Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Ribbed Shawlette


Hello everyone! This is the third and last shawl I've knitted using Lionbrand Mandala yarn. It is easy and quick to make, looks nice, and could be worn in many ways. The small shawls are a must in every woman's wardrobe, especially those who have an outdoor activities. I hope you enjoy making and wearing it. 

Level: intermediate


Materials:

  • Lion brand Mandala, 5.3 oz/ 150 g, 590 yds/ 450 mt. approx., 100% acrylic, in color “Pegasus”, 210: 1 skein.
  • Size U.S. 8/ 5 mm circular knitting needles 40"/ 100 cm long.
  • Tapestry needle.
  • Stitch marker.


Measurements: 48 inch (122 cm) wide, 17 inch (43 cm) height, approx.

Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows = 4"x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm) in (3 sts ribbed) pattern approx.

Yardage: 585 - 590 yards (535 - 540 meters) approx.






Knitting Terms

  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • k = knit
  • p = purl
  • k2tog = knit 2 sts together
  • ssk = slip, slip, knit, (decrease)
  • sl = slip.
  • wyib = with yarn in back.
  • wyif = with yarn in front.
  • RS = right side
  • WS = wrong side









Instructions:


Note 1: Working with multi-colored yarn, the skein might not start with the color you want to begin working with. in this case, I cut the yarn and reattach it, so that I get the desired color sequence.


Cast on 307 sts, work as follows:

Row 1 (RS): k 5, *p 3, k 3, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k 2, turn.

Row 2 (WS): sl st 1 wyib, p 1, *p 3, k 3, repeat from * to last 5 sts, p 3, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 3: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k 3, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 4: repeat row 2.





Ribs Pattern:

Note: mark the center st of the center (3 k rib).



Row 1: sl st 1 wyib, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 2, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 2: sl st 1 wyib, p 3, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 7 sts, k 3, p 2, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 3: sl st 1 wyib, k 2, p 3, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 6 sts, p 3, k 1, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 4: sl st 1 wyib, p 2, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k 3, p 1, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 5: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, p 3, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 5 sts, p 3, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 6: sl st 1 wyib, p 1, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k 3, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 7: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, p 2, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 4 sts, p 2, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 8: sl st 1 wyib, p 1, k 2, p 3, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 2, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 9: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, p 1, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 3 sts, p 1, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 10: sl st 1 wyib, p 1, k 1, p 3, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 3 sts, k 1, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 11: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to 2 sts before center st, k2tog, k the center st, ssk, * p 3, k 3, Repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 12: sl st 1 wyib, p 4, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.



Repeat these twelve rows seven times, repeat rows 1-6 once, then work as follows:

Row 1: sl st 1 wyib, k 1, p 3, *k 3, p3, repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl st wyib, p 1, turn.

Row 2: sl st 1 wyib, p 1, *k 3, p 3, repeat from * to last 5 sts, k 3, sl st 1 wyif, p 1, turn.

Row 3: repeat row 1.

Row 4: repeat row 2.

Row 5: repeat row 1.

cast off all sts.





Lastly, feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or find something confusing in the pattern.



Happy crocheting/knitting! follow me on Instagram to see my upcoming projects @wiams_crafts.



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