Instructions

Gauge: Working in garter st with one strand each of Dune and Salsa and two strands of Zucca, 4 sts and 4 rows = 4 inches. Slight variations in gauge will change the finished size of the shawl a bit.

Techniques/stitches used: Refer to knitting/crocheting abbreviations below.

Garter stitch: Garter st:

  • Row 1 (RS): K across row.
  • Row 2 (WS): K across row.
  • Rep Rows 1 and 2 as directed.

DIRECTIONS: Working with two strands of Zucca yarn and one strand each of Dune and Salsa yarns, cast on 2 sts.

  1. Row 1: K 1, yo, k to end of row.
  2. Repeat Row 1 until work measures 19 inches from beginning row.
  3. Next Row: K 1, yo, k across to last st, yo, k 1.
  4. Repeat Next Row until there are 3 yards of Zucca yarn remaining.
  5. Bind off, cut Zucca yarn only and fasten off cut yarn.
  6. Attach another strand of Salsa yarn so there are two strands of Salsa and one strand of Dune.
  7. Working with three strands as one and using crochet hk, [ch 2, sc into every other st along last row and into end of each row] around, join with a sl st in beg ch-2. Fasten off.
  8. Use the crochet hk to weave in the loose ends.

FINISHED SIZE: Triangle-shaped shawl is about 28 inches deep x 50 inches wide.

Abbreviations

  • dec decrease
  • inc increase
  • k knit
  • p purl
  • psso pass slipped st over
  • rem remaining
  • beg beginning
  • lp(s) loop(s)
  • rep repeat
  • rnd(s) round(s)
  • RS right side
  • sl slip
  • st(s) stitch(es)
  • tog together
  • WS wrong side
  • yo yarn over
  • * or [ ] Instructions after * or ­between brackets are ­repeated a ­given number of times.
  • ( ) Instructions in ­parentheses are all worked in one stitch or space as ­indicated.

Simple and Elegant Knit Shawl from Sue Childress of Judson, Texas