Be­low the Pier

Like waves lap­ping at the pil­ings of a pier, this wrap has an un­du­lat­ing lace pat­tern worked in wa­tery blue that rip­ples when it meets the deep brown of the over­hang­ing pier.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Meghan Jones

Gauge

17 sts and 23 rows = 4 inches/10cm in pat (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Slip marker (sm): Slip marker from LH to RH nee­dle. Slip, Slip, Purl (ssp): Slip next 2 sts in­di­vid­u­ally kwise, re­turn to LH nee­dle and p2­tog tbl.

Pat­tern Stitches

Lace Pat (mul­ti­ple of 9 sts + 2) Note: Chart is pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work lace pat from a chart. Row 1 (RS): P2, *k5, k2­tog, yo p2; rep from *. Row 2: K2, *yo, p1, p2­tog, p4, k2; rep from *. Row 3: P2, *k3, k2­tog, k2, yo, p2; rep from *. Row 4: K2, *yo, p3, p2­tog, p2, k2; rep from *. Row 5: P2, *k1, k2­tog, k4, yo, p2; rep from *. Row 6: K2, *yo, p5, p2­tog, k2; rep from *. Row 7: P2, *yo, ssk, k5, p2; rep from *. Row 8: K2, *p4, ssp, p1, yo, k2; rep from *. Row 9: P2, *yo, k2, ssk, k3, p2; rep from *. Row 10: K2, *p2, ssp, p3, yo, k2; rep from *. Row 11: P2, *yo, k4, ssk, k1, p2; rep from *. Row 12: K2, *ssp, p5, yo, k2; rep from *.

Rep Rows 1–12 for Lace Pat. Rip­ple Pat (mul­ti­ple of 9 sts + 2) Row 1 (RS): P2, *yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, p2; rep from *. Row 2: Knit across.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Rip­ple Pat.

Pat­tern Note

Wrap is worked from the bot­tom edge up; stitches are cast on for the en­tire length of the stole and it is im­por­tant to use a stretchy cast-on.

Shawl

Us­ing A, cast on 278 sts us­ing the knit cast-on (see page 80).

Knit 2 rows. Row 1 (RS): K3, pm; work Row 1 of Lace Pat to last 3 sts, pm; k3. Row 2 (WS): K3, sm; work Row 2 of Lace Pat to last 3 sts, sm; k3. Rows 3–12: Work Rows 3–12 of pat. Rows 13–72: Rep [Rows 1–12 of Lace Pat] 5 times. Rip­ples At­tach B, do not cut A. Row 1 (RS): With B, k3, sm; work Row 1 of Rip­ple Pat to last 3 sts, sm; k3. Row 2: K3, sm; work Row 2 of Rip­ple Pat to last 3 sts, sm, k3. Drop B. Row 3: With A, k3, sm; work Row 1 of Rip­ple Pat to last 3 sts, sm; k3. Row 4: K3, sm; k2, work Row 2 of Rip­ple Pat to last 3 sts, sm; k3. Drop A. Rows 5–16: Rep [last 4 rows] 3 times.

Cut A. Dec row (RS): With B, k3, re­move marker, *k4, k2­tog, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2, re­move marker, k3—248 sts. Bor­der With B, work in garter st for 26 rows (ap­prox 3 inches). Bind off all sts on WS us­ing a stretchy bind-off.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends. Wet-block lightly to set bot­tom edge and open Lace Pat.

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