Pearl


Pearl

Pearl Shawl

About:

This breathtakingly soft, light, extra fine merino wool scarf is luxuriously stylish and lightweight. Knitted in four sections, the shade sets off the pattern beautifully, and is a lovely accompaniment to both day dresses or evening-wear. (LK Magazine)

Sizes:

One Size

Materials:

Yarn: Sublime Lustrous Extra Fine Merino DK, shade 294 Folie, 5 25g Ball
Needles: circular 4mm (60 cm)
Notions: stitch marker, darning needle, row counter

Gauge:

26 sts and 30 rows = 10 cms (4 inches) stocking stitch, 4mm needles

Instructions are provided in written format.
Originally published February 2013
Photography: Let’s Knit! Magazine (main photo) Kelly Menzies

Pearl 1 Pearl 2

Directions:

Using 4mm circular needle cast on 14 sts
Row 1 and all odd rows: k2, p to last two sts, k2
Row 2: sl 1, k4, yfwd, k5, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2. 16 sts
Row 4: sl 1, k5, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1.14 sts
Row 6: sl 1, k4, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1. 13 sts
Row 8: sl 1, k3, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1. 12 sts
Row 10: sl 1, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1. 11 sts
Row 12: (sl 1, k1,) twice, psso, k2, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2. 12 sts
Row 14: sl 1, k1, (k3, yfwd,) twice, k2tog, yfwd, k2.14 sts

Increasing Section

Row 1: k2, p to last two sts, pm, m1, k2
Row 2: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, yfwd, k5, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 3 and each rem odd row for this section: k2, p to marker, sm, m1, p to last two sts, k2
Row 4: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k4, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 6: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 8: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 10: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 12: sl 1, k1, k to marker, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 14: sl 1, k1, k to marker, (k3, yfwd,) twice, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Rep Row 1 to 14 seven times, working Row 1 as Row 3

[You will have nine patt reps in total from the cast on edge, approx 30.5cms in width. 70 sts
Straight sectionWork straight as folls for a further 81cm

Row 1 and all odd rows: k2, p to last two sts, k2
Row 2: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, yfwd, k5, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 4: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k4, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 6: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 8: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 10: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 12: sl 1, k1, k to marker, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 14: sl 1, k1, k to marker, (k3, yfwd,) twice, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Work should meas approx 116.5cm, with seventeen pattern repeats

Decreasing Section

Row 1 and all odd rows: k2, p to marker, sm, p2tog tbl, p to last two sts, k2
Row 2: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, yfwd, k5, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 4: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k4, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 6: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k3, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 8: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 10: sl 1, k1, k to marker, k1, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, (yfwd, k2tog,) twice, k1
Row 12: sl 1, k1, k to marker, sl 1, k1, psso, k2, yfwd, k1, yfwd, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Row 14: sl 1, k1, k to marker, (k3, yfwd,) twice, k2tog, yfwd, k2
Cont with the dec section until you have 14 sts left
Rep the very first 14 rows of patt once

Cast off

To Make Up

Weave in loose ends. Wet-block scarf, pinning lace section open

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