Turquoise Shawlette

It doesn’t get much more elegant than this delicate shawlette, with its ruffled edging and subtle curved shape. Wear this with a cute sundress to harness the warmth and intrigue of its namesake gem.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 75″ / [190 cm] across outer edge x 69¾” / [177 cm] across upper edge x 8¾” / [22 cm] depth.

Gauge: 14 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Garter stitch, lightly blocked; One Leaf rep = 3” [7.5 cm] across and approximately 3.5” [9 cm] high.

Materials

Yarn:

Light weight yarn Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% Merino Extra Fine Wool, 30% Silk; 150 yards [137 meters]/50 grams): #3124 Oxygen, 3 balls.

Needles: US size 8 (5 mm): 24” / [60 cm] circular

Notion: Stitch markers; tapestry needle

Abbreviations

CDD Sl2 sts pwise, k1, pass slipped sts over

M1P With left needle, lift strand between needles from back to front, purl lifted loop through the front to twist st.

SSSP Sl3 sts, knit these 3 sts through the back loop.

Special Stitches

Eyelet Pattern

Row 1 (RS): Yo, CDD, yo.

Row 2 (WS): Knit.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl.

Rep Rows 1-4 for patt.

 

Left Leaf Pattern

Row 1 (RS): P1, M1P, (k1, yo) twice, k2 – 8 sts.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1, p5, k2.

Row 3: P1, M1P, p1, k2, yo, k1, yo, k3 – 11 sts.

Row 4: Sl1, p7, k3.

Row 5: P1, M1P, p2, k3, yo, k1, yo, k4 – 14 sts.

Row 6: Sl1, p9, k4.

Row 7: P1, M1P, p3, k4, yo, k1, yo, k5 – 17 sts.

Row 8: Sl1, p11, k5.

Row 9: P2, k1 tbl, p1, M1P, p1, ssk, k7, k2tog, k1 – 16 sts.

Row 10: Sl1, p9, k3, p1 tbl, k2.

Row 11: P2, k1 tbl, p1, M1P, p2, ssk, k5, k2tog, k1 – 15 sts.

Row 12: Sl1, p7, k4, p1 tbl, k2.

Row 13: P2, k1 tbl, p1, M1P, p3, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1 – 14 sts.

Row 14: Sl1, p5, k5, p1 tbl, k2.

Row 15: P2, k1 tbl, p5, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1 – 12 sts.

Row 16: Sl1, p3, k5, p1 tbl, k2.

Row 17: P2, k1 tbl, p5, sssk, k1 – 10 sts.

Row 18: BO 5 sts, k2, p1 tbl, k2 – 5 sts.

Rep Rows 1-18 for patt.

 

Right Leaf Pattern

Row 1 (RS): BO 5 sts, (k1, yo) twice, k1, M1P, p1 – 7 sts.

Row 2 (WS): K2, p6 – 8 sts.

Row 3: Sl1, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p1, M1P, p1 – 11 sts.

Row 4: K3, p8.

Row 5: Sl1, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p2, M1P, p1 – 14 sts.

Row 6: K4, p10.

Row 7: Sl1, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, p3, M1P, p1 – 17 sts.

Row 8: K5, p11, k1.

Row 9: Sl1, ssk, k7, k2tog, p1, M1P, p1, k1 tbl, p2 – 16 sts.

Row 10: K2, p1 tbl, k3, p9, k1.

Row 11: Sl1, ssk, k5, k2tog, p2, M1P, p1, k1 tbl, p2 – 15 sts.

Row 12: K2, p1 tbl, k4, p7, k1.

Row 13: Sl1, ssk, k3, k2tog, p3, M1P, p1, k1 tbl, p2 – 14 sts.

Row 14: K2, p1 tbl, k5, p5, k1.

Row 15: Sl1, ssk, k1, k2tog, p5, k1 tbl, p2 – 12 sts.

Row 16: K2, p1 tbl, k5, p3, k1.

Row 17: Sl1, k3tog, p5, k1 tbl, p2 – 10 sts.

Row 18: K2, p1 tbl, k5, p2.

Rep Rows 1-18 for patt.

 

Left Leaf End Pattern

Row 1 (RS): P5, ssk, k7, k2tog, k1 – 15 sts.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1, p9, k5.

Row 3: P5, ssk, k5, k2tog, k1 – 13 sts.

Row 4: Sl1, p7, k5.

Row 5: P5, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1 – 11 sts.

Row 6: Sl1, p5, k5.

Row 7: P5, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1 – 9 sts.

Row 8: Sl1, p3, k5.

Row 9: P5, sssk, k1 – 7 sts.

 

Right Leaf End Pattern

Row 1 (RS): Sl1, ssk, k7, k2tog, p5 – 15 sts.

Row 2 (WS): K5, p10.

Row 3: Sl1, ssk, k5, k2tog, p5 – 13 sts.

Row 4: K5, p8.

Row 5: Sl1, ssk, k3, k2tog, p5 – 11 sts.

Row 6: K5, p6.

Row 7: Sl1, ssk, k1, k2tog, p5 – 9 sts.

Row 8: K5, p4.

Row 9: Sl1, k3tog, p5 – 7 sts.

Pattern Notes

The leaf edging is worked is both directions from a center CO. The body stitches are picked up from the edging and worked from the bottom up. The crescent shape is created with decreases and short rows.

Slip all sts pwise with yarn in front unless otherwise noted.

The lace patterns can be worked from written instruction or charts.

Pattern

Left Edging

CO 10 sts.

Purl 1 row.

Row 1 (RS): K2, work Eyelet Pattern, pm, work Row 1 of Left Leaf Pattern to end – 13 sts.

Row 2 (WS): Cont with Left Leaf Pattern, sm, cont Eyelet Pattern, p1, k1.

Rows 3-180: Cont in patt as est until Rows 1-18 of Left Leaf Pattern has been worked 10 times total.

Rows 181-188: Work Rows 1-8 of Left Leaf Pattern.

Rows 189-197: Work Rows 1-9 of Left Leaf End Pattern – 12 sts.

BO all sts in knit. Break yarn.

Right Edging

Note: On the first repeat, a set-up row for Row 1 is used. Subsequent rep follow the chart.
On the RS, join yarn and pick up and k10 sts from the CO edge.

Next Row (WS): Purl to end.

Set-up Row 1 (RS): Sl1, (k1, yo) twice, k1, M1P, p1, pm, work Eyelet Pattern, k2 – 13 sts.

Row 2 (WS): K1, p1, cont Eyelet Pattern, sm, work Row 2 of Right Leaf Pattern.

Rows 3-180: Cont in patt as est until Rows 1-18 of Right Leaf Pattern has been worked 10 times total.

Rows 181-188: Work Rows 1-8 of Right Leaf Pattern.

Rows 189-197: Work Rows 1-9 of Right Leaf End Pattern – 12 sts.

BO all sts in knit. Do not break yarn.

Body

With RS facing and working yarn, pick up and k132 sts evenly along Right Edging, pm, pick up and k132 sts evenly along Left Edging – 264 sts.

Next Row (WS): Purl.

Set-up Row 1 (RS): K to m, remove m, k5, wrap next st and turn work.

Set-up Row 2 (WS): K10, wrap next st and turn work.

Rows 1-2: K to wrapped st, k wrap together with st, k3, k2tog, wrap next st and turn work – 2 sts dec’d.

Rows 3-4: K to wrapped st, k wrap together with st, k5, wrap next st and turn work.

Rows 5-40: Rep Rows 1-4, 9 more times – 244 sts.

Row 41 (RS): Knit.

Row 42 (WS): Sl1, k to end.
BO as follows: Sl1, *k1, sl st over to BO, yo, k1, sl 2 sts over to BO; rep from * to last st. Pull yarn through.

Finishing

Lightly block to measurements. Weave in ends. yarn ball

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