Fancy Two-Colored Shawl
175g of grey Silkhair Melange Lana Grossa yarn (70% mohair, 30% silk; 210m/25g);
500g of beige Spring Lana Grossa yarn (58% viscose, 27% polyamide, 15% cashmere; 150m/50g);
Circular knitting needles 6;
Crochet hook 5.
Size: 185 x 58 cm.
Note: work in 2 threads of yarn.
Garter stitch: knit sts.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Pattern with rhombs: work due to the scheme A on 36 sts between arrows. Make sts as they face in WS rows. Make 1st-38th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-38th rows.
Grate pattern: due to the scheme B on 12 sts. Repeat 1st-8th rows.
Stitches control: pattern with rhombs: 36 sts x 22 rows = 17 x 10 cm;
Grate pattern: 12 sts x 22 rows = 8 x 10 cm.
Cast on 84 sts with double yarn and make 2 cm = 4 rows of garter stitch and 2 rows of stockinette stitch, increase 26 x 1 st cross st in the 1st row of stockinette stitch after every 3rd st = 110 sts. After that, work in the following order: 1 selvage st, * 12 sts of grate pattern, 36 sts of rhombs pattern*; repeat from * to * x once, 12 sts of grate pattern, 1 selvage st. Make 1st-38th rows of pattern with rhombs, then, repeat 3rd-38th rows x once, finish with the 3rd-4th rows = totally, 400 rows of pattern. Make 1 row of knit sts, make every 3rd and 4th sts together x 26 times = 84 sts. Make 4 rows of garter stitch for placket and bind off sts loosely. Fasten the long sides with 1 row of slip sts in 2 threads of yarn.