Citrine Shawl

Versatile and textured, this lacy crescent shawl can be worn with so many different outfits, from a casual tee to a date-night dress. Worked from the bottom up, this shawl is the perfect knit embodiment of the lovely topaz gem.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 49” x 13” (blocked and unpinned)

Gauge: 26 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st using smaller needles

Material

Yarn:

Super fine weight yarn Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rocks Lightweight (fiber content; 405 yards [370 meters]/146 grams): Tumble Scum, 1 skein

Needles: US size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular; US size 5 (3.75 mm): 32” circular

Notions: 12 Stitch markers (optional); tapestry needle.

Abbreviations

 

RS – right side

WS – wrong side

CO – cast on

BO – bind off

pm – place marker

sm – slip marker

st(s) – stitch(es)

dec – decrease

k – knit

p – purl

Ktbl – knit stitch through the back loop

Ptbl – purl stitch through the back loop

k2tog – knit two stitches together

p2tog – purl two stitches together

k3tog – knit three stitches together

yo – yarn over

Special Stitches

Ssk (slip, slip, knit): Sl2 sts as if to knit, knit 2 st together through the back loop.

Ssp (slip, slip, purl): Sl2 sts as if to knit, purl them together through the back loop.

Sssk (slip, slip, slip, knit): Sl3 sts as if to knit, knit 2 sts together through the back loop.

S2KP (center double decrease): Sl2 sts together as if to knit, knit next st, pass sl sts over the knit st.

 

Lace Pattern

Row 1: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3.

Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12: K3, sm, k2, p15, sm, (k4, ptbl, k3, ptbl, k4, p15, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 3: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p6, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 5: K3, sm, p2, sm, (k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p6, sm) 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 7: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p6, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3.

Row 9: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 11: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p6, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 13 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2tog, p4, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p4, ssp, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3 – 275 sts.  

Row 14: K3, sm, k2, p5, k1, p1, k1, p5, sm, (k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p5, k1, p1, k1, p5, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 15: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, p1, k1, p1, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p5, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p5, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, p1, k1, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 16: K3, sm, k2, p4, k2, p1, k2, p4, sm, (k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p4, k2, p1, k2, p4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 17: K3, sm, p2, sm, (k3tog, yo, k1, yo, p2, k1, p2, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p5, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p5, sm) 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, p2, k1, p2, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 18: K3, sm, k2, p4, k1, p3, k1, p4, sm, [k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p4, k1, p3, k1, p4, sm] 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 19: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p9, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p5, sm) 9 times, p4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p6, sm, k3.

Row 20: K3, sm, k6, p5, k4, sm, (k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k9, p5, k4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 21: K3, sm, p2, sm, [p3, k2tog, (k1, yo,) twice, k1, ssk, p8, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p5, sm] 9 times, p3, k2tog, (k1, yo,) twice, k1, ssk, p5, sm, k3.

Row 22: K3, sm, k5, p7, k3, sm, (k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k8, p7, k3, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 23: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, p7, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p5, sm) 9 times, p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, p4, sm, k3.

Row 24: K3, sm, k4, p9, k2, sm, (k5, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k7, p9, k2, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 25 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, (p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, p1, p2tog, p3, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p3, ssp, sm) 9 times, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, p3, sm, k3 – 257 sts.

Row 26: K3, sm, k3, p11, k1, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p11, k1, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 27: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, p5, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, p5, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p4, sm, k3.

Row 28: K3, sm, k4, p9, k2, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p9, k2, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 29: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p2, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p2, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, p4, sm, k3.

Row 30: K3, sm, k5, p7, k3, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k7, p7, k3, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 31: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, p7, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, p5, sm, k3.

Row 32: K3, sm, k6, p5, k4, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k8, p5, k4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 33: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p8, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p4, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p6, sm, k3.

Row 34: K3, sm, k7, p3, k5, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k9, p3, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 35: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p5, yo, sssk, yo, p9, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p5, yo, sssk, yo, p7, sm, k3.

Row 36: K3, sm, k8, p1, k6, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k10, p1, k6, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 37 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2tog, p2, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p2, ssp, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3 – 239 sts.

Rows 38, 40, 42, 44, 46 and 48: K3, sm, k2, p13, sm, (k3, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k3, p13, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 39: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p3, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p3, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 41: K3, sm, p2, sm, (k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p3, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p3, sm) 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 43: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p3, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p3, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3.

Row 45: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p6, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k3, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 47: K3, sm, p2, sm, (k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p3, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p3, sm) 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 49 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2tog, p1, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p1, ssp, sm] 9 times, k3tog, k2, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, k2, sssk, p2, sm k3 – 221 sts.

Row 50: K3, sm, k2, p5, k1, p1, k1, p5, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k2, p5, k1, p1, k1, p5, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 51: K3, sm, p2, sm, [k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, p1, k1, p1, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p2, sm] 9 times, k3tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, p1, k1, (yo, k1) twice, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 52: K3, sm, k2, p4, k2, p1, k2, p4, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k2, p4, k2, p1, k2, p4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 53: K3, sm, p2, sm, (k3tog, yo, k1, yo, p2, k1, p2, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p2, sm) 9 times, k3tog, yo, k1, yo, p2, k1, p2, yo, k1, yo, sssk, p2, sm, k3.

Row 54: K3, sm, k2, p4, k1, p3, k1, p4, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k2, p4, k1, p3, k1, p4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 55: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p6, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p2, sm) 9 times, p4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p6, sm, k3.

Row 56: K3, sm, k6, p5, k4, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p5, k4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 57: K3, sm, p2, sm, [p3, k2tog, (k1, yo,) twice, k1, ssk, p5, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p2, sm] 9 times, p3, k2tog, (k1, yo,) twice, k1, ssk, p5, sm, k3.

Row 58: K3, sm, k5, p7, k3, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p7, k3, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 59: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, p4, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p2, sm) 9 times, p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, p4, sm, k3.

Row 60: K3, sm, k4, p9, k2, sm, (k2, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k4, p9, k2, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 61 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, (p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, p1, p2tog, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, ssp, sm) 9 times, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, p3, sm, k3 – 203 sts.  

Row 62: K3, sm, k3, p11, k1, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k2, p11, k1, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 63: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, p2, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, p2, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm, k3.

Row 64: K3, sm, k4, p9, k2, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k3, p9, k2, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 65: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p2, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, p3, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p2, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, p4, sm, k3.

Row 66: K3, sm, k5, p7, k3, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k4, p7, k3, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 67: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, p4, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, p5, sm, k3.

Row 68: K3, sm, k6, p5, k4, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k5, p5, k4, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 69: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p8, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p4, sm) 9 times, p4, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p6, sm, k3.

Row 70: K3, sm, k7, p3, k5, sm, (k4, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k9, p3, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 71: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p5, yo, sssk, yo, p6, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p5, yo, sssk, yo, p7, sm, k3.

Row 72: K3, sm, p2, k8, p1, k6, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k7, p1, k6, sm) 9 times, k2, sm, k3.

Row 73 (Dec): K3, sm, p2, sm, (p5, s2kp, p6, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p5, s2kp, p7, sm, k3 – 183 sts.

Row 74: K3, sm, k7, p1, k5, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p1, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, k3.

Row 75: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p5, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p6, sm, k3.

Row 76: K3, sm, k7, p1, k5, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p1, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, k3.

Row 77: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p5, ktbl, yo, s2kp, yo, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p6, sm, k3.

Row 78: K3, sm, k7, p1, k5, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p1, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, k3.

Row 79: K3, sm, p2, sm, (p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p5, ktbl, k3, ktbl, p1, sm) 9 times, p4, yo, s2kp, yo, p6, sm, k3.

Row 80: K3, sm, k7, p1, k5, sm, (k1, ptbl, p3, ptbl, k6, p1, k5, sm) 9 times, k2, k3.

Pattern Notes

This is a bottom-up crescent shawl. The stitch count remains the same until the decrease rows (Rows 13, 25, 37, 49 and 61) in which the stitch count decreases by 18 stitches on. The stitch count decreases 20 stitches on Row 73. Stitch counts are listed at the end of the written row where they change.

When working the chart, the RS (ODD numbered) rows are read from right to left and the WS (EVEN numbered) rows are read left to right.

Pattern

With larger needles and using the long tail cast-on method, CO 293 sts.
Change to smaller needles.

Set-up Row: K3, pm, k15, pm, (k30, pm) 9 times, p2, pm, k3 – 293 sts.

Work Rows 1-80 of Lace Pattern, either written or chart instructions.

Knit 1 row.

BO Row: *K2tog, sl st back to left hand needle; rep from * until all sts have been worked.

Finishing

Block shawl and weave in ends. yarn ball

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