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Knitted DROPS shawl with dropped sts and tinted stripes in 2 strands ”Vivaldi”.

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DROPS 148-3

DROPS design: Pattern no oo-100
Yarn group C and C
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Measurements:
Width at the top: approx. 160 cm / 63''
Length on the middle: approx. 80 cm / 31½''

Materials:
DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
100 g color no 06, off white
100 g color no 08, gray pink
100 g color no 34, light powder pink
50 g color no 32, heather

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 8 mm/US 11 - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands = 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.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On next row work YO twisted to avoid holes.
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SHAWL:
The shawl beg with off white at the top and gradually becomes darker when working.
The piece is worked back and forth on circular needle because of no of sts.
Cast on 7 sts on circular needle size 8 mm / US 11 with 2 strands off white and work tinted stripes with dropped sts - AT THE SAME TIME inc as follows:
Row 1 (= RS): K all sts.
Row 2 (= WS): K 1, * P 1, 1 YO, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 2 times in total and finish with P 1, 1 YO and K 1 = 10 sts.
Row 3 (and every row from RS): K all sts - NOTE: K YOs from previous row twisted to avoid holes.
Row 4 (= WS): K 1, * 1 YO, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total and finish with 1 YO and K 1 = 19 sts.
Row 6 (= WS): K 1, P until 1 st remains, K 1.
Row 8 (= WS): K 1, * P 1, 1 YO, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total and finish with P 1, 1 YO and K 1 = 28 sts.
Row 10: K 1, P until 1 st remains, K 1.
Row 12: K 1, * P 1, 1 YO, P 1 *, repeat from *-* 13 times in total and finish with K 1 = 41 sts.
Continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see explanation above – in each side.
When piece measures 14 cm / 5½'', inc 40 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after every st) – READ INCREASE TIP = 81 sts.
When piece measures 19 cm / 7½'', work next row from RS as follows: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* until 1 st remains and finish with K 1.
P 1 row from WS while AT THE SAME TIME slipping YOs off the needle (these 2 rows = dropped sts).
Work in stockinette st until piece measures 22 cm / 8 3/4''. Now inc 26 sts evenly (i.e. beg after 1st st and make 1 YO after every 3rd st) = 107 sts.
Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 26 cm / 10 1/4''. On next row from RS work dropped sts again.
Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 30 cm / 11 3/4''. Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 3 and 4 sts alternately) = 137 sts.
Work until piece measures 32 cm / 12½''. On next row from RS work dropped sts again, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 38 cm / 15''.
Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 4 and 5 sts alternately) = 167 sts.
Switch to 1 strand off white + 1 strand light powder pink and work in stockinette st for 3 cm / 1 1/8'' (piece measures 41 cm / 16 1/8'').
On next row from RS work dropped sts, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 46 cm / 18''. Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 5 and 6 sts alternately) = 197 sts.
Work until piece measures 48 cm / 19''.
On next row from RS work dropped sts again. Then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 52 cm / 20½'' (stripe measures 14 cm / 5½'').
Switch to 2 strands light powder pink and work in stockinette st for 1 cm / ½''.
Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 6 and 7 sts alternately) = 227 sts.
Work until piece measures 55 cm / 21 5/8''. On next row from RS work dropped sts, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 59 cm / 23 1/4'' (stripe measures 7 cm / 2¾'').
Switch to 1 strand light powder pink + 1 strand gray pink and work in stockinette st for 1 cm / 3/8''.
Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 7 and 8 sts alternately) = 257 sts.
Work until piece measures 62 cm / 24½''.
On next row from RS work dropped sts, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 66 cm / 26'' (stripe measures 7 cm / 2¾'').
Switch to 2 strands gray pink and work in stockinette st for 3 cm / 1 1/8''. On next row from RS work dropped sts, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 71 cm / 28''. Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 8 and 9 sts alternately) = 287 sts. Then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 73 cm / 28 3/4'' (stripe measures 7 cm / 2¾'').
Switch to 1 strand gray pink + 1 strand heather and work in stockinette st for 3 cm / 1''.
On next row from RS work dropped sts, then continue in stockinette st until piece measures 79 cm / 31'' (approx. 1 cm / ½'' remains until finished measurements).
Now inc 30 sts evenly (i.e. make 1 YO after 9 and 10 sts alternately) = 317 sts.
On next from RS VERY LOOSELY bind off (stripe measures 7 cm / 2¾'').

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