I hope someone on here can help me...I'm knitting the Giotto drop stitch shawl...here's the pattern,,,,
Right side. Knit f&b, k to 1 stitch before marker, kf&b, slip
marker, kf&b, k to last stitch, kf&b ( 4 stitches increased)
Row Two. Wrong side Knit
Stitch pattern B is
Row one, right side. K1 yo twice, k1 rep across row, to last stitch,
Row two, wrong side. K1, k into first yo, dropping second yo off the needle
(without knitting it) Repeat across row to last stitch, knit 1
Pattern. Cast on 5 stitches.
Row 1. Knit 2, pm, k1, pm, k2
Row 2 knit
Row 3 K f&b, slip marked, k1, slip marker, kf&b (9 stitches)
Row 4 Knit
Row 1. Work row 1 of pattern stitch A as given
Row 2 Knit
Repeat these 2 rows, 8 more times
** Next two rows. Row 1 and 2 of Pattern B
Right side New row. Work row 1 of Pattern stitch A
Next row, knit
Repeat these last 2 rows, 5 more times. **
Rep from ** 9 more times"
Bind of all stitches loosely
[B]My question is, can this be knit on straight needles? I
don't use circulars and I'd dearly love to knit this shawl...
[/B]If anyone can help me, it would be greatly appreciated...