Star

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

Star is an openwork lace shawl.


Finished Measurements

Approximately 14” wide x 72” long


Materials

2 Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine (100 grs), #1281 Redwood Mix

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


Gauge

22 sts = 4” in Pat St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Note

When slipping the first 3 sts of a row, pull yarn up tightly as you work the next st to prevent long loops at edge


Pattern Stitch

Row 1 (RS):  K1, * yo, sl 1, k1, yo, pass sl st over k1 and following yo, rep from * across.

Row 2:  * P2 drop the yo of preceding row, rep from * across, end p1.

Row 3:  K2, * yo, sl 1, k1, yo, pass sl st over k1 and following yo, rep from * across, end k1.

Row 4:  P3, * drop the yo of preceding row, p2, rep from * across.

Rep these 4 rows for Pat St.


Scarf

With straight needles, cast on 105 sts.

Edging:  Row 1 (RS):  Sl 3, k to end.

Row 2:  Sl 3, p to end.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 1” from beg, end on WS, decreasing 26 sts across last row – 79 sts.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  Sl 3, work Row 1 of Pat St to last 3 sts, k3.

Row 2:  Sl 3, work Row 2 of Pat St to last 3 sts, p3.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 72” from beg, end on RS.  P the next row, increasing 26 sts across – 105 sts.  Rep Rows 1 and 2 of Edging for 1”, end on WS.  Bind off.


Finishing

Turn edgings in half to WS and sew in place.