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