Puffs and Crosses Lace Shawl is the ideal accessory for chilly spring mornings or nights out with friends. It is a beautiful and delicate design that can spice up any outfit.
The pattern was published in Happily Hooked Magazine in May 2020, issue Light and Lacy.
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Chain, single crochet stitch (sc), foundation single crochet stitch (fsc), puff stitch (puff), puff v-stitch (puff v-st), double crochet stitch (dc), blocking.
The final shawl measurements (unblocked):
168 x 42 cm (approx. 66.15 x 16.5 in)
Materials and tools
Sheepjes Organicon Premium Blend (100% Cotton | super fine | 50 g (1.8 oz) = 170 m (186 yds)), Soft Blossom #206 5 skeins
Crochet hook size 4.0 mm (G/6)
16 dc x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 in)
Fsc (foundation single crochet) = ch 2, insert hook in the second ch from hook, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 1 loop on hook (ch made), yo, pull through 2 loops (sc made), *insert hook in ch of previous st and pull up loop, yo, pull through 1 loop (ch made), yo, pull through 2 loops (sc made); rep from * until required number of fsc have been made.
Puff (puff stitch) = yo, insert hook as indicated in the pattern, yo, pull up a loop, [yo, insert hook in the same st, yo, pull up a lp] 2 times, yo, pull through all 7 loops on hook.
Puff V st (puff v-stitch)- (puff st, ch 3, puff) in indicated st.
Pattern consists of 4 row repeat. The shawl begins with a row of fsc sts and ends with a row of sc sts. The shawl is worked flat. Turning 2 chain is worked loosely and counts as a 1st dc st. Turning 1 chain does not count as a stitch.
Row 1 (WS): 265 fsc, turn- 265 sc.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 2 (counts as 1st dc now and throughout), *dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, skip 1 st; rep from * to last 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, skip 1 sts, puff V -st in next st, puff V st in each center dc of 3-dc group to end, dc in the last st, turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, 3 dc in ch-3 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in ch-3 sp; rep from * to last st, dc in the last st, turn.
Row 5: Ch 2, skip 1 st, dc in next 2 sts, dc in skipped st, *ch1, skip 1 st, dc in next 2 sts, dc in skipped st; rep from * to last st, dc in the last st, turn.
Row 6: Ch 2, dc in next 3 sts, *ch 1, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * to last st, dc in the last st, turn.
Rows 7-34: Repeat Rows 3-6.
Row 35: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch across. 265 sc.
Weave in ends and block to final measurements as in schematic.
|ch- chain||yrh- yarn round the hook|
|st(s)- stitch(es)||lp(s)- loop(s)|
|sc- single crochet stitch||pul- pull up a loop|
|fsc- foundation single crochet||RS- right side|
|puff- puff stitch||WS- wrong side|
|dc- double crochet stitch||approx.- approximately|
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