Stuck On You Shawl

The flowering cactus is often the focal point of a cactus garden, having unique ribbed leaves with fluted edges and spines. Similarly, this bottom-up crescent shawl, featuring a vibrant tonal coloring from hand-dyed yarn, is bound to become the focal point in your wardrobe. Inspired by the delicate design of cactus flowers, you’ll love how beautiful this project looks in person.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 41” x 16” (blocked and unpinned)

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm] in St st using smaller needles

Material

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight YarnThe SheepyShire Staple Sock (75% Merino, 25% Nylon; 460 yards (421 meters]/100 grams): Just Keep Swimming, 1 skein.

Needles: US 9 (5.5 mm): 32-40” circular; US 5 (3.75 mm): 32-40” circular.

Notions: 13 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)
sl = slip
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog = knit two together (knit 2 stitches together)
ssk = slip, slip, knit (slip 2 stitches as if to knit, knit them together through the back loop.)
p2tog = purl two together (purl 2 stitches together)
yo = yarn over

Special Stitches

Cdd – Sl 2 sts as if to k, k next st, pass 2 slipped stitch over the k st.

Pattern Notes

This is a bottom-up crescent shawl.

The stitch count remains the same until the decrease rows.

Chart

The chart repeats are boxed in red.

The yellow shaded squares are where there are no stitches.

Right Side (RS) odd numbered rows – The chart is read from right-to-left.

Wrong Side (WS) even numbered rows – The chart is read left-to-right.

The stitch count remains the same until the decrease rows, in which the stitch count decreases by 22 sts.

Row 15 – 259 sts rem.
Row 31 – 237 sts rem.
Row 43 – 215 sts rem.
Row 55 – 193 sts rem.
Row 63 – 171 sts rem.
Row 71 – 149 sts rem.

Pattern

With larger needles and using long-tail cast-on method, CO 281.

Change to smaller needles to work the shawl.

Set-up Row 1: Knit all sts – 281 sts.

Set-up Row 2: K3, pm, K11, pm, (k24, pm) 11 times, k3 – 281 sts.

Row 1: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 2: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 3: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 4: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 5: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 6: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 7:  K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3.
Row 8: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 9: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 10: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 11: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm) 11 times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 12: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 13: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p5, yo, cdd, yo, p5, sm,) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 14: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k5, p3, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 15 (Dec): K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p5, cdd, p5, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3 – 259 sts.
Row 16: K3, sm, p11, sm (k5, p1, k5, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 17: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 18: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 19: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p4, yo, cdd, yo, sm, p4 sm) 11 times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 20: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 21: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 22: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 23: K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3.
Row 24: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 25: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 26: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 27: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 28: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 29: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p4, yo, cdd, yo, p4, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 30: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p3, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 31 (Dec): K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p4, cdd, p4) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3 – 237 sts.
Row 32: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k4, p1, k4, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 33: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p3, yo, cdd, yo, p3, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 34: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p3, k3, p11, sm) 11 times, sm, k3.
Row 35: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p3, yo, cdd, yo, p3, sm) 11 times k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 36: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p3, k3, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 37: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p3, yo, cdd, yo, p3, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 38: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p3, k3, p11) 11 times, sm, k3.
Row 39: K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p3, yo, cdd, yo, p3, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3.
Row 40: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p3, k3, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 41: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p3, yo, cdd, yo, p3, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 42: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p3, k3, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 43 (Dec): K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p3, cdd, p3, sm) 11 times k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3 – 215 sts.
Row 44: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k3, p1, k3, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 45: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p2, yo, cdd, yo, p2, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 46: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k2, p3, k2, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 47:  K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p2, yo, cdd, yo, p2, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3.
Row 48: K3, p11, (k2, p3, k2, p11) 11 times, k3.
Row 49: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p2, yo, cdd, yo, p2, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 50: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k2, p3, k2, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 51: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p2, yo, cdd, yo, p2, sm) 11 times k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 52: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k2, p3, k2, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 53: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p2, yo, cdd, yo, p2, sm,) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 54: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k2, p3, k2, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 55 (Dec): K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p2, cdd, p2, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3 – 193 sts.
Row 56: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k2, p1, k2, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 57: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, p1, yo, cdd, yo, p1, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 58: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k1, p3, k1, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 59: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, p1, yo, cdd, yo, p1, sm) 11 times k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 60: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k1, p3, k1, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 61: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p1, yo, cdd, yo, p1, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 62: K3, P11, sm, (k1, p3, k1, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 63 (Dec): K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, p1, cdd, p1, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3 – 171 sts.
Row 64: K3, sm, p11, sm, (k1, p1, k1, p11, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 65: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, yo, cdd, yo, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 66: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p14, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 67: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, yo, cdd, yo, sm) 11 times k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 68: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p14, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 69: K3, sm, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, cdd, yo, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 70: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p14, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 71 (Dec): K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, cdd, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3 – 149 sts.
Row 72: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p12, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 73: K3, sm, (k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k4, sm) 11 times, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3, sm, k3.
Row 74: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p12, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 75: K3, sm, (k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3, sm) 11 times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, sm, k3.
Row 76: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p12, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 77: K3, (k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, sm) 11 times, k2, yo, ssk, yo, cdd, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, sm, k3.
Row 78: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p12, sm) 11 times, k3.
Row 79: K3, sm, (k4, yo, cdd, yo, k5, sm) 11 times, k4, yo, cdd, yo, k4, sm, k3.
Row 80: K3, sm, p11, sm, (p12, sm) 11 times, k3.
Rows 81-82: Knit all sts – 149 sts.
Row 83: BO all sts as follow: *p2tog, sl st back onto left hand needle; rep from * until all sts have been worked.

 

Finishing

Block and weave in ends.yarn ball

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