electrictree bobble shawlette
1 skein electrictree entwine (440 yds/merino laceweight)
Colourway: quoth the raven
4.5 mm. needles. I used 24” circulars
C4F: slip 2 stitches onto cable needle. Hold in front. Knit 2 stitches from main needle. K2 stitches from cable needle.
Row 1: *K4, P5, repeat. to center stitch, yo, k1, yo. K4, P4 to end of row.
Row 2: *P 4, K5 repeat to end.
Row 3: *C4F. P5*,repeat to center stitch, yo, k1, yo. *C4F. P5* repeat to end.
Cast on 3 sts.
Rows 1 – 6: Knit
Row 7: Pick up and knit 3 sts from side edge and 3 sts from
cast on edge. 9 sts.
Row 8 (WS): K3, p3, k3.
Row 9 (RS): K3, yo, k1, yo, k1 yo, k1, yo, k3. 13 sts.
Row 10 and all alternate rows: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 11: K3, yo, k3, yo, k1 (center stitch), yo, k3, yo, k3. 17 sts.
Row 12 and all alternate rows: K3, yo, knit to center stitch, yo, k1, yo, k to last three sts, yo, k3.
Repeat rows 9 and 11 until there are .
Set up Cable: Maintain garter stitch edge and increases.
Row 1: K3, yo, *K4, increase 1 purlwise in next stitch by picking up stitch from previous row. P4* repeat to center stitch, yo, K1, yo, *K4, increase 1 purlwise in next stitch, P4* repeat to end of row, yo, k3.
Continue in cable pattern until 3 complete patterns have been completed.
To begin the bobbles, make a bobble of the first 4 stitches on your needle. Cast off stitches until you get to the first cable stitches.
At the center: cast off stitches that are not cable stitches.
Row 1: K4.
Row 2: P4.
Row 3: C4F.
Row 4: P4.
Rows 5-8: Repeat rows 1-4.
Row 9: *Inc 1 by knitting in the front and back of stitch, K1* 4 times
Row 10: P
Row 11: Inc 1 in next stitch, K8, Inc 1 in last stitch. (10 stitches.
Rows 12-18: Stocking stitch- K1 row, P1 row.
Break yarn, Thread through the 10 stitches. Pull tight and secure with a knot. Sew the bobble together halfway. Roll some fibre into a ball and stuff the bobble. Finish sewing the bobble sides together.
Attach yarn to stitches on needle. Cast off 5 purl stitches. Make another bobble with the next 4 cable stitches. Continue until the entire bottom of the shawlette is bobbled.
Weave in ends.