Help with a shawl pattern, please

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I have previously knitted this shawl successfully when I started out learning to machine knit on a Brother 588, for my son who is now 42. I still have the original shawl and even after 3 children it’s so good I cannot give it away. The problem is I no longer have the pattern. I have knitted the centre square and I now need to knit the vertical edge with mitred corners and lace on the edge. It is knitted over approximately 26 stitches. The 8 stitches at the edge are 3 / 4 stitches out of work:-

X X X X X X X X X O X O X O X O X X

Four transfers go to the right and then 4 stitches are transferred to the left, which shows up as a slight shell edge with no cast offs or cast ons. I have punched cards and tried moving stitches in every way I can think of, but I have never tried designing a lace pattern. The.baby is due in mid November and I really need help. I have 4 edges of 330 rows each, plus the mitred corners but in all my books there is nothing vertical with plain stocking stitch and a lace edge. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance, Lynda

Hi Lynda

You might find this link helpful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PqMu7JRPzA&list=UUC3e6GWSUw5P1L8q0jyftTg&index=33

It is a Diana Sullivan video on shaped edgings when knitting lace. I wondered if you could adapt what she does for your shawl.

Sue

Sue P
2015-10-24 12:14:43
Hi again

I also found this page which might help:https://cckittenknits.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/fern-leaf-border-for-afghan-or-jacket/

Sue

Sue P
2015-10-24 12:23:10
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