Em­i­nence Shawl

You’ll love the soft tex­ture and beau­ti­ful drape as much as the unique con­struc­tion.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Ni­cole Feller-John­son

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Ap­prox 50 inches wide x 32 inches long

Ma­te­ri­als

• Clas­sic Elite Yarns Mag­no­lia (DK weight, 70% merino/30% silk; 120 yds/50g per ball): 5 balls bright orchid #5495 • Size 8 (5mm) 24- or 32-inch cir­cu­lar nee­dle or size needed to ob­tain gauge • 2 dou­ble-point or ca­ble nee­dles to graft fi­nal point (op­tional) • Stitch mark­ers

Gauge

17 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Rib 5: On RS rows, work as k1, [p1, k1] twice; on WS rows, work as p1, [k1, p1] twice. Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Slip next 2 sts, 1 at a time kwise, from LH nee­dle to RH nee­dle. Slip sts back to LH nee­dle, keep­ing them twisted; p2­tog-tbl.

Pat­tern Notes

Knit from 1 top cor­ner to the op­po­site point, the shawl be­gins with welted garter ridges, fol­lowed by a rib pat­tern band, a stock­inette stitch sec­tion and then grad­u­ated twisted-stitch rib pan­els. Two sides of the shawl have ribbed edges; the last few stitches are grafted to­gether or joined with 3-nee­dle bind-off (see page 127).

Shawl

Us­ing ca­ble cast-on (see page 127), cast on 200 sts. Bor­der Row 1 (RS): Purl. Row 2 (WS): Knit. Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2. Sec­tion 1: St st With Welt­ing Row 1 (RS): Rib 5, ssk, k1, ssk, knit to last 5 sts, Rib 5—198 sts. Row 2 (WS): Rib 5, purl to last 5 sts, Rib 5. Row 3: Rep Row 1—196 sts. Row 4: Rib 5, knit to last 5 sts, Rib 5. Row 5: Rib 5, ssp, p1, ssp, purl to last 5 sts, Rib 5—194 sts. Rows 6–11: Work all WS rows as Row 2 and all RS rows as Row 1—188 sts. Rows 12 and 13: Rep Rows 4 and 5— 186 sts. Rows 14–21: Work all WS rows as Row 2 and all RS rows as Row 1—178 sts. Rows 22 and 23: Rep Rows 4 and 5— 176 sts. Rows 24–33: Work all WS rows as Row 2 and all RS rows as Row 1—166 sts. Rows 34 and 35: Rep Rows 4 and 5— 164 sts. Rows 36–47: Work all WS rows as Row 2 and all RS rows as Row 1—152 sts. Rows 48 and 49: Rep Rows 4 and 5— 150 sts. Rows 50–64: Work all WS rows as Row 2 and all RS rows as Row 1—136 sts.

Sec­tion 2: Di­min­ish­ing Garter Rib Note: Ribbed edg­ing con­tin­ues through­out sec­tion on both RS and WS rows; main­tain es­tab­lished pat (1x1 rib por­tion of pat will dec by 2 sts each RS row un­til it’s gone). Row 1 (RS): Rib 5, ssk, k1, ssk, [p1, k1] 5 times, p1, [k2, p2] 4 times, [k3, p3] 3 times, k3, [p4, k4] 3 times, [p5, k5] twice, p5, [p6, K6] twice, Rib 5—134 sts. Row 2 and all other WS rows: Rib 5, purl to last 5 sts, Rib 5.

Rows 3–12: Rep [Rows 1 and 2] 5 more times, main­tain­ing sel­vage rib and con­tin­u­ing to dec along RH edge—124 sts. Row 13: Rib 5, ssk, k1, ssk, knit to last 5 sts, Rib 5—122 sts. Rows 15–58: Rep [Rows 13 and 14] 22 times—78 sts. Sec­tion 3: Twisted Rib­bing Row 1: Rib 5, ssp, p1, ssp, p3, k1-tbl, p7, k1-tbl, p11, k1-tbl, p15, k1-tbl, p19, k1-tbl, k3, Rib 5—76 sts. Row 2: Rib 5, k3, p1-tbl, k19, p1-tbl, k15, p1-tbl, k11, p1-tbl, k7, p1-tbl, k6, Rib 5. Row 3: Rib 5, ssp, p1, ssp, p1, k1-tbl, p7, k1-tbl, p11, k1-tbl, p15, k1-tbl, p19, k1-tbl, k3, Rib 5—74 sts. Row 4: Rib 5, k3, p1-tbl, k19, p1-tbl, k15, p1-tbl, k11, p1-tbl, k7, p1-tbl, k4, Rib 5. Row 5: Rib 5, ssp, p1, ssp, p7, k1-tbl, p11, k1-tbl, p15, k1-tbl, p19, k1-tbl, k3, Rib 5— 72 sts. Row 6: Rib 5, k3, p1-tbl, k19, p1-tbl, k15, p1-tbl, k11, p1-tbl, k7, p1-tbl, k2, Rib 5. Rows 7–64: Con­tinue to work es­tab­lished dec and pat for 58 more rows—14 sts. Sec­tion 4: Fin­ish­ing Point Note: Forms Point B on Fig­ure 1. Row 1: Rib 5, ssk, k2­tog, Rib 5—12 sts. Row 2: [P1, k1] twice, p4, [k1, p1] twice. Row 3: [K1, p1] twice, ssk, k2­tog, [p1, k1] twice—10 sts. Row 4: [P1, k1] twice, p2, [k1, p1] twice. Row 5: K1, p1, k1, ssk, k2­tog, k1, p1, k1— 8 sts. Row 6: P1, k1, p4, k1, p1.

With RS fac­ing, di­vide sts in half and sew or graft tog us­ing Kitch­ener st (see page 128) as fol­lows: St 1 to st 8, st 2 to st 7, st 3 to st 6, and st 4 to st 5. You can also use a 3-nee­dle bind-off if you pre­fer. Cut yarn and pull through fi­nal st.

Fin­ish­ing

Soak piece in cold wa­ter (al­low silk to sat­u­rate fully) and very gen­tly squeeze dry. Us­ing pins or block­ing wires, block straight across top at right sel­vage (side C on Fig­ure 1) and pin out tri­an­gle sides by pulling left cast-on cor­ner (point D on Fig­ure 1) down to be­come bot­tom point of shawl. Al­low to dry thor­oughly and un­pin. Weave in all ends.

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