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New Leaf by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl with lace pattern in ”Lace”.

Tags: lace, scarves, stole,

DROPS design: Pattern no LA-004
Yarn group A
Width: approx. 46 cm when blocked
Length: approx. 150 cm when blocked
Materials: DROPS LACE from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm - read KNITTING TENSION - below
+ an extra circular needle in the same size for cast on edges.

This garment is to be soaked and stretched to size afterwards. The knitting tension is therefore not that important but to get a sense of whether you are working to loose/tight, 23 sts x 30 rows in stocking st on needle size 3.5 mm = approx. 10 x 10 cm.

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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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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
See diagrams M.1 and M.2. Diagrams show pattern from RS.

It is very important to cast on and cast off loosely so that the edges can be blocked and shaped into small tips when the shawl is finished.

Cast on 87 sts on 2 circular needles size 3.5 mm with Lace. Pull out one of the needles and work first row as follows from RS: Diagram M.1A (= 7 sts), diagram M.1B over the next 70 sts, finish with diagram M.1C (= 10 sts). When diagram M.1 has been worked one time vertically, continue with diagram M.2 (instead of diagram M.1) the same way until piece measures approx. 148 cm (or desired length). Work the last 2 rows in diagram M.2 A, B and C one more time, then cast off very LOOSELY.

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 - carefully stretch it out to size and fasten it with pins. NOTE: Insert a pin in every repetition along the short sides where 3 sts were worked tog and 1 pin in each corner (= 10 pins in each side). Lightly pull at every pin so that the edge is shaped into small tips. Leave to dry. Repeat the process when the garment has been washed.


= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= slip 2 sts as if to K tog, K 1 and pass the 2 slipped sts over

Verena Switon 16.06.2018 - 17:36:

Hallo ! Ich würde gerne die Maschenanzahl reduzieren, um den Schal etwas schmaler und länger zu arbeiten. Ist das überhaupt möglich und um wie viele Maschen kann ich reduzieren ? Danke

DROPS Design 18.06.2018 kl. 08:12:

Liebe Frau Switon, wir können leider nicht jeder Anleitung nach jeder individuellen Frage anpassen. Hier können Sie aber 10 Maschen weniger anschlagen für je 1 Rapport M.1B/M.2B - Sollten Sie weitere individuelle HIlfe, nehmen Sie bitte Kontakt mit Ihrem Laden, wo Sie die Wolle gekauft haben. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Eliz 06.03.2018 - 15:48:

Hello, I am knitting M.1 using markers to separate the 3 sections in the diagram but have to keep moving the markers 1 stitch to the right to keep the 7-10-10 divisions. M.1a has a YO but no decrease to offset it, increasing the section from 7 to 8 stitches each time. Is this as expected or am I doing something incorrectly? Looks like the same will happen in M.2. Thanks

DROPS Design 06.03.2018 kl. 16:16:

Dear Liz, you are making it right, move markers so that the number of sts is always the same as shown in diagram (in M.1 as well as in M.2) to make sure you will always have the correct number of sts (this is due to the YOs and dec that are not beside each other but with some sts in between). Happy knitting!

Hanne Aasbak 18.12.2017 - 22:50:

Etter å ha strikket noen runder med mønster M.1A ( =7m),M.1B (=70m) og M.1C (=10 m), får jeg for lite masker på M.1C og for mange masker på M.1A. M.1A har ikke (ta 2 m løs av p, 1r , løft de 2 løse m over), noe som gjør at denne siden får flere masker, på grunn av kastet man skal ha. Hva som har skjedd med M.1C vet jeg ikke, men har for få masker. Hva har gått galt?

DROPS Design 20.12.2017 kl. 13:59:

Hei Hanne. Om du lar en merketråd mellom diagrammene følge med loddrett oppover når du strikker, så vil du hele tide kontrollere at M.1a alltid har 7 masker, M.1b har 70 masker og M.1c har 10 masker. Kastene og fellingene er alltid på samme sted, men når du begynner på M.2 forandres dette. Når du begynner på M.2a strikkes det 3 rett masker, 2 rett sammen, 1 kast og 2 rett masker (=7 masker) og M.1a er på 7 masker osv. God Fornøyelse!

Karina 12.12.2017 - 21:20:

Wie werden die Umschläge in der Rückreihe gestrickt? Ganz normal oder verschränkt? Vielen Dank für die Hilfe.

DROPS Design 13.12.2017 kl. 10:27:

Liebe Karina, die Umschläge werden ganz normal in der Rückreihe gestrickt, so daß Löcher entstehen. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

May Tranquilino 28.01.2017 - 11:06:

What is the yardage of yarn required for this shawl? Thank you

DROPS Design 29.01.2017 kl. 14:10:

Hello May. This shawl requires approx. 874 yds for yarn of 2 ply / lace. Drops Lace ( 1 ball of yarn): 50 gr = approx. 437 yds ( 400 m).

Marie Barot 03.01.2016 - 08:32:

Pour le montage, on enroule bien le fil sur les deux aiguilles côte à côte pour que les mailles soient plus grandes ?

DROPS Design 04.01.2016 kl. 09:26:

Bonjour Mme Barot, c'est exact, vous pouvez utiliser les 2 pointes de l'aiguille circulaire. Bon tricot!

Beatriz Silva 27.12.2015 - 17:40:

Comprei a lã Drops Lace e comecei a fazer uma amostra do modelo 138-15, com as agulhas 3,5mm como recomendado. Apesar de ter bloqueado a amostra, o trabalho não se parece nada com a da gravura. Tentei com fio lace duplo e o aspecto também não é o mesmo. Comecei então a tentar com agulhas 2,5 mas o aspecto do trabalho também não se parece com a gravura. Na gravura a lã parece muito mais grossa que a lace que comprei. Será que me podem ajudar a resolver o problema pois acho o modelo muito bonito?

DROPS Design 04.01.2016 kl. 16:00:

O fio Lace torna-se mais encorpado após ser devidamente bloqueado e esticado. O fio pode parecer fino e, quando tricotado, não parecer ter o aspecto do trabalho final, mas após ser molhado e bem esticado, e deixado secar, fica diferente. Pode tentar tricotar uma amostra com agulhas 3.25 mm ou 3.75 mm ou mesmo 4 mm para abrir mais o ponto rendado. Bom tricô!

Loredana 27.11.2015 - 16:29:

Sto realizzando questa stola.Le misure finali sono150 x 49 cm circa,è possibile che lavorando fino a 148 cm lo scialle si allunghi di soli 2 cm? Grazie Loredana

DROPS Design 29.11.2015 kl. 14:56:

Buongiorno Loredana, per capire quanto si allunga il modello può provare a lavorare il campione, lavarlo e bloccarlo come farebbe alla stola: in questo modo può valutare quanto si allunga e stabilire la lunghezza da lavorare. La lunghezza della stola è solo indicativa, può fermarsi anche prima, dipende da come la desidera. Buon lavoro!!

Anna 23.10.2015 - 13:40:

Liebes Drops Team, da ich nun die letzten zwei Reihen in M2 gestrickt habe muss ich von der Vorderseite abketten. Berücksichtige ich hier das Muster in M2 oder kette ich glatt ab? Vielen Dank

DROPS Design 27.10.2015 kl. 22:56:

Sie ketten einfach glatt re, also re ab. Beachten Sie dabei, dass Sie sehr locker abketten müssen, also ggf. z.B. mit einer dickeren Nadel, damit sich der Schal noch gut spannen lässt.

Rekha Sharma 31.07.2014 - 13:35:

I have had no end of problems in rectifying mistakes in this pattern. I can generally take care of yarn overs in the purl side of knitting, but what about shortage of stitches; where are they meant to be compensated

DROPS Design 31.07.2014 kl. 14:36:

Dear Mrs Sharma, not sure what you mean with shortage of sts, the number of sts should be constant all the way in each repeat of diagrams. Each double dec (sl 1, K2tog, psso) should be compensated with 2 yos, and each single dec with 1 yo. Happy knitting!

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