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Fireplace Shawl

 

 

Fireplace Shawl in Garter Stitch

Reversible Wrap - Free Knitting Pattern

 

 

Knit Shawl - Free Knitting Pattern

 

A shawl garter-stitched sideways for texture and knitting ease

 

Shawl Knit Garter Easy Pattern Free

 

 

LEVEL

Easy intermediate

 

MEASUREMENTS

 

RECOMMENDED YARN

Worsted medium-weight 4 ply/aran wool/acrylic

yarn (210yds/200m, 3.5oz/100g per skein): 5 skeins

 

RECOMMENDED NEEDLES

US #8 (5 mm) straight needles 14''/36 cm

 

GAUGE

16 sts and 28-30 rows in garter st = 4"/10 cm

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

The shawl is worked in the following steps: 1) Increase panel, 2) Even panel, 3) Decrease panel.

 CO 41 sts loosely.

1) Increase panel

Row 1: slip 1st st purlwise, k next sts to last st, k last st through back loop.

Row 2 (increase row): slip 1st st purlwise, k 2 sts in next st (1 st in front loop and 1 st in back loop of this st), k next sts to last st, k last st through back loop.

Rows 3-80: rep (rows 1 and 2) until you have 81 sts.

2) Even panel

Work next rows even in garter st (as row 1 of increase panel) until piece measures approx 38-39''/97-99 cm from beg.

3) Decrease panel

*Decrease panel mirrors increase panel; be sure to work decreases at respective edge.

Row 1 (decrease row): slip 1st st purlwise, k2tog, k next sts to last st, k last st through back loop.

Row 2: slip 1st st purlwise, k next sts to last st, k last st through back loop.

Next rows to end of piece: rep (rows 1 and 2) until you are back down to 41 sts.

Bind off. Blocking is not necessary for this shawl.

 

 

 

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