Name
Shawl Shapes with Modular Construction (NEW!)
Date
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Advanced Beginner
Teacher:
Paula Pereira
Category
Accessories, Design, Knitting
Class Details:

Explore 3 different asymmetrical triangular shawls with modular construction. The idea is to explore the possibilities of knitting in different directions, after picking up stitches from an edge of the previous shape. It is a creative way to knit asymmetrical triangular shawls with infinite possibilities of colorwork and textures!

Homework:

Knit the following swatches (modules):
*Suggestion: place a locking marker on the right side of the fabric.*

1. Basic Triangular 1 (Equilateral Triangle)
Using your favorite Cast On method, CO 3 sts.
Inc Set Up Row (RS): K1, kfb, p1. (1 st inc’d)—4 sts rem.
Next Row (WS): K to last st, p1.
Inc Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to last 2 sts, kfb, p1. (2 sts inc’d)
Next Row (WS): K to last st, p1.
Repeat last 2 rows a further 7 times (16 rows total)—20 sts rem.
BO all sts.

2. Basic Triangular 2 (Right Triangle)
Using your favorite Cast On method, CO 20 sts.
Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, k to last st, p1. (1 st dec’d)
Next Row (WS): K to last st, p1.
Repeat last 2 rows until 3 sts left.
Next Row (RS): K1, ssk. (1 st dec’d)
BO all sts.

3. Basic Triangular 3 (Right Triangle)
Using your favorite Cast On method, CO 20 sts.
Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, k to last st, p1. (1 st dec’d)
Next Row (WS): K to last st, p1.
Next Row: K to last st, p1.
Dec Row: K to last 3 sts, k2tog, p1.
Next Row: K to last st, p1.
Next Row: K to last st, p1.
Repeat last 6 rows until 3 sts left.
Next Row (RS): K1, ssk. (1 st dec’d)
BO all sts.

4. Parallelogram
Using your favorite Cast On method, CO 18 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, kfb, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, p1.
Next Row (WS): K to last st, p1.
Repeat last 2 rows a further 15 times (32 rows total).

5. Sideways Triangular
Using your favorite Cast On method, CO 4 sts.
Inc Set Up Row: K to last 2 sts, kfb, p1. (1 st inc’d)—5 sts rem.
Next Row (RS): K to last st, p1.
Inc Row (WS): K to last 2 sts, kfb, p1. (1 st inc’d).
Repeat last 2 rows a further 14 times (30 rows total)—20 sts rem.
BO all sts.

Supplies for Class:

- Download the handout (available the week of class)
- Homework swatches
- 20 yds of DK to worsted weight yarn in light color
- 20 yds of DK to worsted weight yarn in contrasting color
- 1 circular needle suitable for the chosen yarn
- 1 circular needle in a smaller size
- paper and pencil for notes