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Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.

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MATERIALS (bulky weight)

BERNAT DANISH BULKY (2 oz. balls) - 10

1 BERNAT-Aero circular knitting needle No. 13 (Canadian Needle No. 00) OR ANY SIZE NEEDLE THAT WI LL GIVE THE STITCH GAUGE GIVEN BELOW

GAUGE: 5 sts = 2 inches 9 rows = 2 inches

Cast on 132 sts.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: K 1, P 1, K 2 tog, K to last 4 sts, K 2 tog, P 1, K 1.

Repeat these 2 rows until there are 8 sts on needle.

Bind off.

FINISHING: FRINGE: Cast on 8 sts and work as follows:

Row l: (Yo, P2 tog) 4 times.

Repeat this Row until piece is long enough to fit around shaped edges of shawl without stretching. Bind off 4 sts. Fasten off.

Ravel last 3 sts in every other Row across. Sew unraveled edge to shaped edges of shawl.

From The Great Cover-ups 1978