A little shaping goes a long way to looking spectacular!
Length: 40 inches
Width: 34 inches
Note: Measurement taken after blocking.
Manos del Uruguay [100% wool; 138yd/126m per 100g skein]
[MC] G-Coffee; 1 skein
[CC] 115-Flame; 2 skeins
Recommended needle size
[always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed below -- every knitter's gauge is unique]
1 40-inch US #10/6mm circular needle
1 set US #10/6 mm double-point needles (for I-Cord loop; only two are used)
3 stitch markers
1 toggle or button (optional)
14 sts/20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st
yo2: Yarn over twice (wrap yarn twice around right needle, from front to back)
Using MC, CO 42 sts.
K 3 rows.
Set-up Row [RS]: K2, [yo, k8, yo, k1, place marker, k1] three times, yo, k8, yo, k2. 50 sts.
Next Row [WS]: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.
Next Row [RS]: K2, [yo, k to 1 st before marker, yo, k1, slip marker, k1] three times, yo, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2.
Repeat these 2 rows 14 times more. 170 sts. Break MC and join CC.
Lace Column Section:
Note: In the following directions, a semi-colon denotes the end of a section indicated by the placement of a marker. In order to make the directions easier to read, the few differences between Row 1 and Row 3 are shown in bold type.
Row 1 [RS]: K2, yo, k4, [yo2, k2tog, k2tog] to 1 st before first marker, yo, k1; k1, yo, [k2tog, k2tog, yo2]
to 5 sts before next marker, k4, yo, k1; k1, yo, k4, [yo2, k2tog, k2tog] to 1 st before next marker, yo, k1;
k1, yo, [k2tog, k2tog, yo2] to last 6 sts, k4, yo, k2. 8 sts increased.
Row 2 [WS]: K2, p to last 2 sts, working [k1, p1] into each yo2, k2.
Row 3 [RS]: K2, yo, k2, [yo2, k2tog, k2tog] to 1 st before first marker, yo, k1; k1, yo, [k2tog, k2tog, yo2]
to 3 sts before next marker, k2, yo, k1; k1, yo, k2, [yo2, k2tog, k2tog] to 1 st before next marker, yo, k1;
k1, yo, [k2tog, k2tog, yo2] to last 4 sts, k2, yo, k2. 8 sts increased.
Row 4 [WS]: Work as for Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-4 seven times more. 298 sts.
K 4 rows. Loosely BO all sts.
Weave in ends and block. Note that shawl shown was blocked gently, only enough to open the lace pattern
and smooth the edges.
Button Loop (optional):
Using double-point needle and MC, CO 3 sts. Work I-Cord until cord forms a loop long enough to fit around button or toggle (loop shown measures 5 inches). BO all sts.
Sew ends of cord to side edge of shawl, using photos as guides; loop shown has been sewn approx. 4 inches down from upper edge.
Sew button or toggle to other side edge, opposite loop.
Weave in remaining ends.