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Summer Sun Shawlette

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Purl Essence
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Description

•    Purl Essence Tranquil (50% acrylic, 50% cotton; 100gm/273 yds)
o    Tranquil Lime  (MC) – 1 ball
•    Purl Essence Tranquil (50% acrylic, 50% cotton; 100gm/273 yds)
o    Teal Multi (CC) – 1 ball   
•    Hook:  US Size H-8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
•    Tapestry needle
•    Scissors

GAUGE
12 dc x 8 rows = 4" 
Save time, check gauge.

STITCH GUIDE
Crab Stitch: * Insert hk in next st to the right, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hk; rep from * across.
Pat A: * 3 Dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in next 3dc, [dc3tog] twice, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * = 14 dc.
Pat B: * Dc in next 3 dc, [dc3tog] twice, dc in next 3 dc, 3 dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * = 14 dc.

DIRECTIONS:
Top
With MC, ch 4, sl st in 1st ch to form a ring.
Row 1 (RS):  Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc throughout), (3 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in ring.  Turn.
Row 2:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each of next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn.
Row 3:  Ch 3, dc in same dc, dc in each dc across to ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch 2 sp, dc in each dc across to last dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn.
Rows 4-20:  Rep Row 3, 17 more times - 122 dc.  
Fasten off.

Border
Note: All right side rows are worked in BLO.
With right side of Top facing, join CC with sl st to last dc worked on last row.  
Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, working in BLO, dc in same st, dc in each of next 4 dc, work Pat A 4 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 4 times, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 128 dc.
Row 2:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each of next 7 dc, work Pat A 4 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 4 times, dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 134 dc.
Row 3: Ch 3, working in BLO, dc in same st, dc in each of next 10 dc, work Pat A 4 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 4 times, dc in each of next 10 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 140 dc.
Row 4:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each of next 13 dc, work Pat A 4 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 4 times, dc in each of next 13 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 146 dc. Cut CC.
Row 5:  With right side facing, join MC with sl st to last dc worked, ch 3, working in BLO, dc in same st, dc in each of next 2 dc, work Pat A 5 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 5 times, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 152 dc.
Row 6:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 5 dc, work Pat A 5 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 5 times, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 158 dc. Cut MC.
Row 7: With right side facing, join CC with sl st to last dc worked, ch 3, working in BLO, dc in same st, dc in each of next 8 dc, work Pat A 5 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 5 times, dc in each of next 8 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 164 dc.
Row 8:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each of next 11 dc, work Pat A 5 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 5 times, dc in each of next 11 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn - 170 dc.
Row 9:  Ch 3, working in BLO, dc in same st, work Pat A 6 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, work Pat B 6 times, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn – 176 dc.
Row 10:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each of next 3 dc, work in Pat A 6 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2sp, work Pat B 6 times, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 -182 dc. Fasten off. 

FINISHING
Top Edge
With right side facing, join MC to top right corner of shawl and work 1 row of sc across top, do not turn. Work 1 row of Crab St across. Fasten off. 
Weave in ends.
 
Abbreviations
beg    begin(ning)
BLO    back loops only
CC    contrasting color
ch    chain
dc    double crochet
dc2tog    double crochet the next 2 sts together (1 st dec)
dc3tog    double crochet the next 3 sts together (2 st dec)
hk    hook
lp(s)    loop(s)
MC    main color
meas    measures
patt    pattern
rem    remain(ing)
rep    repeat(ing)
RS    right side
sc    single crochet
sk    skip
sl    slip
sl st    slip stitch
sp    space    
st(s)    stitch(es)

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