Duchess

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves

Whether you wear it as a small shawl or as a triangle scarf, knit-in fringe makes Duchess fun to knit and wear.

Approximately 20” high x 66” wide


Materials

4 Hanks Berroco Boboli (100 grs), #5305 Vanilla

Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 St marker


Gauge

20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Note

Shawl is worked sideways.  Fringe is made as you are working shawl – shawl is in St st and fringe is in Reverse St st.


Shawl

With straight needles, cast on 2 sts.  (Knit 1 row, purl 1 row) twice, end on WS.  Cast on 25 sts – 27 sts.

Row 5 (RS):  P25, place marker, k1, M1k, k1 – 28 sts.

Row 6:  P to marker, k25.

Row 7:  P25, k1, M1k, k to end – 29 sts.

Row 8:  Rep Row 6.

Row 9:  Bind off 25 sts purlwise, drop marker, k1, M1k, k to end – 5 sts.

Row 10:  Purl.  Cast on 25 sts.  Rep Rows 5 – 10 until there are 100 sts on needle, end on Row 10.  From here, continue rep Rows 5 – 10, working k2 tog (dec) instead of M1k (inc) on every RS row.  When 2 sts remain on needle, end on WS.  Bind off.