Friday, January 31, 2020

Free Knit Pattern-- La Vie En Rose Shawl




Are you looking for a one cake (skein) project? The La Vie En Rose Shawl is the perfect knit project for you. 


The free knit pattern calls for one cake of Caron Latte Cake. The yarn itself is super soft and I really enjoyed working with it. Another yarn that is similar to this yarn is Red Heart's Hygge yarn. They are similar; however, the thickness of the yarn is a little different. 


Caron Latte Cake is a bit thinner than the Red Heart Hygge. If you are unable to find the Caron Latte Cake (which seems to be a seasonal yarn that only comes out in the winter time), you can substitute with Red Heart Hygge if you don't mind the slight gauge difference. You will end up with a slightly larger shawl. I actually have an extra skein of Red Heart Hygge from my Homeschool Cardigan design so I will likely make another loving shawl with it. 



The only downside to using the Hygge yarn for this project is that they only come in one solid color whereas Caron Latte Cakes come with color changes. 




Pattern

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Materials

-6.5 mm knitting needles
-1 skein of Caron Latte Cake
-tapestry needle

Gauge

13.5 sts and 21.5 rows equals 4 inches



Measurements

8.9 inches in with and 11 inches in length

Abbreviations

k- knit
k2tog- knit 2 together
ssk-slip, slip, knit
sts- stitches
yo-yarn over

Notes

To make this shawl larger, cast on in multiples of 2+6.

If you decide to make this shawl larger, you will require more than one cake of this yarn.


Pattern

Cast on 120

Row 1-4: Knit
Row 5: K3, [k2tog, yo] 3 times; knit until you have 3 sts left, ssk, k1
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: K4 [k2tog, yo] twice, knit until you have 3 sts left, ask, k1
Row 8: Purl
Row 9-220: Repeat rows 5-8 (Should have 12 sts)





Row 221: k3, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, ssk, k1 (11) 
Row 222: purl
Row 223: k4, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, ssk, k1(10)
Row 224: purl 
Row 225: k7, ssk , k1(9)
Row 226: purl
Row 227: k6, ssk , k1(8)
Row 228: purl
Row 229: k5, ssk , k1(7)
Row 230: purl
Row 331: k4, ssk , k1(6)
Row 232: purl
Row 233: k3, ssk , k1(5)
Row 234: purl
Row 235: k2, ssk, k1 (4)
Row 236: purl
Row 237: k2tog 2x (2)
Row 238: purl
BO






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Happy knitting!


XO, 

Laura




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