Spring Beauty Shawl

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Lisa Ja­cobs

Blos­soms wel­come the com­ing spring in April forests. This del­i­cate mesh shawl is edged with chevron-based flow­ers.

Gauge

16 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st, blocked. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Cen­tered Dou­ble De­crease (CDD): Slip next 2 sts as if to k2­tog, k1, p2sso. Knit 3 to­gether (k3­tog): Knit 3 sts tog. Make 1 (M1): Insert LH nee­dle from back to front un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit into front of re­sult­ing loop. Purl in front and back (pfb): Purl in front and back of st—1 st inc. POP: (P1, yo, p1) in yo of pre­vi­ous row.

Pat­tern Stitches

Note: Charts are pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work pat sts from charts. Mesh Note: Brack­eted [ ] di­rec­tions are worked 1 (3,5, 7) time(s) the first (2nd, 3rd, 4th) time the 24-row rep is worked; st counts at end of Rows 7, 15 and 29 re­flect the in­creased st counts for each suc­ceed­ing rep of the pat. Row 1 (RS): K1 *yo, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to end—6 sts per rep. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K1, *k1, yo, CDD, yo, k2; rep from * to end. Row 5: K1, *ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2­tog, k1; rep from * to end. Row 7: K1, *yo, k1, [yo, CDD, yo, k1], yo, k1; rep from * to end—inc 2 sts per rep; 8 (16, 24, 32) sts per rep. Row 9: K1, *yo, CDD, [yo, k1, yo, CDD], yo, k1; rep from * to end. Row 11: K2­tog, *yo, k1, [yo, CDD, yo, k1], yo, CDD; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, k1, yo, ssk. Row 13: Rep Row 9. Row 15: K1, *yo, k1, yo, k1, [yo, CDD, yo, k1], yo, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to end—inc 4 sts per rep; (12, 20, 28, 36) sts per rep. Row 17: K2­tog, *yo, k1, yo, CDD, [yo, k1, yo, CDD], yo, k1, yo, CDD; rep from * to end. Rows 19, 23 and 27: Rep Row 9. Rows 21 and 25: Rep Row 17. Row 29: K1, *k1, yo, k1, yo, CDD, [yo, k1, yo, CDD], yo, k1, yo, k2; rep from * to end— inc 2 sts per rep; 14 (22, 30, 38) per rep. Row 30: Purl.

Rep Rows 7–30 for pat. Edg­ing A Row 1 (RS): Kfb—2 sts. Rows 2 and 4: Purl. Row 3: Kfb twice—4 sts. Row 5: K1, [yo, k1] 3 times—7 sts. Row 6 (WS): P1, [POP, p1] 3 times—13 sts. Row 7: Ssk, yo, k1, [yo, CDD, yo, k1] twice, yo, k2­tog. Row 8: P1, [POP, p1] 6 times—25 sts. Row 9: Ssk, [k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, CDD] twice, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, k2­tog. Row 10: *P3, [POP, p1, POP, p5] twice, POP, p1, POP, p3—37 sts. Row 11: Ssk, [k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, CDD] twice, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, k2­tog—37 sts. Row 12: P5, [POP, p1, POP, p9] twice, POP, p1, POP, p5—49 sts.

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