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Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.

 Lacey Evening Wrap   Exchange to crochet    

MATERIALS:  Sport weight  (40 gram balls) - 7

  1 pair straight knitting needles No. 6 (Canadian Needles No. 8) OR ANY SIZE NEEDLES THAT WI LL GIVE THE STITCH GAUGE GIVEN BELOW

GAUGE: 6 sts = 1 inch


Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: * (K 2 tog) 3 times, (y o, K 1)6 times, (K 2 tog)3 times, repeat from * across Row.

Row 4: Knit.

Repeat these 4 rows for pattern stitch.

Cast on 136 sts.

K 7 rows in garter st.

Row 8: K 5, put a marker on needle, work Row 1 of pattern st on next 126 sts, put a marker on needle, K 5. Keeping 5 sts each end in garter st, work 126 sts between markers in pattern st until piece measures 60 inches.

K 7 rows in garter st. Bind off.

FINISHING: FRINGE: Cut strands of yarn 14 inches long. Knot 10 strands in the first and then every 5th  st across both short ends. Trim evenly. Steam lightly. 

All Shawls 1976