Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball City Lace Shawl

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball City Lace Shawl

Crochet a fashionable open work shawl that can follow you through the seasons. The chic ombre design is created with just one ball of Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball.

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GAUGE:

2 pattern reps = about 4 1/4 in. (11 cm). Note: One pattern rep consists of (ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, dc3tog) in odd-numbered rows and (3 dc, ch 7) in even-numbered rows.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

About 17 x 65 in. (43 x 165 cm)


PATTERN NOTE:

Shawl is worked in one piece, back and forth in rows. For those who find a visual helpful, download the stitch diagram template.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours

Project Instructions

  • 1

    STITCH EXPLANATIONS

    dc2tog (dc 2 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

    dc3tog (dc 3 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook – 2 sts decreased.

    dtr (double treble/triple crochet) (Yarn over) 3 times, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) 4 times.

  • 2

    SHAWL

    Ch 84.

    Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook (4 skipped ch and following dc count as 1 base ch and beg dc2tog), *ch 3, sk next 3 ch, 3 dc in next ch, ch 3, sk next 3 ch, dc3tog; rep from * to last 9 ch, ch 3, sk next 3 ch, 3 dc in next ch, ch 3, sk next 3 ch, dc2tog – you will have eight 3-dc groups, 7 dc3tog, 2 dc2tog and 16 ch-3 sps (for 8 pattern reps) in this row.

    Row 2: Ch 8 (counts as dtr, ch 3), turn, sk first ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 dc, *ch 7, sk next 2 ch-3 sps, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk last ch-3 sp, dtr in top of beg ch – 2 dtr, eight 3-dc groups, 7 ch-7 sps, and 2 ch-3 sps.

    Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in first st, ch 3, sk first ch-3 sp, dc3tog, *ch 3, 3 dc in 4th ch of next ch-7, ch 3, sk last 3 ch of same ch-7, dc3tog; rep from * to beg ch-sp, ch 3, 2 dc in 5th ch of beg ch – Seven 3-dc groups, 8 dc3tog, two 2-dc groups, and 16 ch-3 sps.

    Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in next st, *ch 7, sk next 2 ch-3 sps, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * to last 2 ch-3 sps, ch 7, sk last 2 ch-3 sps, dc in next dc, dc in top of beg ch – Seven 3-dc groups, two 2-dc groups, and 8 ch-7 sps.

    Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in next st (beg ch-3 and following dc count as first dc2tog), *ch 3, 3 dc in 4th ch of next ch-7, ch 3, sk last 3 ch of same ch-7, dc3tog; rep from * to last ch-7 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in 4th ch of next ch-7, ch 3, sk last 3 ch of same ch-7, dc2tog – Eight 3-dc groups, 7 dc3tog, 2 dc2tog and 16 ch-3 sps.

    Rep Rows 2-5 until almost all yarn has been used, end with a Row 3 or a Row 5 as the last row you work.

    Fasten off.

  • 3

    FINISHING

    Weave in ends.


    ABBREVIATIONS

    beg = begin(ning)(s)

    ch = chain

    ch-sp(s) = chain space(s) previously made

    dc = double crochet

    rep(s) = repeat(s)

    sk = skip

    st(s) = stitch(es)

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours

Project Supplies

  • • 1 Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball: Feng Shui
  • • 5.5mm Crochet Hook; Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
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