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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
See diagrams A-1 and A-2, diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.
NOTE: On 14th/15th row in A.1/A.2 cast on 7 new sts at the end of row.
Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. Cast on 3 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Kid-Silk. K 6 rows. At the end of 6th row do not turn piece but rotate 90 degrees clockwise, pick up 3 sts along the edge (i.e. 1 st in every ridge (1 ridge = 2 rows in garter st)), rotate piece again, 90 degrees clockwise and pick up 3 sts along cast on edge (i.e. 1 st in every st) = 9 sts on needle. Insert a marker in the 5th st (mid st - marks mid back of shawl). Then K every row while AT THE SAME TIME inc 4 sts on every row from RS as follows: Make 1 YO inside 3 sts in garter st in each side and make a YO on each side of st with marker. Bind off when piece measures 60 cm / 23½'', measured in the middle of shawl.
Cast on 39 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Kid-Silk. Work back and forth according to A.1, AT THE SAME TIME work the edge tog with the shawl – start at the top of shawl and work the edge along the right diagonal side down to the tip. Work the edge on to the shawl as follows – on every row from WS: Pick up the outermost st in front loop from shawl with right needle, work first st from left needle (A.1), pass the new st over, work the rest of row. When lace edge has been worked entirely down to tip of shawl (approx. 19 repetitions of A.1), work in garter st over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME binding off 3 sts at beg of every row from WS, continue in garter st until all sts have been bound off.
Repeat along the left side of shawl but now work according to A.2. Work the edge on to the shawl as follows – on every row from RS: Pick up the outermost st in front loop from shawl with right needle, work first st from left needle (A.2), pass the new st over, work the rest of row. Sew tog bind off edges on A.1 and A.2 at the bottom of tip.
K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
K 2 tog
1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
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