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Knitted DROPS shawl with stripes worked from side to side in ”Alpaca Bouclé” and ”Kid-Silk”.

DROPS design: Pattern no ab-060
Yarn group C and A
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Measurements: Length: approx. 190 cm / 75'', width in the middle: approx. 40 cm / 15 3/4''
Materials:
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
50 g color no 7402, light sea green
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK
25 g color no 25, sea green

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 7 mm / US 10.75 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 18 rows in stockinette st with Alpaca Bouclé = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - 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.
KNITTING TIP:
To make an even outer edge K outermost st in each side of shawl from RS and K from WS with 1 strand in each quality (= 2 strands only on outermost st). NOTE: Wind up some yarn in each quality to be used in the opposite side of piece from where the entire balls are used). Work the rest of shawl in stripes with 1 strand.

STRIPES:
ROW 1 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 2 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and P until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 3 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 4 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and P until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
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SHAWL:
Cast on 5 sts on needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with Alpaca Bouclé. K 2 row. Then work as follows - READ KNITTING TIP:
ROW 1 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, K with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, make 1 YO (= 1 st inc) and K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 2 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 3 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 4 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 5 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 1 st remains, make 1 YO (= 1 st inc) and K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 6 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 7 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 1 st remains, make 1 YO (= 1 st inc) and K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 8 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 9 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 10 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 11 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 1 st remains, make 1 YO (= 1 st inc) and K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 12 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.

Repeat rows 1-12 until there are 57 sts on needle and last row is worked from WS. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE Insert 1 marker, piece now measures approx. 87 cm / 34''. Work STRIPES – see explanation above – until piece measures 16 cm / 6 1/4'' from marker - NOTE: Finish after 1 stripe with Alpaca Bouclé. Then work as follows:

ROW 1 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 3 st remains on needle, K 2 tog (= 1 st dec) and finish with K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 2 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 3 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 4 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 5 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 3 st remains on needle, K 2 tog (= 1 st dec) and finish with K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 6 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 7 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 3 st remains on needle, K 2 tog (= 1 st dec) and finish with K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 8 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 9 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Kid-Silk and K until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 10 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Kid-Silk until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 11 (= RS): K 1 with 2 strands, switch to 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé and K until 3 st remains on needle, K 2 tog (= 1 st dec) and finish with K 1 with 2 strands.
ROW 12 (= WS): K 1 with 2 strands, P with 1 strand Alpaca Bouclé until 1 st remains, K 1 with 2 strands.

Repeat rows 1-12 until 5 sts remain on needle - NOTE: Finish after 1 stripe with Alpaca Bouclé. Work 1 ridge back and forth over all sts with Alpaca Bouclé. Cut and fasten all strands - shawl measures approx. 190 cm / 75'' from tip to tip. Tie a knot at each end of shawl.

Comments (1)

Claudia Alarcon 28.01.2017 - 14:49:

Hola, según entendí los aumentos se hacen solo de un lado? Es esto correcto? Saludos y felicidades por sus patrones, todos son bellísimos

DROPS Design 29.01.2017 kl. 13:37:

Hola Claudia. Es correcto, en este chal los aumentos se trabajan solo en un lado. El chal se trabaja de lado a lado.

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