Monday, 14 July 2014

Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern

Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Pattern

If you fancy expanding your knitting skills beyond baby makes, but not quite ready for a full grown up project, try your hand at this cute knitted girl lacy bellflowers shrug. Fits 9-10 yrs old and beyond.
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Back View

I am happy to share my pattern notes for this girl lacy bellflowers shrug knitting pattern for free, providing that you follow this copyright notice:

Copyright Notice
Feel free to share a link to this pattern by linking to my blog and giving copyright credit to © CraftsAdore, but do not copy the pattern and claim as your own. The pattern is as-is, and I cannot provide any individual support on it. This pattern may not be used to produce items for commercial purposes - you may knit from this pattern for own personal use only or for charity. Please feel free to share your finished project by adding your comment to this post. ❤ Happy Knitting! 


Terms:
K knit
P Purl
Sl1 Slip one stitch purlwise
M1:  Make 1 (a method of increasing which is almost invisible, done by inserting tip of left needle underneath the little "bar" of yarn which runs between the needles, from front to back, forming a new stitch on the left needle, and then knitting into the *back* of that new stitch)
K2tog:  Knit two stitches together
P2tog:  Purl two stitches together
YO:  Yarn over (bring yarn from back of work to front of work -- makes a hole if "knitting" all stitches)
KFB: Knit into the front and back of each stitch

CO 109st in long tail cast on using 3.75mm circular needles & DK yarn (I used baby soft colour changing yarn).
Allow 11st either side for ribbing = 22st
5 columns of bellflower repeat = 17 * 5 + 2= 87

Bottom Ribbing:
Row 1 WS:             Sl1 purlwise, Knit (this will be the wrong side of your work) all st
Row 2 RS:              Sl1 purlwise, Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch till last st, K1
Row 3 WS:             Sl1 purlwise, * (K2tog, P2tog) rep from * till last st, K1
Row 4 RS:              Sl1 purlwise, Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch till last st, K1
Row 5 WS:             Sl1 purlwise, * (K2tog, P2tog) rep from * till last st, K1
Row 6 RS:              Sl1 purlwise, Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch till last st, K1
Row 7 WS:             Sl1 purlwise, (K2tog, P2tog) x6, K2tog, *p2tog, k2tog; rep from * till last st, K1

Main Body:
Switch to 4.5mm needles
Multiple of 17 st over 16 rows (first one is 19 st), 5 pattern repeats across - use Stitch markers between the patterns & rims.
Do NOT count the st after second row as it changes.
Repeat this 16 rows pattern 5.5 times till 12-13 inch high
Beginning & End Rim:
1              RS           Rim 1:     Sl1 purlwise, (KFB) x6                         Rim 2:     (KFB) x6, K1
2              WS          Rim 1:     Sl1 purlwise, (K2tog, P2tog) x6             Rim 2:     (P2tog, K2tog) x6, K1

Repeat 2 rows over 16 rows of bellflower pattern:
Row 1:     1,3,5,7,9,11,13
Row 2:     2,4,6,8,10,12,14

Bellflower Lace Pattern:
1              RS            p2* yon, k2-tog, yo, (k2-tog) x 3, k2, yo, k3, yo, ssk, yfrn, p2 *             
2              WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops*
3              RS            p2*yo, k2-tog, k3-tog x2, yo, k1, yo, k2, (ssk, yo) x2, p2   *
4              WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops*
5              RS            p2*yo, (sl 1, k3-tog, psso), yo, k3, yo, k2, (ssk, yo) x2, p2 *             
6              WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops*
7              RS            p2*yo, k2-tog, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, yo, k2, (ssk, yo) x2, p2 *             
8              WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops*
9              RS            p2*yo, k2-tog, yo, k3, yo, k2, ssk x2, (ssk, yo) x2, p2  *             
10           WS                *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops *
11           RS            p2*(yo, k2-tog) x2, k2, yo, k1, yo, (sl 1-k2-tog-psso) x2, ssk, yo, p2 *
12           WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops       
13           RS            p2*(yo, k2-tog) x2, k2, yo, k3, yo, (sl 1-k3-tog-psso), yo, p2  *             
14           WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops       
15           RS            p2*(yo, k2-tog) x2, k2, yo, ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, p2*             
16           WS               *Knit the knit stitches; purl the purl stitches; purl the yarn over loops *

Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Knit till 12"


Finish with ruffle neck:
K for 2 rows
Kfb each st in next row
K next row
Kfb each st in next row
K next row
BO.
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Finish with Ruffle Neck

Finished size (unblocked) 19inch wide and 13 inch high (excluding ruffle neck)

Fold in half lengthwise and sow in mattress stitch the short edges for 2.5-3 inches to form the sleeves.

Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Fold in half and sew to form sleeves

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Knitted Girl Lacy Bellflowers Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
Fits 9-10 yrs old and beyond

Please feel free to share your finished project by adding your comment to this post. ❤ Happy Knitting! 


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