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ShawlThis free pattern originally published in Ponchos and Shawls, Book No. 967.
Shawl (92 ins. wide, 24 ins. deep): 19 balls
Fringe: 6 balls
NEEDLES—Milwards Circular Knitting Pin, 1 No. 8.
Milwards Tapestry Needle for sewing seam.
5 M/M (No. 6) Milwards "Disc" Crochet Hook for fringe.
Using No. 8 Circular Knitting Pin, cast on 392 stitches.
1st row—K.2 tog., knit to last 2 sts., slip 1, K.1, p.s.s.o.
Rep. 1st row until 2 sts. remain, turn, K.2 tog.
Using No. 8 Circular Knitting Pin, cast on 571 stitches.
** 1st row—K.1, * y.fwd., slip 1, K.1, p.s.s.o., K.1, K.2 tog., y.fwd., K.1, rep. from * to end.
2nd row—P.2 tog., purl to last 2 sts., P.2 tog.
3rd row—K.1, slip 1, K.2 tog., p.s.s.o, * y.fwd., K.3, y.fwd., slip 1, K.2 tog., p.s.s.o., rep. from * to last st., K.1.
4th row—As 2nd row. **
Rep. from ** to ** 23 times. (427 sts.)
Next row—K.197, (K.3 tog.) 11 times, K.197. Cast off.
Using a flat seam, sew shaped edges of center piece to cast-off edge of edging.
Wind yarn round a piece of cardboard 7 ins. wide and cut along one side. Wrong side facing, using 6 strands of yarn and 5 M/M (No. 6) Hook, fold yarn in half and draw a loop through a st. at cast-on edge of edging, pull ends through loop and tighten. Rep. around cast-on edge in every 3rd st.