Shawl requires about 12 ounces knitting worsted weight yarn and crochet hook size H.
sc (single crochet)
dc (double crochet)
sl st (slip stitch)
Gauge: 4 shells and 3 spaces equal 4 inches
Shawl: Starting at center neck (straight edge), ch 6.
Row 1: 2 Dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 3 dc in last ch, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 2 Dc in first dc, ch 1, shell of (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in top of turning ch, ch 3, turn.
Row 3: 2 Dc in first dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1, shell of (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in center sp for center inc, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp, ch 1, 3 dc in turning ch, ch 3, turn.
Pattern -Row 4: Count turning ch as first dc, work 2 more dc in first dc for an inc shell, (ch 1, 3 dc shell) in each sp to center sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in center sp for center inc, (ch 1, 3 dc) in each sp to end, ch 1, 3 dc shell in turning ch for inc, ch 3, turn.
Repeat row 4 for pattern, working until piece measures 26 inches from start, measuring through center from neck to point, fasten off.
Straight Edge Border - Row 1: Sc across straight edge, keeping work flat, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 2 Dc in first st, * ch 1, sk 1 st, sl st in next st, sk 1 st, 3 dc in next st, repeat from * across row, fasten off.
Fringe: Cut four 14-inch lengths of yarn. Fold in half. Draw fold through sp at center point of shawl. Draw ends through loop and tighten. Repeat fringe in each sp of shaped edges. Trim ends evenly.
DESIGNED BY KAY BOWE
Workbasket April, 1975