Triple Shell Shawl

This vibrant hyacinth shawl boasts a flirty ruffled edge. Comprised of shells and picots, among other more common stitches, this elegant shawl is the ultimate feminine accessory.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Blocked side 48” wing span by 20” deep at longest point 

Gauge: 6 tr rows = 4 inches; 1 shell = 1.5 inch

Materials

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Heritage (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 437 yards [400 meters]/100 grams): #5625 Purple Hyacinth (2 skeins)
Hook: US size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook or size needed for gauge

Special Stitches

Shell: (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in space indicated.
V-st: (tr, ch 2, tr) in stitch or space indicated.
Dbl-v: (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in space indicated.
Picot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

Pattern

Row 1: Ch 5, (dbl-v, tr) in 5th ch from hook; ch 4, turn. (6 tr)
Row 2: Tr in 1st tr; ch 1, v-st in next tr, ch 1, tr in next tr, ch 1, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, tr in next tr, ch1, v-st in next tr, ch 1, 2tr in top of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (2 V-st, 1 Shell)
Note: Shell just completed is center Shell. Put marker in this Shell and move up accordingly with each row made for stitch placement in future rows.
Row 3: Tr in 1st tr, ch 1, *tr in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1 tr, V-st in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 1 tr, tr in next ch-1 sp, ch 1**, Shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; rep from * to ** once more, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (2 V-st, 1 Shell)
Row 4: Tr in 1st tr, *ch 1, tr in next ch 1 sp and in next tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 1 tr, tr in next tr and in next ch-1 sp, ch 1**, shell in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to ** once more, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4 turn. (2 Dbl-v, 1 Shell)
Row 5: Tr in 1st tr, *ch 1, tr in next ch 1 sp and in next 2 tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk 2 tr, tr in next 2 tr and in next ch-1 sp, ch 1**, shell in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to ** once more, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4 turn. (2 Dbl-v, 1 Shell)
Row 6: Tr in 1st tr; ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1, v-st in next tr, ch 1, tr in next tr, ch 1, *shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1, v-st in next tr, ch 1, tr in next tr, ch 1 ; rep from * around to last 2 tr, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (4 V-st, 3 Shell)
Row 7: Tr in 1st tr; ch 1,sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1, v-st in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1, *shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1, v-st in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, tr in next tr, ch 1; rep from * around to last 2 tr, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (4 V-st, 3 Shell)
Row 8: Tr in 1st tr; ch 1, tr in next ch -1 sp and next tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; tr in next tr and next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, tr in next ch-1 sp and next tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; tr in next tr and next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around to last 2 tr, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (4 Dbl-v, 3 Shell)
Row 9: Tr in 1st tr; ch 1, tr in next ch-1 sp and next 2 tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; tr in next 2 tr and next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, tr in next ch -1 sp and next 2 tr, ch 1, dbl-v in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; tr in next 2 tr and next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around to last 2 tr, 2 tr in 4th ch of beg ch; ch 4, turn. (4 Dbl-v, 3 Shell)
Rep rows 6-9 until wing span is about 40 inches, ending with row 7. At end of last row ch 1 and turn.

Edging

Row 1: Sc in first tr, *ch 4, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 4, (sc, ch 8, sc) in next ch-2 sp;  rep from * across to last ch-2 sp; ch 4, sc in next ch 2 sp, ch 4, sc in 4th ch of beg ch, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in first sc, ch 4, sc in next sc, *ch 4, [tr, (ch 1, tr) eight times] in next ch-8 sp, ch 4, sk next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across; ch 4, sc in last sc, ch 1 turn.
Row 3: Sc in first sc, ch 4, sc in next sc, *ch 4, sk next tr, sc in next ch-1 sp, (picot, sc in next ch-1 sp) 7 times, ch 4, sc in next sc; rep from * across, ch 4, sc in last sc. Fasten off.
Weave in all ends. yarn ball

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