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Knitted DROPS shawl in garter st with short rows in ”Big Delight”.

DROPS design: Pattern no db-063
Yarn group C or A + A
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Measurements: approx. 63 cm in the middle, and approx. 180 cm along the edge at the top.
Materials:
DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
400 g colour no 01, rose garden

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 7 mm – or size needed to get 14 sts x 26 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

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pattern type: shawls, shape: diagonal-knit, short rows,
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GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

INCREASE TIP-1:
When working over all sts inc as follows (K YOs on next row = holes):
ROW 1 and 2: K 1, 1 YO, K rest of row.
ROW 3 and 4: K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K rest of row. Repeat these 4 rows.

INCREASE TIP-2:
When working short rows, work only over sts in one side, and inc as follows (K YOs on next row = holes).
Row 1: K 1, 1 YO, then work as explained.
Row 2: Work without inc.
Row 3: K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, then work as explained.
Row 4: Work without inc.
Repeat these 4 rows.
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SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on a circular needle to make room for all the sts. Cast on 3 sts on circular needle size 7 mm with Big Delight. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above AT THE SAME TIME inc at beg of every row, alternately 1 and 2 sts - READ INCREASE TIP-1. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When there are 45 sts on needle (14 ridges have been worked and piece measures approx. 11 cm), insert a marker after the first 15 sts on needle (seen from RS). Then work and inc as follows:

SHORT ROWS PART 1 (1st row = RS):
K until marker - remember inc in the side - READ INCREASE TIP-2, turn and K back. Turn and K until 1 st past marker, turn and K back. Continue to work over 1 st more on every turn until 16 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember INCREASE TIP-1.

SHORT ROWS PART 2 (1st row = WS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more on every turn until 20 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides.

SHORT ROWS PART 3 (1st row = RS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more on every turn until 20 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides.

SHORT ROWS PART 4 (1st row = WS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more on every turn until 20 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides.

SHORT ROWS PART 5 (1st row = RS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more on every turn until 14 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides.

SHORT ROWS PART 6 (1st row = WS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more until 18 ridges have been worked (short rows). Move marker to after last turn.
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides.

SHORT ROWS PART 7 (1st row = RS):
Work until marker, turn and work back. Remember inc in the side. Continue to work over 1 st more until 8 ridges have been worked (short rows).
K 3 row over all sts, remember inc in the sides. LOOSELY cast off, use a thicker needle to avoid a tight edge.

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