Wondermint Shawl

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Let the simple design of this project shine through by using a unique border of dainty white snowflakes that will make you winter ready. You’ll love how perfectly this classic shawl blends into your wardrobe.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 44” x 32½”

Gauge: 16 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Sc.

Materials

Yarn:

Fine Weight Yarn Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Sport (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 164 yards [150 meters]/50 grams): 9605 Sage (C1), 3 skeins; 8505 White (C2), 2 skeins.

Hook: US size F/5 (3.75 mm)

Notions: Removable markers; tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Cluster

Yo, insert hook into next st, yo, pull yarn back through st, yo, pull through first 2 loops on hook. *Keeping current loops on hook, yo, insert hook into same st, yo, pull yarn back through st; rep from * once more, yo, pull through all loops on hook to complete cluster.

Pattern Notes

The shawl is top down with the snowflakes made and added separately.

Weave in ends as pattern progresses.

Pattern

With C1, ch 2.

Row 1: Work 5 sc in second chain from hook – 5 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st (center), sc in next st, 2 sc in last st – 9 sts.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in last st – 13 sts.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 5 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in last st – 17 sts.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 7 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in last st – 21 sts.

Row 6: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 9 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in last st – 25 sts.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 11 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in last st – 29 sts.

Row 8: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 13 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in last st – 33 sts.

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 15 sts, 3 sc in next st (mark the 2nd st of this 3-sc Cluster with st marker, this is the center stitch), sc in next 15 sts, 2 sc in last st – 37 sts.

Row 10: Ch 3, turn, *(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 2 sts; rep from * to 1 st before center (marked by stitch marker), sk 1 st, (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in center st, sk 1 st, **(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 2 sts; rep from ** to 1 st before end, dc in last st – 43 sts.

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 20 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 20 sts, 2 sc in last st – 47 sts.

Row 12: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 22 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts, 2 sc in last st – 51 sts.

Row 13: Ch 3, turn, *(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 2 sts; rep from * to 2 sts before center (marked by stitch marker), sk 2 sts, (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in center st, sk 2 sts, **(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 2 sts; rep from ** to 1 st before end, dc in last st – 55 sts.

Row 14: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 26 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts, 2 sc in last st – 59 sts.

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 28 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 28 sts, 2 sc in last st – 63 sts.

Row 16: Rep Row 13 – 67 sts.

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 32 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 32 sts, 2 sc in last st – 71 sts.

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 34 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 34 sts, 2 sc in last st – 75 sts.

Row 19: Rep Row 13 – 79 sts.

Row 20: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 38 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 38 sts, 2 sc in last st – 83 sts.

Row 21: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 40 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 40 sts, 2 sc in last st – 87 sts.

Row 22: Rep Row 13 – 91 sts.

Row 23: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 44 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 44 sts, 2 sc in last st – 95 sts.

Row 24: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 46 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 46 sts, 2 sc in last st – 99 sts.

Row 25: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 48 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 48 sts, 2 sc in last st – 103 sts.

Row 26: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 50 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 50 sts, 2 sc in last st – 107 sts.

Row 27: Ch 3, turn, *(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 2 sts; rep from * to 3 sts before center (marked by stitch marker), sk 3 sts, (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in center st, sk 3 sts, **(2 dc, dc around the 2 dc posts just made) in next st, sk 3 sts; rep from ** to 1 st before end, dc in last st – 111 sts.

Row 28: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 54 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 50 sts, 2 sc in last st – 115 sts.

Row 29: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 56 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 56 sts, 2 sc in last st – 119 sts.

Row 30: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 58 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 58 sts, 2 sc in last st – 123 sts.

Row 31: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 60 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 60 sts, 2 sc in last st – 127 sts.

Row 32: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 62 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 62 sts, 2 sc in last st – 131 sts.

Row 33: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 64 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 64 sts, 2 sc in last st – 135 sts.

Row 34: Rep Row 10 – 139 sts.

Row 35: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 68 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 68 sts, 2 sc in last st – 143 sts.

Row 36: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 70 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 70 sts, 2 sc in last st – 147 sts.

Row 37: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 72 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 72 sts, 2 sc in last st – 151 sts.

Row 38: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 74 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 74 sts, 2 sc in last st – 155 sts.

Row 39: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 76 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 76 sts, 2 sc in last st – 159 sts.

Row 40: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 78 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 78 sts, 2 sc in last st – 163 sts.

Row 41: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 80 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 80 sts, 2 sc in last st – 167 sts.

Row 42: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 82 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 82 sts, 2 sc in last st – 171 sts.

Row 43: Rep Row 10 – 175 sts.

Row 44: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 86 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 86 sts, 2 sc in last st – 179 sts.

Row 45: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 88 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 88 sts, 2 sc in last st – 183 sts.

Row 46: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 90 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 90 sts, 2 sc in last st – 187 sts.

Row 47: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 92 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 92 sts, 2 sc in last st – 191 sts.

Row 48: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 94 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 94 sts, 2 sc in last st – 195 sts.

Row 50: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 96 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 96 sts, 2 sc in last st – 199 sts.

Row 51: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 98 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 98 sts, 2 sc in last st – 203 sts.

Row 52: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 100 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 100 sts, 2 sc in last st – 207 sts.

Row 53: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 102 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 102 sts, 2 sc in last st – 211 sts.

Row 54: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 104 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 104 sts, 2 sc in last st – 215 sts.

Row 56: Rep Row 13 – 219 sts.

Row 57: With C2, ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 108 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 108 sts, 2 sc in last st – 223 sts

Row 58: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 110 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 110 sts, 2 sc in last st – 227 sts

Row 59: With C1, ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 112 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 112 sts, 2 sc in last st – 231 sts.

Row 60: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 114 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 114 sts, 2 sc in last st – 235 sts.

Row 62: With C2, ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 116 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 116 sts, 2 sc in last st – 239 sts.

Row 63: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 118 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 118 sts, 2 sc in last st – 243 sts.

Row 64: With C1, ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 120 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 120 sts, 2 sc in last st – 247 sts.

Row 65: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 122 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 122 sts, 2 sc in last st – 251 sts.

Row 66: With C2, ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 124 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 124 sts, 2 sc in last st – 255 sts.

Row 68: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 126 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 126 sts, 2 sc in last st – 259 sts.

Fasten off.

Snowflakes

Note: You will join the flakes as you go and then attach the strip to the shawl with a chain section.

Snowflake 1

With C2, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to the first sc to join – 6 sts.

Rnd 2: *(Ch 3, work Cluster), ch 3, sl st to the first ch just created, ch 3, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3, sl st to the main first st at base of Cluster, sl st to the next st; rep from * in each st, sl st to the first main st at base to join. Fasten off.

Snowflakes 2-63

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to the first sc to join – 6 sts.

Rnd 2: *(Ch 3, work Cluster, ch 3, sl st to the first ch just created, ch 3, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3), sl st to the main first st at base of Cluster, sl st to the next st; rep from * in first 5 sts, in last st (ch 3, work Cluster, ch 3, sl st to the first ch just created, ch 3, insert hook into the previous edge of snowflake, pull yarn through to join snowflakes, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3, sl st to the same first ch, ch 3), sl st to the first main st at base to join. Fasten off.

Joining Strip

Join C2 in stitch 1 of Row 68, *ch 3, sl st into middle ch-3 section of snowflake edge, ch 3, sk 3  sts, sl st to the next st; rep from * to center, (note: the center snowflake will be joined on 2 open points instead of one), ch 3, sl st into the middle of the ch-3 section of snowflake edge, sk 4 sts, ch 3, sl st to the center point, ch 3, sl st to the same snowflake’s next ch-3 section of snowflake edge, ch 3, sk 4 sts, sl st to the next st, *ch 3, sl st into middle ch-3 section of snowflake edge, ch 3, sk 3 sts, sl st to the next st; rep from * to end. Fasten off.

Block as needed. yarn ball

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Comments
  • theresac2

    Is there a mistake in row 3? In order to get 13 sc, you need to put 3 sc in the middle stitch

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