This simple half circle garter stitch shawl with captivating geometric garter and lace blocks at the edge is soothing to knit and wear. The pattern repeat is easy to remember and works up fast.
Couple the pattern with a long color fade yarn like It’s a Wrap Rainbow and you get a shawl that will be your go-to accessory.
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Finished Measurement: 38” down center line
Gauge: 20 sts = 4” in garter stitch
- Couture — 2 balls
Needles: size 8 (5mm)
Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle
- Made from top down
- 6 increases every 4th row on the body to the designated number of stitches
- Markers indicate increase points on the body.
TILTED BLOCKS SHAWL PATTERN
Using long tail method, cast on 7 sts.
Row 1(RS): K2, *k1, yo, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3– 9 sts.
Row 2 (WS): Knit.
Row 3: K3, yo, k to last 3 sts, yo, k3– 11 sts.
Row 4: Knit.
Row 5: K2, *(k1, yo) twice, pm, rep from * once more, (k1, yo) twice, k3– 17 sts.
Rows 6-8: Knit.
Row 9 (RS): K3, yo, *k to marker, yo, sm, k1, yo, rep. from * once more, k to last 3 sts, yo k3– 23 sts (6 sts increased).
Repeat rows 6-9 until there are 311 sts (205 rows total) ending after Row 8 (WS).
Tilted Blocks Border and Garter Edging [Multiple of 16+1 (plus 6 for garter stitch edge)]
Rows 1, 3, 5, and 7 (RS): K3, *[ssk, yo] 4 times, k8, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Rows 2, 4, 6, and 8: K3, *k9, p7, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Rows 9, 11, 13, and 15: K4, *k8, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Rows 10, 12, 14, and 16: K4, *p7, k9, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Repeat Rows 1-16 three times more.
Next 4 rows: Knit
Bind off loosely.
Weave in all ends. Wash and block piece to size.
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