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Blue Rainbow by DROPS Design

Knitted shawl work in garter stitch with short rows and gradient stripes in 1 strand DROPS Alpaca and 2 strands DROPS Kid-Silk.

DROPS design: Pattern z-791
Yarn group A + A + A or D
Length at the top: approx. 160 cm / 63''
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
200 g color 101, white
100 g color 6205, light blue
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
125 g color 07, light gray blue
100 g color 08, gray blue
75 g color 01, off white

If the shawl is worked with one color 300 g DROPS Alpaca and 225 g DROPS Kid-Silk are used.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5.5 mm/US 9 – or size needed to get 15 stitches and 26 rows in garter stitch with 1 strand Alpaca + 2 strands Kid-Silk = width 10 cm / 4'' and 10 cm / 4'' vertically. 1 fan measures approx. 29 cm / 11½'' vertically at the widest and 101 cm / 39 3/4'' in length along the straight edge.

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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. 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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100% Alpaca
from 4.85 $ /50g
DROPS Alpaca uni colour DROPS Alpaca uni colour 4.85 $ /50g
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DROPS Alpaca mix DROPS Alpaca mix 5.10 $ /50g
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75% Mohair, 25% Silk
from 5.80 $ /25g
DROPS Kid-Silk uni colour DROPS Kid-Silk uni colour 5.80 $ /25g
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DROPS Kid-Silk long print DROPS Kid-Silk long print 5.80 $ /25g
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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.
Use yarn from both inside and outside of the ball.

All fans are worked with 1 strand Alpaca + 2 strands Kid-Silk (= 3 strands) – READ DOUBLE YARN TIP.
FAN 1: 1 strand Alpaca light blue + 2 strands Kid-Silk gray blue.
FAN 2: 1 strand Alpaca light blue + 1 strand Kid-Silk gray blue + 1 strand Kid-Silk light gray blue.
FAN 3: 1 strand Alpaca white + 1 strand Kid-Silk gray blue + 1 strand Kid-Silk light gray blue.
FAN 4: 1 strand Alpaca white + 2 strands Kid-Silk light gray blue.
FAN 5: 1 strand Alpaca white + 1 strand Kid-Silk light gray blue + 1 strand Kid-Silk off white.
FAN 6: 1 strand Alpaca white + 2 strands Kid-Silk off white.


Begin at the top with the darkest blue and work fans in gradient colors towards the last fan in off white.
Cast on 152 stitches on circular needle SIZE 5.5 mm/US 9 / US 9 with 1 strand Alpaca light blue and 2 strands Kid-Silk gray blue (= 3 strands). Work 1st fan back and forth on circular needle as follows:
ROW 1 (= right side): Knit 152 stitches.
ROW 2 (= wrong side): Knit all stitches.
ROW 3: Knit 148 stitches.
ROW 4: Knit all stitches.
ROW 5: Knit 144 stitches.
ROW 6: Knit all stitches.
ROW 7: Knit 140 stitches.
ROW 8: Knit all stitches.
Continue like this by working 4 stitches less on every other row (i.e. on every row from right side) until 4 stitches remain. Knit 2 rows back and forth over these 4 stitches and then knit 2 rows over all 152 stitches = 1 fan.
bind off somewhat loosely the first 14 stitches on row, knit the rest of row and loosely cast on 7 new stitches at the end of this row = 145 stitches on row. Knit 1 row from wrong side. Switch color to the next fan - see explanation on GRADIENT COLORS. Knit 1 row from right side and loosely cast on 7 new stitches at the end of this row = 152 stitches on row. Knit 1 row from wrong side *. Continue to work fans the same way by repeating from 1st row to * until there are 6 fans in total on shawl. Loosely bind off by knitting from right side and fasten the strands.

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Ingrid Figge 08.03.2018 - 17:03:

Wie wird das Tuch getragen

AMIEL Irène 23.08.2017 - 19:09:

Bonjour, Je tricote ce châle et me pose une question pour la fin : ne faut-il pas rabattre les 152 mailles dès que l'on a fini le 6ème éventail ? L'explication du modèle en français laisse entendre que l'on fait encore une fois les rangs -14 +7, envers, +7, envers avant de rabattre les mailles. Autrement dit, le * n'est-il pas mal placé ? Merci d'avance

DROPS Design 29.08.2017 kl. 11:47:

Bonjour Mme Amiel, vous avez effectivement à priori raison, quand le dernier éventail est fait, on ne mont pas les 7 mailles supplémentaires, on rabat simplement toutes les mailles. Bon tricot!

Christine ADAM 08.04.2017 - 08:59:

Que veut dire FAN ? Merci de votre réponse !!

DROPS Design 10.04.2017 kl. 23:40:

Chere Cristine! FAN signifie l'evantail. C'est une partie, une version coloristique dans notre chal. Bon tricot!

Dora LUna 08.04.2017 - 02:35:

No entiendo las explicaciones para el chal y lo quiero hacer!! alguien me puede ayudar? entiendo bien hasta que llego a los 4 puntos y le doy dos vueltas, pero luego ya no entiendo!! por favor!! me gusta muuucho pero no entiendo!!

DROPS Design 09.04.2017 kl. 20:19:

Hola Dora. Después de trabajar la ida y vuelta sobre los 4 puntos, trabajamos la ida y vuelta sobre todos los puntos en aguja para unir las filas acortadas. Aquí se termina un abanico. Trabajar el siguiente abanico de la misma manera pero, al inicio de la primera fila, cerrar los primeros 14 puntos.

BARBIER Danièle 31.01.2017 - 13:50:

Magnifique ! A quand les explications ??

Sílvia Cortina Juclà 18.01.2017 - 20:48:

Realmente PRECIOSO!!!

Sílvia Cortina Juclà 18.01.2017 - 20:47:

Es sencillamente PRECIOSO!!!

Gisa 18.01.2017 - 12:43:

This one is beautiful. Please include this one

BRAZET SANDRINE 17.01.2017 - 17:30:

Magnifique châle que je rêve de porter prochainement !

Taco 15.01.2017 - 15:43:

Einfach nur Klasse! Freue mich auf das tolle Muster, die Wolle dafür wartet nur noch auf die Anleitung :-).

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