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Shari White’s shawl design can do the talking for you

YOU WILL NEED

  • Malabrigo Silkpaca (70% alpaca, 30% silk, 50g/384m) 3 skeins of Violetas (068)

  • A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook

TENSION

Tension is not critical for this project, but it may affect the yarn quantities required

MEASUREMENTS

Shawl measures approx 40x170cm (15¾x67in)

ABBREVIATIONS

Ttr fan Ttr in ch-3 sp, (ch1, ttr) 9 times in same sp

Contrasting closed and airy stitches work together with silky, smooth yarn to make some waves with an almost shimmery effect and fluid drape.

NOTES

Shawl is worked in rows throughout.

The stitch count remains constant on each row. For the Main Body of the Shawl, all sts are worked into the treble stitches in the previous row and never in the ch-2 sps. On the Edging sts are worked into the ch-sp and treble stitches.

SHAWL

MAIN BODY

Ch118.

Row 1 (RS) Tr in the ninth ch from hook (skipped ch counts as tr, ch2), *ch2, skip 2 ch, tr in next 5 ch, (ch2, skip 2 ch, tr in next ch) 3 times; repeat from * 5 times more, ch2, skip 2 sts, tr in next 5 ch, (ch2, skip 2 ch, tr in next ch) twice, turn. [57 tr, 28 ch-2 sps]

Row 2 Ch3 (counts as tr throughout), tr in st at base of ch-3, ch2, skip ch-sp, tr in next tr, ch2, skip ch-sp, tr2tog next 2 tr, tr in next st, tr2tog next 2 tr, ch2, *tr in next tr, ch2, skip ch-sp, 3tr in next st, ch2, skip ch-sp, tr in next st, ch2, skip ch sp, tr2tog next 2 sts, tr in next st, tr2tog next 2 sts, ch2, skip ch-sp; rep from * 5 times more, tr in next st, ch2, skip ch-sp, 2tr in final st (sixth skipped ch from beg of Row 1), turn.

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