Change of Lace Shawl

Twisted stitches, cables, and lace make this an interesting knit, while bulky yarn keeps the project relatively quick. Wear it as a shawl, belted as a faux-cardigan, or numerous other ways.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Measurements 36” depth and 72” Length along Top Edge

Gauge: 12 sts x 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Left or Right Wing pattern after wet blocking

Center panel = 3” [7.5 cm] wide

Materials

Yarn:

Bulky Weight Yarn Universal Yarn Deluxe Chunky (100% Wool; 120 yards [110 meters]/50 grams): #3713 heather, 6 hanks

Needles: US 10 (6 mm): 40” circular

Notions: Markers; tapestry needle; cable needle (cn)

Pattern Notes

This shawl is knit from the top down. It is a heart/crescent shape and there are 2 sts increased on each edge, every right side row. There is also 1 st increased on each side of the center panel every RS row for a total of 6 sts increased every RS row.

The edging is worked as a knit-on edging. At the end of every RS row of the edging, the last edging stitch is joined to either one or two shawl body stitches by working a k2tog or a k3tog.

Stitch Guide

2×2 RC: Sl next 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2 from left needle, k2 from cn.

RT: K2tog but do not slip sts from needle, knit first st again, sl both sts from needle.

LT: Knit second st on left needle tbl, knit first st through the front leg, sl both sts from needle.

RPT: K2tog but do not slip sts from needle, purl first st again, sl both sts from needle.

LPT: Purl second st on left needle tbl, knit first st through front leg, sl both sts from needle.

2×1 RPC: Sl next st to cn and hold in back, k2 from left needle, p1 from cn.

2×1 LPC: Sl next 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p1 from left needle, k2 from cn.

2×2 RPC: Sl next 2 sts to cn and hold in front, (k1, p1) from cn, k2 from cn.

2×2 LPC: Sl next 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2 from left needle, (p1, k1) from cn.

Pattern

Starting Tab

CO 3 sts. Knit 12 rows.

Next Row (RS): K3, do not turn, pick up and k6 sts along side of Tab, pick up and k3 sts from CO edge – 12 sts.

Next Row (WS): K2, p2, pm, p4, pm, p2, k2.

Establish Pattern

Row 1 (RS): Work Row 1 of Right Wing chart to m, work Row 1 of Center Panel chart to m, work Row 1 of Left Wing chart to end – 6 sts inc’d; 3 sts inc’d each on Right and Left Wings.

Row 2 (WS): Work Row 2 of Left Wing chart to m, work Row 2 of Center Panel chart to m, work Row 2 of Right Wing chart to end.

Cont in patt as est’d through Row 36 of all charts, then rep Rows 21-36 of charts 4 more times, then rep Rows 17-18 once more – 328 total sts; 14 sts Center Panel, 157 sts each Wing.

Edging

CO 17 sts to first st on left needle using the knitted-on method.

Row 1 (RS): K16, k3tog tbl (last Edging st tog with 2 sts from shawl body).
Row 2 (WS): Sl 1 pwise wyib, k16.
Row 3: (K2tog, yo) 2 times, k1, p5, k2, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog tbl (last edging st tog with 1 st from Shawl body).

Begin Pattern Repeat

Row 4: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p2, k5, p5.
Row 5: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, p4, 2×2, RPC, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k3tog tbl – 18 sts.
Row 6: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, p2, k4, p5.
Row 7: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, p4, 2×1 RPC, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog tbl – 19 sts.
Row 8: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p2, k1, p2, k4, p5.
Row 9: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, p4, 2×1 RPC, k2tog, yo, k1, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k3tog tbl – 20 sts.
Row 10: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p3, k1, p2, k4, p5.
Row 11: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, p5, k2, p1, ssk, yo, k1, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog tbl – 21 sts.
Row 12: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p3, k1, p2, k5, p5.
Row 13: (Ssk, yo) 2 times, ssk, p4, 2×1 LPC, ssk, yo, k1, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k3tog tbl – 20 sts.
Row 14: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k4, p2, k5, p5.
Row 15: (Ssk, yo) 2 times, ssk, p4, 2×2 LPC, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog tbl – 19 sts.
Row 16: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, p2, k6, p5.
Row 17: (Ssk, yo) 2 times, ssk, p5, 2×1 LPC, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k3tog tbl – 18 sts.
Row 18: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p2, k6, p5.
Row 19: (Ssk, yo) 2 times, ssk, p5, k2, p1, k2tog, yo, p1, k2tog tbl – 17 sts.

Rep Rows 4-19, 26 more times – 1 st rem from Shawl body.

Row 20: Sl 1 pwise wyib, k16.
Row 21: K16, k2tog tbl.

Bind off all sts kwise over the next WS row.

Finishing

Weave in all ends. Block to finished measurements.yarn ball

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  • Hi, PDF of chart is very small and placed on right side of paper. Is there any chance this chart can be moved to left margin and the charts enlarged? Thank You!

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