yfwd – yarn forward. Place yarn to the front of your work then over the needle to knit the next stitch
Sl 1 - slip the first stitch (do not knit into it)
K2tog – knit 2 together
Stretchy cast off
knit two stitches from the left hand needle,* insert left hand needle from front to back in both stitches, knit them together through the back of the loops and slip off the needle. One stitch remains on your right hand needle Knit next stitch from left hand needle then repeat from *
Row 8- cast off 3 stitches using stretchy cast off (see abbreviations)
Rows - 9,10,11,12 – knit
Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have 24 points in total
Repeat rows 1 – 7 once
Next row cast off in stretchy cast off leaving the last stitch on the right hand needle.
Without turning your work pick up 171(inc stitch already on needle) stitches evenly along the top edge. As a rule each ladder between the garter stitch should be a stitch. If you don't have the exact number increase to the required number on the next row.
Row 1 – Knit
Row 2 – Knit
Row 3 – K1 * K2tog, yfwd* repeat *- * until last 2 stitches K
Row 4, 5 , 6 , 7– knit
Decrease row: *k3, k2tog* repeat from * across row to last st, k1. 34 sts dec. 137
Repeat rows 1 - 7
Decrease row: *k3, k2tog repeat from * across row to last 2 sts, k2. 27 sts dec. 110 st
Repeat rows 1 – 7 ( row 3 will have 3 stitches to knit at the end)
Decrease row: *k3, k2tog repeat from * across row. 22 sts dec. 88 sts rem.
Knit 14 rows
Decrease row: *k3, k2tog repeat from * across row to last 3 sts, k3. 17 sts dec. 71
Knit 14 rows
Leave theses stitches on the needle. Break yarn.
With right side of work facing using the right needle tip pick up stitches along the front edge as follows:- 23 stitches on lace edge 24 stitches on the shawl body knit across 71 body stitches
24 stitches on the shawl body
23 stitches on lace boarder
165 stitches in total
Knit two rows
Next row (you should be on the reverse side of your work)
K1,* K2 tog , yfwd* repeat *-* until last 2 stitches K
Knit 4 rows
Cast off as follows
(cast on 2 stitches into the first stitch on the left hand needle. Cast off 5 stitches)
Transfer the stitch from the right needle to the left needle and then repeat ( ) Fasten off last stitch.
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