Tea, anyone? The gorgeous drape and unique asymmetrical look of this beautifully feminine shawl make it the perfect accent for a Spring tea. Plus, it works up super quickly so how about crocheting this one up as a Mother’s Day gift? Need a little extra cover with your sundress? The Cotton Bamboo yarn from Lion Brand has a silky feel to it so it feels incredible against your skin, and that makes this sweet little shawl the perfect accessory to throw on over your bare shoulders. Anyway you look at it, you need this shawl in your life this season!!
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Skill Level: Easy
Lion Brand Cotton Bamboo in Cherry Blossom – 2 skeins
Lion Brand Cotton Bamboo in Magnolia – 1 skein
Hook size H/8 – 5.00mm
Button – 3/4”
Stitch markers – optional but recommended
2 1/2 shells and 6 rows = 4”
15 1/2” wide by 33” long
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
St, sts – stitch, stitches
Sk – skip
- Beginning chains count as stitches
- Always make your first stitch in the very first stitch in the row.
- I recommend using stitch markers to easily keep your rows even. Place a stitch marker in the the first stitch of a row, and you will know where to crochet your last stitch when you get back to that end. It’s especially helpful to put a stitch marker in the top of the chain 3 at the beginning of that row (see Row 3 below) as it can be confusing where to do your last stitch in the following row.
- The Cotton Bamboo yarn makes a very drapey, stretchy fabric so measurements may vary.
- There is no need for a button hole. The button will fit right into the stitches on the other side of the shawl.
With Cherry Blossom, ch 56.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and across row. 55 sts.
Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st, sk 2, *5 dc in next st, sk 2, sc in next st, sk 2*. Repeat from * to * across row. Sc in last st. 9 full shells.
Row 3: Turn, ch 3, 2 dc in first st (the ch 3 and 2 dc form a half shell), sk 2, sc in next st (this will be the center of the shell from the previous row), sk 2, *5 dc in next st (this is the sc from the previous row), sk 2, sc in next st, sk 2*. Repeat from * to * across row. Three dc in last st. 8 full shells plus 2 half shells – one at each end.
Row 4: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st, sk 2, *5 dc in next st, sk 2, sc in next st, sk 2*. Repeat from * to * across row. Sc in last st. 9 full shells.
Row 5: Turn, ch 3, 2 dc in first st, sk 2, sc in next st, sk 2, *5 dc in next st, sk 2, sc in next st, sk 2*. Repeat from * to * across row. 3 dc in last st. 8 full shells plus 2 half shells.
Row 6: Continue alternating the pattern from rows 4 and 5, following the color changes as indicated. After last row, bind off and weave in ends.
Rows 7 – 20: Continue with Cherry Blossom.
Row 21: Magnolia
Rows 22 – 51: Cherry Blossom
Rows 52 – 62: Magnolia
Lay the shawl out flat and sew the button right onto the bottom corner of the last row of Magnolia.
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