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Free Knitting Pattern: Modernist Lace Shawl

Lion Brand® LB 1878
Pattern #: L10472
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)

SIZE: One Size
About 21 x 48 in. (53.5 x 122 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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LB 1878

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LB 1878
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*LB 1878 (Article #470). 100% Wool; package size: 17.60oz/500.00 gr. (2045yds/1870m) pull skeins

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Modernist Lace Shawl

Lion Brand® LB 1878

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased.
yo (yarn over)
An increase that creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows on a knit row:
1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
2. Take yarn to back, over the right needle.
On a purl row:
1. Take yarn to back, over the right needle.
2. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
(yo) twice
An increase that creates a larger decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows on a knit row:
1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
2. Take yarn to back, over the right needle.
3. Rep steps 1 and 2 to create one more loop on right hand needle.

NOTES:

1. Shawl begins at the center back neck and is shaped by working yarn over (yo) increases on every 4th row.
2. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts. Work back and forth in rows on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
3. The first and last st of every row are always knit.
4. RS rows of the Shawl can be worked from the written instructions below or by following the chart. Read all chart rows from right to left.
5. Place markers on Row 5 as instructed in written instructions to help keep track of your sts. On the following rows, slip markers each time you come to them.
6. A yarn over (yo) creates a new loop on your needle. Do not use an existing st to make a yo. The finished yo will leave an open space (like an eyelet) in your knitting - the eyelet is part of this design. All yarn overs are worked on RS rows.
7. All WS rows are worked as follows: K the first and last sts; p all remaining sts and single yarn overs; for each yo (twice), drop first loop then work p1, k1 into the remaining loop.
8. A crochet hook is used for a decorative bind off.


CLICK HERE for the Lace Chart

SHAWL
Cast on 3 sts.
Row 1 (RS): *K1, yo; rep from * to last st, k last st - 5 sts at the end of this row.
Row 2 and all WS: K1, purl all the sts and single yos, purl first yo and knit the 2nd yo of each double yo (yo twice), k last st.
Row 3: K1, yo, k to last st, yo, k last st - 7 sts at the end of this row.

NOTES
1. Stitch markers are placed in Row 5 to indicate the pattern reps.
2. Beg with Row 5, Shawl is shaped with 6 yarn over (yo) increases every 4th row. The increases are at the beg and end of each pattern rep.

Row 5: *(K1, yo) twice, pm; rep from * twice, k last st - 13 sts at the end of this row.
Row 7: Knit.
Row 9: *K1, yo, k to marker, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 19 sts at the end of this row.
Row 11: Knit.
Row 13: *K1, yo, k1, ssk, yo, k2, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 25 sts.
Row 15: Knit.
Row 17: Rep Row 9 - 31 sts.
Row 19: *K1, ssk, yo, k4, ssk, yo, k1, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 21: Rep Row 9 - 37 sts.
Row 23: Knit.
Row 25: *K1, yo, k4, ssk, yo, k5, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 43 sts.
Row 27: Knit.
Row 29: *K1, yo, k3, p1, k5, p1, k3, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 49 sts.
Row 31: *K2, p1, (k5, p1) twice, k1 sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 33: *K1, yo, k4, p1, k5, p1, k4, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 55 sts.
Row 35: *K3, p1, (k5, p1) twice, k2, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 37: Rep Row 9 - 61 sts.
Row 39: *K6, (ssk, yo, k4) 2 times, k2, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 41: Rep Row 9 - 67 sts.
Row 43: Knit.
Row 45: *K1, yo, k3, (ssk, yo, k4) 3 times, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 73 sts.
Row 47: Knit.
Row 49: *K1, yo, k2, p1, (k5, p1) 3 times, k2, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 79 sts.
Row 51: *K7, p1, (k5, p1) twice, k6, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 53: Rep Row 9 - 85 sts.
Row 55: *K4, (ssk, yo, k4) 4 times, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 57: Rep Row 9 - 91 sts.
Row 59: *K3, (p1, k5) 4 times, p1, k2, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 61: *K1, yo, (k5, p1) 4 times, k5, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 97 sts.
Row 63: Knit.
Row 65: *K1, yo, k2, (ssk, yo, k4) 4 times, ssk, yo, k3, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 103 sts.
Row 67: Knit.
Row 69: Rep Row 9 - 109 sts.
Row 71: *K2, (ssk, yo, k4) 5 times, ssk, yo, k2, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 73: *K1, yo, (k5, p1) 5 times, k5, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 115 sts.
Row 75: *K4, (p1, k5) 5 times, p1, k3, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 77: *K1, yo, k5, (ssk, yo, k4) 5 times, k2, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 121 sts.
Row 79: *(K5, p1) 6 times, k4, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 81: Rep Row 9 - 127 sts.
Row 83: *K5, (ssk, yo, k4) 6 times, k1, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 85: Rep Row 9 - 133 sts.
Row 87: *K3, (ssk, yo, k4) 6 times, ssk, yo, k3, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 89: Rep Row 9 - 139 sts.
Row 91: *K7, (ssk, yo, k4) 6 times, k3, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 93: Rep Row 9 - 145 sts.
Note: Rows 95, 103, 167, 175, 183 and 191 each create a ridge of purl sts on the RS of Shawl.
These rows do not include yarn over increases.
Row 95: K1, p to last st, k last st.
Row 97: Rep Row 9 - 151 sts.
Row 99: *K1, k2tog, (yo, k2tog) to one st before next marker, yo, k1, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 101: Rep Row 9 - 157 sts.
Row 103: Rep Row 95.
Note: Rows 105, 133, 137, 145, 153, 165 and 193 each create a ridge of purl sts on RS of Shawl.
These rows include yarn over increases.
Row 105: *K1, yo, k1, p to one st before next marker, k1, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 163 sts.
Row 107: Knit.
Row 109: *K1, yo, k4, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k9) 3 times, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k6, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 169 sts.
Row 111: *K3, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k3) 4 times, k1, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 113: *K1, yo, k5, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k9) 3 times, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog k7, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 175 sts.
Row 115: *K4, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k3) 4 times, k2, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 117: *K1, yo, k6, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k9) 3 times, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k8, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 181 sts.
Row 119: Knit.
Row 121: *K1, yo, k5, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k11, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k7, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 187 sts at the end of this row.
Row 123: *K4, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k4, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k5) twice, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 125: *K1, yo, k6, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k11, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k8, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 193 sts at the end of this row.
Row 127: *K5, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k4, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k2, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k5) twice, k1, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 129: *K1, yo, k7, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k11, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k10, ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k9, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 199 sts.
Row 131: Knit.
Row 133: Rep Row 105 - 205 sts.
Rows 135 and 137: Rep Rows 131 and 133 - 211 sts at the end of Row 137.
Row 139: Knit.
Row 141: *K1, (yo, k2tog) to one st before next marker, yo, k1, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 217 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 143 and 145: Rep Rows 131 and 133 - 223 sts at the end of Row 145.
Row 147: Knit.
Row 149: *K1, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, (k2, k2tog, yo) to 4 sts before marker, k4, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 229 sts.
Rows 151 and 153: Rep Rows 131 and 133 - 235 sts at the end of Row 153.
Row 155: Knit.
Row 157: *K1, yo, k9, (k2tog, yo, k12) 4 times, k2tog, yo, k10, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 241 sts.
Row 159: *K7, (ssk, (yo) twice, k2tog, k3) 10 times, k3, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 161: *K1, yo, k11, (yo, k2tog, k12) 4 times, yo, k2tog, k10, yo, sm; rep from * twice, k last st - 247 sts.
Rows 163 and 165: Rep Rows 131 and 133 - 253 sts at the end of Row 165.
Row 167: Rep Row 95.
Row 169: Rep Row 9 - 259 sts.
Row 171: Rep Row 99.
Row 173: Rep Row 9 - 265 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 175-181: Rep Rows 167-173 - 277 sts at the end of Row 181.
Rows 183 and 185: Rep Rows 167 and 169 - 283 sts at the end of Row 185.
Row 187: *K2, (k2tog, yo, k2) to marker, sm; rep from * twice, k last st.
Row 189: Rep Row 9 - 289 sts.
Row 191: Rep Row 95.
Row 193: Rep Row 105 - 295 sts.
Row 194 (WS): K1, purl all the sts and yos, k last st.
Bind off: Insert crochet hook through first st and sl that st off needle, yo and draw through st on hook, chain 8, *insert crochet hook through the next 3 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook, chain 8; rep from * across to last 3 sts, insert crochet hook through last 3 sts and sl off needle, yo and draw through all sts on hook.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends. Wet Shawl, then stretch flat and allow to dry.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
Pm = place marker rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sl = slip
sm = slip marker st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side yo = yarn over


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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Modernist Lace Shawl Reviewed by Mary Freiburger on 2012-01-16 ****
This shawl is unusual and I love it! I used fingering alpaca, about 650 yards.


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