Exquisite Crochet Shawls

Exquisite Crochet Shawls

by Cristina Mershon

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ISBN-13: 9781596355125
Publisher: Annie's
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 16
Sales rank: 335,963
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Cristina is a graphic designer in an advertising agency during the day and a crocheter by night! She is originally from Spain, a small region in the North West, full of old traditions and crafting. She has been knitting and crocheting ever since she can remember. She gets her inspiration form everything and anything. Every design is born of some need at some point in her life, so every design has a little history behind it. She lives in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with her husband and 3 children.

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Exquisite Crochet Shawls

Wrap Yourself in Luxury with these 5 Beautifully Designed Shawls that can Easily go from Casual to Dressy


By Cristina Mershon

Annie's

Copyright © 2012 DRG
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-512-5



CHAPTER 1

Alborada Shawl


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZE

One size fits most


FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Width: 64 inches across top edge

Length: 44 inches from top edge to bottom point


MATERIALS

* Tahki Stacy Charles Cotton Classic Lite fine (sport) weight cotton yarn (1¾ oz/146 yds/50g per skein):

12 skeins #4912 red-violet

* Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook


GAUGE

Gauge is not important for this project.


PATTERN NOTES

When body of Shawl is complete, do not fasten off, as Edging is worked along Shawl's sides.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


SPECIAL STITCHES

2-double crochet cluster (2-dc cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, 2 dc in indicated st or sp, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.

3-double crochet cluster (3-dc cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, 3 dc in indicated st or sp, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Cluster shell (cl shell): (3-dc clsee Special Stitches, ch 2, 3-dc cl) in indicated st or sp.

Beginning cluster shell (beg cl shell): Ch 3, 2-dc cl(see Special Stitches), ch 2, 3-dc cl in same st or sp.

Picot: Ch 3, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook, yo and draw yarn through, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook.


SHAWL BODY

Row 1: Ch 7 and join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 3, 2-dc cl(see Special Stitches) in ring, [ch 2, 3-dc cl(see Special Stitches) in ring] 5 times, turn. (6 cls, 5 ch-2 sps)

Row 2: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell(see Special Stitches) in same ch sp, ch 1, cl shell(see Special Stitches) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 7 dc in next ch-2 sp (pineapple base made), [ch 1, cl shell in next ch-2 sp] twice, turn. (4 cl shells, 1 pineapple base)

Row 3: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 2, cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, sk next ch, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, ch 1, sk next ch, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, turn. (4 cl shells, 4 ch-2 sps, 6 ch-1 sps, 7 dc)

Row 4: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk (ch-2 sp, dc), [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next dc] 6 times, sk next ch-2 sp, cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (4 cl shells, 6 sc, 9 ch-3 sps)

Row 5: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, (cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl) in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 4 times, ch 3, sk next ch sp, (cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl) in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (10 3-dc cls, 8 ch-3 sps, 6 ch-2 sps, 5 sc)

Row 6: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] 4 times, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, sk next ch sp, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (6 cl shells, 7 ch-3 sps, 4 sc)

Row 7: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] 3 times, ch 1, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] 3 times, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] 3 times, ch 1, sk next ch sp, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (8 cl shells, 6 ch-3 sps, 3 sc)

Row 8: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, [cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 3] 3 times, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] twice, [cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 3] 3 times, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (8 cl shells, 9 ch-3 sps, 2 sc)

Row 9: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 1, 7 dc in ch sp of next cl shell (pineapple base made), ch 1, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 3, sk next (ch sp, sc), sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 1, 7 dc in ch sp of next cl shell (pineapple base made), ch 1, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (6 cl shells, 2 pineapple bases, 1 sc)

Row 10: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 2, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, ch 2, cl shell in ch sp of each of next 2 cl shells, ch 3, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, ch 2, cl shell in ch sp of next cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last ch-2 sp, turn. (6 cl shells, 14 dc)

Row 11: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, cl shell in next cl shell, *ch 3, sk next (ch sp, dc), [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3] 6 times*, cl shell in each of next 2 cl shells, rep between * once, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (6 cl shells, 12 dc)

Row 12: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, [cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl] in next cl shell, *ch 3, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch sp, ch 3] 5 times*, [cl shell in next cl shell] twice, rep between * once, [cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl] in next cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (10 sc, 14 3-dc cls)

Row 13: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, *sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch sp, ch 3] 4 times*, [cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3] twice, rep between * once, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, sk next ch sp, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (8 sc, 8 cl shells)

Row 14: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, (cl shell, ch 2) in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, ch 1, *sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch sp, ch 3] 3 times*, sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch sp, ch 2] 3 times, ch 1, sk next ch sp, rep between *, sk next ch sp, [cl shell, ch 2] in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, ch 1, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (11 cl shells, 6 sc)

Row 15: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, *[ch 3, cl shell in next cl shell] 3 times, ch 3**, sk next (ch sp, sc), sc in next ch sp, ch 3, sc in next ch sp, rep from * 3 times, ending last rep at **, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (11 cl shells, 4 sc)

Row 16: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, *ch 3, sk next ch sp, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 1, 7 dc in next cl shell (pineapple base made), ch 1, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3, sk next ch sp**, sc in next ch sp, rep from * across ending last rep at **, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (8 cl shells, 2 sc, 3 pineapple bases)

Row 17: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 2, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 2, cl shell in next cl shell, rep from * twice, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (8 cl shells, 21 dc, 18 ch-1 sps)

Row 18: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3, sk next (ch sp, dc), [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3] 6 times, cl shell in next cl shell, rep from * across to last cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell. (8 cl shells, 18 sc)

Row 19: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, (cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl) in next cl shell, *ch 3, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] 5 times**, cl shell in each of next 2 cl shells, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, (cl shell, ch 2, 3-dc cl) in next cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (8 cl shells, 2 3-dc cls, 15 sc)

Row 20: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, *sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] 4 times**, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 2, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3, rep from *, ending last rep at **, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] twice, ch 1, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (10 cl shells, 12 sc)

Row 21: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, * sk next ch sp, [cl shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] 3 times, ch 1**, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] 3 times, rep from * across, ending rep at **, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (14 cl shells, 9 sc)

Row 22: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *[cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3] 3 times**, sk next (ch sp, sc), [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] twice, rep from * across, ending last rep at ** before last 2 ch sp, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (14 cl shells, 6 sc)

Row 23: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 1, 7 dc in next cl shell (pineapple base made), ch 1, cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3**, sk next (ch sp, sc), sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (10 cl shells, 3 sc, 4 pineapple bases)

Row 24: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 2, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 2, cl shell in next cl shell**, sk next (ch-3 sp, sc, ch-3 sp), rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell. (10 cl shells, 28 dc, 24 ch-1 sps)

Rows 25–93: Rep rows 18 — 24, ending with row 23. (14 pineapple bases at end of last row)

Row 94: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 2, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, ch 2, cl shell in next cl shell**, sk next (ch-3 sp, sc, ch-3 sp), rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell. (30 cl shells, 98 dc)

Row 95: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, beg cl shell in same ch sp, ch 3, *cl shell in next cl shell, ch 3, sk next (ch sp, dc), [3-dc cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 2] 6 times, ch 1, cl shell in next cl shell, rep from * across to last cl shell, ch 3, cl shell in last cl shell, turn. (30 cl shells, 84 3-dc cls)

Row 96: Sl st in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, 2 sc in same ch sp, picot(see Special Stitches), 2 sc in same ch sp, (2 sc, picot, 2 sc) in each ch sp across, sl st in last dc. Do not fasten off.

Turn work 90 degrees counterclockwise to begin working Edging along left side toward point.


EDGING

Row 97: *Ch 10, 3-dc cl in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, pinch 3-dc cl and ch lps and rotate a ½ turn, sc around ch at base of 3-dc cl, ch 6, skip next 2 sps formed by cl shell, sc in next sp formed by cl shell, rep from * along edge to point, being sure to work sc in beg ring between 2 3-dc cls, continue along right edge away from point, ending with sc in last dc of last cl shell. Fasten off. (64 bobbles)


FINISHING

Weave in ends and block.

CHAPTER 2

Art Deco Shawl


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

One size fits most


FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Width: 60 inches across top edge

Length: 29 inches from top edge to bottom point


MATERIALS

* Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton (fine) sport weight cotton yarn (3½ oz/220 yds/100g per skein):

6 skeins #3718 ecru

* Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook


GAUGE

Gauge is not important for this project.


PATTERN NOTES

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Chain-6 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet and chain-3 sp unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

When told to work in shell, work in chain space of shell unless otherwise stated.


SPECIAL STITCHES

Picot: Ch 3, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook, yo and draw yarn through st and lp on hook.

Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc), in indicated st or sp.

Double crochet popcorn (dc pc): 6 dc in indicated st, drop lp, insert hook into first dc of 6-dc group and pick up dropped lp, draw through dc.

Beginning double crochet popcorn (beg dc pc): 5 dc in lp, drop lp, insert hook into top of beg ch-3 and pick up dropped lp, draw through dc.


SHAWL BODY

Row 1: Ch 6, join(see Pattern Notes) in 6th ch from hook to form a ring, ch 3(see Pattern Notes), dc in ring, (ch 2, 2 dc) 3 times in ring, turn. (8 dc, 3 ch sps)

Row 2: Ch 3, shell(see Special Stitches) in next ch-2 sp, [ch 2, shell in next ch sp] twice, turn. (3 shells)

Row 3: Ch 3, shell in next ch sp, *ch 5, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch sp, ch 5, shell in next ch sp, rep from * across, turn. (3 shells, 4 ch-5 sps, 4 sc, 2 ch-3 sps)

Row 4: Ch 3, shell in next ch sp, *ch 5, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-5 sp*, rep between * across to center shell, ch 5, shell in center shell(see Pattern Notes), rep between * across to last shell, ch 5, shell in last shell, turn.

Rows 5–34: Rep rnd 4. At end of last row, fasten off and weave in ends. Gently steam block.


LARGE MOTIF MAKE 6.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, join in 6th ch from hook to form ring, ch 3 (does not count as a dc),beg dc pc(see Special Stitches) in ring, [ch 3, dc pc(see Special Stitches) in ring] 5 times, ch 3, join in top of beg dc pc. (6 dc pc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 5 dc in ch-3 sp, [6 dc in next ch-3 sp] 5 times, join in top of ch-3. (36 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in back lp(see Stitch Guide) of same ch as joining, working in back lps, sc in each st around, join in first st. (36 sc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, working in back lps, dc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, [ch 4, dc dec in next 3 sts] 11 times, sk beg ch 2, join in next st. (12 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *7 dc in next ch-4 sp, sc in next st, rep from * around, join in beg ch-1. (84 dc, 12 sc)

Rnd 6:Ch 6(see Pattern Notes), *sk next 3 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk 3 dc, dc in next sc, ch 3, rep from * across, join in beg ch-6 sp. (24 ch-3 sp)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining, ch 5, *sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, rep from * around, join in first sc. (24 ch-5 sp)

Rnd 8: Sl st in each of next 2 chs, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 5, *sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, rep from * around, join in first sc.

Rnd 9: Sl st in next 2 chs, ch 1, sc in same ch-5 sp, *ch 2, sk next sc, (3 dc, picotsee Special Stitches, 3 dc) in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sk next sc**, sc in next ch sp, rep from * around ending last rep at **, join in first sc of round. Fasten off. (12 shells with picot tips)


MEDIUM MOTIF MAKE 32.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, join in 6th ch from hook to form ring, ch 3 (does not count as a dc), beg dc pc in ring, [ch 3, dc pc in ring] 5 times, ch 3, join in top of first dc pc. (6 dc pc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *(3 dc, picot, 3 dc) in next ch sp**, sc in next dc pc, rep from * around, ending at ** on last rep, join in first ch-1. Fasten off. (6 shells with picot tips)


SMALL MOTIF MAKE 43.

Work rnd 1 of Medium Motif. Fasten off.


ASSEMBLY

Referring to Assembly Diagram, attach Motifs to Body.

CHAPTER 3

Celtic Nature Shawl


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZE

One size fits most


FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Width: 58 inches across top edge

Length: 23 inches from top edge to bottom point


MATERIALS

* Universal Nazli Gelin Garden 3 (fine) size 3 crochet cotton (1¾ oz/136 yds/50g per ball):

8 balls #300-16 medium sage

* Size D/3/3.25mm crochet hook

* 12 stitch markers


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Table of Contents

Contents

Alborada Shawl,
Art Deco Shawl,
Celtic Nature Shawl,
Galician Sea Shawl,
Volvoreta Shawl,
Stitch Guide,
Metric Conversion Charts,

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