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Mother's Day Shawl
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: L0129AD
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 13 x 60 in. (33 x 152.5 cm)
480-169 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Dusty Sage
Light spring green
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 33.96
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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9 sts = 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.
Shawl is worked in two halves.
This construction technique creates scallops on both ends.
Both halves are worked in the same way.
Row 1 of the Second Half is worked across the opposite side of the foundation ch of the First Half.
SHAWL First Half Ch 32, loosely.
This ch is your foundation ch.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as first dc), *sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch (shell made), sk next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch; rep from * across - 4 shells at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in next dc, *sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *sk next ch-1 sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Rep Rows 2-4 until piece measures about 30 in.
(76 cm) from beg.
Make sure that the last row worked is a Row 4 to end with an attractive scalloped edge.Fasten off.
Second Half Working across opposite side of foundation ch of First Half, join yarn with sl st in first ch.
Row 1: Ch 3, dc in next ch, *sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch (at base of shell of Row 1 of First Half), sk next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch; rep from * across.
Rows 2-4: Work same as Rows 2-4 of First Half.
Rep Rows 2-4 until Second Half measures same as First Half.
Make sure that the last row worked is a Row 4 to end with an attractive scalloped edge that matches the scalloped edge of the First Half.
Note: Shawl should now measure about 60 in.
(152.5 cm) long.Fasten off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
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