Dew Drops Shawl

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Eyelet rows and a lacy pattern of puff stitches come together in this beautifully detailed shawl. It is so light and soft you hardly notice wearing it, but even so it lends a bit of extra warmth for chillier summer nights.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Small (Large) finished measurement 78 (89½)” / [198 (227) cm] wingspan x 27½ (3243/64)”  / [70 (83) cm] depth

Shown in size Large

Gauge: 22 sts and 10 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Dc after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Lace weight yarn Garnstudio Drops Lace (70% Alpaca, 30% Silk; 437 yards [400 meters]/50 grams): 7120 Light Grey Green, 2 (3) balls

Hook: US size D/3 (3.25 mm)

Notions: Removable stitch marker (1); tapestry needle

Abbreviations

puff-st: puff-stitch

pm: place marker in stitch just made

sm: slip marker

Special Stitches:

Puff-Stitch (Puff-St): *Yo, insert hook as indicated, yo, pull through 1 lp, pull lp to the height of a dc; rep from * twice more, yo, pull through all lps on hook but one, yo, pull through last 2 lps.

V-stitch (V-st): (dc, ch 2, dc) in st indicated.

Puff-Shell in V-st: (Puff-St, ch 1, Puff-St, ch-1, Puff-St) in ch-2 sp of V-st.

Pattern Notes

The Shawl is worked in rows top down from the center.

Ch 4 at beginning of rows counts as tr.

The center stitch will always be marked with a stitch marker.

Pattern

Ch 4, sl st in first ch to close ring.

Row 1: Ch 4, work (5 dc, ch 1, pm, 5 dc, tr) in ring, turn.

Lace Section

Row 2: Ch 4, dc in first st, ch 1, dc in next st, *ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from * to 1 st before marker, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, pm, dc) in marked ch, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st, **ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st; rep from ** to 1 st before end of row, ch 1, (dc, tr) in last st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 6 (count as tr, ch 2), dc in first st (V-st made), ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next (dc, ch-1 sp), V-st in next dc, ch 2, sk next (ch-1 sp, dc), sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next dc, (dc, ch 2, tr, pm, ch 2, dc) in marked ch (count as 2 V-sts), ch 2, sk next dc, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next (dc, ch-1-sp), V-st in next dc, ch 2, sk next (ch-1 sp, dc), sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next dc, (dc, ch 2, tr) in last st (V-st made), turn.

Row 4: Ch 4, (Puff-Shell, ch 1) 3 times in ch-2 sp of V-st, *(Puff-Shell, ch 1) 3 times in ch-2 sp of next V-st; rep from * to marker, pm in ch 1-sp, **(Puff-Shell, ch 1) 3 times in ch-2 sp of next V-st; rep from ** to last V-st of row, (Puff-Shell, ch 1) twice in last ch-2 sp, Puff-Shell in same V-st, tr in last st, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), 2 sc in first st, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to ch-1 sp before marker, ch 1, sk next st, (sc, ch 1, pm, sc) in marked ch, **ch 1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from ** to last ch-1 sp of row, ch 1, sk next st, 2 sc in last st, turn.

Row 6: Ch 5 (count as tr, ch 1), dc in first st, *ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to ch-1 sp before marker, ch 1, sk next sc, (dc, ch 1, tr, pm, ch 1, dc) in marked sc, **ch 1, sk next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from ** to last ch-1 sp of row, ch 1, sk next sc, (dc, ch 1, tr) in last st, turn.

Eyelet Section

Rows 7-8: Ch 4, 2 dc in first st, dc in each st across to st before marker, (2 dc, ch 1, pm, 2 dc) in marked ch, dc in each st across to last st of row, (2 dc, tr) in last st, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in first st, ch 1, sc in next st, *ch 5, sk next 5 sts, sc in next st; rep from * to st before marker, ch 1, sc in marked ch, pm, ch 1, sc in next st, **ch 5, sk next 5 sts, sc in next st; rep from ** to 2 sts before end of row, ch 1, sc in last st, turn.

Rows 10-11: Rep Rows 7-8.

Lace Section

Row 12: Rep Row 2.

Row 13: Ch 6 (count as tr, ch 2), dc in first st (V-st made), ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 2, sk next (dc, ch-1-sp), V-st in next dc, ch 2, sk next (ch-1 sp, dc), sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to ch-1 sp before marker, ch 2, sk next dc, (dc, ch 2, tr, pm, ch 2, dc) in marked ch (count as 2 V-sts), ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, **ch 2, sk next (dc, ch-1 sp), V-st in next dc, ch 2, sk next (ch-1 sp, dc), sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from ** to last ch-1 sp of row, ch 2, sk next dc, (dc, ch 2, tr) in last st (V-st made), turn.

Rows 14-16: Rep Rows 4-6 .

Repeat Eyelet Section and Lace Section 5 (6) more times, ending with a Lace Section – 6 (7) Eyelet Sections total.

Border

Row 67 (77): Rep Row 7.

Row 68 (78): Ch 3, 4 dc in first st, sk next st, sc in next st, *sk next 2 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * to 2 sts before marker, sk next st, (2 hdc, 8 dc, 2 hdc) in marked ch, sk next st, sc in next st, **sk next 2 sts, 7 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from ** to 2 sts before end of row, sk next st, 5 dc in last st.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends. Block Shawl.yarn ball

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