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DROPS 129-11 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl with lace pattern in "Alpaca".

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DROPS design: Pattern no Z-548
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Measurements:
Length mid back: approx. 65 cm
Width at top: approx. 140 cm

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
200 g colour no 2110, wheat

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 mm (80 cm) - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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pattern type: shawls, pattern/technique: lace, shape: top down,

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PATTERN: See diagram M.1.
The diagram shows the pattern from RS.
Fig. 1 shows how to work the beg of shawl.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

INCREASE TIP: All inc are done from RS. Inc 4 sts on every row from RS until finished as follows:
Inc 1 st at beg of row as follows: 3 sts in garter st, 1 YO. On next row P the YO.
Inc 2 sts in the middle of piece as follows: 1 YO, 1 st in stocking st (= st with marker), 1 YO. On next row P the YOs.
Inc 1 st at end of row as follows: 1 YO, 3 sts in garter st. On next row P the YO.
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SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. The shawl is worked from neckline mid back and down. NOTE! Make sure to start with a new ball at beg of row and not in the middle of the shawl. Cast on 7 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Alpaca. Insert a marker in the 4th st (= the middle of the shawl).
Work first row as follows (from RS): 3 sts in garter st, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, 3 sts in garter st = 9 sts.
Continue to work in stocking st with 3 sts in garter st each side while AT THE SAME TIME inc 4 sts on each row from RS - Read INCREASE TIP! Continue like this until there are 17 sts on the needle. Remember the knitting tension!
Continue as follows - beg from RS: 3 sts in garter st, 1 YO, M.1A, M.1C, 1 YO, K1 (= mid st), 1 YO, M.1A, M.1C and finish with 1 YO and 3 sts in garter st. Continue inc each side and in the middle of shawl - see Fig. 1.
When M.1A-C has been worked 1 time vertically (= 37 sts), continue as follows: 3 sts in garter st, 1 YO, M.1A, M.1B over the next 10 sts, M.1C, 1 YO, K1 (= mid st), 1 YO, M.1A, M.1B over the next 10 sts, M.1C, 1 YO, 3 sts in garter st.
Continue this pattern but every time M.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, work M.1B one extra time on each side of the middle.

When piece measures approx. 64 cm mid back on shawl (adjust after one whole repetition), K 6 rows (continue with 4 inc on every other row). Cast off loosely.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K from WS

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