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Dragon Tail by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl in garter st with leaves, worked sideways in ”Fabel”.

DROPS design: Pattern no fa-349
Yarn group A
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Measurement: approx. 156 cm / 61'' along top and approx. 56 cm / 22'' in height on the middle.
Materials:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
150 g color no 602, silver fox
50 g color no 111, mustard

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 4.5 mm/US 7 – or size needed to get 20 sts x 39 rows in garter st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. K all rows.

Cast on 168 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with mustard. K 2 rows. Work as follows:
Row 1: Switch to silver fox, K 2 tog (loosely), work until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 (= 168 sts).
Row 2: K all sts, K YO twisted.
Row 3: K the first 2 tog (loosely), K the next 2 tog (loosely), K the rest of row (= 166 sts).
Row 4: K all sts.

Repeat 1st to 4th row 3 more times = 160 sts.

Row 17: Switch to mustard. K the first 2 tog (loosely), K the next 2 tog (loosely), K until 1 st remains, K 2 sts in last st.
Row 18: Turn and work 3 sts. Turn and work 2 sts, work 2 sts in last st. Turn and work 5 sts. Turn and work 4 sts, work 2 sts in last st. Turn and work 7 sts. Turn and work 6 sts, work 2 sts in last st. Turn and work 9 sts. Turn and work 8 sts, work 2 sts in last st. Turn, bind off first st (= 1 st on needle), work 7 sts. Turn and work 8 sts. Turn, bind off first st (= 1 st on needle), work 5 sts. Turn and work 6 sts. Turn, bind off first st (= 1 st on needle), work 3 sts. Turn and work 4 sts. Turn, bind off first st (= 1 st on needle), work 1 st. Turn and work 2 sts. Turn and bind off the first st on needle, work the rest of row = 158 sts on needle. 18 rows have been worked over all sts (in the right side).

Repeat rows 1 to 18. Work like this until there are 8 sts on the needle. K 2 tog, K 4, K 2 tog = 6 sts. Bind off.

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