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Fine Carnivale Knit Lace Shawl Free Pattern

Fine Carnivale Knit Lace Shawl Free Pattern
by Kristin Omdahl

This is a spectacular use of colorwork and lace in a knit shawl. In one color, you can make this gorgeous shawl with one ball of Be So Fine Yarn, or use a TRIO of TIDBITS to make it in three colors for extra fun! This bottom up construction half-circle shawl moves quickly with easy lace and the shawl is fringed with beautiful crescent motifs.

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What you will need:

1 ball of Be So Fine Yarn
or
1 TRIO of TIDBITS of Be So Fine Yarn ON SALE NOW!
shown in Lilac Memories (a), Crushed Berries (b) and Stormy Sea (c)
US5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
US7 (4.5mm) cricular knitting needles, 24”+

Video series KAL (knit along) here:

 

Skill: Intermediate

Gauge: gauge is not critical for this project, but each is 7” wide x 3.5” tall after blocking

3 sts/3 rows = 1” in blocked lace pattern after blocking

Finished size: 56” wide x 22” tall

Instructions:

Motifs (make 3 in color A, 4 in color B and 8 in color C) or make (15 in one color)

CO 7 sts

Row 1: kfb in ea st across. — 14 sts

Row 2: kfb in ea st across. — 28 sts

Rows 3 - 12: knit across.

BO as follows: CO 3 sts, BO 6 sts. Rep from * across, CO 3 sts, BO 3 sts. Fasten off.

Block to finished measurements and let dry. Weave in loose ends. This extra step makes it easier to recognize where to pick up and knit the shawl stitches from the motifs.

Shawl:

NOTE: The first row of the shawl is begun by picking up and knitting into the side of the rows of the motifs, and casting on stitches in the center of them.

Row 1: with Color A, pick up and knit 6 sts into the end of rows of the first motif A, CO 6 sts, pick up and knit 6 sts into the opposide end of the same rows of the first motif A. *Pick up and knit 6 sts into the end of rows of the next motif, CO 6 sts, pick up and knit 6 sts into the opposite end of the same rows of the same motif. Rep from * for all motifs (15). — 270 sts

For color sequence (if making the 3-color version): A B A C A B A C A B A C A B A

Rows 2 - 4: knit across. — 270 sts

Row 5: with color B, k1, *yo, k2tog. Rep from * to last st: k1. — 270 sts

Row 6: knit across

Rows 7 - 9: rep rows 5 - 6, then row 5 once more.

Row 10 - 13: with color A, knit across

Rows 14 - 18: with color C, rep rows 5 - 9

Rows 19 - 22: with color A, knit across

Rows 23 - 27: with color B, rep rows 5 - 9

Row 28: with color A, k2tog across to last 3 sts: k3tog. — 134 sts

Rows 29 - 31: knit across. — 134 sts

Rows 32 - 36: with color C, rep rows 5 - 9

Rows 37 - 40: with color A, knit across

Rows 41 - 45: with color B, rep rows 5 - 9

Row 46: with color A, k2tog across. — 67 sts

Rows 47 - 49: knit across

Rows 50 - 54: with color C, rep rows 5 - 9

Row 55: with color A, k2tog across to last 3 sts: k3tog. — 33 sts

Rows 56 - 58: knit across

Rows 59 - 63: with color B, rep rows 5 - 9

Row 64: with color A, k2tog across to last 3 sts: k3tog. — 16 sts

Rows 65 - 66: knit across

BO all sts firmly. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and let dry.

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