Yarn

Halli Shawl

By  Laura Nelkin  for  Potter Craft, ©2014

Size: 44"x22"

  • Halli Shawl

Materials

  • Knitwhits Freia Handpaints Freia Denim Ombré Lace, 1 skein
  • Seed beads, size 8/0: Miyuki round, transparent crystal with silver-lining (131S), 10 grams; Toho triangular, transparent crystal and AB finish, 40 grams

Tools

  • Circular knitting needle, size US 5: 24” and 40”, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Dental floss threader
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler

Abbreviations

k: knit
f&b: front and back
rep: repeat
sts: stitch(es)
yo: yarn over

  • Gauge
  • 1. 23 sts and 38 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, blocked.
  • 2. 23 sts and 42 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter stitch, blocked.
  • Special Stitch
  • 1. wrap stitch = *Slip 3 stitches purlwise with yarn in back onto right-hand needle, bring yarn to front, slip sts back to left-hand needle, bring yarn to back; rep from * 3 times more, k these three wrapped sts.
  • Shawl Garter Tab
  • 1. With shorter needle, and using method of your choice, cast on 3 sts.
  • 2. K 6 rows.
  • 3. Turn work 90° clockwise, pick up and k 3 sts along edge (1 in each garter ridge). Turn work 90° clockwise again, and pick up and k 3 sts across cast-on edge-9 sts.
  • Section 1 (4 rows)
  • 1. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to last st, k1-17 sts.
  • 2. Rows 2-4: K to end of row.
  • Section 2 (8 rows)
  • 1. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to last st, k1f& b-34sts.
  • 2. Rows 2-4: K to end of row.
  • 3. Row 5: K to end of row, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
  • 4. Row 6: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 5. Row 7-8: K to end of row.
  • Section 3 (10 rows)
  • 1. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to the last st, k1-67 sts.
  • 2. Rows 2-4: K to end of row.
  • 3. Row 5: K2, *k1, k1 wrapping yarn twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times, k1 wrapping yarn twice, k2; rep from * across to last st, k1.
  • 4. Row 6: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 5. Row 7: K6, *k1, k1 wrapping yarn twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times, k1 wrapping yarn twice, k2; rep from * across to last 5 sts, k5.
  • 6. Row 8: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 7. Rows 9 and 10: K to end of row.
  • Section 4 (24 rows)
  • 1. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2-132 sts.
  • 2. Rows 2 and 3: K to end of row.
  • 3. Row 4: *[K1 wrapping yarn twice] twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times; rep from * to last 2 sts, [k1 wrapping yarn twice] twice.
  • 4. Row 5: K2 dropping extra wrap, *Wrap Stitch (over 3 sts), k2 dropping extra wrap; rep from * to end of row.
  • 5. Rows 6-9: K to end of row.
  • 6. Row 10: K2, *k1, k1 wrapping yarn twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times, k1 wrapping yarn twice, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • 7. Row 11: Knit to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 8. Rows 12-15: K to end of row.
  • 9. Rows 16 and 17: Rep Rows 4 and 5.
  • 10. Rows 18-20: K to end of row.
  • 11. Row 21: K to end of row, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
  • 12. Row 22: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 13. Rows 23 and 24: K to end of row.
  • Section 5 (34 rows)
  • 1. Note: When sts become crowded on your needle, switch to longer needle.
  • 2. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to last st, k1f&b-264 sts.
  • 3. Rows 2-4: K to end of row.
  • 4. Row 5: K to end of row, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
  • 5. Row 6: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 6. Rows 7 and 8: K to end of row. Cut yarn leaving 6" tail and string on all 324 round beads, reattach yarn, and continue on with pattern.
  • 7. Row 9: [K1 wrapping yarn twice] twice, [k1 wrapping yarn twice with two beads] twice,*[k1 wrapping yarn twice] 8 times, [k1 wrapping yarn twice with 2 beads] twice; rep from * to end.
  • 8. Row 10: Beads should be to back of left-hand needle as you work this row: *K Criss-Cross 4, K Criss-Cross 6; rep from * 25 times more, K Criss-Cross 4.
  • 9. Row 11: K to end of row.
  • 10. Row 12: K to end of row, wrapping yarn 3 times for each st.
  • 11. Row 13: *K Criss-Cross 4, K Criss- Cross 6; rep from * 25 times more, K Criss-Cross 4.
  • 12. Row 14: K to end of row.
  • 13. Rows 15-17: Rep Rows 12-14.
  • 14. Row 18: Rep Row 9.
  • 15. Row 19: Beads should be to front of left-hand needle as you work this row: *K Criss-Cross 4, K Criss-Cross 6; rep from * 25 times more, K Criss-Cross 4.
  • 16. Row 20: K to end of row.
  • 17. Rows 21-26: Rep Rows 12-17.
  • 18. Rows 27 and 28: Rep Rows 9-10.
  • 19. Row 29 and 30: K to end of row.
  • 20. Rows 31-34: Rep Rows 5-8.
  • Section 6 (22 rows)
  • 1. Row 1 (Increase row): *K1, yo; rep from * to last st, k1f&b-528 sts.
  • 2. Rows 2-4: K to end of row.
  • 3. Row 5: K to end of row, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
  • 4. Row 6: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 5. Row 7: K to end of row.
  • 6. Row 8: *K1, k1 wrapping yarn twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times, k1 wrapping yarn twice, k2; rep from * to end.
  • 7. Row 9: K to end of row, dropping wraps as you come to them.
  • 8. Rows 10-13: K to end of row.
  • 9. Row 14: K1 wrapping yarn twice, *[k1 wrapping yarn twice] twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times; rep from * to last 2 sts, [k1 wrapping yarn twice] twice.
  • 10. Row 15: K2 dropping extra wrap, *Wrap Stitch (over 3 sts), k2 dropping extra wrap; rep from * to last st, k1 dropping extra wrap.
  • 11. Rows 16 and 17: K to end of row. Cut yarn string on 527 triangular beads, reattach yarn and continue on with pattern.
  • 12. Row 18: *K1, slip 1 bead; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • 13. Row 19: *K1, k1 wrapping yarn twice, [k1 wrapping yarn 3 times] 3 times, k1 wrapping yarn twice, k2; rep from * to end of row.
  • 14. Cut yarn and string on 527 triangular beads with dental floss threader.
  • 15. Row 20: *K1, slip 1 bead; rep from * across to last st, k1, dropping wraps as you reach them.
  • 16. Rows 21 and 22: K to end of row. Bind off. Weave in ends and block.