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Knit Fall Shawl

Fall ShawlHere's a great Knit project, whether you've got years of experience or you're just starting out.

MATERIALS:

Brushed mohair-type yarn —10 oz. Size 9 NEEDLE OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

GAUGE:

4 sts = 1”; 12 rows = 2” in pat. TO INSURE PROPER SIZE, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

SIZE:

Shawl measures approx 90” across top, 25” down center back, without fringe.

SHAWL:

Cast on 5 sts. Rows 1 & 2: Purl. Row 3: K 1, *yo, k2tog tbl; rep from * across. Row 4: (Inc 1 st in next st, p 1) 2 times, inc 1 st in next st &mdahs;
8 sts. Row 5: Inc 1 st in first st, p to last st, inc 1 st in last st — 10 sts. Row 6: Inc 1 st in first st, p 4, inc 1 st in next st, p 3, inc 1 st in last st — 13 sts. Row 7: K 1, *yo, k2tog tbl; rep from * across. Row 8: Inc 1 st in first st, p 1, inc 1 st in next st, p to last 3 sts, inc 1 st in next st, p 1, inc 1 st in last st. Rows 9 & 10: Inc 1 st in first st, p to last st, inc 1 st in last st. Rep Rows 7-10 for pat rep (each rep adds 8 sts) until top of Shawl measures 92”. Bind off in pat Row 9.

FRINGE:

Wind a single strand of yarn around a 6” piece of cardboard. Cut at one end, making 12” long strands. Using 4 strands per fringe, fold strands of yarn in half to form a loop, insert
crochet hook through back of work, drawing loop through, then bring ends through loop and tighten. Attach one fringe to point at center back and one fringe on each side, then one fringe in end of each row along lower edges. Trim fringe evenly.

ABBREVIATIONS

approx = approximately
inc = increase
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over

Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for the variance in crocheters or knitters, human error or typographical mistakes.

The Shawl pictured in Cosmopolitan was not provided by Craft Yarn Council of America.