A light and airy shawl made with color-changing yarn will add a tasteful final touch to your look.
A light and airy shawl made with color- changing yarn.
24 inches at widest x 67 inches long, excluding Fringe
• Lion Brand Yarn Mandala light ( DK) weight acrylic yarn ( 51/ 3 oz/ 590 yds/ 150g per ball):
1 ball # 216 sphinx • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm crochet hook or size
needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Blocking mat • Blocking pins or T- pins
4 sc = 1 inch; 4 rows = 2 inches
Check gauge frequently and do not make long loop stitches longer than 1 inch so that Shawl including Fringe can be completed with 1 ball. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. After a few long loop stitches have accumulated on hook, drop all loops except last loop made and continue working across the row. At end of row, only 1 loop should remain on hook. Last slip stitch of row 3 is counted as first slip stitch of row 4. Chain- 4 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated.
Beginning long loop stitch ( beg lg lp st): Ch 1, pull up a 1- inch lp, place thumb on top of lp to hold in place on hook. Long loop stitch ( lg lp st): Insert hook in next sc, yo and pull up a lp, sl st in next sc, ch 1, pull up a 1- inch lp, place thumb on top of lp to hold in place on hook.
Row 1: Ch 34, dc in 6th ch from hook (beg 5 sk chs count as ch 1, first dc and sk ch), [ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch]. Rep between [ ] to last 4 chs. 2 dc in next ch, ch 1, 2 dc in last ch, turn. (18 dc, 15 chs)
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first dc, 1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each rem ch and dc, working last sc in 4th ch of beg ch-5, turn. (35 sc)
Row 3: Beg lg lp st (see Special Stitches), work lg lp sts (see Special Stitches) across, removing lps from hook periodically (see Pattern Notes), leaving last lp on hook, yo and draw through last lp, sl st (see Pattern Notes) in sp between single and double strands, turn. (18 lps) Row 4: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sk next lp, sl st in next lp, ch 1, sl st in sk lp, [ch 1, sk 1 lp, sl st in next lp, ch 1, sl st in sk lp]. Rep between [ ] until 1 lp rem, ch 1, sl st in last lp, turn. (18 sl sts)
Row 5: Ch 4 (see Pattern Notes), dc in next sl st, (ch 1, dc) in each sl st across to last 2 sl sts, (ch 1, 2 dc) in last 2 sl sts, turn. (20 dc, 17 chs)
Rows 6– 68: [Rep rows 2–5] 15 times, then rep rows 2– 4 once. (50 sl sts, 49 chs at end of row 68)
Row 69: Ch 4, dc in next sl st, (ch 1, dc) in next 47 sl sts, dc in last ch, [ dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next ch and sl st] twice, turn. (50 dc, 47 chs)
Row 70: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 dc, sc in next dc, sc in next ch, sc dec in next dc and ch, sc in each rem dc and ch to end, working last sc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (95 sc)
Row 71: Rep row 3. (48 lps) Row 72: Rep row 4. (48 sl sts)
Rows 73–132: [Rep rows 69–72] 15 times. (18 sl sts, 17 chs at end of row 132)
Row 133: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch across, working last sc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (35 sc)
Row 134: Ch 4, sk next sc, dc in next sc, [ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc]. Rep between [ ] to end. Fasten off. (18 dc)
Cut 50 12- inch strands of yarn. Fold 5- strand hank in half. Insert hook from RS in first ch-1 sp of row 1, pull folded end through, catching beg and end tails with hook, pull ends through fold, pull ends to tighten knot. Rep in 5th, 9th, 13th and 17th ch-1 sp. Rep in same ch-1 sps of row 134. Trim ends evenly. Wet- block to finished measurements.