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Multi Colored Knitted Shawl   

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MATERIALS FOR STRIPED SHAWL

(Bulky weight) Bernatkrysta (2 oz. skeins)

- 1 Color A

- 2 Color B

- 3 Color C

- 4 Color D

FOR ONE COLOR SHAWL

(Bulky weight) Bernatkrysta (2 oz. skeins) - 10

1 BERNAT-Aero circular knitting needle No. 11 (Canadian Needle No. 1) OR ANY SIZE NEEDLE THAT WI LL GIVE THE STITCH GAUGE GIVEN BELOW

  GAUGE

3 sts = 1 inch 6 rows or 3 garter st ridges = 1 inch

Starting at center neck edge, using Color A, cast on 15 sts.

Note First 5 and last 5 stitches are for the border.

Row 1: K 5 (border), put a marker on needle, y o, K 2 tog, y o, put a marker on needle, K 1, put a marker on needle, y o, K 2 tog, y o, put a marker on needle, K 5 (border).

Rows 2, 4 and 6: Knit.

Row 3: K 5,  y o, K 3, y o, K 1, y o, K 3, y 0, K 5.

Row 5: K to first marker, slip marker y o, K to 2nd marker, slip marker  y o, K 1, y o, sl 3rd marker, K to 4th marker, slip marker  y o, K to end of Row.

Repeat the last 2 rows until there are 19 ridges at each end of needle, ending with Row 6.

Break off Color A. Join Color B and repeat Rows 5 and 6 until there are 17 Color B ridges at each end of needle, ending with Row 6.

Break off Color B. Join Color C and repeat Rows 5 and 6 until there are 17 Color C ridges at each end of needle, ending with Row 6.

Break off Color C. Join Color D and repeat Rows 5 and 6 until there are 17 Color D ridges at each end of needle, ending with Row 6.

Bind off loosely as if to K. Seam cast on sts tog at center.

FOR ONE COLOR SHAWL: Using color desired, work in same manner, omitting striping pattern.

From  BERNAT HANDICRAFRER The Great Cover-ups 1978  

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