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red heart® soft essentials™ textured triangle knit shawl

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 3-Red Heart® Soft Essentials™ Yarn – Charcoal 
 
MEASUREMENTS: 70" at widest top edge and 30" at longest point at center back

GAUGE: 10 sts = 4" ; 16 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
 
NOTES:
  • Shawl is worked back and forth in rows. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches..
  • Bind off loosely, using a needle size one or two sizes larger.
 
SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
kfb: Knit 1 front and back (increase) Knit next st, then knit it through back loop.
 
SHAWL
Garter Tab
Cast on 2 sts.
Knit 8 rows (4 ridges). Do not turn after last row.
Pick up and knit 4 sts along edges of row, one for each Garter st ridge, pick up 2 sts along cast-on edge – 8 sts.
 
Set Up Rows
Row 1 (wrong side): K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2: K1, kfb, k1, yo, place marker, k2, place marker, yo, kfb, k2 – 12 sts.
Row 3: K2, purl to last 2 sts (slipping markers), k2.
 
Section One
Row 4 (right side): K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 16 sts; 4 sts increased.
Row 5: K2, purl to last 2 sts (slipping markers), k2.
Repeat last 2 rows 13 more times and then Row 4 once more – 72 sts on last row worked. 
Step 2
Section Two
Row 33 (wrong side): Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 34: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 76 sts.
Row 35: Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 36: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 80 sts.
Row 37: K2, p1, [yo, p2tog] to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, [p2tog, yo] to last 3 sts, p1, k2.
Row 38: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 84 sts.
Repeat Rows 35-38 two more times, then Rows 33-35 once – 104 sts on last row worked.  
Step 3
Section Three
Rows 50, 52, 54 and 56 (right side): K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 120 sts on last row worked.
Rows 51, 53 and 55: K2, purl to last 2 sts (slipping markers), k2.
Row 57: Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 58: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 124 sts.
Row 59: Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 60: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 128 sts.
Row 61: K2, p1, [yo, p2tog] to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, [p2tog, yo] to last 3 sts, p1, k2.
Row 62: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 132 sts.
Rows 63 and 65: Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 64: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 136 sts.
Rows 66, 68, 70 and 72: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 152 sts on last row worked.
Rows 67, 69 and 71: K2, purl to last 2 sts (slipping markers), k2. 
Step 4
Section Four
Row 73 (wrong side): Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 74: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 156 sts.
Row 75: Knit to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, knit to end.
Row 76: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 160 sts.
Row 77: K2, p1, [yo, p2tog] to marker, slip marker, p2, slip marker, [p2tog, yo] to last 3 sts, p1, k2.
Row 78: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 164 sts.
Repeat Rows 75-78 four more times – 196 sts on last row worked.
Row 95 (wrong side): Knit.
Row 96: K1, kfb, knit to marker, yo, slip marker, k2, slip marker, yo, knit to last 3 sts, kfb, k2 – 200 sts.
Row 97: Knit.
Bind off loosely knitwise.
 
FINISHING
Weave in ends. Block if needed by spraying with water and allowing shawl to dry.
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Cm = Centimeters
K = Knit
Mm = Millimeters
P = Purl
P2tog = Purl 2 sts together
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
Yo = Yarn Over
= Work directions in brackets the number of times specified
 
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