Lemon Dipped Shawl

The shawl is reminiscent of limoncello ice cream sorbet and warm sunny days. The ombre design of the Lemon Dipped Shawl creates a warm accent to an everyday neutral accessory that’s perfect for a walk along a cool beach or an evening stroll around the town.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 55” (140 cm) x 27” (70 cm)

Gauge: 26 sts x 262 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Scrumptious 4ply (55% merino, 45% silk; 399 yards [365 meters]/100 grams): #310 Natural (MC, 1 skein); Coolree Fingering (70% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere; 437 yards [400 meters]/100 grams): Sienna Yellow (CC1, 1 skein), Scrumptious Lace (55% merino, 45% silk; 1093 yards [1000 meters]/100 grams): #502 Gold (CC2, 1 skein)
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) straight or 50” circular needles
Notions: 4 ms, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

Cdd: Sl 2 sts k-wise and k next st. pass 2sl sts over k st.
K2tog: Knit two sts together.
Ssk: Sl 1 p-wise, sl 1k-wise, sl 2 sts back to LH needle and k-tbl.
M1: Make 1 by Picking up bar between sts from the back with LN needle and K through front.
Inc1to3: Increase 1 st to 3 sts by k1, yo, k1 into the next st.
K-tbl: Knit through the back loop.
Sl wyif: Slip stitch with yarn in front.
Puk: Pick up and knit.

Pattern Notes

The triangular shawl is knit top down in garter stitch, starting with a garter tap, increasing along 4 points before merging into lacy chevron and ending with two tone ombre-esque afghan stripes.

Pattern

Garter Tab

With 4.0 mm needles and MC, CO 3 sts.
Work 6 rows in garter stitch, turn needle 90 degrees and puk 3 sts along edge, turn 90 degrees and puk 3 sts from cast on edge. (9 sts)

Shawl: Garter Section

Row 1 (WS): K3, pm, k1, pm, k1, pm, k1, pm, k3.
Row 2 (RS): K3, sm, yo, k1, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k1, yo, sm, k3. (13 sts)
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: K3, sm, yo, k to m, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k to m, yo, sm, k3. (17 sts)
Repeat rows 3 and 4 twenty eight times more. (129 sts)
Next row: Knit.

Lace Section

Row 1: K3, sm, yo, k2tog, k3, yo,*k1, yo, k3, cdd, k3, yo,* rep from * to * until 6 sts rem before m; k1, yo, k3, ssk, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo,*k1, yo, k3, cdd, k3, yo,* rep from * to * until 6 sts rem before m; k1, yo, k3, ssk, yo, sm, k3. (133 sts)
Row 2 and all even rows: Knit.
Row 3: K3, sm, yo, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, *k2, yo, k2, cdd, k2, yo, k1* rep from * to * until 7 sts rem before m; k2, yo, k2, ssk, k1, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, *k2, yo, k2, cdd, k2, yo, k1* rep from * to * until 7 sts rem before m; k2, yo, k2, ssk, k1, yo, sm, k3. (137 sts)
Row 5: K3, sm, yo, k2, k2tog, k1, yo, k2, *k3, yo, k1, cdd, k1, yo, k2,* rep from * to * until 8 sts rem before m; k3, yo, k1, ssk, k2, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, *k3, yo, k1, cdd, k1, yo, k2,* rep from * to * until 8 sts rem before m; k3, yo, k1, ssk, k2, yo, sm, k3. (141 sts)
Row 7: K3, sm, yo, k2, yo, cdd, yo, k3, *k4, yo, cdd, yo, k3,* rep from * to * until 9 sts rem before m; k4, yo, cdd, yo, k2, sm, k1, sm, yo, *k4, yo, cdd, yo, k3,* rep from * to * until 9 sts rem before m; k4, yo, cdd, yo, k2, sm, k3. (145 sts)
Row 9: K3, sm, yo, k4, yo, k2tog,*k8, yo, k2tog* rep from * to * until 3 sts rem before m; k3, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k4, yo, k2tog,*k8, yo, k2tog* rep from * to * until 3 sts rem before m; k3, yo, sm, k3. (149 sts)
Row 11: K3, sm, yo,* k1, yo, k3, cdd, k3, yo,* rep from * to * until 1 st rem before m; k1, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo,* k1, yo, k3, cdd, k3, yo,* rep from * to * until 1 st rem before m; k1, yo, sm, k3. (153 sts)
Row 13: K3, sm, yo,* k3, yo, k2, cdd, k2, yo,* rep from * to * until 3 st rem before m; k3, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo,* k3, yo, k2, cdd, k2, yo,* rep from * to * until 3 st rem before m; k3, yo, sm, k3. (157 sts)
Row 15: K3, sm, yo,* k5, yo, k1, cdd, k1, yo,* rep from * to * until 5 st rem before m; k5, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo,* k5, yo, k1, cdd, k1, yo,* rep from * to * until 5 st rem before m; k5, yo, sm, k3. (161 sts)
Row 17: K3, sm, yo,* k7, yo, cdd, yo,* rep from * to * until 7 st rem before m; k7, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo,* k7, yo, cdd, yo,* rep from * to * until 7 st rem before m; k7, yo, sm, k3. (165 sts)
Row 19: K3, sm, yo, k9, * yo, k2tog, k8,* rep from * to * until m; yo, sm, k1, sm, yo k9, * yo, k2tog, k8,* rep from * to * until m; yo, sm, k3. (169 sts)
Row 20: Knit.
Repeat rows 1-20, twice more. (249 sts) 

Afghan Edging

With CC1,
Next row: K3, sm, k1, ssk, k7, *cdd, k7,* repeat to m, removing next 2 ms, cdd,  k7, sl3 k1, pass 3sl sts over, k7, *cdd, k7,*repeat until 3 sts rem before m, m1, k2tog, k1, sm, k3.
Next row: K3, sm, k1, *p1, k3, inc1to3, k3* until 2sts rem before m, p1, k1, sm, k3.
With CC1 and CC2 held together,
Row 22: K3, sm, k1, ssk, k7, *cdd, k7,* repeat until 3sts rem before m, k2tog, k1, sm, k3.
Next row: K3, sm, k1, *p1, k3, inc1to3, k3* until 2sts rem before m, p1, k1, sm, k3.
With CC2 only, repeat the last 2 rows twice more. Remove Ms on last line.
Bind off using your favorite loose bind off for lace.

Finishing

Weave in ends and block to measurements. yarn ball

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