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Shirley Baby Shawl

shetland baby shawl with doted lace centre and wave patterned border

Materials and Size

Patons Beehive Baby Wool

45 ins. x 45 ins - 12 balls

Knitting Needles, 1 pair UK No 9/3.75mm/US 5

Tension

To get these measurements it is absolutely necessary to work at a tension to produce 7½ stitches to the inch in width, measured over stocking stitch.

Pattern

The Centre

Cast on 187 stitches.

** 1st row: Slip 1, knit plain to end of row.

2nd and alt rows: Like 1st row.

3rd row: Slip 1, K2, * yo, K2tog, K4, rep from * to last 4 sts, yo, K2tog, K2.

5th row: Slip 1, * K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, rep from * to last 6 sts, K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1.

7th row: Like 1st row.

9th row: Slip 1, K5, * yo, K2tog, K4, rep from * to last 7 sts, yo, K2tog, K5.

11th row: Slip 1, K3, * K2tog, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, rep from to last 3 sts, K3.

12th row: Like 1st row. **

chart for the previous twelve rows

Rep. from ** to ** twenty-four times, then rows 1-8 incl. once. Cast off.

The Border

Cast on 3 stitches.

1st row: K2, inc once in last st

2nd and alt rows: Knit plain.

3rd row: K3, inc once in last st

5th row: Yo, K1, K2tog, yo, K1, inc once in last st

7th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) twice, K1, inc once in last st

9th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K1, inc once in last at.

11th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, inc once in last at.

13th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5, inc once in last st

15th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K4, inc once in last st

17th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K4, inc once in last st

19th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K4, inc once in last st

21st row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) five times, inc once in last st

23rd row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K7, inc once in last st

25th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K9, inc once in last st

27th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K11, inc once in last st

29th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K13, inc once in last st

31st row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K12 inc once in last st

33rd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice (yo, K2tog) three times, K12, inc once in last st

35th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K12, inc once in last st

37th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) nine times, inc once in last st

39th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, K2tog, yo, K2tog, yo, K1, inc once in last st

41st row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K1, inc once in last st

43rd row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K1, inc once in last st

45th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K 5, inc once in last st

47th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, K2.

49th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, inc once in last st

51st row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, {yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, inc once in last st

53rd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) thirteen times, inc once in last st

55th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, yo, K2tog, inc once in last st

57th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog, inc once in last st

59th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K4, yo, K2tog, K5, inc once in last st

61st row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K 5, yo, K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog, K2, inc once in last st

63rd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K 2, inc once in last st

65th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K3, inc once in last st

67th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K9, inc once in last st

69th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) seventeen times, inc once in last st

71st row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) five times, inc once in last st

73rd row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) five times, inc once in last st

75th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K4, yo, K2tog, K13, inc once in last st

77th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog, K3) twice, yo, K2tog, inc once in last st

79th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice,yo, K1, yo, K2tog, inc once in last st

81st row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, inc once in last st, (47 sts).

** 82nd row: Knit plain.

83rd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K16, yo, K2tog

85th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) eighteen times, K4, yo, K2tog

87th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) six times, K3, yo, K2tog

89th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) six times, K2, yo, K2tog

91st row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K4, yo, K2tog, K16, yo, K2tog

93rd row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5, yo, K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog, K3, yo, K2tog, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog

95th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, yo, K2tog

97th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K1, yo, K2tog **

Rep. from ** to ** nineteen times.

Proceed as follows:

1st and alt rows: K2tog, knit plain to end of row.

2nd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K17.

4th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) seventeen times, K6.

6th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, (yo, K2tog) five times, K4.

8th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, yo, K2tog, K2, (yo, K2tog) five times, K2.

10th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K4, yo, K2tog, K13.

12th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5, yo, K2tog, K2, yo, K2tog, K8.

14th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K6.

16th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K1, yo, K2tog, K5.

18th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K9.

20th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) thirteen times, K6.

22nd row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K1, yo, K2tog, K4.

24th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K3, (yo, K2tog, K2) twice.

26th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K4, yo, K2tog, K5.

28th row: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5, yo, K2tog, K4.

30th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K3, yo, K2tog, K3.

32nd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2, yo, K2tog, K2.

34th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1, yo, K2tog, K1.

36th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) eleven times, yo, K2 .

38th, 40th, 42nd and 44th rows: yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K10, (K2tog, yo) three times, KA.

46th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) three times, K1.

48th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) twice, yo, K1

50th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10, (yo, K2tog) twice.

52nd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) nine times.

54th, 56th, 58th and 60th rows: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K13 .

62nd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K10.

64th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K8.

66th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K6.

68th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) five times.

70th, 72nd, 74th and 76th rows: Yo, K1, (K2tog, yo) three times, K5.

78th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times, K2.

80th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) three times.

82nd row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, (yo, K2tog) twice.

84th row: Yo, (K2tog) twice, yo, K2tog

86th row: Yo, K1, K2tog, K1.

87th and 88th rows: Knit plain.

Cast off.

Work three more pieces in same manner.

To Make Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Using a flat seam, sew borders in position along each side of centre, joining together at corners.

Finally, press all seams.


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