Contralto Shawl

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64 inches in length

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"DAWN" BULKY YARN

20 ounces Light Blue or color of your choice
1 pr. wooden knitting needles No. 11
1 double pointed needle
Aluminum crochet hook size I

Gauge: 7 garter sts = 2 inches; 5 garter st rows = 1 inch

Cast on 30 stitches (sts) and work in garter st [Knit (K) each row] for 11 inches.
Next Row: Increase 5 sts evenly spaced. Work in pattern as follows:
1st Row: K 5, * slip (sl) 1, K 1, pass slip st over K st (p.s.s.o.), yarn over (y o), K 1, y o, K 2 together (tog), K 5, repeat from * across row.
2nd Row: K 5, * Purl (P) 5, K 5, repeat from * across row. Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twice.
7th Row: K 5, * sl the next 3 sts on a double pointed needle and hold in back of work, K the next 2 sts, replace the last st on double pointed needle onto the left hand needle and K. this st, K the 2 remaining sts from opposite end of double pointed needle, K 5, repeat from * across row.
8th Row: Same as 2nd row. Repeat the last 8 rows once.
17th Row: Increase (inc) in 1st st, K 4, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
18th Row: Same as 2nd row but end with P 1.
19th Row: Increase in 1st st, then work same as 1st row.
20th Row: Same as 2nd row but end with P 1, inc in last st.
21st Row: Inc in 1st st, K 2, then work the remainder of row same as 1st row.
22nd Row: Same as 2nd row but end with P 3, inc in next st.
23rd Row: Slip 1st 3 sts on a double pointed needle and hold in back of work, K the next 2 sts, replace the last st on double pointed needle onto left hand needle and K this st, K the 2 remaining sts from opposite end of double pointed needle, K 5, * sl the next 3 sts on double pointed needle and hold in back of work, K the next 2 sts, replace the last st on double pointed needle onto left hand needle and K this st, K the 2 remaining sts from opposite end of double pointed needle, K 5, repeat from * across row.
24th Row: Same as 2nd row but end with P 5.
25th Row: Inc in 1st st, K 1, y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, then work same as 1st row.
26th Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 2.
27th Row: Inc in 1st st, K 1, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K. 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
28th Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 2, inc in next st.
29th Row: Inc in 1st st, K 3, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
30th Row: Same as 2nd row.
31st Row: Same as 7th row.
32nd Row: Same as 2nd row.
Repeat from the 17th through the 32nd row 3 times. Repeat from the 17th through the 24th row once.
Next Row: K 2, y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, then work same as 1st row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 1, * sl 1, K 1. p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 1, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5. repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 1, * sl next 3 sts on a double pointed needle and hold in back of work, K 2, replace the last st on double pointed needle onto left hand needle and K this st, K the 2 remaining sts from opposite end of double pointed needle, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 1, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row. Repeat last 8 rows 12 times.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 2 tog (y o, K 2 tog) twice, K 5, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: (K 2 tog) 3 times, K 4, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o, y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending last repeat with P 2.
Next Row: K 7, * cable twist over next 5 sts, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: K 5, * P 5, K 5, repeat from * across row ending with P 2 tog.
Next Row: K 2 tog, K 4, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: K 5, * P 5, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: K 2 tog, K 3, * sl 1, K 1. p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o,
K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 4.
Next Row: K 2 tog, K 2, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 3.
Next Row: K 2 tog, K 1, * cable twist over next 5 sts, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 2.
Next Row: K 2 tog, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row. Repeat the last 16 rows 3 times.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending with K 1.
Next Row: K 2 tog (y o, K 2 tog) twice, K 5, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o, y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: (K 2 tog) 3 times, K 4, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: * K 5, P 5, repeat from * across row ending last repeat with P 2.
Next Row: K 7, * cable twist over next 5 sts, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: K 5, * P 5, K 5, repeat from # across row ending with P 2 tog.
Next Row: K 2 tog. K 4, * sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., y o, K 1, y o, K 2 tog, K 5, repeat from * across row.
Next Row: Same as 2nd row.
Next Row: Same as 1st row.
Next Row: Same as 2nd row.
Next Row: Same as 1st row.
Next Row: Same as 2nd row.
Next Row: Same as 7th row.
Next Row: Same as 2nd row.
Next Row: Same as 1st row. Repeat the last 8 rows once. Repeat the 2nd row and 1st row once.
Next Row: K across row decreasing 5 sts evenly spaced. Work even in garter st until garter st section measures 11 inches ending on right side, bind off.
Fold each garter st section in half on wrong side. Sew side edges together. Turn inside out and sew top edge of pockets about 1 inch in from each side. With right side of work toward you and working along curved edge, attach yarn at top of pocket and work a row of single crochet (sc) along curved edge to top of other pocket.


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