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Knitted DROPS shawl with lace pattern in ”Lace”.

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DROPS 146-28

DROPS design: Pattern no la-014
Yarn group A
Size: approx. 42 cm / 16½" measured at the back of neck and down along one of the markers.

Materials: DROPS LACE from Garnstudio
100 g color no 2020, light camel

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 – NOTE: Read about gauge below.

This garment is to be soaked and blocked/stretched to size afterwards so the gauge is not that important but to get a sense of whether you are working too loose/tight, work a test on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 in stockinette st and get approx. 23 sts x 30 rows = 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 needle):
K all rows.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

Inc 1 st inside 2 sts in garter st in each side of piece on every row by making a YO, P the YO from WS and K the YO from RS to make holes.
Inc 1 st before 1st marker from RS by making a YO before marker and inc 1 st after 2nd marker from RS by making a YO after marker, P the YOs from WS to make holes.

Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. Cast on 65 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Lace. Insert markers inside 3 sts in each side of shawl (= 59 sts between markers) and move the markers upwards when working. Work in stockinette st with 2 sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above, in each side (1st row = RS) - AT THE SAME TIME inc - read INCREASE TIP above, 1 st inside 2 sts in garter st in each side of piece on every row, and inc 1 st before 1st marker and 1 st after 2nd marker on every row from RS (= 6 inc sts after every other row). Continue to work and inc this way until there are 129 sts before 1st marker, 59 sts in the middle and 129 sts after 2nd marker = 317 sts on row. After all inc piece measures approx. 28 cm / 11'' in the knitting direction along one of the markers. On next row from RS work as follows: 2 sts in garter st and diagram A.1(= 6 sts) 52 times until 3 sts remain, work 1 st in stockinette st and finish with 2 sts in garter st. When diagram A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 421 sts on row. Continue to work 2 sts in garter st, diagram A.2 until 3 sts remain, 1 st in stockinette st and 2 sts in garter st, work until diagram A.2 has been worked a total of 3 times vertically, piece measures approx. 42 cm / 16½'' measured in knitting direction along one of the markers. On next row from RS, loosely bind off as follows – NOTE: It is very important to bind off very LOOSELY otherwise the edge cannot be shaped into tips: Cast of the first 3 sts in garter st (lightly pull them when casting/binding off so that they are loose), * make 1 loose YO on right needle, bind off YO, bind off 2 sts (lightly pull when casting/binding off so that they are loose) *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, bind off these sts.

Place the shawl in lukewarm water until it is soaking wet. Carefully squeeze the water out of the shawl - do not twist the shawl - then roll the shawl in a towel and squeeze to remove more water - the shawl will now only be moist. Place the shawl on a carpet or mattress (or blocking boards) - carefully stretch it out to size and fasten it with pins. NOTE: Fasten several pins in the outermost sts along cast on edge and out to the outermost sts in each side of shawl, fasten 1 pin between every repetition along the 2 diagonal sides, lightly pull at every pin so that the edge is shaped with small tips. Leave to dry. Repeat the process when the shawl is being washed.


K from RS, P from WS
1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso

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