Yarn: 3 skeins of Tosh Worsted in Rose or colorway of your choice or approx. 675 yards of any light worsted weight yarn.
Needles: 1 US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle or size necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions : Yarn needle for weaving ends.
Stitch marker for marking center stitch.
Sizes: Shawl pictured is 46 inches (before pleats) across in width.
Gauge: 4 sts = 1” in stockinette
Cast on 5 sts.
Knit 2 rows
Row 1 (RS): k2, yo, pm, k1, yo, k2.
Row 2 (WS): k to end. (7 sts total)
Row 3 (RS): k2, yo, k to marker, yo, slip marker, k1, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2.
Continue working rows 2 and 3 until shawl measures desired width across.
Row 1 : (WS) k to end.
Row 2: (RS) k2, yo, *k1, p1, repeat from * to marker, yo, sl marker, k1, yo, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, yo, k2.
Row 3 : (WS) k2, knit all knits and purl all purls to marker, sl marker, k1, continue k1, p1 pattern to last 2 sts, k2.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 for for 1 inch.
Row 1 : (WS) k2, kfb of every stitch to marker, yo, sl marker, k1, yo, kfb of every stitch to the last 2 stitches, k2.
Row 2 : (RS) k2, yo, work k2, p2 ribbing to marker, yo, k1, yo, continue k2, p2 ribbing to last two stitches, yo, k2.
Row 3 : (WS) k2, knit the knit stitches and purl the purl to marker, sl marker, k1, knit the knit stitches and purl the purl to last 2 sts, k2.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 for 4 inches ending with a RS row.
Work a decrease bind off for stretch.
Starting with a WS row bind off loosely. * p2tog , return the st on right hand needle back to left needle, rep from * to end of row.
Block lightly if desired.
K1, P1 = Knit one stitch, purl one stitch
KFB = Knit one stitch front and back
K2tog = Knit two stitches together
RS = Right side of work
SL1 = Slip one stitch
St = Stitch
TBL = Through the back loop
WS = Wrong side of work
YO = Yarn over
Designed by Amy Hendrix
Sunday, July 18, 2010
Shawl with Pleated Edge
A simple triangle shawl with a decorative edge in pleats! You can make it as long and large as you want! Knit in light worsted yarn, this shawl is the perfect companion on a cool spring evening or layered under a winter coat for fall.