Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Bella Luna Shawl
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90362AD Make a statement with this unique flower shawl, designed by Nicky Epstein.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 11 x 70 in. (28 x 178 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-099 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Linen

Dusty off-white, almost gray


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 26.32

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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

Additional Materials
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing
NOTES:
1.

Mesh rectangle is crocheted, then ruffles are worked across the foundation ch and Rows 1-4 of mesh.


2.

Flowers are made separately, then sewn to Shawl.


3.

Beginning ch should be worked very loosely.

At the end of Row 1, each ch-sp will measure about 1 1/2 in.

(3.8 cm).


INSTRUCTIONS



SHAWL
With larger hook, ch 166.


Row 1: Tr in the 10th ch from hook, *ch 3, sk next 3 ch, tr in next ch; rep from * across - 40 ch-sps at end of this row.


Rows 2-8: Ch 7, turn, tr in next tr, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, tr in next tr, ch 3; rep from * across, sk next 3 ch of turning ch, tr in next ch.


Row 9: Ch 4, 3 tr in first ch-3 sp, *4 tr in next ch-3 sp; rep from * across to last ch-sp, 3 tr in last ch-sp, tr in 4th ch of turning ch.


Row 10 (Neck Edge): Ch 1, turn, sc in each tr across, sc in top of turning ch.

Fasten off.


Ruffles
Note: Ruffles are worked back and forth in a continuous row across the foundation ch and Rows 1-4.

Join yarn with sl st in first ch-3 sp along base of foundation ch.


Row 1: Ch 4, 3 tr in first ch-3 sp, (ch 1, 4 tr in next ch-3 sp) across; *ch 1, rotate piece to work in end of the row above, work 4 tr in sp at end of row; rotate piece to work in ch-3 sps of next row above; (ch 1, 4 tr in next ch-3 sp) across; rep from * 3 more times (for a total of 5 ruffles).


Row 2: Ch 4, turn, 2 tr in sp between first 2 tr, *ch 1, sk next 2 tr, 2 tr in sp between last tr skipped and next tr; rep from * across all ruffles and working last 2 tr in sp between last tr and turning ch.

Fasten off.



FLOWER (make 5)
With smaller hook, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 6, (counts as dc, ch 3), dc in ring, ch 3, (dc in ring, ch 3) 4 times; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch - 6 ch-3 sps at end of this rnd.


Rnd 2: (Sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-3 sp around; join with sl st in first sc - 6 petals at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 3: Working behind sts of Rnd 2, ch 5, *sc in next dc of Rnd 1, ch 5; rep from * around; join with sl st in base of beg ch-5.


Rnd 4: (Sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-5 sp around; join with sl st in first sc.


Rnd 5: Working behind sts of Rnd 4, ch 5, *sc in next sc of Rnd 3, ch 5; rep from * around; join with sl st in base of beg ch-5.


Rnd 6: (Sc, hdc, 6 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-5 sp around; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



FLOWER CENTER (make 5)
Note: Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn.

With smaller hook, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 2 sc in each ch around - 6 sc at end of this rnd.


Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc at end of this rnd.


Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.

Stuff center with fiberfill.


Rnds 5 and 6: *Sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around - 3 sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew a Center into the middle of each Flower.

Sew Flowers as desired to neck edge of Shawl.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
approx = approximately
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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