After the Rainfall Stole

Inspired by springtime showers, this stole is ideal for those chillier spring days. The subtle lace rain cloud and umbrella motifs give an airy feel and make this stole the perfect spring cover up.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 66” x 25” 

Gauge: 14 sts x 18 rows = 4” over st st after blocking; 11 sts x 16 rows = 4” over lace patterns after blocking

Materials

Yarn: Simply Sweet Satisfaction (60% wool, 20% kid mohair, 20% superfine alpaca; 115 yards [105 meters]/50 grams): #702 Sea Foam (4 skeins)
Needles: US size 10½ (7.0 mm) straight or circular needles
Notions: Stitch markers

Abbreviations

Cdd (Centered double decrease): Slip 2 sts together knitwise, knit 1 st lift 2 slipped sts over.
K1tbl: Knit through the back loop.
1/1 lpc (1/1 left purl cross): Bringing the right needle behind the first stitch, purl into  the second stitch on the needle then knit into the first stitch and slide both stitches off the left needle together.
1/1 rpc (1/1 right purl cross): Knit into the second stitch on the left needle then purl into the first. Slide both stitches off the needle together.

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked flat from one short edge to the other.

Pattern

CO 85 sts.
Rows 1-4: K.

Work Lace pattern as follows:
Row 1: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k4, k2tog, yo, k4, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k6, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12: K5, p to last 5 sts, k5.
Row 3: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k17, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Row 5: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k7, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k6, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Row 7: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k1 (k2tog, yo, k7) twice, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Row 9: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k13, k2tog, yo, k10, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Row 11: K5, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k3 (k2tog, yo, k9) twice, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k5.
Row 13: K5 yo, k6, ktbl, k4, cdd, k4, ktbl, k6, yo, k9 (k2tog, yo, k6) twice, yo, k6, ktbl, k4, cdd, k4, ktbl, k6, yo, k5.
Row 14: K5, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k3, p3, k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p27, k2, p2, k2, p1, k3, p3, k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k5.
Row 15: K5, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p4, k1, p4, k1tbl, p5, k2tog, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, k13, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p4, k1, p4, k1tbl, p5, k2tog yo.
Row 16: K5, p2, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p27, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p1, k5.
Row 17: K5, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p9, k1tbl, p5, k2tog, yo, k7, k2tog, yo, ((k2tog, yo) twice, k4) twice, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p9, k1tbl, p5, k2tog, yo, k5.
Row 18: K5, p2, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p29, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p2, k5.
Row 19: K5, yo, ssk, p5, 1/1 lpc, p7, 1/1 rpc, p5, k2tog, yo, k6, (k2tog, yo) four times, k1, (yo, k2tog) four times, k2, yo, ssk, p5, 1/1 lpc, p9, 1/1 rpc, p5, k2tog, yo, k5.
Row 20: K5, p2, k6, p1, k7, p1, k6, p29, k6, p1, k7, p1, k6, p2, k5.
Row 21: K5, k1, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p7, k1tbl, p5, k2tog, yo, k7, (yo, k2tog) 9 times, k2, yo, ssk, p5, k1tbl, p7, k1tbl, p5, k2tog, yo, k6.
Row 22: K5, p3, k5, p1, k7, p1, k5, p31, k5, p1, k7, p1, k5, p3, k5.
Row 23: K7, yo, ssk, p4, 1/1 lpc, p5, 1/1 rpc, p4, k2tog, yo, k8, (k2tog, yo) 8 times, k5, yo, ssk, p4, 1/1 lpc, p5, 1/1 rpc, p4, k2tog, yo, k7.
Row 24: K5, p5, k4, p1, k5, p1, k4, p4, p31, k4, p1, k5, p1, k4, p5, k5.
Row 25: K5, k4, yo, ssk, p3, 1/1 lpc, p3, 1/1 rpc, p3, k2tog, yo, k7, (k2tog, yo) 9 times, k4, k4, yo, ssk, p3, 1/1 lpc, p3, 1/1 rpc, p3, k2tog, yo, k9.
Row 26: K5, p7, (k3, p1) twice, k3, p6, p33, (k3, p1) twice, k3, p7, k5.
Row 27: K5, k6, yo, ssk, p2, 1/1 lpc, p, 1/1 rpc, p2, k2tog, yo, k8, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k3, k6, yo, ssk, p2, 1/1 lpc, p, 1/1 rpc, p2, k2tog, yo, k11.
Row 28: K5, p9, k2, p tbl, k1, p tbl, k2, p8, p35, k2, p tbl, k1, p tbl, k2, p9, k5.
Row 29: K5, k8, yo, [ssk] twice, yo, k1, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k10, (yo, k2tog) 11 times, k1, k8, yo, [ssk] twice, yo, k1, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k13.
Rows 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 and 40: P.
Row 31: K5, k10, (k2tog, yo) twice, k13, (k2tog, yo) 11 times, k1, k10, (k2tog, yo) twice, k16.
Row 33: K5, k8, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, k12, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k2, k8, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, k14.
Row 35: K5, k8, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k2, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k11(k2tog, yo) 3 times, k2, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k3, k8 (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k2, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k8.
Row 37: K5, k3, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k10, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, k9, k3, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k7.
Row 39: K5, k2, (k2tog, yo) 11 times, k11, (k2tog, yo) twice, k11, k2, (k2tog, yo) 11 times, k6.
Row 41: K5, k2, (yo, k2tog) 11 times, k9, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k1, yo, [ssk] twice, yo, k8, k2, (yo, k2tog) 11 times, k6.
Row 42: K5, p25, p9, k2, p tbl, k1, p tbl, k2, p34, k5.
Row 43: K5, k2, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k9, yo, k2tog, p2, 1/1 rpc, p1, 1/1 lpc, p2, ssk, yo, k6, k2, (k2tog, yo) 10 times, k8.
Row 44: K5, p25, p7, (k3, p1) 2 twice, k3, p32, k5.
Row 45: K5, k3, (k2tog, yo) 9 times, k8, yo, k2tog, p3, 1/1 rpc, p3, 1/1 lpc, p3, ssk, yo, k4, k3, (k2tog, yo) 9 times, k9.
Row 46: K5, p25, p5, k4, p1, k5, p1, k4, p30, k5.
Row 47: K5, k6, (k2tog, yo) 8 times, k5, yo, k2tog, p4, 1/1 rpc, p5, 1/1 lpc, p4, ssk, yo, k2, k6, (k2tog, yo) 8 times, k8.
Row 48: K5, p25, p3, k5, p1, k7, p1, k5, p28, k5.
Row 49: K5, k6, (yo, k2tog) 9 times, k2, yo, k2tog, p5, k1tbl, p7, k1tbl, p5, ssk, yo, k1, k6, (yo, k2tog) 9 times, k6.
Row 50: K5, p25, p2, k6, p1, k7, p1, k6, p27, k5.
Row 51: K5, k6, (k2tog, yo) 4 times, k1, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, k2, yo, k2tog, p5, 1/1 rpc, p7, 1/1 lpc, p5, ssk, yo, k6, (k2tog, yo) 4 times, k1, (yo, k2tog) 4 times, k7.
Row 52: K5, p25, p2, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p27, k5.
Row 53: K5, k7, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k4, yo, k2tog, p5, k1tbl, p9, k1tbl, p5, ssk, yo, k7, (k2tog, yo) 3 times, k4, (k2tog, yo) twice, k9.
Row 54: K5, p25, p1, k6, p1, k9, p1, k6, p26, k5.
Row 55: K5, k6, k2tog, yo, k13, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, p5, k1tbl, p4, k1, p4, k1tbl, p6, ssk, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, k13, k2tog, yo, k7.
Row 56: K5, p25, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k3, p3, k3, p1, k2, p2, k2, p26, k5.
Row 57: K5, k9, (k2tog, yo, k6) twice, yo, k6, k1tbl, k4, cdd, k4, k1tbl, k6, yo, k9, (k2tog, yo, k6) twice, k5.
Rows 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70: P.
Row 59: K5, k3, (k2tog, yo, k9) twice, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k3, (k2tog, yo, k9) twice, k5.
Row 61: K5, k13, k2tog, yo, k10, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k13, k2tog, yo, k15.
Row 63: K5, k1, (k2tog, yo, k7) twice, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k1, (k2tog, yo, k7) twice, k2tog, yo, k9.
Row 65: K5, k7, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k6, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k7, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k, k2tog, yo, k11.
Row 67: K5, k2, k2tog, yo, k17, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k17, k2tog, yo, k7.
Row 69: K5, (k4, k2tog, yo) twice, k5, k2tog, yo, k6, yo, k11, cdd, k11, yo, (k4, k2tog, yo) twice, k5, k2tog, yo, k11.
Repeat rows 1-70 four times.
Next row: K.
Rep this row 4 times, cast off loosely, k-wise.

Stole (chart instructions)

CO 85 sts.
Rows 1-4: K.
Next row: K5, work all sts chart, k5.
Rep this row until full chart has been worked four times.
Work rows 1-4 again.
Bind off loosely.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block to measurements given above. yarn ball

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