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Perfect Pocketed Shawl
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80827AD
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 58 in. (23 x 147.5 cm)
790-322 Homespun Yarn: Baroque
Heathered Solid Medium violet and dark rose
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790-411 Homespun Yarn: Mixed Berries
'Painterly' color Medium purple with fuchsia and white
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
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8 sts + 9 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in sc.
8 sts + 6 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in (sc, dc) pattern. 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.
FPdc (front post double crochet) Yarn over, insert hook from front to back then to front again, around post of st, draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
BPdc (back post double crochet) Yarn over, insert hook from back to front then to back again, around post of st, draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.
Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.
Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
With A, ch 19.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 18 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, ch 3, (sc in next 2 sts, ch 3) 7 times, sc in last 2 sts - 18 sc and 8 ch-3 loops.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, skipping the ch-3 loops.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, *sc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * across.
Rep last row until piece measures 68 in.
(172.5 cm) from beginning.
Next 2 Rows: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Last 2 Rows: Rep Rows 2 and 3.
Fold short ends up 6 in.
(15 cm) to form pockets, push ch-3 loops to right side.
Pin in place.
From right side, beginning at top corner of one pocket, join B with sl st, *working through both thicknesses, work 13 sc along side of pocket to next corner, work 3 sc in corner, 16 sc along lower edge of pocket, 3 sc in next corner, 13 sc along side of pocket; work 89 sc along side of Shawl to top corner of second pocket; rep from * to finish second pocket and opposite side of Shawl; join with sl st in first sc.
Do not fasten off.
Note: Collar is worked in rows across last 89 sts and with B only.
Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, dc in next 87 sts, sc in last st - 89 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 3 sts, FPdc around next st, sc2tog - 87 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, skip first st, sc2tog, *BPdc around next st, FPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 84 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, skip first st, sc2tog, *BPdc around next st, FPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 3 sts, BPdc around next st, sc2tog - 81 sts.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, skip first st, sc2tog, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 78 sts.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, skip first sc, sc2tog, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 3 sts, FPdc around next st, sc2tog - 75 sts.
Row 7: Rep Row 3 - 72 sts.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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