Gentle Waves Lace Shawl

Inspired by gently lapping waves, this sideways shawl features a wave-like lace pattern that as beautiful as the sea. Knit this project with just one skein of your favorite yarn.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Wingspan 86”, Depth 16”

Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight Yarn Silkindian Resham 3 ply (100% silk; 400 yards [366 meters]/100 grams): Lavender (1 skein)

Needles: US size 10 (4.0 mm) needles

Pattern Notes

This shawl is knit sideways beginning by casting on few sts and increasing in width up to the halfway mark after which it is decreased in width.

Tip for completely using up one skein of yarn: Weigh the yarn and work increase section until half the ball is used up and then begin the decrease section.

The first and last sts of all rows are edge sts and are knit on RS and WS.

Pattern

CO 8 sts.

Increase Section

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, k2, k2tog, k2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Rows 3-12: Rep Rows 1-2 five more times.
Row 13: K2, yo, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Row 15: K2, yo, k1, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Row 17: K2, yo,  k2, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Row 19: K3, yo,  k2, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Row 21: K4, yo,  k2, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Row 23: K5, yo,  k2, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st inc’d)
Rows 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35: K2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 36: K1, p to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 13-36 eight more times or until halfway. (62 sts)

Decrease Section

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 (RS): K2, *ssk, k2, yo, k2; rep from  * to end.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 13: K4, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 15: K3, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 17: K2, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 19: K1, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 21: K6, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 23: K5, k2tog, k2, *yo, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (1 st dec’d)
Row 24: K1, p to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 1-24 until 10 sts remain.

Final Decrease Section

Row 1 (RS): K6, k2tog, k2. (9 sts)
Row 2 and all WS rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 3: K5, k2tog, k2. (8 sts)
Rows 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15: K2, ssk, k2, yo, k2.
BO on the last purl row.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block to finished measurements.yarn ball

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