Little crescent shawl knitting pattern

Shawl knitting pattern

Shawl knitting patternSIZE

Inner crescent: 112cm (44in)

Outer crescent: 185cm (73in)

Depth: 34cm (13 1/4in)

YARN

Artesano Definition Sock Yarn (4ply weight; 75% merino wool, 25% polyamide; 400m/437yds per 100g skein) Denim (4967); 1 x 100g skein

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 set 4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needles, 80cm or 100cm long

TENSION

17 sts and 38 rows to 10cm over garter st on 4mm needles

CHART PATTERN

(written instructions)

Row 1: Sl 1 wyif, K2,yo, SSK, K3, P2, *P3, K3, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK, K3, P2; rep from * to last 11 sts, P3, K3, K2tog, yo, K3.

Row 2: Sl 1, Kl, P7, K2, *K1, P13, K2; rep from * to last 10 sts, K1, P7, K2.

Row 3: Sl 1 wyif, K3, yo, SSK, K4, *P1, K4, K2tog, yo, K3, yo, SSK, K4; rep from * to last 11 sts, P1, K4, K2tog, yo, K4.

Row 4: Sl 1, K1, P to last 2 sts, K2.

Row 5: Sl 1 wyif, K4, yo, SSK, K3, *K4, K2tog, yo, K5, yo, SSK, K3; rep from * to last 11 sts, K4, K2tog, yo, K5.

Row 6: Sl 1, K2, yo, P3, P2tog, P3, *P2, SSP, P3, yo, K1, yo, P3, P2tog, P3; rep from * to last 10 sts, P2, SSP, P3, yo, K3.

Row 7: Sl 1 wyif, K1, P2, yo, K3, SSK, K1, *K2, K2tog, K3,yo, P3, yo, K3, SSK, K1; rep from * to last 11 sts, K2, K2tog, K3, yo, P2,K2.

Row 8: Sl 1, K4, yo, P3, P2tog, P1, *SSP, P3, yo, K5, yo, P3, P2tog, P1; rep from * to last 10 sts, SSP, P3,yo, K5.

Row 9: Sl 1 wyif, K1, P4, K4, *K5, P7, K4; rep from * to last 11 sts, K5, P4, K2.

Row 10: Sl 1, K4, P3, SSP, yo, P1, *yo, P2tog, P3, K5, P3, SSP, yo, P1; rep from * to last 10 sts, yo, P2tog, P3, K5.

Row 11: Sl 1 wyif, K1, P2, K6, *K7, P3, K6; rep from * to last 11 sts, K7, P2, K2.

Row 12: Sl 1, K2, P4, SSP,yo, P2, *P1, yo, P2tog, P4, K1, P4, SSP, yo, P2; rep from * to last 10 sts, P1, yo, P2tog, P4, K3.

Row 13: Sl 1 wyif, K to end.

Row 14: Sl 1, K1, P4, SSP, yo, P3, *P2, yo, P2tog, P7, SSP, yo, P3; rep from * to last 10 sts, P2, yo, P2tog, P4, K2.

Row 15: Sl 1 wyif, K4, K2tog, K3, yo, *P1, yo, K3, SSK, K5, K2tog, K3, yo; rep from * to last 11 sts, P1, yo, K3, SSK, K5.

Row 16: Sl 1, K1, P2, SSP, P3, yo, K2, *K1, yo, P3, P2tog, P3, SSP, P3, yo, K2; rep from * to last 10 sts, K1, yo, P3, P2tog, P2, K2.

Row 17: Sl 1 wyif, K2, K2tog, K3, yo, P2, *P3, yo, K3, SSK, K1, K2tog, K3,yo, P2; rep from * to last 11 sts, P3, yo, K3, SSK, K3.

Row 18: Sl 1, K1, P5, K4, *K3, P9, K4; rep from * to last 10 sts, K3, P5, K2.

SHAWL

Using 4mm needles, cast on 293 sts using a very stretchy cast-on method, such as the long-tail cast-on over two needles.

If using the long-tail method, knit 3 rows; if using any other cast-on method, knit 4 rows.

Working from the Chart or written instructions, work 18 chart rows twice (36 rows in total).

SHORT-ROW SECTION

Row 1: K153, turn. 140 sts remain.

Row 2: K13, turn. 140 sts remain.

Next row (RS): Sl 1 wyif, K to 1 st before last turning point, SSK, K3.

Next row (WS): Sl 1 wyif, K to 1 st before last turning point, SSK, K3.

Rep last 2 rows until all sts are worked. 223 sts.

Cast off.

FINISHING

Weave in all loose ends.

Soak shawl in lukewarm water, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band. Squeeze out excess water in a thick towel. Stretch out on a clean, dry area and pin in place. Leave to dry.

Design by Anniken Aliss

Chart and Diagram

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