sts on right needle on holder. Work first half of border on opposite side edge.

Border-Row 1: (Right Side) K 1, * inc 1 st by k 1 st in sl st in row below, k 2, repeat from *, end k 1, inc 1 st in last st-113 sts.

Row 2: K.

Row 3: P, inc 1 st each side-115 sts.

Row 4: P.

Row 5: K, inc 1 st each side-117 sts.

Row 6: P.

Row 7: (Right Side) K 1, 0, p 1, * 0, k 1, 0, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end 0, k 1, 0, p 1, 0, k 1-149sts.

Row 8: P1, k 2, * p 3, k 7, repeat from * l3 times, end p 3, k 2, p 1.

Row 9: K 1, 0, p 2, * k 1, 0, k 1, 0, k 1, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end k 1, 0, k 1, 0, k 1, p 2, 0, k 1-181 sts.

Row 10: P 1, k 3, * p 5, k 7, repeat from * 13 times, end p 5, k 3, p 1.

Row 11: K 1, 0, p 3, * k 2, 0, k 1, 0, k 2, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end k 2, 0, k 1, 0, k 2, p 3, 0, k 1-213 sts.

Row 12: P 1, k 4, * p 7, k 7, repeat from * 13 times, end p 7, k 4, p l.

Row 13: K1, 0, p 4, * k 3, 0, k l, 0, k 3, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end k 3, 0, k 1, 0, k 3, p 4, 0, k 1-245 sts.

Row 14: P 1, k 5, * p 9, k 7, repeat from * l3 times, p 9, k 5, p l.

Row 15: K1, 0, p 5, * sl 1, k 1, psso, k 5, k 2 tog, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end sl 1, k 1, psso, k 5, k 2 tog, p 5, 0, k 1-217 sts.

Row 16: P 1, k 6, * p 7, k 7, repeat from * 13 times, end p 7, k 6, p1.

Row 17: K 1, 0, p 6, * sl 1, k 1, psso, k 3, k 2 tog, p 7, repeat from * 13 times, end sl 1, k 1, psso, k 3, k 2 tog, p 6, 0, k 1-189 sts.

Row 18: P 1, k 7, * p 5, k 7, repeat from * l4 times, p l.

Row 19: K 1, 0, p 7, * sl 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, p 7, repeat from * 14 times, 0, k 1- 161 sts.

Row 20: P 1, k 8, * p 3, k 7, repeat from * 14 times, k l, p 1.

Row 21: K 1, 0, p 8 * sl 1, k 2 tog, psso, k 2 tog, p 7 repeat from * 14 times, end p 1, 0, k 1.- 133 sts.

P 1 row, k 2 row. Bind off as to p.

From wrong side, beginning at center point, sl 75 sts from holder to needle. From right side, join yarn at neck edge.

Row 1: (Right Side) * K 2, inc 1 st as before. Repeat from *, end inc 1 st in last st. (113 sts). Complete to correspond to first half of border.

Finishing: Sew edges of border, beginning at center point. With crochet hook, from wrong side, work 1 row of sl st across neck edge only, keeping work flat. Steam very lightly.

Fringe: Fringe is worked from wrong side, along side edges only. Wind yarn around a 14 inch cardboard; cut yarn at one end. Fold strands in half and knot 2 strands in every 2nd st along side edges. Beginning 1 inch below first knot, knot 2 strands of first fringe and 2 strands of 2nd fringe together. Knot remaining 2 strands of 2nd fringe and 2 strands of 3rd fringe together. Continue along fringe in this manner. Beginning 1 inch below 2nd row of knots, knot remaining 2 strands of first fringe with 2 strands of 2nd fringe, knot 2 strands of 2nd fringe with 2 strands of 3rd fringe. Continue in this manner across fringe. Trim evenly.

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