Knitted Baby Shawl Project

KNITTED BABY SHAWL

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE


WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 4 x 100g balls �Bella Baby� BABY WONDER
    • or 8 x 50g balls Bella Baby Sugar
    • or 10 x 50g balls Moda Vera Merino
    • NB: We used Bella Baby Baby Wonder for this finished project 1 pair 4.00mm knitting needles or size needed for correct tension
    • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

    SIZE

    Finished Size: 104cm x 104cm (approx)

    TENSION

    23 sts x 28 rows to 10cm over square lace patt, using 4.00mm needles.

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INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

foll = follows/ing, K = knit, K2tog = knit 2 sts together, P = purl, patt = pattern, psso = pass slipped st over,RS = right side, sl = slip, st/s = stitch/es, WS = wrong side, yfwd = yarn forward,yon = yarn over needle


SHAWL

Cast on 200 sts and work 4 rows of stocking st. Commence lace patt as foll:

Row 1 (RS): K9, *K2tog, yfwd, K22, repeat from * to last 23 sts, K2tog, yfwd, K21.
Row 2 & all even rows (WS): Purl.
Row 3: K9, *(yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso) twice, K20, repeat from * to last 23 sts, (yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso) twice, K19.
Row 5: K7, *(K2tog, yfwd) 3 times, K18, repeat from * to last st, K1.
Row 7: K7, *(yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso) 4 times, K16, repeat from * to last st, K1.
Row 9: As Row 5.
Row 11: As Row 3.
Row 13: As Row 1.
Row 15: Knit.
Row 17: K22, *yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K22, repeat from * to last 10 sts, yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K8.
Row 19: K20, *(K2tog, yfwd) twice, K20, repeat from * to last 12 sts, (K2tog, yfwd) twice, K8.
Row 21: K20, *(yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso) 3 times, K18, repeat from * to last 12 sts, (yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso) 3 times, K6.
Row 23: As Row 19.
Row 25: As Row 17.
Row 27: Knit.
Row 28: Purl.

The last 28 rows form patt. Repeat patt 9 times. Cast off loosely.

BORDER

Cast on 14 sts.
Row 1 (RS): sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K6, yfwd,K2tog, yfwd, K2...15 sts.
Row 2 & all even rows (WS): yon, K2tog, knit to end.
Row 3: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K5, (yfwd, K2tog) twice, yfwd, K2...16 sts.
Row 5: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K4, (yfwd, K2tog) 3 times, yfwd, K2...17 sts.
Row 7: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K3, (yfwd, K2tog) 4 times, yfwd, K2...18 sts.
Row 9: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K2, (yfwd, K2tog) 5 times, yfwd, K2...19 sts.
Row 11:sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K2, (K2tog, yfwd) 5 times, K2tog, K1 ... 18 sts.
Row 13: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K3, (K2tog, yfwd) 4 times, K2tog, K1 ... 17 sts.
Row 15:sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K4, (K2tog, yfwd) 3 times, K2tog, K1...16 sts.
Row 17:sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K5, (K2tog, yfwd) twice, K2tog, K1...15 sts.
Row 19: sl 1, K1, yfwd, K2tog, K6, K2tog, yfwd, K2tog, K1...14 sts.
Row 20: As Row 2.

The last 20 rows form patt. Repeat pattern until border measures 4.4m, ending with a Row 19. Cast off knitways.

FINISHING

Pin wrong side of border straight edge over right side of shawl edges by 1cm, creating pleats on each corner to keep border flat, joining cast on and cast off edges together under one corner pleat. Over sew border to wrap. Weave in loose ends. Press lightly with a cool iron under a cloth.


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