Rock Ridge Shawl

Crochet! - - Contents - DE­SIGN BY KATH­LEEN BERLE W OF KB B CRAFTS& STITCH ES

Stitched in pretty shades of teal blue and gray, this richly-tex­tured pat­tern is fun and easy to work in rows of dou­ble cro­chet, shells and pop­corns. Chain-looped fringe fin­ishes off this cozy shawl with per­fect style. FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

13 inches wide x 60 inches long, ex­clud­ing Fringe

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Cas­cade Yarns 220 Su­per­wash light/ medium ( DK/ worsted) weight su­per­wash wool yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 220 yds/ 100g per ball): 2 balls each # 874 ridge rock and

# 1910 sum­mer sky heather 1 ball each # 811 Como blue and

# 816 grey • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm cro­chet hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

15 dc = 4 inches; 9 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain- 3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Be­gin­ning with row 2, re­fer to Color Se­quences for cor­rect color of each row. Work color changes as needed at end of each row. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Shell: 3 dc in in­di­cated st. Pop­corn ( pc): 5 dc in in­di­cated st, drop lp from hook, insert hook from front to back in top of first dc, pick up dropped lp, draw through st on hook.

COLOR SE­QUENCES

Rows 1,2, 7, 15, 23, 27, 32, 33: Ridge rock. Rows 3, 4, 13, 14, 19, 20, 28, 29: Grey. Rows 5, 6, 11, 12, 21, 22, 30, 31: Como blue. Rows 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26: Sum­mer sky heather.

SHAWL

Row 1 (RS): With ridge rock, ch 227, dc in 4th ch from hook ( beg sk chs count as first dc) and in each ch across, turn. ( 225 dc) Row 2: Ch 3 ( see Pat­tern Notes), dc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st] 111 times, dc in top of beg ch- 3, change color ( see Stitch Guide) in last dc as needed to color in­di­cated in Color Se­quences ( see Pat­tern Notes), turn. ( 114 dc, 111 ch- 1 sps) Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each dc and ch- 1 sp across, end­ing with dc in top of beg ch- 3, turn. ( 225 dc) Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, sk 1 dc, shell ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next dc, [ sk 2 dc, shell in next dc] 73 times, sk 1 dc, dc in top of beg ch- 3, turn. ( 74 shells, 3 dc) Row 5: Ch 3, [dc in first 2 dc of next shell, dc in sp be­tween cur­rent shell and next shell] 73 times, dc in first 2 dc of next shell, dc in sp be­tween cur­rent shell and next dc, dc in next dc, dc in top of beg ch- 3, turn. ( 225 dc) Rows 6 & 7: Rep rows 2 and 3. Row 8: Rep row 2. Row 9: Ch 3, [ pc ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next dc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, dc in next dc, dc in next ch- 1 sp] 55 times, pc in next dc, dc in next ch- 1 sp, dc in next dc, dc in top of beg ch- 3, turn. ( 56 pc, 169 dc) Rows 10–13: [ Rep rows 2 and 3] twice. Rows 14 & 15: Rep rows 4 and 5. Row 16: Rep row 2. Row 17: Rep row 9. Rows 18–25: Rep rows 10– 17. Rows 26–32: Rep rows 10– 16. Row 33: Rep row 3. Fas­ten off.

FRINGE

Row 1: With RS of short edge fac­ing, join ( see Pat­tern Notes) ridge rock to end of first row, work­ing in ends of rows, ch 1, 2 sc in same row and in each row across, turn. ( 66 sc) Row 2: [Ch 30, sl st in next 2 sc] 32 times, ch 30, sl st in last sc. Fas­ten off. ( 33 ch- 30 lps) Rep rows 1 and 2 on rem short edge of Shawl. Block to fin­ished mea­sure­ments.

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