FREE PATTERN FRIDAY: Hand Beaded Silk Shawl Knitting [Pattern/Kit]

September 14, 2018 0 Comments

Hand Beaded Silk Shawl

BEFORE YOU START

This knit shawl perfectly hugs your neck with our darn good hand beaded silk yarn (our coveted lace weight silk yarn sprinkled with dainty little beads). It's just warm enough and not cumbersome to carry with you. Designed by the awesome Chelsea Scoggin aka @KnittingMunchkin.

Ready to start this 1 skien beauty? 

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PROJECT DETAILS: 

Craft: Knitting
Skill Level: Complex

MATERIALS:
  • 1 Skein DGY Hand Beaded Silk Yarn (Pictured in Party)

  • US 1 (2.25 mm), 24 in. Straight or Circular Needles (not included)

  • Scissors and Tapestry Needle (not included)

  • Stitch Markers


PATTERN NOTES:
  • Gauge: 8 sts =1 inch in Stockinette Stitch

  • Finished dimensions: 50 x 30 inches

  • You can make the width longer by adding more repeats of the Leaf Edge and increases and an equal amount of decreases to retain symmetry.

  • Slip all first stitches purl-wise to create a smooth chain edge.

  • Stitch counts will vary in the areas where the charts are being worked.

  • Stitch counts per row are shown in <brackets>


ABBREVIATIONS:
1/1 LC: Left twisted stitch
1/1 RC: Right twisted stitch
K: Knit
K2TOG: Knit 2 together
KFB: Knit through front and back
M1L: Make one stitch left leaning
M1R: Make one stitch right leaning
P: Purl
PM: Place marker
RS: Right Side
SM: Slip marker
SSK: Slip slip knit
WS: Wrong Side
ST(S): Stitch(es)
[ x ]: Sts from charts (st count will vary)
X#: Repeat pattern in (parenthesis) X# of times
PATTERN:

INCREASE SECTION

(See chart for further details on leaf edging)


Begin: Cast On 23 stitches
Row 1 (RS): K1, pm, k3, (p3, k) X2, p7, k4. <23 sts>
Row 2 (WS): P2, k, p, k7, (p, k3) X2, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 3: Kfb, sm, k3, p3, [m1r, k, m1l], p3, k, p7, k4.
Row 4: P2, k, p, k7, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 5: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k, m1r, k, m1l, k], p3, k, p7, k4.
Row 6: P2, k, p, k7, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 7: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k2, m1r, k, m1l, k2], p3, 1/1 LC, p6, k4.
Row 8: P2, k, p, k6, p2, k3, [p7], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 9: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k7], p3, k, 1/1 LC, p5, k4.
Row 10: P2, k, p, k5, p, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 11: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k3, k2tog], p3, k, p, 1/1 LC, p4, k4.
Row 12 : P2, k, p, k4, p, k2, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 13: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k3], p3, k, p2, 1/1 LC, p3, k4.
Row 14: P2, k, (p, k3) X3, [p4], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 15: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k2], (p3, k) X2, p3, k4.
Row 16: P2, k, (p, k3) x 3, [p3], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 17: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k], p3, k, p3, [m1r, k, k1l], p3, k4.
Row 18: P2, k, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k3, [p2], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 19: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk], p3, k, p3, [k, m1r, k, k1l, k], p3, k4.
Row 20: P2, k, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k3, [p], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 21: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p7, k, p3, [k2, m1r, k, m1l], p3, k4.
Row 22: P2, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k7, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 23: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p7, k, p3, [k7], p3, k4
Row 24: P2, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k7, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 25: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p6, 1/1 RC, p3, [ssk, k3, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 26: P2, k, p, k3, [p5], k3, p2, k6, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 27: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p5, 1/1 RC, k, p3, [k3, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 28: P2, k, p, k3, [p4], k3, p, k, p, k5, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 29: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p4, 1/1 RC, p, k, p3, [k2, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 30: P2, k, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k2, p, k4, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 31: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, 1/1 RC, p2, k, p3, [k, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 32: P2, k, p, k3, [p2], (k3, p) X3, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 33: K1, kfb, knit till marker, sm, k3, (p3, k) X2, p3, [k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 34: P2, k, p, k3, [p], (k3, p) X3, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Repeat: rows 3 – 34 increasing rows until you reach your desired halfway point, or your width is what you desire.  Be sure to end on row 34 or the decrease rows will not be even with the increase rows.

DECREASE SECTION
(See chart for further details on leaf edging)
Row 1: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [m1r, k, m1l], p3, k, p7, k4.
Row 2: P2, k, p, k7, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 3: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k, m1r, k, m1l, k], p3, k, p7, k4.
Row 4: P2, k, p, k7, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 5: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k2, m1r, k, m1l, k2], p3, 1/1 LC, p6, k4.
Row 6: P2, k, p, k6, p2, k3, [p7], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 7: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [k7], p3, k, 1/1 LC, p5, k4.
Row 8: P2, k, p, k5, p, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 9 K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k3, k2tog], p3, k, p, 1/1 LC, p4, k4.
Row 10: P2, k, p, k4, p, k2, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 11: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k3], p3, k, p2, 1/1 LC, p3, k4.
Row 12: P2, k, (p, k3) X3, [p4], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 13: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k2], (p3, k) X2, p3, k4.
Row 14: P2, k, (p, k3) X3, [p3], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 15: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk, k], p3, k, p3, [m1r, k, m1l], p3, k4.
Row 16: P2, k, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k3, [p2], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 17: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, [ssk], p3, k, p3, [k, m1r, k, m1l, k], p3, k4.
Row 18: P2, k, p, k3, [p5], k3, p, k3, [p], k3, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 19: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p7, k, p3, [k2, m1r, k, m1l, k2], p3, k4.
Row 20: P2, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k7, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 21: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p7, k, p3, [k7], p3, k4.
Row 22: P2, k, p, k3, [p7], k3, p, k7, p, k, p, sm, knit till end
Row 23: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p6, 1/1 RC, p3, [ssk, k3, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 24: P2, k, p, k3, [p5], k3, p2, k6, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 25: K1, ssk,, knit till marker, sm, k3, p5, 1/1 RC, k, p3, [k3, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 26: P2, k, p, k3, [p4], k3, p, k, p, k5, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 27: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p4, 1/1 RC, p, k, p3, [k2, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 28: P2, k, p, k3, [p3], k3, p, k2, p, k4, p, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 29: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, p3, 1/1 RC, p2, k, p3, [k, k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 30: P2, k, p, k3, [p2], (k3, p) X3, k, p, sm, knit till end.
Row 31: K1, ssk, knit till marker, sm, k3, (p3, k) X2, p3, [k2tog], p3, k4.
Row 32: P2, k, p, k3, [p], (k3, p) X3, k, p, sm, knit till end.


Repeat:Decrease rows 1-32 until you only have 1 stitch after the slipped marker.  This should be the same number of repeats as you used for the increases.


Finishing: Bind off loosely. Weave in ends.