String of Beads Shawl

Elegant shawls simulates string of beads worked in Cherry Three Hill Yarns

RATING
Experienced

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

19 in. wide x 97 in. long

MATERIALS

* 50 gm/109 yd skeins of Cherry Tree Hill Yarns Possum Paints Worsted (70% superwash merino/30% possum) in Slate (MC)
* 3,50 gm/109 yd skeins each in Brick (A) , Loden (B) and Peach (C)
* Circular knitting needle 40 in. long in size 8 U.S. OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
* Stitch markers
GAUGE
* 16 sts and 24 rows = 4 in. with Cherry Tree Hill Yarns POSSOM PAINTS
* WORSTED in pat st.
* 16 sts and 21 rows = 4 in. in St st.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.



SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

fhb= front side half bead: Turn, sl 1 wyif, k 3, turn, p 4. ohb = back side half bead: Turn, p turn, k 3, sl 1 wyif. SI 2: Slip 2 with yarn in back.
NOTES
Stitches for the entire bottom edge are cast on, then the shawl is worked up to top edge. Decreases are done in the center to shape piece. The 12-stitch pattern repeat is started at right side edge and worked to center. After decrease is worked, pattern re-ceat continues in mirror image across to eft side edge. This is done for balance. SL 2 is always worked as sl 2 wyib. SHAWL: With MC, CO 442 sts.

Bottom Trim:

Row 1: With MC, k 220, place marker, k 2, place marker, k 220.
Row 2: With A, p.
Row 3: With A, p 1, p2tog, p to within 2 sts of first marker, p2tog, p 2 bet markers, p2tog, p to within last 3 sts, p2tog, p 1 – 438 sts.
Row 4: With MC, p.
Row 5: With В, k 1, ssk, k to within 2 sts of first marker, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k to with-in last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1 – 434 sts.
Row 6: With B, k.
Row 7: With MC, rep Row 5 – 430 sts.
Row 8: With C, p.
Row 9: With C, rep Row 3 – 426 sts.
Row 10: With MC, p.
Row 11: With MC, k to within 2 sts of first marker, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k to end -424 sts.
Row 12: With MC, p.
Row 13: With MC, rep Row 11 – 422 sts.
Row 14: With MC, p.

Body of Shawl in Bead pat:

string of beads shawl backRow 1 (RS): With A, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 16 times, fhb, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 9, [fhb, k 12] 16 times, fhb, k 7.
Row 2: With A, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 16 times, bhb, k 18, [bhb, k 12] 16 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 3: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 16 times, sl 2, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 5, [sl 2, k 10] 16 times, sl 2, k 8 — 418 sts.
Row 4: With MC, p.
Row 5: With MC, k to within 2 sts of first marker, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k to end – 416 sts. Row 6: With MC, p.
Row 7: With B, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 16 times, fhb, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, [k 12, fhb] 17 times, k 1 – 414 sts.
Row 8: With B, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 16 times, bhb, k 24, [bhb, k 12] 16 times, bhb, k 1. Row 9: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 16 times, sl 2, k 8, k2tog, k2, ssk, k8, [sl 2, k 10] 16 times, sl 2, k 2 – 412 sts.
Row 10: With MC, p.
Row 11: With MC, rep Row 5-410 sts.
Row 12: With MC, p.
Row 13: With C, kll, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, kll, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 15, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 7-408 sts.
Row 14: With C, kll, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, k 30, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 15: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 11, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 8-406 sts.
Row 16: With MC, p.
Row 17: With MC, rep Row 5 – 404 sts.
Row 18: With MC, p.
Row 19: With A, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 16 times, fhb, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k6, [fhb, k 12] 16 times, fhb, k 1 – 402 sts.
Row 20: With A, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 16 times, bhb, [k 12, bhb] 17 times, k 1.
Row 21: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 16 times, sl 2, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 2, [sl 2, k 10]
16 times, sl 2, k 2 – 400 sts.
Row 22: With MC, p.
Row 23: With MC, rep Row 5 – 398 sts. Row 24: With MC, p.
Row 25: With В, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 9, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 7 – 396 sts.
Row 26: With В, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, k 18, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 27: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 5, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 8 – 394 sts.
Row 28: With MC, p.
Row 29: With MC, rep Row 5 – 392 sts. Row 30: With MC, p.
Row 31: With C, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, [k 12, fhb] 16 times, k 1 – 390 sts.
Row 32: With C, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, k 24, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, k 1.
Row 33: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 2 – 388 sts.
Row 34: With MC, p.
Row 35: With MC, rep Row 5 – 386 sts.
Row 36: With MC, p.
Row 37: With A, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 15, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 7 – 384 sts.
Row 38: With A, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 14 times, k 30, [bhb, k 12] 14 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 39: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 13, [si 2, k 10] 14 times, si 2, k 8 – 382 sts.
Row 40: With MC, p.
Row 41: With MC, rep Row 5 – 380 sts.
Row 42: With MC, p.
Row 43: With B, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 6, [fhb, k 12] 15 times, fhb, k 1 – 378 sts.
Row 44: With B, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 15 times, bhb, [k 12, bhb] 16 times, k 1.
Row 45: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 15 times, sl 2, k 2 – 376 sts.
Row 46: With MC, p.
shawl patternRow 47: With MC, rep Row 5 – 374 sts.
Row 48: With MC, p.
Row 49: With C, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 9, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 7 – 372 sts.
Row 50: With C, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 14 times, bhb, k 18, [bhb, k 12] 14 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 51: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, sl 2, k 4, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 4, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, bhb, k 8 – 370 sts.
Row 52: With MC, p.
Row 53: With MC, rep Row 5 – 368 sts.
Row 54: With MC, p.
Row 55: With A, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, [k 12, fhb] 15 times, k 1 – 366 sts.
Row 56: With A, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 14 times bhb, k 24, [bhb, k 12] 14 times, bhb, k 1.
Row 57: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 10, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, sl 2, k 2 – 364 sts.
Row 58: With MC, p.
Row 59: With MC, rep Row 5 – 362 sts. Row 60: With MC, p.
Row 61: With B, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 15, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 7 – 360 sts.
Row 62: With В, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 13 times, bhb, k 30, [bhb, k 12] 13 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 63: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 11, [sl2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k8-358sts.
Row 64: With MC, p.
Row 65: With MC, rep Row 5 – 356 sts. Row 66: With MC, p.
Row 67: With C, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 6, [fhb, k 12] 14 times, fhb, k 1 – 354 sts.
Row 68: With C, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 29 times, bhb, k 1.
Row 69: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 12] 14 times, sl 2, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 14 times, sl 2, k 2-352 sts.
Row 70: With MC, p.
Row 71: With MC, rep Row 5 – 350 sts.
Row 72: With MC, p.
Row 73: With A, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 9, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, k 7-348 sts.
Row 74: With A, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 13 times, bhb, k 18, [bhb, k 12] 13 times, k 7.
Row 75: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 5, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 5, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 8 – 346 sts.
Row 76: With MC, p.
Row 77: With MC, rep Row 5 – 344 sts.
Row 78: With MC, p.
Row 79: With B, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 8, k2tog, k 2, ssk, [k 12, fhb] 14 times, k 1 – 342 sts.
Row 80: With B, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 13 times,
bhb, k 24, [bhb, k 12] 13 times, bhb, k 1.
Row 81: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 7, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 9, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 2 – 340 sts.
Row 82: With MC, p.
Row 83: With MC, rep Row 5 – 338 sts.
Row 84: With MC, p.
Row 85: With C, k 11, [fhb, k 12] 12 times, fhb, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 15, [fhb, k 12] 12 times, fhb, k 7 – 336 sts.
Row 86: With C, k 11, [bhb, k 12] 12 times, bhb, k30, [bhb, k 12] 12 times, bhb, k 7.
Row 87: With MC, k 8, [sl 2, k 10] 12 times, sl 2, k 11, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 11, [sl 2, k 10] 12 times, sl 2, k 8 – 334 sts.
Row 88: With MC, p.
Row 89: With MC, rep Row 5 – 332 sts.
Row 90: With MC, p.
Row 91: With A, k 5, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 6, [fhb, k 12] 13 times, fhb, k 1 – 330 sts.
Row 92: With A, k 5, [bhb, k 12] 27 times, bhb, k 1.
Row 93: With MC, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 2, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k 2, [sl 2, k 10] 13 times, sl 2, k 2 – 328 sts.
Row 94: With MC, p.
Row 95: With MC, rep Row 5 – 326 sts. Row 96: With MC, p.

OP TRIM:

Row 1: With C, k 1, M1, k to within 2 sts of first marker, k2tog, k 2, ssk, k to within last st, Ml, k 1.
Row 2: With C, k.
Row 3: With MC, rep Row 1.
Row 4: With B, p.
Row 5: With В, p 1, M1, p to within 2 sts of first marker, p2tog, p 2, p2tog, p to within last st, Ml, p 1.
Row 6: With MC, p. Row 7: With A, rep Row 1.
Row 8: With A, k.
Row 9: With MC, rep Row 1.
Row 10: With MC, p. With MC and RS facing, BO all 326 sts using a p st.

FINISHING

Side trim (right half):
With MC and RS facing, PU 68 sts evenly spaced along bead pat edge, bet and not including top and bottom trims. Row 1 (WS): With C,
PU 1 st in color C row of top trim, p to end, PUst in color C row of bottom trim.
Row 2: With C, p 70.
Row 3: With MC, PU 1 st in next MC row of bottom trim, k to end, PU 1 st in MC row of top trim.
Row 4: With B, PU 1 st in color B row of top trim, p to end, PU 1 st in color B row of bottom trim.
Row 5: With B, p 74.
Row 6: With MC, rep Row 4.
Row 7: With A, PU 1 st in color A row of top trim, p across, PU 1 st in color A row of bottom trim.
Row 8: With A, p 78.
Row 9: With MC, PU 1 st in MC row of top trim, p to end, PU 1 st in MC row of bottom trim.
Row 10: With MC, k 80.
BO all 80 sts on WS using a k st.
Side trim: (left half): Work same as Right half. Weave in ends.
Tassels (make 5): Using a 51/2 in. piece of cardboard, wrap MC around 40 times, cut yarn. Holding A, B and C tog, wrap all three yarns around on top of MC 5 times, cut yarn. Slide a length of MC through top of tassel and tie securely. Slide tassel off cardboard. Wrap a length of MC around tassel about 1 in. down from top and tie securely. Cut bottom end loops and trim even. Sew 1 tassel to bottom center back. Sew 1 tassel to each corner of Shawl front.




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