With just one skein of yarn, you can make your own crescent shawlette, just like the one pictured. Pair this pattern with your favorite hand-dyed or variegated yarn for best results.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: Adjustable; shawlettes in photos measure 40” across the wingspan and 16” down the spine.
Gauge: 14 sts x 16 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm)
Yarn: Mountain Colors Twizzle (85% merino wool, 15% silk; 250 yards [229 meters]/100 grams): Loganberry (1 ball)
Needles: US size 10 (6.0 mm) circular needles (40”)
Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle
Shawlette is knit flat and circular needles are used to hold project as it expands.
Row 1: (RS) K4, p1.
Row 2: Sl 1, k to last st, p1.
Row 3: Sl 1, kfb, pm, k1, kfb, p1. (7 sts)
Row 4: Sl 1, p across.
Row 5: Sl 1, kfb twice, yo, sm, k1, yo, kfb twice, p1. (13 sts)
Row 6: Rep Row 4.
Row 7: Sl 1, kfb twice, k1, *p1, k1* across to marker, yo, sm, k1, yo, k1, *p1, k1* across to last 3 sts, kfb twice, p1 – increase 6 sts. (20 sts)
Row 8: Rep Row 4.
Row 9: Sl 1, kfb twice, k to marker, yo, sm, k1, yo, k to last 3 sts, kfb twice, p1 – increase 6 sts. (26 sts)
Row 10: Rep Row 4.
Rep Rows 7-10 fifteen times, or until shawlette is near desired size, or until you have a length of yarn approximately 15 times longer than the top edge of your shawl remaining, ending after Row 7 or 9.
Row 11: Sl 1, kfb twice, *kfb, k1* to st before marker, kfb, remove marker, *kfb, k1* to last 4 sts, kfb 3 times, p1.
Loosely BO in pattern as (sl 1, k across to last st, p1).