Sylvia Shawl

Cover your shoul­ders with feath­erlight lace in this ethe­real shawl.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Heather Zop­petti

Gauge

26 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/10cm in lace pat (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tion

Cen­ter Dou­ble De­crease (CDD): Sl 2 sts as if to k2­tog, k1, p2sso.

Pat­tern Stitch

Note: Chart is pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work pat st from a chart. Lace pat (mul­ti­ple of 12 sts + 11) Row 1 (RS): Sl 1, k5, *yo, k4, CDD, k4, yo, k1; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Row 2 and all WS rows: Sl 1, k4, purl to last 5 sts, k5. Row 3: Rep Row 1. Row 5: Sl 1, k5, *k1, yo, k3, CDD, k3, yo, k2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Row 7: Sl 1, k5, *k2, yo, k2, CDD, k2, yo, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Row 9: Sl 1, k5, *k3, yo, k1, CDD, k1, yo, k4; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Row 11: Sl 1, k4, k2­tog, k1, yo, k4, *k3, yo, k1, CDD, k1, yo, k4; rep from * to last 11 sts, k3, yo, k1, ssk, k5. Row 13: Sl 1, k4, k2­tog, k2, yo, k3, *k2, yo, k2, CDD, k2, yo, k3; rep from * to last 11 sts, k2, yo, k2, ssk, k5. Row 15: Sl 1, k4, k2­tog, k3, yo, k2, *k1, yo, k3, CDD, k3, yo, k2; rep from * to last 11 sts, k1, yo, k3, ssk, k5. Rows 17 and 19: Sl 1, k4, k2­tog, k4, yo, k1, *yo, k4, CDD, k4, yo, k1; rep from * to last 11 sts, yo, k4, ssk, k5. Row 20: Sl 1, k4, purl to last 5 sts, k5.

Rep Rows 1–20 for pat.

Pat­tern Notes

Shawl is worked in rows, then seamed to cre­ate an open­ing for the head.

Slip all edge stitches purl­wise with yarn in front.

Shawl

Cast on 95 sts. Bor­der Rows 1–8: Sl 1, knit to end. Setup row (WS): Sl 1, k4, pm, purl to last 5 sts, pm, k5.

Work [Rows 1–20] of Lace pat 18 times, then work [Rows 1–10] once more. Bor­der Rows 1–8: Sl 1, knit to end. Bind off all sts as fol­lows: K2, in­sert LH nee­dle into front of both sts on RH nee­dle, k2­tog-tbl, *k1, in­sert LH nee­dle into front of both sts on RH nee­dle, k2­tog-tbl; rep from * to end, fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing

Block piece to mea­sure­ments. Fold piece in half with WS tog. Us­ing mat­tress st (see page 80) and re­fer­ring to photo, seam 1 long edge, end­ing 12 inches from fold.

Weave in ends.

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