Sun & Sea Shawl

This oversized scarf is knit entirely in garter stitch, making it a great TV or travel project. Follow the suggested stripe sequence or make up your own color scheme. Regular shaping makes it easy to customize this as your own.

Skill Level: Beginner

Size: One

Finished Measurements: 84” long x 26” deep

Gauge: 18 sts and 36 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Garter stitch after wet blocking.

Materials

Yarn:

Light Weight Yarn Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop (50% bamboo, 50% cotton; 292 yards [266 meters]/100 grams): 101 white (A), 2 balls; 111 midnight blue (B), 2 balls; 103 strawberry (C), 1 ball

Needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm): 40” circular

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This Scarf is worked in two sections. First, a right triangle is knit from the center out. Then, half the stitches from the outer edge of this right triangle are bound off. A narrow triangle is worked out from the other side of the right triangle. I-Cord and Tassels finish it off. The entire piece is worked in Garter stitch. Slip all stitches purlwise with the yarn held to the WS of the work.

I-Cord

*K3, slip sts from right needle back to left needle; rep from *.

I-Cord Bind Off

*K2, k2tog tbl (1 st bound-off), slip sts from right needle back to left needle; rep from *

Pattern

Right Triangle Section

With A, CO 3 sts.

Row 1 (RS): (Kfb) 2 times, k1 – 5 sts.
Row 2 (WS): Sl1, k3, sl1.
Row 3: (Kfb) 4 times, k1 – 9 sts.
Row 4: Sl1, knit to last st, sl1.
Row 5: K2, m1, k1, m1, pm, k3, pm, m1, k1, m1, k2 – 13 sts.
Row 6: Sl1, knit to last st, sl1.
Row 7: K2, m1, knit to m, m1, sl m, k3, sl m, m1, knit to last 2 sts, m1, k1 – 17 sts.
Row 8: Sl1, knit to last st, sl1.
Rows 9-12: With B, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 25 sts.
Rows 13-22: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 5 times – 45 sts.
Rows 23-24: With B, rep Rows 7-8, once – 49 sts.
Rows 25-44: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 10 times – 89 sts.
Rows 45-46: With B, rep Rows 7-8, once – 93 sts.
Rows 47-50: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 101 sts.
Rows 51-52: With B, rep Rows 7-8, once – 105 sts
Rows 53-56: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 113 sts.
Rows 57-58: With B, rep Rows 7-8, once – 117 sts.
Rows 59-62: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 125 sts.
Rows 63-70: With B, rep Rows 7-8, 4 times – 141 sts.
Rows 71-74: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 149 sts.
Rows 75-78: With C, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 157 sts.
Rows 79-82: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 165 sts.
Rows 83-86: With B, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 173 sts.
Rows 87-90: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 181 sts.
Rows 91-94: With C, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 189 sts.
Rows 95-98: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 197 sts.
Rows 99-100: With B, rep Rows 7-8, once – 201 sts.
Rows 101-102: With A, rep Rows 7-8, once – 205 sts.
Rows 103-106: With B, rep Rows 7-8, 2 times – 213 sts.
Rows 107-112: With A, rep Rows 7-8, 3 times – 225 sts.
Rows 113-118: With B, rep Rows 7-8, 3 times – 237 sts.
Row 119: With B, rep Row 7, once – 241 sts.
Row 120: With B, sl1, bind off all sts to m, remove m, bind off 2 sts, k1, remove m, knit to last st, sl1 – 120 sts rem.

Long Triangle Section

Row 1 (Dec, RS): With A, k2, k2tog, knit to end – 119 sts rem.
Row 2 (WS): With A, sl1, knit to last st, sl1.
Row 3: With A, knit.
Row 4: With A, sl1, knit to last st, sl1.
These 4 rows form the pattern. Throughout the following rows, change colors as indicated, but work a Dec row every 4 rows as above.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With C, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With C, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 6 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 4 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 5 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 4 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 1 row in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With C, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With C, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 2 rows in patt.
With B, work 3 rows in patt.
With A, work 1 row in patt.
With B, work 3 rows in patt.
With A, work 1 row in patt.
With B, work 4 rows in patt.
With A, work 1 row in patt.
With B, work 3 rows in patt.
With A, work 1 row in patt.
With B, work 3 rows in patt.
With A, work 1 row in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 3 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 8 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.
With A, work 8 rows in patt.
With B, work 2 rows in patt.

Cut B, continue in A only.

Work 12 rows in patt – 3 sts rem.

Next Row: Sl1, k2tog, psso – 1 st rem.

Edging

Working through slipped sts along side of piece, pick up and knit 1 st for every slipped st along longest straight edge of piece to corner, slide sts to other end of needle.

With B, CO 3 sts to first (A) st on needle (last rem st from Long Triangle Section), bind off all picked up sts using I-Cord Bind Off, work 2 rows of I-Cord without joining (corner turned), with A, pick up and knit 1 st for every slipped st along side of triangle to corner of Right Triangle Section, slide sts to other end of needle.

With B, bind off all picked-up sts using I-Cord Bind Off, work 1 row of I-Cord without joining (corner turned), with A, pick up and knit 1 st for every slipped st along rem angled side of Long Triangle Section, slide sts to other end of needle.

With B, bind off all picked up sts using I-Cord Bind Off. Work 1 row even of I-Cord. Bind off rem 3 I-Cord sts. Sew ends of I-Cord together.

Finishing

Block piece to finished measurements.

Tassels (make 2)

Wrap B 75 times around 4” piece of cardboard. Cut two 10” pieces of yarn. Slide one 10” piece of yarn through one end of wrapped yarn, tie tightly. Cut the other end of the wrapped yarn, freeing it from the cardboard. Wrap the other 10” piece of yarn around top of Tassel approximately 1” from top. Pass ends through center of Tassel. Cut ends of Tassel even. Sew a Tassel to each pointed end of shawl.yarn ball

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