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Elegant Simplicity Shawl
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 80848AD This lacy shawl is perfect for spring. As seen on the Martha Stewart Show.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 12 1/2 x 69 in. (32 x 175.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-170 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Pistachio

Medium moss green


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 42.45

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


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

GAUGE:
12 dc + 6 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHAWL
Ch 39.


Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each ch across.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, *sc in next dc, ch 6, sk next 5 dc; rep from * across, sc in top of turning ch - 6 ch-6 sps at the end of this row.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, (sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-6 sp, sc in last sc.


Row 4: Ch 5, turn, sc in 3rd dc of next 9-st group, (ch 5, sc in 3rd dc of next 9-st group) 5 times, ch 2, dc in last sc.


Row 5: Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, (6 dc in next ch-5 sp) 5 times, 3 dc in last ch-sp.


Row 6: Ch 3, turn, sk first dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, ch 1, sk next dc; rep from * across, dc in top of turning ch.


Row 7: Ch 3, turn, sk first dc, dc in each ch-1 sp and dc across, dc in top of turning ch.


Rep Rows 2-7 sixteen more times.

Do not fasten off.


Edging
Ch 1, sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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