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Shifting Rainbow - free knit pattern by Jessie At Home

Shifting Rainbow
Knit Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Shifting Rainbow is a colorful shawl in a rainbow of colors. Each section changes and shifts from the one before. Garter Stitch short rows are used in this pattern to create some of the interesting shapes. If you turn the shawl upside down, it looks like a rainbow mountain! There is just so much to love about this shawl.

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Size:
48″ across; 19″ at tallest point

Yarn:
Red Heart With Love 198 g/370 yds
Holly Berry 1909: Color A, 25 g
Mango 1252: Color B, 28 g
Daffodil 1201: Color C, 26 g
Jadeite 1562: Color D, 35 g
Blue Hawaii 1803: Color E, 43 g
Violet 1530: Color F, 38 g

Needles:
US 9, 5.5 mm

Gauge:
16 sts x 32 rows in 4″

Stitches and Skills used:
k – knit
kfb – knit front and back
st(s) – stitch(es)

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Getting Started:
Because this pattern is worked in garter stitch, it is not necessary to pick up the wraps from the wrap and turns; however, if you want to learn more about wrap and turn check out THIS free class from Craftsy.

Pattern:
CO4  with Color A
Row 1: Kfb, k1, place marker, k1, kfb.
Row 2: K to end.
Row 3: Kfb, k to one st before marker, kfb, slip marker, kfb, k until 1 st remains, kfb.
Row 4: K to end.
Repeat rows 3&4: Until there are 88 sts.

Second section:
Switch to Color B
Row 1: Kfb, k to marker, place remaining sts on a stitch marker.
Row 2: K to end.
Row 3: Kfb, k to end.
Row 4: K to end.
Repeat rows 3&4: Until there are 62 sts.

Third section:
Switch to Color C
Row 1: Kfb, k to end. – 63 sts
Row 2: K to end.
Row 3: Kfb, k3, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 5 sts worked
Rows 4-36 even: K to end.
Row 5: Kfb, k9, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 11 sts worked
Row 7: Kfb, k15, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 17 sts worked
Row 9: Kfb, k21, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 23 sts worked
Row 11: Kfb, k27, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 29 sts worked
Row 13: Kfb, k33, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 35 sts worked
Row 15: Kfb, k39, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 41 sts worked
Row 17: Kfb, k45, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 47 sts worked
Row 19: Kfb, k51, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 53 sts worked
Row 21: Kfb, k57, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 59 sts worked
Row 23: Kfb, k63, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 65 sts worked
Row 25: Kfb, k69, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 71 sts worked
Row 27: Kfb, k to end. – 76 sts
Row 29: Kfb, k to end. – 77 sts
Row 31: Kfb, k to end. – 78 sts
Row 33: Kfb, k to end. – 79 sts
Row 35: Kfb, k to end. – 80 sts

Fourth section:
Switch to Color D
Row 1: Kfb, k to end. – 81 sts
Row 2: K to end.
Row 3: Kfb, k3, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 5 sts worked
Rows 4-42 even: K to end.
Row 5: Kfb, k9, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 11 sts worked
Row 7: Kfb, k15, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 17 sts worked
Row 9: Kfb, k21, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 23 sts worked
Row 11: Kfb, k27, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 29 sts worked
Row 13: Kfb, k33, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 35 sts worked
Row 15: Kfb, k39, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 41 sts worked
Row 17: Kfb, k45, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 47 sts worked
Row 19: Kfb, k51, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 53 sts worked
Row 21: Kfb, k57, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 59 sts worked
Row 23: Kfb, k63, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 65 sts worked
Row 25: Kfb, k69, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 71 sts worked
Row 27: Kfb, k75, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 77 sts worked
Row 29: Kfb, k81, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 83 sts worked
Row 31: Kfb, k87, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 89 sts worked
Row 33: Kfb, k to end. – 97 sts
Row 35: Kfb, k to end. – 98 sts
Row 37: Kfb, k to end. – 99 sts
Row 39: Kfb, k to end. – 100 sts
Row 41: Kfb, k to end. – 101 sts

Fifth section:
Switch to Color E
Row 1: Kfb, k to end. – 102 sts
Row 2: K5, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 5 sts worked
Rows 3-39 odd: K to end
Row 4: K10, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 10 sts worked
Row 6: K15, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 15 sts worked
Row 8: K20, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 20 sts worked
Row 10: K25, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 25 sts worked
Row 12: K30, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 30 sts worked
Row 14: K35, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 35 sts worked
Row 16: K40, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 40 sts worked
Row 18: K45, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 45 sts worked
Row 20: K50, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 50 sts worked
Row 22: K55, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 55 sts worked
Row 24: K60, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 60 sts worked
Row 26: K65, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 65 sts worked
Row 28: K70, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 70 sts worked
Row 30: K75, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 75 sts worked
Row 32: K80, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 80 sts worked
Row 34: K85, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 85 sts worked
Row 36: K90, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 90 sts worked
Row 38: K95, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. – 95 sts worked
Rows 40-48 even: K to end
Row 41: Kfb, k to end. – 103 sts
Row 43: Kfb, k to end. – 104 sts
Row 45: Kfb, k to end. – 105 sts
Row 47: Kfb, k to end. – 106 sts

Sixth section:
Switch to Color F
Row 1: Turn, kfb, k until 1 st remains, kfb, place marker, pick up and knit into 23 sts along side of Color E, pick up and knit into 6 sts along side of Color D, pick up and knit into 6 sts along side of Color C, pick up and knit into 18 sts along side of Color B, pick up and knit into 1 st from Color A just before st holder,  k sts on st holder until 1 st remains, kfb. ~ 206 sts
Row 2: K5, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 5 sts worked
Rows 3~39 odd: K until 1 st remains, kfb.
Row 4: K11, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 11 sts worked
Row 6: K17, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 17 sts worked
Row 8: K23, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 23 sts worked
Row 10: K29, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 29 sts worked
Row 12: K35, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 35 sts worked
Row 14: K41, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 41 sts worked
Row 16: K47, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 47 sts worked
Row 18: K53, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 53 sts worked
Row 20: K59, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 59 sts worked
Row 22: K65, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 65 sts worked
Row 24: K71, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 71 sts worked
Row 26: K77, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 77 sts worked
Row 28: K83, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 83 sts worked
Row 30: K89, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 89 sts worked
Row 32: K95, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 95 sts worked
Row 34: K101, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 101 sts worked
Row 36: K107, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 107 sts worked
Row 38: K113, wrap and turn, leave remaining sts unworked. ~ 113 sts worked
Row 40: K to one st before marker, kfb, slip marker, kfb, k to end.
Bind off knit wise

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3 Comments

3 Comments on Shifting Rainbow

  1. Lisa Ogilvie
    May 6, 2017 at 6:32 am (7 months ago)

    This looks fabulous! I use this yarn all the time for the items I donate, I have all sorts and colours of this yarn and leftovers, going to make something for me now! Thank you so much.

    Reply
  2. Kay
    June 20, 2017 at 5:19 am (5 months ago)

    Thank you for the pattern. I can’t wait to get going.

    Reply
  3. Aquila
    June 24, 2017 at 8:31 pm (5 months ago)

    Thx for this pattern–I love to knit and crochet–my newest thrill is teaching children to crochet–Yay!!!!!!

    Reply

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