Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Homespun®Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L30136
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 58 in. (23 x 147.5 cm)
792-208 Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn: Violet Stripes
Self-Striping with a subtle color change in shades of vibrant purple
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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6 sts + 8 rows = about 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.
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
BPDC (back post double crochet) Yarn over, insert hook from back to front then to back, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Sk top of st in front of the BPDC.
FPDC (front post double crochet) Yarn over, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Sk top of st behind the FPDC.
Shawl is worked as a rectangle, then ends are turned up to make pockets.
Ch-3s are worked across each end of Shawl.
The chs form decorative loops on the pockets.
SHAWL Ch 13.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 12 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, *ch 3, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * to end of row – 12 sc and 5 ch-3 sps at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across, skipping the ch-3s.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, *sc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * across.
Rep Row 4 until piece measures about 68 in.
(172.5 cm) from beg.
Next 2 Rows: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Last 2 Rows: Rep Rows 2 and 3.
FINISHING Fold each end of Shawl up 6 in.
(15 cm) to the RS to form pockets.
Push the ch-3's to the RS of the piece.
Edging From RS, join yarn with sl st at top corner of one pocket.
Working through both thicknesses, *work 9 sc evenly spaced along side edge of pocket to corner of Shawl, work 3 sc in corner, 11 sc evenly spaced across lower edge of pocket, 3 sc in next corner of Shawl, 9 sc evenly spaced along other side edge of pocket, 70 sc evenly spaced across side of Shawl to top corner of second pocket; rep from *once more; join with sl st in first sc – 210 sc.
Do not fasten off.
Collar Note: Collar is worked in rows across the last 70 sts of edging.
Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, dc in next 68 sts, sc in next st; leave remaining sts unworked – 70 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 68 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sk first st, sc2tog, FPdc around next st, *BPdc around next st, FPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 65 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sk first st, sc2tog, *BPdc around next st, FPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 62 sts.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sk first st, sc2tog, BPdc around next st, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 59 sts.
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)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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