Size: 20" x 48" after blockin
Gauge: 4 shells = 9.5"across, 4.5" vertical
Crochet Stitches Used:
1 - Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 3 ch, *ch 1, skip 1 ch,
dc in each of next 4 ch*. Repeat
2 - Ch 1, turn. Sc in first dc, *shell in next ch-1 space, sc
in next ch-1 space.* Rep
3 - Turn, sl st in first sc, sl st across first 5 trc of shell, ch 1, sc in next dc, *ch 4, V st in next sc, ch 4, sc in center of next shell.*
4 - Turn, sl st in first sc and across 4 ch, (sl st, ch 1, sc)
in next V st, *Shell in next sc, sc in next V st*.
Rep rows 3 and 4, having 2 shells less on each row, until 1 shell remains. Fasten off
Top Border: These directions will make the top border
curve upward at both ends for a better fit
1 - With wrong side facing, join yarn with sl st to ch st at
base of first dc, ch1, sc in same place,
2 - Ch 2 turn. Work 3hdc in each ch-3 space across, ending hdc in last sc.
3-4 - Ch 2, turn. Hdc in each hdc across. Fasten off.
1 - With wrong side facing join yarn with sl st bottom of first dc of first row of shawl. Ch 1, sc in same place, *Ch 9, sc in center of next shell, ch 9, sc in top of V st.* Rep along both sides, ending sc in last sc following last shell.
2 - Ch 2, turn. Work 9 hdc in each ch-9 space, ending hdc in last sc.
3 - Turn. Sl st across 5 hdc, ch 1, sc in same place, *ch 9, sc in 5th hdc of next loop* to end.
4 - Rep row 2. Fasten off.
Designed and Crocheted by Gail Tanquary for Crystal
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