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Ivory by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl in garter st in "Vienna" or "Melody".

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DROPS 148-21

DROPS design: Pattern no o-315
Yarn group D
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Measurements:
Width at the top: approx. 220 cm / 87''
Length on the middle: approx. 110 cm / 43½''

Materials: DROPS VIENNA from Garnstudio
200 g color no 72, powder

Or use:
DROPS Melody from Garnstudio
150 g colour no 01, off white
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 15 mm/US 19 – or size needed to get 6 sts x 10 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

TIP FOR SWITCHING BALLS:
To avoid visible ball changes start with a new ball at the beg of the row and not in the middle of the piece.
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SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Work from mid back of neck and down in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Cast on 6 sts on circular needle size 15 mm / US 19 with Vienna or Melody.
Row 1 (= WS): K all sts.
Row 2 (= RS): K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 2 (= mid sts), 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 1 = 10 sts. Insert 1 marker on each side of the middle 2 sts.
Row 3 (= WS): K all sts and YOs.
Row 4 (= RS): K 1, 1 YO, K until the 2 middle sts, 1 YO, K 2 (= mid sts), 1 YO, K until 1 st remains and finish with 1 YO and K 1 = 14 sts (i.e. 4 sts inc).
Row 5 (= WS): K all sts and YOs.

Repeat 4th and 5th row until piece measures approx. 110 cm / 43½" vertically in the middle (i.e. inc 4 sts on every row from RS). REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Then loosely bind off as follows: * bind off 2 sts, make 1 YO on right needle, bind off YO *, repeat from *-* the entire row.
Cut and fasten.
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