Crescent Heart Shawl

Worked from the top down, this sweet lacy shawl forms a heart crescent, and, if you look closely, you can see many more hearts in this piece. Finished off with a festive pineapple border, this oversized wrap is the perfect finishing touch for any outfit.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 84” along top edge, 32” deep

Gauge: 1 main body patt rep = 3” [7.5 cm] wide after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight Yarn Fibra Natura Whisper Lace (70% wool, 30% silk; 440 yards [402 meters]/50 grams): #113 Tango (MC, 2 balls), #201 Strawberry Sundae (CC, 1 ball)

Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm) hook

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Beg V-st: Ch 5, dc in same sp.
V-st: (Dc, ch 2, dc) in same sp.
Picot Shell: (Dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc) in same sp.
Beg Shell: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp.
Shell: (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp.
Double Shell: [(Dc, ch 2) 2 times, dc] in same sp.
Picot: Ch 4, sl st in top of last sc made.

Pattern Notes

This shawl is worked from the top down. Increases are made on every row at the sides of the piece and on either side of the center V-stitch. Twice as many increases are made on the sides, giving this shawl a crescent/heart shape.
When V-st into the Picot shell, work the stitch into the center picot.

Pattern

Ch 2.
Set-up row: Work 5 sc in second ch from hook, turn.
Row 1: Beg V-st in first sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, V-st in next sc, ch 1, dc in next sc, V-st in last sc, turn. Place removable markers in the second of the three V-sts made. This is the center V-st. Move this marker up each row.
Row 2: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 2, Picot Shell in next ch-1 sp, V-st in center V-st, Picot Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 3: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 2, V-st in center V-st, ch 2, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 4: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, V-st in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in fourth ch of ch-4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 5: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, (dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc) in fourth ch of ch-4, ch 1, V-st in center V-st, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc) in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 6: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, Picot Shell in first ch of ch-4, *ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st; rep from *  to last ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, V-st in ch-1 sp, V-st in center V-st, V-st in ch-1 sp, ch 4, **Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4; rep from ** to last ch-4 sp, ch 4, Picot Shell in fourth ch of ch-4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 7: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, (ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell; rep from * to last ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 2, V-st in center V-st, ch 2, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, **V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4; rep from ** to last ch-4 sp, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 8: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, V-st in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, *ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st; rep from * to last ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in center V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, **Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4; rep from ** to last ch-4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in fourth ch of ch-4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 9: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, Picot shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, *ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell; rep from * to last 2 ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell  in V-st, ch 4, dc in fourth ch of ch-4, ch 1, V-st in center V-st, ch 1, dc in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, **V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4; rep from ** to last 2 ch-4 sp, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 10: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, Picot Shell in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, *ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st; rep from * to last 2 ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in ch-1 sp, V-st in center V-st, Picot Shell in ch-1 sp, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, **Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4; rep from ** to last 2 ch-4 sp, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in fourth ch of ch-4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 11: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, *ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell; rep from * to last 2 ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 2, V-st in center V-st, ch 2, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, **V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4; rep from ** to last 2 ch-4 sp, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 12: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, V-st in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, *ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st; rep from * to last 2 ch-4 sp, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, **Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4; rep from ** to last 3 ch-4 sp, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in fourth ch of ch-4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 13: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 4, ch 4, Picot Sell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, *ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Sh; rep from * to last 3 ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Sh, ch 4, (dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc) in fourth ch of ch-4, ch 1, V-st in center V-st, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc just made, dc) in first ch of ch-4, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, *V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4: rep from * to last 3 ch-4 sp, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, Picot Shell in V-st, ch 4, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Rep Rows 6-13, 4 more times.

Pineapple Edging

Row 1: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 3, V-st in next Picot Shell, ch 4, dc in next V-st, *ch 3, dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 3, dc in next Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in next V-st, ch 4, dc in next Picot Shell, ch 3, dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 3, dc in next V-st, ch 4, V-st in next Picot Shell, ch 4, dc in next V-st: rep from * to last ch-4 sp before center V-st, ch 3, dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 3, dc in ch-1 sp, ch 4, V-st in center V-st, ch 4, dc in ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc in ch-4 sp, ch 3, **dc in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 4, dc in V-st, ch 3, dc in ch-4 sp, ch 3, dc in Picot Shell, ch 4, V-st in V-st, ch 4, dc in Picot Shell, ch 3, dc in ch-4 sp, ch 3: rep from ** to last 2 ch-4 sp, dc in V-st, ch 4, V-st in Picot Shell, ch 3, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 2: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg V-st in same sp, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, 9 dc in V-st, ch 1, sc in ch-4 sp, ch 3, *sc in ch-3 sp, ch 4, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-4 sp, ch 1, 9 dc in V-st, ch 1, sc in ch-4 sp, ch 3; rep from * to last 2 V-st, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 4, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-4 sp, ch 1, 9 dc in V-st, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, V-st in last V-st, turn.
Row 3: Sl st in ch-2 sp of V-st, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 1, *(dc in next dc, ch 1) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, (Shell in next sc, ch 1) 2 times; rep from * to last 2 V-sts, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch 1, Shell in last V-st, turn.
Row 4: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *(sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 7 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc in next Shell, ch 1) 2 times; rep from * to last 9 dc, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 7 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 5: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 6 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 6 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 6: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 5 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in next Shell, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 5 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 7: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 4 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Double Shell in Shell, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 4 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 8: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 3 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, Shell in next ch-1 sp, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 3 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 9: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 2 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (Shell in next ch-1 sp) 3 times, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 2 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 10: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, *sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 2 times, Shell in next Shell, ch 2) 2 times, Shell in next Shell, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 2 times, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 11: Sl st to ch-2 sp, Beg Shell in same sp, ch 3, *sk next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in next Shell, ch 1, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, Shell in next Shell, ch 1, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, Shell in next Shell, ch 3; rep from * to last sc/ch-3 cluster, sk next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, Shell in last Shell, turn.
Row 12: Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, sc in ch-1 sp, Picot, sc in next 2 dc, *3 sc in ch-3 sp, sk next sc, 3 sc in ch-3 sp, (sc in next 2 dc, sc in ch-1 sp, Picot) 3 times, sc in ch-1 sp, 3 Picot, (sc in next 2 dc, sc in ch-1 sp, Picot) 3 times, sc in next 2 dc; rep from * to last 2 ch-3 sp, 3 sc in ch-3 sp, sk next sc, 3 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in fnext 2 dc, sc in ch-1 sp, Picot, sc in last 2 dc. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends, but do not trim. Wet block firmly, pinning out points from Pineapple Edging. After allowing Shawl to dry fully, trim ends. yarn ball

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