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|Size 8 or H Crochet Hook
Four (4) 5-oz. skeins Red Heart Super Saver Color 0303
Gauge: Not too important; this shawl measures approximately
6'4" long by 18" wide
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook. *Ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next
ch.* Repeat between * to end. 135 ch 1 spaces in row.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn. Allow ch 2 to serve as first dc in row. Dc
in each stitch across. 271 stitches in row.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn. *Dc in each of next 3 stitches. Ch 2, skip
2 st, dc in next st.* Repeat between * as far as length of shawl
allows, ending with a dc in the last stitch. The filet pattern is one
solid block followed by three open blocks.
Rows 4 and 5: Continue in the filet pattern as shown in the close-
up detail to the right:
|The solid blocks are arranged diagonally. For example, Row 3 starts with a solid block; Row 4
will end with an open block after a solid block. Row 5 will begin with two open blocks.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn. Dc in each of next 270 stitches.
|The shawl is worked by repeating Rows 1 - 6 until the desired width is reached. Repeat Row 1 as
row. Do not fasten off.
Edging: (First Row) Ch 2, 3 hdc in corner sp. 2 hdc around last stitch in each row along short
hdc in corner sp. 2 hdc in each ch 1 sp along long side. 5 hdc in corner sp. 2 hdc around last
each row along second short side. 5 hdc in corner sp. 2 hdc in each ch 1 sp along second long
side. 2 hdc
in corner sp where edging was started. Join with sl st to top of ch 2 that serves as first stitch in
(Second Row). Ch 2, turn. 2 dc in same stitch that ch 2 comes from. Work 1 hdc in each hdc all
around, working 3 dc's in each corner stitch. Join with sl st to top of ch 2 that serves as first
stitch in this
second edging row. Fasten off.
|The Flower Pin...
|The flower pin accessory comes from one of Yarncat's
lovely flower patterns (with some slight modifications).
They can be found here. Her website is a goldmine of
patterns and information!