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Quick and easy chunky shawl project.
The textured effect on this shawl is achieved by using 2 strands of chunky yarn knitted together on large knitting needles.

You will need to be able to do knit stitch, knit into the front and back of a stitch and cast off.

Abbreviations
K knit
St stitch (es)
KFB knit into front and back of stitch increase

A quick step by step guide can be seen below.
Printable PDF instructions can be downloaded from the link above.

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  • How to make a shawl. Denim Garter Stitch Shawl - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cast on one stitch leaving a tail at least 22cm long (this will be incorporated into the fringe later).

    Row 1; KFB of stitch (2 st)
    Row 2; KFB of both stitches (4 st)
    Row 3; K
    Row 4; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (6 st )
    Row 5; K (
    Row 6; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (8 st)
    Row 7; K
    Row 8; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (10 st)
    Row 9; K
    Row 10; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (12 st)
    Row 11; K
    Row 12; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (14 st)
    Row 13; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (16 st)
    Row 14; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (18 st)
    Row 15; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (20 st)
    Row 16; K
    Row 17; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (22 st)
    Row 18; K
    Row 19; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (24 st)
    Row 20; K
    Rows 21 -39; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch until 62 stitches on needle
    Row 40; K
    Row 41; KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (64 st)
    Row 42 K
    Row 43 KFB first stitch, K, KFB last stitch (66 st)
    Row 44 K

  • How to make a shawl. Denim Garter Stitch Shawl - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cast off using only one of the threads. Secure and trim ends leaving at least 22cm, these will be incorporated
    into the fringe.

  • How to make a shawl. Denim Garter Stitch Shawl - Step 3
    Step 3

    To make the fringe cut lengths of yarn about 35 cm long (a DVD case is useful for measuring for this purpose).

  • How to make a shawl. Denim Garter Stitch Shawl - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using 5 lengths per tassel start at the back point and work evenly up each side.

    Ensure that each tassel is pushed through and secured in the same direction for a neat finish.

  • How to make a shawl. Denim Garter Stitch Shawl - Step 5
    Step 5

    Finally trim ends of the tassles evenly.

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ChristineMarie
ChristineMarie · Cincinnati, Ohio, US · 110 projects
pretty Happy wish i knew how to knit
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Hand Knitted Things
Hand Knitted Things · 8 projects
Hi Ruth, take a look at this YouTube video for instructions about how to knit into the front and back of a stitch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILcTB5hc0XM
ruth.megraw
ruth.megraw · Doncaster, England, GB
thank you
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ruth.megraw
ruth.megraw · Doncaster, England, GB
how do you knit into front and back of stitch increase
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