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Rowan Shine Shawl

Craft this luxurious shawl with the stunning new collection from Rowan. With Swarovski violet beads and sumptuous silk haze yarn, this new kit creates a beautiful knitted shawl; perfect for spring evenings and summer weddings

  • Knitting
  • 1-2 hours
  • Intermediate

Materials

  • Yarn - Kidsilk Haze 3 x 25gm (photographed in Dewberry 600)
  • Needles - 1 pair 5mm (no 6) (US 8) needles. 3.00mm (no 11) (US C2/D3) crochet hook
  • Beads - 3 packs of Swarovski Violet Selection

Info

  • Tension - 20 sts and 32 rows to 10 cm measured over patt using 5mm (US 8) needles.
  • Finished Size - Including edging, completed shawl is approx 137 cm (54 in) wide and 57 cm (22½ in) deep.

Crochet Abbreviations

  • beaded ch = slide bead up yarn next to ch just worked and work 1 ch enclosing bead in this ch
  • ch = chain
  • dc = double crochet
  • dtr = double treble
  • ss = slip stitch
  • sp(s) = space(s)

Method: Main Section

  1. Using 5mm (US 8) needles cast on 391 sts.
    Row 1 (WS): K1, *K2tog, K1, rep from * to end. 261 sts. Work in patt and shape shawl as folls:
    Row 1 (RS): K2tog, *yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K1, rep from * to last 7 sts, yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K2tog.

  2. Row 2: K1, P to last st, K1..

  3. Row 3: K2tog, K1, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, yfwd, *K1, yfwd, K1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K1, yfwd, rep from * to last 7 sts, K1, yfwd, (K1, K2tog) twice.

  4. Row 4: K2tog, P to last 2 sts, K2tog. 255 sts. Rep last 4 rows 40 times more. 15 sts.

  5. Row 165: K2tog, yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K1, yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K2tog.

  6. Row 166: K1, P11, K1.

  7. Row 167: K2tog, K1, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, yfwd, K1, yfwd, (K1, K2tog) twice.

  8. Row 168: K2tog, P7, K2tog.

  9. Row 169: K2tog, yfwd, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K2tog.

  10. Row 170: K1, P5, K1.

  11. Row 171: K2tog, yfwd, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K2tog.

  12. Row 172: K2tog, P1, K2tog.

  13. Row 173: Sl 1, K2tog, psso and fasten off.

  14. Method: Edging

  15. Thread beads onto yarn. With RS facing and using 3.00mm (US C2/D3) crochet hook, attach yarn to one end of cast-on edge of main section (at beg of first row knitted) and work along shaped row-end edges as folls: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), work 211 dc evenly along first row-end edge to fasten-off point (this is approx 5 dc for every 4 rows), 1 dc into fasten-off point and place marker on this dc, then work 211 dc along other shaped row-end edge to other end of cast-on edge, turn. 423 sts.

  16. Row 1 (WS): 8 ch, miss dc at base of 8 ch, 1 dc into next dc, *8 ch, miss 2 dc, 1 dc into next dc, rep from * until dc has been worked into marked dc, 8 ch, 1 dc into same marked dc and move marker onto ch sp just worked, **8 ch, miss 2 dc, 1 dc into next dc, rep from ** to last dc, 4 ch, 1 dtr into last dc, turn. 143 ch sps.

  17. Row 2: 8 ch, 1 dc into ch sp partly formed by dtr at end of previous row, *8 ch, 1 dc into next ch sp, rep from * until dc has been worked into marked ch sp, 8 ch, 1 dc into same marked ch sp and move marker onto ch sp just worked, **8 ch, 1 dc into next ch sp, rep from ** until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 4 ch, 1 dtr into same (last) ch sp, turn. 145 ch sps.

  18. Row 3: 4 ch, 1 beaded ch, 4 ch, 1 dc into ch sp partly formed by dtr at end of previous row, *4 ch, 1 beaded ch, 4 ch, 1 dc into next ch sp, rep from * until dc has been worked into marked ch sp, 4 ch, 1 beaded ch, 4 ch, 1 dc into same marked ch sp, **4 ch, 1 beaded ch, 4 ch, 1 dc into next ch sp, rep from ** until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 4 ch, 1 beaded ch, 4 ch, 1 ss into same (last) ch sp. 147 ch sps. Fasten off.