Blue Surf Shawl

Reminiscent of bubbles on the surf, this is the shawl you’ll wear well into the summer. Knitted in one piece, this pattern is adaptable in length as well. The lace pattern needs attention as it is worked on wrong side rows as well.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 74.8” / [190 cm] x 34.6” / [88 cm] x 59” / [150 cm]

Gauge: 17 sts and 22 rows = 4“ [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Gauge is not crucial for this pattern, but it will affect the finished measurements and amount of yarn needed.

Materials

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Heritage 150 Solid (75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 492 yards [450 meters]/150 grams): 5704 Dusty Turquoise (1 skein)

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) straight or circular”

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker

Abbreviations

K4tog – knit 4 together

P2tog tbl (purl 2 stitches together through back loop) – Slip 1 kwise, slip1 kwise, slip2 stitches back to left needle,  purl together through back loop

Rm – remove marker

Sl1k, k4tog, psso – slip 1 kwise, knit 4 stitches together, pass slipped stitch over

Sm – Slip marker

Special Stitches

2/2LC (2/2 left cross cable, worked on wrong side)

Slip next 2 stitches to cable needle and place at front of work, p2, then p2 from cable needle.

Lace Pattern

Row 1 (RS): Knit. (3 sts)

Row 2 (WS): Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p1. (4 sts)

Row 3: Sl1p wyib, k1, yo, k2. (5 sts)

Row 4: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p3. (6 sts)

Row 5: Sl1p wyib, k3, yo, k2. (7 sts)

Row 6: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (8 sts)

Row 7: Sl1p wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k2. (9 sts)

Row 8: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p4, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (10 sts)

Row 9: Sl1p wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, k2. (11 sts)

Row 10: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (12 sts)

Row 11: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) twice, k1, yo, k2. (13 sts)

Row 12: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p4, yo, p2tog tbl, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (14 sts)

Row 13: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) twice, k3, yo, k2. (15 sts)

Row 14: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (16 sts)

Row 15: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k1, yo, k2. (17 sts)

Row 16: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p4, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (18 sts)

Row 17: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k3, yo, k2. (19 sts)

Row 18: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p4, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (20 sts)

Row 19: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k5, yo, k2. (21 sts)

Row 20: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p8, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (22 sts)

Row 21: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2. (19 sts)

Row 22: Sl1p wyif, (p1, yo) twice, p2tog tbl, p3, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (20 sts)

Row 23: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k2. (25 sts)

Row 24: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p3, yo, p2tog tbl, p7, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (26 sts)

Row 25: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k7, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k2. (27 sts)

Row 26: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p3, 2/2 LC, p5, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (28 sts)

Row 27: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k7, yo, k2tog, k4, yo, k2. (29 sts)

Row 28: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, (p7, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, (p2, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, p1. (30 sts)

Row 29: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog, sl1, k4tog, psso, k1, yo, k2. (23 sts)

Row 30: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p5, yo, p2tog tbl, p3, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (24 sts)

Row 31: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k2, yo, k2tog, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k3, yo, k2. (33 sts)

Row 32: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p2, (yo, p2tog tbl, p7) twice, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (34 sts)

Row 33: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k7, yo, k2tog) twice, k1, yo, k2. (35 sts)

Row 34: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p2, (2/2 LC, p5) twice, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (36 sts)

Row 35: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k7, yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k2tog, pm, k2tog, k1, yo, k2.

Row 36: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p3, sm, p2, (yo, p2tog tbl, p7) twice, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (37 sts)

Row 37: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog, sm, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2. (29 sts)

Row 38: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p to marker, sm, p2, (yo, p2tog tbl, p3) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (30 sts)

Row 39: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k2, yo, k2tog, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k2, yo, k2tog, sm, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2. (38 sts)

Row 40: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p to marker, sm, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, (p7, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, (p2, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, p1. (39 sts)

Row 41: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k7, yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k2tog, sm, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2.

Row 42: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p to marker, sm, (2/2 LC, p5) twice, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (40 sts)

Row 43: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, k7, yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k2tog, sm, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, yo, k2.

Row 44: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p to marker, sm, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, (p7, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, (p2, yo, p2tog tbl) twice, p1. (41 sts)  

Rep Rows 37-44, 24 more times. (137 sts)
Note: Stitch count increases by 4 sts on each repeat.

Next Row: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog, sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog twice, k6, yo, k2. (129 sts)

Next Row: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p10, (yo, p2tog tbl, p3) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (130 sts)

Row 47: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, ((k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) in 1 stitch, k2, yo, k2tog) twice, k9, yo, k2. (139 sts)

Border Pattern

Row 48: Sl1p wyif, p1, yo, p12, (yo, p2tog tbl, p7) twice, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (140 sts)

Row 49: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k7, yo, k2tog) twice, rm, (k2, yo, k2tog, k4) 13 times, k2, yo, k2tog, k1. (140 sts)

Row 50: Sl1p wyif, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, (2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl) 13 times, (2/2 LC, p5) twice, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p1. (140 sts)

Row 51: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (k7, yo, k2tog) twice, [(k2, yo, k2tog) twice] 13 times, k2, yo, k2tog, k1. (140 sts)

Row 52: Sl1p wyif, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, [(p2, yo, p2tog tbl) twice] 13 times, p2, (yo, p2tog tbl, p7) twice, (yo, p2tog tbl, p2) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (140 sts)

Row 53: Sl1p wyib, (k2, yo, k2tog) 3 times, (sl1, k4tog, psso, k2, yo, k2tog) twice, [(k2, yo, k2tog) twice] 13 times, k2, yo, k2tog, k1. (132 sts)

Row 54: Sl1p wyif, 2/2 LC, (p2, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC) 13 times, p2, (yo, p2tog tbl, p3) twice, yo, p2tog tbl, 2/2 LC, p2, yo, p2tog tbl, p1. (132 sts)

Pattern Notes

The shawl is worked in one piece. The pattern is easily adaptable in length. The lace pattern needs attention as it is worked on the wrong side rows as well.

Pattern

Using the Knitted Cast-on method, CO 3 sts.

Start working in Lace Pattern following the chart or written instruction.

Work Rows 1-34 of Lace Pattern. On Row 35, place marker after stitch 28 (green line on the Chart).

Cont working in Lace Pattern, working Rows 37-44 (framed in red in the chart) 25 times total, decreasing and increasing after the marker as indicated.

Work Rows 45-47.

Note: There are no decreases after the marker on Row 47.

Border

Work Border Pattern Rows 48-54.

Note: The Lace Panel on the right side continues as before after the marker, finishing off the body of the shawl. Repeat pattern in blue frame in the chart 13 times per row.

Finishing

Finish with Elastic Cast off.

Cut the yarn and weave in the ends.

Soak the shawl in wool wash detergent and block using blocking wires or pin it on a flat surface.

Let the Shawl dry out completely before removing from blocking device.

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