Baby’s Lacey Shawl

This vintage knitting pattern creates an adorable knitted baby shawl.

Baby’s Lacey Shawl

What you need

13 ozs (365 g) 4 ply wool
1 pair No 9 (5.5 Knitting needles

Measurements
39 inch (1 m) square
TENSION
Lists, and 17 rows to 2 inch (5 cm).




Instructions

CENTRE

Cast on 157 sts.

1st row: *k.1, y.fwd., sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o., k.1, k.2 tog., y.fwd.; rep. from * to last St.,  k.1.

2nd and alt. rows: p.

3rd row: *k.2, y.fwd., k.3, y.fwd., k.1; rep. from * to last St., k.1.

5th row: k.2 tog., *y.fwd., sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o., k.1, k.2 tog., y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o.;

rep. from *ending last rep. sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o.

7th row: *k.1, k.2 tog., y.fwd., k.1, y.fwd., sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o.; rep. from * to last St., k.1.

9th row: as 3rd row.

11th row: *k.1, k.2 tog., y.fwd., sl.1, k.2 tog., p.s.s.o., y.fwd., sl.1, k.1, p.s.s.o.; rep.

From * to last St., k.1.

12th row: p.

These 12 rows form center pattern. Rep. patt. until work

Measures 30 in. (approx. 21 patts.). Cast off.

Center of shawl is worked first, then the stitches picked up along each side and the patterned border added.

Border Pattern  Make 4 alike.

With right side of work facing pick up and Knit 155 stitches along one side of the center.

Knit 1 row.

1st row: k 1,  yfwd,  k 2,

*yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 5, k 2 tog, yfwd, k 1; rep from *

k 1, yfwd, k 1.

2nd and alt rows: p

3rd row: k 1, yfwd, k4,

*yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 3, k 2 tog, yfwd, k3; rep from *

k 1, yfwd, k1.

5th row: k 1, yfwd, k 6,

*yfwd, s 1, k1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, yfwd, k5; rep from * to last 2 sts,

k 1, yfwd, k 1 .

7th row: k1, yfwd, k8,

*yfwd, s 1, k 2 tog, psso, yfwd, k 7; rep from * to last 2 sts,

k 1, yfwd, k 1.

9th row: k 1, yfwd,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to the last 2 sts,

k 1, yfwd, k 1.

11th row: k1, yfwd, k1,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to last 3 sts,

k 2, yfwd, k 1.

13th row: k1, yfwd, k 2 tog, yfwd,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to last 4 sts,

k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, yfwd, k 1.

15th row: k1, yfwd, k1,

*k 2 tog, yfwd, k 1, yfwd, s 1, k1, psso; rep from * ,

K1, yfwd, k 1.

17th row: k 1, yfwd, k 2,

*k 2 tog, yfwd, k 1, yfwd, s 1, k1, psso; rep from * to last 3 sts,

k 2, yfwd, k 1.

19th row: k 1, yfwd, k 2,

*yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k3, k 2 tog, yfwd, k3; rep from * ending last rep with k 2, yfwd, k 1.

21st row: k 1, yfwd, k 4,

*yfwd, s 1, k1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, yfwd, k 5;  rep from * ending last rep with k 4, yfwd, k 1.

23rd row: k 1, yfwd, k 6,

*yfwd, s 1, k 2 tog, psso, yfwd, k 7; rep from * ending last rep with k 6, yfwd, k 1.

25th row (as 15th row):

k1, yfwd, k1,

*k 2 tog, yfwd, k 1, yfwd, s 1, k1, psso; rep from * ,

K1, yfwd, k 1.

27th row (as 17th row):

k 1, yfwd, k 2,

*k 2 tog, yfwd, k 1, yfwd, s 1, k1, psso; rep from * to last 3 sts,

k 2, yfwd, k 1.

29th row (as 9th row):

k 1, yfwd,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to the last 2 sts,

k 1, yfwd, k 1.

31st row (as 11th row):

k1, yfwd, k1,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to last 3 sts,

k 2, yfwd, k 1.

33rd row (as 13th row):

k1, yfwd, k 2 tog, yfwd,

*k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 2 tog, yfwd; rep from * to last 4 sts,

k 1, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, yfwd, k 1.

35th row: k1, yfwd, k5,

*k 2 tog, yfwd, k 3, yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 3; rep from * to last 3 sts,

k 2, yfwd, k 1.

37th row: k 1, yfwd, k 2,

*yfwd, s 1, k 1, psso, k 1, k 2 tog, yfwd, k5; rep from * ending last rep

with k 2,

yfwd, k 1.

39th row: k1, yfwd, k4,

*yfwd, s 1, k2 tog, psso, yfwd, k7; rep from * ending last rep with k 4, yfwd, k 1.

40th row: k.

41st row: k.

42nd row: k.

Cast off.

TO COMPLETE :- Join mitred edges at four corners.

This beautiful Shawl was originally a vintage pattern that has been lovingly revised by Diane Smith. Thank you Diane

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