Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Have it Your Way Shawl
Lion Brand® Chenille Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 60501A
This comforting shawl can be crocheted in your choice of yarns using the same pattern.

Make one in a variety of different yarns for yourself, for gift of charitable giving.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 35 x 56 in. [89 x 142 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

950-178 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Basil DISCONTINUED An intense, rich gray-green
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.75

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Alternative color choices: -LION BRAND LION SUEDE (Art. #210) #178 Teal 5 balls OR #133 Spice 5 balls OR #147 Eggplant 5 balls OR -LION BRAND LION BOUCLE (Art. #950) #112 Rose 9 balls or color of your choice
GAUGE:
8 hdc + 6 rows = 4 in. [10 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHAWL
Ch 3.
Row 1: Work 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as hdc and ch 1, here and throughout), turn, 2 hdc in first hdc, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, hdc in top of turning ch - 5 hdc + 2 ch-1 sps.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, hdc in first ch-1 sp, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, ch 1, hdc in last ch-1 sp - 7 hdc + 2 ch-1 sps.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, hdc in first ch-1 sp, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each hdc across to last ch-1 sp, ch 1, hdc in last ch-1 sp - 9 hdc + 2 ch-1 sps.
Repeat Row 4, increasing 2 hdc every row, until Shawl measures 35 in.

[89 cm] from beginning.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.



FRINGE
Cut 16 in.

[40.5 cm] lengths of yarn, one for each space along lower edges of Shawl.

For each Fringe, fold 1 strand of yarn in half.

Use crochet hook to draw fold through space along edge of Shawl, forming a loop.

Pull ends of Fringe through this loop.

Pull to tighten.

Attach Fringe in each space along lower edges of Shawl.

Trim Fringe evenly.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
sp(s) = space(s)


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