Triangular Shawl to Knit Pattern

Designed courtesy of Leisure Arts.

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You begin with one stitch and increase stitches on each row to fashion this dramatic V-shaped back that drapes gracefully over the shoulders. Openwork stitching along the edges adds a delicate finish.

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Finished Size: 44-3/4" wide x 331/2" deep
                        (113.5 cm x 85 cm)

Bulky Weight Yarn#5 Bulky weight symbol

[3 ounces, 135 yards

(85 grams, 123 meters) per skein]:
#105 Pastel Blue - 3 skeins
31" (78.5 cm) Circular knitting needle, size 11
(8 mm) or size needed for gauge

GAUGE: In Stockinette Stitch,
11 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm)


Cast on 1 st.

Row 1 (Knit into the front and the back of the st (increase made): 2 sts.

Row 2: Increase, K1: 3 sts.

Row 3-6: Increase, knit across: 7 sts.

Row 7: (Right side): K3, YO, knit across: 8 sts.

Row 8: K3, YO, purl across to last 3 sts, K3: 9 sts.

Repeat Rows 7 and 8 until piece measures approximately 32" (81.5 cm) from cast on edge, ending by working a wrong side row.

Next Row: Increase, K1, * K2 tog, YO; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, K3.

Next 5 Rows: Knit across.

Bind off all stitches in knit.

Weave in yarn ends.

cm = centimeters
K = knit
mm = millimeters
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

YO = yarn over

* - work instructions following * as many more times as indicated in addition to the first time.
( ) or [ ] - contains explanatory remarks.
colon (:) - the number(s) given after a colon at the end of a row or round denotes the number of stitches or spaces you should have on that row or round.

We have made every effort to ensure that these instructions are accurate and complete. We cannot, however, be responsible forhuman error, typographical mistakes, or variations in individual work.