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  Elegant Evening wrap 

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MATERIALS (sport weight) (40 gram balls) - 41 pair straight knitting needles No. 11 (Canadian Needles No. 1) OR any size needles that will give the stitch gauge given below1 crochet hook Size 5:50 mm (1) GAUGE: 7 sts in garter st = 2 inches

PATTERN STITCH

Rows l and 2: Knit.

Row 3: K 1, * y o, K 9, y o, K 1, repeat from * across Row.

Row 4: K 2, * y o, K 9, y o, K 3, repeat from * across Row, ending K 2 instead of K 3.

Row 5: K 3, * y o, K 1, insert needle in next st as if to K, wrap yarn around needle twice and K (double throw), work a double throw in each of next 6 sts, K 1, y o, K 5, repeat from * across Row ending K 3 instead of K 5.

Row 6: K 5, * (sl 1 st as if to P, dropping extra wraps from needle 7 times, sl these 7 long loops back to left-hand needle and P these 7 sts tog, K 9, repeat from * across Row, ending last repeat K 5 instead of K 9.

Rows 7 and 8: Knit.Row 9: K 5, y o, * K 1, y o, K 9, y o, repeat from * across Row, ending K 1, y o, K 5.

Row 10: K 5, y o, * K 3, y o, K 9, y o, repeat from * across Row, ending K 3, y o, K 5.

Row 11: K a double throw in each of next 4 sts, * K 1, y o, K 5, y o, K 1, K a double throw in each of next 7 sts, repeat from * across Row, ending last repeat a double throw in each of next 4 sts instead of 7.

Row 12: (Sl 1 st as if to P, dropping extra wraps from needle) 4 times, sl these 4 long loops back to left-hand needle and P these 4 sts tog, * K 9, (sl 1 st as if to P, dropping extra wraps from needle) 7 times, sl these 7 long loops back to left-hand needle and P these 7 sts tog, repeat from * across Row, ending (sl 1 as if to P, dropping extra wraps from needle)4 times, sl these 4 long loops back to left-hand needle and P these 4 sts tog.

Repeat these 12 rows for pattern stitch.Cast on 67 sts.

K 6 rows in garter st (3 ridges).

Row 7: K 3, put a marker on needle, work Row 1 of pattern st on next 61 sts, put a marker on needle, K 3. Keeping 3 sts each end of needle in garter st, work 61 sts between markers in pattern st until piece measures 60 inches.

K 8 rows in garter st. Bind off.

Finishing: Work 1 Row s c around shawl.

FRINGE: Cut strands of yarn 10 inches long. Knot 3 strands in every other st across each short end. Trim ends. Steam lightly.

All Shawls 1976 

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