How to Make A Shimmering Squares Shawl
ITEM # 4465883P90
How to Make A Shimmering Squares Shawl
ITEM # 4465883P90
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Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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  • Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®: Onyx, 3 balls (A) or color of choice
  • Lion Brand® Bonbons®: Party, 3 packages (B) or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size G-6 (4 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

    • SIZE:
    • About 17-1/2"x54" (44.5 x 137 cm), not including border

    • GAUGE:
    • One Square = about 2-1/2"x2-1/2" (6.5 x 6.5 cm).
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • NOTES
    • Shawl is made from 140 Squares: 10 Squares worked with each color of B for a total of 80 Squares and 60 Squares worked with A.
    • Squares are crocheted tog following a diagram.
    • To print the diagram, click on the "Download Project PDF" button.
    • Border is worked around entire outer edge of assembled Shawl.

    • SQUARES (make 140 – 60 with A and 10 with each color of B)
    • Ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    • Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in ring, (ch 1, 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch – Four 3-dc groups and 4 ch-1 sps.
    • Rnd 2: Sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (3 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in same ch-1 sp (first corner made), *(4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in next ch-1 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch – Eight 4-dc groups and 4 corner ch-1 sps.
    • Rnd 3: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (3 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in same ch-1 sp (first corner made), *sk next 4-dc group, 3 dc in sp between last 4-dc group and next 4-dc group, (4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in next ch-1 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times, sk next 4-dc group, 3 dc in sp between last 4-dc group and next 4-dc group; join with sl st in top of beg ch – Eight 4-dc groups, four 3-dc groups and 4 corner ch-1 sps.
    • Fasten off.

    • ASSEMBLY
    • Following diagram, arrange Squares into a rectangle of 20 rows of 7 Squares each, with B Squares placed as desired.

    • From RS, crochet the corners of neighboring Squares tog. When joining Squares along the edges of the Shawl follow the "Join 2 Corners" instructions. For all other Squares, follow the "Join 4 Corners" instructions. All Squares are joined tog using A.
    • Join 2 Corners: From RS, join A with a sl st in corner of first Square, ch 1, yarn over, insert hook into corresponding corner of neighboring Square and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, sl st in beg ch-1.
    • Fasten off. Tie securely and weave in ends.
    • Join 4 Corners: From RS, join A with a sl st in corner of first Square, *ch 1, yarn over, insert hook into corresponding corner of next neighboring Square and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, sl st in beg ch-1.
    • Fasten off. Tie securely and weave in ends.

    • FINISHING:
    • Border
    • From RS, join A with sl st in center dc of 3-dc group on side of any Square, *ch 5, sc in join between Squares, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sl st) in center dc of next 3-dc group; rep from * around, working (sc, ch 5, sl st) in each corner; join with sl st in same sp as first sl st.
    • Fasten off.
    • Weave in ends.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin(ning)(s)
    • ch = chain
    • ch-sp(s) = space(s) previously made
    • dc = double crochet
    • rep = repeat
    • rnd = round
    • RS = right side
    • sc = single crochet
    • sl st = slip st
    • sp(s) = space(s)
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • tog = together

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