Approx. 58" wide at top x 29" long at point (after blocking)
yds. sport or DK weight handpaint wool, or any sport or DK weight
wool or wool-blend yarn of choice (sample shown in Mountain Colors
handpainted sport weight wool)
worsted wt. yarn can be used to make heavier shawl)
hook (or size to achieve gauge)
5 double crochet = 2" with sport wt. yarn on size M hook
Stitches/Terms: beginning (beg), chain (ch), double crochet (dc),
increase (inc), repeat (rep), single crochet( sc), slip stitch (sl
st), stitch (st)
Before beginning shawl, set aside 50 yds. of yarn for fringe.
1: Ch 4, join into ring, ch 5 (counts as beg ch-3 and ch-2 sp),
work (3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ring, end with ch 2, 1 dc in
ring (two 3-dc groups separated by 1 dc and ch sps)
2: Ch 5, turn, work 3 dc in first sp, ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2,
dc in next dc (center point of shawl), ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2,
end with (3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in last sp (four 3-dc groups)
Ch 5, turn, 3 dc in first sp, ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2, 3 dc in
next sp, ch 2, dc in next dc (center point of shawl), ch 2, 3 dc in
next sp, ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, ch 2, end with (3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in
last sp (six 3-dc groups).
Ch 5, turn, 3 dc in first sp, *ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, rep from * to
center dc, ch 2, dc in center dc, *ch 2, 3 dc in next sp, rep from
*, end with (3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) in last sp (eight 3-dc groups).
The number of 3-dc groups along sides of shawl will increase on
every row from now on.
Row 4 until shawl is desired size (shawl will grow in size after
Finishing: Weave in all tails. Following care instructions on yarn
ball band, block shawl by dampening it first (if appropriate for the
yarn), then spread it out on thick towels and stretch into triangle
shape. Cover with more towels and leave to dry in a place with good
Fringe: Wrap yarn several times around an 8" book or piece of
cardboard, then cut at one end to form strands. Place fringe in
every space along lower edge of shawl as follows: insert hook in
space between two 3-dc groups on last row, take 3 strands of fringe
and fold in half around hook, pull loop through fabric, then pull
ends of strands through loop on hook and tighten knot.
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