Skill Level: Intermediate.
Directions are for women’s size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium and Large are in parentheses.
Bust – 33(35-38-41)”.
Length – 16(16-16½-17)” Not including straps.
Note: This garment is designed to fit very close to the body. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.
BERROCO ICON (50 grs), 5(5-6-6-7) balls #4003 Gold/Black.
Straight knitting needles, size 13 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN
Crochet hook, size 6.00 mm (J).
13 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in St st on size 13 needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
With straight needles, cast on 53(53-57-63) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.
Row 2: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across. Work even in St st until piece measures 4” from beg, end on WS.
Inc Row (RS): K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 – 55(55-59-65) sts. Rep this inc row every 3½(2½-1¾-1¾)” 2(3-4-4) times more – 59(61-67-73) sts. Work even until piece measures 12” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armholes: Bind off 3(4-6-8) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 53(53-55-57) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, SSK, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 51(51-53-55) sts.
Row 2: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 3: Rep Row 1 – 49(49-51-53) sts.
Row 4: K1, p17(17-18-19), k13, p17(17-18-19), k1.
Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K1, SSK, k15(15-16-17), join another ball of yarn and bind off center 13 sts, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 17(17-18-19) sts each side. Working both sides at once, continue to dec at each armhole in same manner as before every RS row 5(5-6-7) times more and AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at each neck edge EVERY row 11 times. Fasten off last st each side.
Work same as for Back.
Sew side seams.
Left Shoulder Strap: With RS facing, using crochet hook and 2 strands of yarn held tog, join yarn in last st fastened off on left side of Front and make a chain the desired length of strap. Join to last st fastened off on left side of Back and fasten off.
Right Shoulder Strap: Work same as for Left Shoulder Strap.
Approximately 30” wide x 22” long (Not including fringe).
BERROCO SUEDE DELUXE (50 grs), 2 balls #3920 Tonto Gold (A), 1 ball each #3904 Hopalong Gold (B) and #3914 Belle Star Gold (C).
BERROCO ICON (50 grs), 2 balls #4003 Black/Gold (D).
Straight knitting needles size 10.
Crochet hook, size 4.50 mm (G).
Shawl: With straight needles, using A, cast on 3 sts. Following Stripe Sequence, work 1 row even, then inc 1 st at beg of next row, then at beg of every row until stripe sequence has been completed.
Rows 1-26: With A, knit.
Row 27: With D, knit, wrapping yarn twice around needle.
Row 28: With D, purl, dropping extra wraps.
Row 29-34: With A, knit.
Rows 35 and 36: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 37-42: With A, knit.
Rows 43-46: With B, knit.
Rows 47 and 48: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 49-52: With B, knit.
Rows 53 and 54: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 55-58: With B, knit.
Rows 59-64: With A, knit.
Rows 65-68: With C, knit.
Row 69: With D, knit, wrapping yarn 3 times around needle.
Row 70: With D, purl, dropping extra wraps.
Rows 71-74: With C, knit.
Rows 75-80: With A, knit.
Rows 81-84: With B, knit.
Rows 85 and 86: Rep Rows 69 and 70.
Rows 87-90: With B, knit.
Rows 91-96: With A, knit.
Rows 97-100: With C, knit.
Rows 101 and 102: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 103 and 104: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 105-114: With C, knit.
Rows 115-118: With A, knit.
Rows 119 and 120: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 121-124: With A, knit.
Rows 125 and 126: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 127 and 128: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 129-138: With B, knit.
Rows 139 and 140: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 141 and 142: Rep Rows 27 and 28.
Rows 143-148: With B, knit.
Rows 149-154: With A, knit.
Note: Work incs by knitting into front, then back of 1st st. You should have 156 sts on needle. Bind off all sts with A.
Fringe: Cut four 9” long strands of A. Put strands tog and fold in half. With crochet hook, draw center of strands through center st of cast-on edge forming a lp. Pull ends of fringe through this lp. In this manner, make fringe ¼” apart along each side edge of shawl. Trim fringe to even off if necessary.
Note: For speedier cutting, wrap yarn multiple times around a piece of cardboard that is the desired finished length of the fringe. Cut the lower edge to free wrapped strands.