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DROPS 93-14 by DROPS Design

DROPS Short shawl in Alaska

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Mesurements: one-size

Materials: Alaska
300g colour no 02, off-white

Drops circular needle (80cm) size 5mm

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Knitting tension: 17 sts x 22 rows on needles size 5mm in stocking stitch = 10x10cm,

Pattern: See diagrams M.1 and M.2, the diagrams show the pattern from the right side

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Shawl: Use both ends of circular needle and cast on 244 sts on 2 needles with Alaska (to ensure the edge becomes elastic). Remove 1 needle and knit 4 rows garter sts. (1st row = right side). Continue in M.1, but knit the first and last 3 sts in garter throughout. After M.1, knit next row as follows from right side: K3 *K2tog, yarn over needle*, repeat from *-* and finish with knit 3. Knit 3 rows stocking stitch, at the same time, dec 28 sts evenly on 2nd row in stocking stitch = 216 sts. NB! Don’t decrease any sts over the first and last 3 sts. Continue in M.2. After M.2, there’s 104 sts left on needle. Knit next row as follows from the right side: K3 *K2 tog, yarn over needle*, and finish with knit 3. Knit 2 rows stocking stitch, knit 1 row from wrong side, knit 1 row from right side whilst decreasing number of sts to 103 sts. Shawl measures approx 25cm.
Neck: Knit rib (see above), continuing knitting first and last 3 sts as before. When rib measures 12 cm cast off loosely in rib.
Cord and pompoms: Cut 2 threads Alaska, each 2.5m long. Twist hard and fold in order they twist together. Tie a knot each end. Pull cord through row of holes below neck. Make 2 pompoms with a diameter of approx 6-7cm and attach a pompom to each end of cord.


= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= 1 YO
= K2 tog
= K2 tog, 1 YO
= 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso, 1 YO

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