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How to knit a pretty lace triangle shawl

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Author: Canadian Living

Knitting & Crochet

How to knit a pretty lace triangle shawl

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Measurements
Approx 56 ins [142 cm] wide x 26 ins [66 cm] deep at center back.

You need
• Patons® Lace (85 g /3 oz; 455 m/498 yds) 33315 (Sachet) 1 ball
• Size 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension.

Tension
26 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

See a larger image of the finished shawl here.

Instructions
Beg at center back, cast on 7 sts. ( See Chart I).
1st row: (RS). K2. (yo. K1) twice. Place marker on yo. K1. yo. K2. 11 sts.
2nd and alt rows: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: K2. (yo. K3. yo. K1) twice. K1. 15 sts.
5th row: K2. (yo. K5. yo. K1) twice. K1. 19 sts.
7th row: K2. *yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog (yo. K!) twice. (Rep. from * once more. K1. 23 sts.
9th row: K2. *yo. K3. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K3. yo. K1. Rep from * once more. K1. 27 sts.
11th row: K2. *yo. K3. K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K3. yo. K1. Rep from * once more. K1. 31 sts.
13th row: K2. *(yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog) twice. (yo. K1) twice. Rep from * once more. K1. 35 sts.
15th row: K2. *(yo. K3. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso) twice. yo. K3. yo. K1. Rep from * once more. K1. 39 sts.
17th row: K2. *yo. K3. (K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1) twice. K2. yo. K1. Rep from * once more. K1. 43 sts.
19th row: K2. *yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1. (K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1) twice. K2tog. (yo. K1) twice. Rep from * once more. K1. 47 sts.
20th row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
15th to 20th rows form Lace Leaf Pat.
Cont in pat, inc 4 sts on next and every following alt row as before, noting that instructions in ( ) will be worked one more time in each repeat until there are 207 sts, ending with a WS row.
If working from Chart, note that sts in red box will be worked one more time in each repeat until there are 207 sts, ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS). K2. yo. Purl to center marked st. yo. K1. yo. Knit to last 2 sts. yo. K2. 211 sts.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: K2. yo. Purl to marked center st. (yo. K1) twice. Purl to last 2 sts. yo. K2. 215 sts.
Next row: Knit.

Border: ( See Chart II).
1st row: K2. yo. K3. yo. *K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo.** Rep from * to 2 sts before marked center st. (K1. yo) twice. K1 (center st). yo. K1. yo. Rep from * to ** to last 6 sts. K1. yo. K3. yo. K2. 223 sts.
2nd and alt rows: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: K2. yo. K5. yo. *K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo.** Rep from * to 4 sts before marked center st. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1 (center st). yo. K3. yo. Rep from * to ** to last 8 sts. K1. yo. K5. yo. K2. 231 sts.
5th row: K2. yo. K7. yo. *K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo.** Rep from * to 6 sts before marked center st. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1 (center st). yo. K5. yo. Rep from * to ** to last 10 sts. K1. yo. K7. yo. K2. 239 sts.
7th row: K2. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo. *K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo.** Rep from * to 8 sts before marked center st. K1. yo. K7. yo. K1 (center st). yo. K7. yo. Rep from * to ** to last 12 sts. K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo. K2. 247 sts.
9th row: K2. yo. K1. yo. *K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo.** Rep from * to 10 sts before marked center st. K1. yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo. K1 (center st). yo. K3. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K3. yo. Rep from * to ** to last 4 sts. (K1. yo) twice. K2. 255 sts.
10th row: K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2. Rep 1st to 10th rows once more (increasing sts as before). Cast off loosely.

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