Michaela

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Shawls/Wraps
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

—correction posted 2/18/09

In Metallic FX. A spectacular lace shawl with long knotted fringe.


Finished Size

16" x 64" (Not including fringe)


Materials

Berroco Metallic FX (25 grs) 15 hanks #1001 Gold.

Straight knitting needles, size 8 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Crochet hook size 4.50 mm (G).

Fray Check.


Gauge

13 sts = 2"; 13 rows = 2" in Lace Pat with size 8 needles.

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

Note: Due to the nature of this pat st, the number of sts will vary from row to row.


Stitch Glossary

SK2P – Sl 1, k2tog, psso.


Lace Pat (Multiple of 17 sts + 2)

Row 1 and all WS rows except rows 5 and 13:  Purl.

Row 2:  K2, * yo, k2 tog, yo, (k2 tog) 3 times, k2, yo, k3, yo, SSK, yo, k2, rep from * across – 104 sts.

Row 4:  K2, * yo, k2 tog, (k3 tog) twice, yo, k1, yo, k2, (SSK, yo) twice, k2, rep from * across – 92 sts.

Row 5 (WS):  * P11, p2 tog, p2, rep from * across, end last rep p4 instead of p2 – 86 sts.

Row 6:  K2, * yo, k3 tog, yo, k3, yo, k2, (SSK, yo) twice, k2, rep from * across – 92 sts.

Row 8:  K2, * yo, k2 tog, yo, k1, (yo, k2, SSK) twice, yo, SSK, yo, k2, rep from * across – 104 sts.

Row 10:  K2, * yo, k2 tog, yo, k3, yo, k2, (SSK) 3 times, yo, SSK, yo, k2, rep from * across – 104 sts.

Row 12:  K2, * (yo, k2 tog) twice, k2, yo, k1, yo, (SK2P) twice, SSK, yo, k2, rep from * across – 92 sts.

Row 13 (WS):  * P4, p2 tog TBL, p9, rep from * across, end last rep p11 instead of p9 – 86 sts.

Row 14:  K2, * (yo, k2 tog) twice, k2, yo, k3, yo, SK2P, yo, k2, rep from * across – 92 sts.

Row 16:  K2, * yo, k2 tog, yo, (k2 tog, k2, yo) twice, k1, yo, SSK, yo, k2, rep from * across – 104 sts.

Rep rows 1 – 16 for Lace Pat.


Shawl

With size 8 needles, cast on 104 sts. Work in lace pat until 16 rows of pat have been worked 26 times. Piece should measure approximately 64" from beg. Bind off all sts.


Fringe

Cut 84 strands of yarn 30" long. Using two strands for each fringe, work 42 fringes evenly along each short end. Knot 2nd and 3rd fringe tog approximately 11/4” down from edge, *knot next 2 fringe tog in same way; rep from * across. Knot 1st and 2nd fringe tog approximately 21/2” down from edge, *knot next 2 fringe tog in same way; rep from * across. Knot 2nd and 3rd fringe tog approximately 33/4” down from edge, *knot next 2 fringe tog in same way; rep from * across. Trim fringe to even off, if necessary. Spray ends with Fray Check or knot each end.