Red Heart® Boutique™ Unforgettable™ Lafayette Shawl (Knit)
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Red Heart® Boutique™ Unforgettable™ Lafayette Shawl (Knit)

Wear this shawl with the point in the front or in the back, as your occasion or mood requires. Red Heart's soft roving yarn comes in amazing colors that change as you are knitting.

Designed by Julie Farmer.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Boutique Unforgettable™

 

Material List

  • Red Heart® Boutique™ Unforgettable™ Yarn – Echo (2 Balls)
  • Knitting Circular Needles, Size 5mm [US 8], 32" Long or Longer
  • Stitch Markers
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Cast on 3 sts.

Center Back Neck

Knit 5 rows.

Set-Up Row (Right Side): K3, pick up and k3 sts evenly spaced across side edge of piece, pick up and k3 sts evenly spaced across cast-on edge—9 sts.

 

Body of Shawl

Row 1 (Wrong Side): K2, place marker, yo, p5, yo, place marker, k2—11 sts.

Row 2 (Right Side): K2, slip marker, yo, k3, yo, place marker, k1, place marker, yo, k3, yo, slip marker, k2—15 sts.

Row 3: K2, slip marker, yo, purl to last marker, yo, slip marker, k2—17 sts.

Row 4: K2, slip marker, yo, knit to next marker, yo, slip marker, k1, slip marker, yo, knit to last marker, yo, slip marker, k2—21 sts.

Rows 5–12: Repeat last 2 rows 4 more times—45 sts.

 

Garter Stitch Eyelet Pattern

Row 13: K2, slip marker, yo, knit to last marker, yo, slip marker, k2—47 sts.

Row 14: K2, slip marker, yo, k1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to next marker, yo, slip marker, k1, slip marker, yo, **k2tog, yo; repeat from ** to 1 st before last marker, k1, yo, slip marker, k2—51 sts.

Row 15: Repeat Row 13—53 sts. 

Row 16: Repeat Row 4—57 sts.

Row 17–26: Repeat Rows 3 and 4 five more times—87 sts.

 

Garter Stitch Eyelet Pattern

Row 27: Repeat Row 13—89 sts.

Row 28: K2, slip marker, yo, k1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to 1 st before next marker, k1, yo, slip marker, k1, slip marker, yo, k1, **k2tog, yo; repeat from ** to 1 st before last marker, k1, yo, slip marker, k2—93 sts.

Row 29: Repeat Row 13—95 sts. 

Rows 30–40: Repeat Rows 16–26—129 sts.

Rows 41–96: Repeat Rows 13–40 two more times—297 sts.

Rows 97–99: Repeat Rows 13–15—305 sts.

 

Lower Garter Stitch Border

Row 100: K2, slip marker, yo, knit to last marker, yo, slip marker, k2—307 sts.

Row 101: K2, slip marker, yo, knit to next marker, yo, slip marker, k1, slip marker, knit to last marker, yo, slip marker, k2—311 sts.

Rows 102 and 103: Repeat last 2 rows—317 sts.

Bind off.

 

FINISHING

Weave in ends. Block lightly, if desired.

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

Craft Notes

 

GAUGE:

18 sts = 4"
24 rows = 4" in pattern.

CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge. Shawl measures 60" wide (measured across top edge) and 18" long (measured from center back neck to point).