Circular lace shawl knitting pattern

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Design by Elizabeth Lovick

SIZE

135cm (53in) diameter after blocking

YARN

The Fibre Co Meadow (Lace weight; 40% wool, 25% llama, 20% silk, 15% linen; 498m/545yds per 100g skein)

Pennyroyal; 3 x 100g skeins

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 set 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) double-pointed needles (DPNs)

1 set 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) circular needles, 150cm long

1 set 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) circular needles, 80cm long (optional)

Stitch marker

Tapestry needle

TENSION

23 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over Band C stitch patterns using 4.5mm needles, after blocking

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

Mmr: Move marker 1 st to the right.

Mml: Move marker 1 st to the left.

STITCH PATTERNS

INCREASE CHART

Rnd 1: Purl.

Rnd2: (K1, yo) to end of rnd.

Rnd 3: Purl.

Note that for Charts C, D and E, only odd-numbered rounds are charted.

CHART A

(8-st repeat)

Rnd 1: P1, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK, P2.

Rnd 2: Knit.

Rnd 3: P1, K1, yo, K3tog tbl, yo, K1, P2.

Rnd 4: Knit.

CHART B

(3-st repeat)

Rnd 1: K1, yo, SSK.

Rnd 2: Knit.

CHART C

(6-st repeat)

Rnd 1: K1, yo, SSK, K3.

Rnd 2 and all alt rnds: Knit.

Rnd 3: Mml, yo, K1, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog.

Rnd 5: K3,yo, K3tog tbl, yo.

Rnd 7: (K1, yo, SSK) twice.

Rnd 9: Mmr, SSK, K1, K2tog, yo, K1, yo.

Rnd 11: Yo, K3tog tbl, yo, K3.

Rnd 12: Knit.

CHART D

(12-st repeat)

Rnd 1: Mmr, (K3tog tbl, yo, K3, yo) twice.

Rnd 2 and all alt rnds: Knit.

Rnd 3: K3, (K2tog, yo) twice, K1, yo, SSK, K2.

Rnd 5: K2, (K2tog, yo) 3 times, K1, yo, SSK, K1.

Rnd 7: K1, (K2tog, yo) 4 times, K1, yo, SSK.

Rnd 9: Mmr, K3tog tbl, (yo, K2tog) 4 times, yo, K1, yo.

Rnd 11: K1, yo, K3tog tbl, (yo, K2tog) 4 times, yo.

Rnd 13: K2, yo, K3tog tbl, (yo, K2tog) 3 times, yo, Kl.

Rnd 15: K3, yo, K3tog tbl, (yo, K2tog) twice, yo, K2.

Rnd 17: K1, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K3tog tbl, yo, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, SSK.

Rnd 18: Knit.

CHART E

(12-st repeat)

Rndl: K1, yo, K2, SSK, P3, K2tog, K2,yo.

Rnd 2 and all alt rnds: Knit.

Rnd 3: K2, yo, Kl,SSK, P3, K2tog, K1, yo, K1.

Rnd 5: K3, yo, SSK, P3, K2tog, yo, K2.

Rnd 7: P2, K2tog, K2,yo, Kl, yo, K2, SSK, P1.

Rnd 9: P2, K2tog, K1, yo, K3,yo, K1, SSK, P1.

Rnd 11: P2, K2tog, yo, K5, yo, SSK, P1.

Rnd 12: Knit.

CHART F

(12 st repeat)

Rnd 1: (K1, yo) 8 times, K1, K3tog tbl. 18 sts.

Rnd 2: Mmr, K15, K3tog tbl. 16 sts.

Rnd 3: Mmr, K13, K3tog tbl. 14 sts.

Rnd 4: Mmr, K11, K3tog tbl. 12 sts.

Rnd 5: Mmr, (K1, yo) 8 times, K1, K3tog tbl. 18 sts.

Rnd 6: Repeat Rnd 2. 16 sts.

Rnd 7: Mmr, P13, K3tog tbl. 14 sts.

SHAWL

Using 4.5mm DPNS and a circular cast-on method, cast on 6 sts into a ring.

Pm to mark end of rnd.

Rnd 1: KFB 6 times. 12 sts.

Rnd 2: Knit.

Rnd 3: (K1, yo) 12 times. 24 sts.

Rnd 4: Purl.

Rnd 5: (SSK, yo) 12 times.

Rnd 6: Knit.

Work Increase Chart. 48 sts.

Work the 4 rows of Chart A twice (8 rounds).

Work Increase Chart. 96 sts.

Work Chart B 8 times (16 rounds).

Work Increase Chart. 192 sts.

Change to 80cm circular needles (optional).

Work rnds 1-12 of Chart C 3 times, then rnds 1 and 2 once more (38 rounds).

Work Increase Chart. 384 sts.

Work rnds 1-18 of Chart D 3 times, then work rnds 1 and 2 once more (56 rounds).

Work Increase Chart. 768 sts.

Change to 150cm circular needles.

Work rnds 1-12 of Chart E once, then work rounds 1 to 5 once more (17 rounds). Purl 1 round.

Work through Chart F, noting that for this chart every round is charted (7 rounds).

Cast off loosely purlwise.

FINISHING

Weave in ends and gently block to measurements, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band.

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