Shades of Au­tumn Wrap

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

20 inches wide x 80 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Red Heart Un­for­get­table medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/270 yds/ 100g per ball): 4 balls #3956 polo • Size G/6/4mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle

GAUGE

7 blocks = 4 inches; 7 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Each chain in a chain-2 space counts as a stitch when skip­ping stitches. The graph shows the stitches to work for each row. Odd-num­bered right-side rows are read from right to left. Even-num­bered wrong-side rows are read from left to right. When the first sym­bol of a row is a mesh, work a be­gin­ning mesh. When the first sym­bol of a row is an in­crease, work an in­creas­ing be­gin­ning mesh. When the last sym­bol of a row is an in­crease, work an in­creas­ing end­ing mesh. Join with slip stitch un­less other­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Mesh: Ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next st.

Block: 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next st.

Beg Mesh: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), sk ch-2 sp, dc in next dc. In­creas­ing be­gin­ning mesh (inc beg mesh): Ch 6 (counts as tr and ch 2), dc in first st. In­creas­ing end­ing mesh (inc end mesh): Ch 2, tr in last st worked in. Be­gin­ning de­crease (beg dec): Ch 3 (does not count as st), sk ch-2 sp, dc in next dc. End­ing de­crease mesh (end dec mesh): Ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, yo, in­sert hook in 2nd to last dc, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook, yo twice, in­sert hook in last dc, pull up a lp, [yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through 3 lps on hook. Pi­cot: Ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook, ch 2.

WRAP

Row 1 (RS): Ch 37, dc in 7th ch from hook (counts as inc beg mesh), [ch 2, sk next 2 chs (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in next ch] 10 times, inc end mesh (see Spe­cial Stitches), turn. (12 ch-2 sps) Row 2 (WS): Inc beg mesh (see Spe­cial Stitches), mesh (see Spe­cial Stitches) over each sp across, inc end mesh, turn. (14 mesh) Rep row 2. Row 7: Inc beg mesh, [mesh over next mesh] 5 times, [ block (see Spe­cial Stitches) over mesh] un­til 5 mesh rem, [mesh over mesh] 5 times, inc end mesh, turn. (12 mesh, 12 blocks) Row 8: Inc beg mesh, mesh over each mesh and block across, inc end mesh, turn. (26 mesh) Rows 9–17: [Rep rows 7 and 8] 4 times. Rep row 7 once more. (12 mesh, 32 blocks) Rows 18–28: Fol­low graph (see Pat­tern Notes), inc only at 1 side. (55 mesh) Rows 29–87: Fol­low graph, inc at 1 side and dec on the other side. (12 mesh, 43 blocks) Rows 88–98: Fol­low graph, dec only at 1 side. (44 mesh) Rows 99–115: Fol­low graph, dec at both sides. Do not fas­ten off. (10 mesh)

Bor­der

Rnd 1 (RS): Work­ing in sides of rows and dc along top and bot­tom, [sc, pi­cot (see Spe­cial Stitches)] around wrap, join (see Pat­tern

Notes) in first sc. Fas­ten off. Block to mea­sure­ments.

Open filet stitches cro­cheted on the di­ag­o­nal add drama and in­ter­est to this beau­ti­ful shawl. A pretty pi­cot edg­ing fin­ishes it all off.

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