Dazzling Stardust Shawl

The Dazzling Stardust Shawl features a semi-circular, starburst design inspired by the stars in the sky. The sample is worked up in a bright and sunny sparkling yellow in honor of our own sun, the nearest star to our home. This advanced pattern makes a great accessory for any holiday or New Years party.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: 57” across top neck line; 45” from neck center to outer point after blocking

Gauge: 29 sts by 15 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc st before blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Lace Weight Yarn Rain’s Obsessive Stitchery Eleanor Lace (75% merino wool, 20% silk, 5% stellina; 875 yards [800 meters]/100 grams): Cibola (2 skeins)

Hook: US size C/2 (2.75 mm) hook

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch markers

Pattern

Ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook forming a ring.
Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1 here and at the beg of following rows), dc in beg ring, (ch 1, dc in beg ring) 5 times. (7 dc)
Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 here and at the beg of following rows), turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 5 times. (6 ch-2 sp)
Row 3: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3 here and at the beg of following rows), turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 5 times.
Row 4: Ch 6, turn, sk 1st dc, (2 dc in next dc, ch 3) 5 times, dc in ending dc. (12 dc)
Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and at the beg of following rows), dc in 1st dc, * ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, 2 dc in ending dc. (19 dc)
Row 6: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, dc in next 2 dc. (24 dc)
Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in 1st dc, dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in ending dc. (31 dc)
Row 8: Ch 3, turn, * sk 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, dc in next 3 dc (to end). (36 dc)
Row 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, rep from * 4 more times; dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in ending dc. (5 ch-1 sp)
Row 10: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, rep from * 4 more times; dc in next 4 dc (to end). (5 ch-2 sp)
Row 11: Ch 4, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in ending dc. (12 ch-1 sp)
Row 12: Ch 4, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, (dc, pm, dc) in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in ending dc. (48 dc)
Row 13: Ch 3, turn, dc in 1st dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ch-1 sp before next m, dc in next dc, (dc, pm, dc) in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending ch-1 sp, 2 dc in ending dc.
Row 14: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ch-1 sp before next m, dc in next dc across to next m, (dc, pm, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending ch-1 sp, dc in next dc across.
Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in 1st dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ch-1 sp before next m, dc in next dc across to next m, (dc, pm, dc) in next dc, dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending ch-1 sp, dc in next dc across to ending dc, 2 dc in ending dc.
Row 16: Rep Row 14.
Row 17: Ch 3, turn, dc in 1st dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ch-1 sp before next m, dc in next dc across to next m, ch 1, pm, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending dc, 2 dc in ending dc.
Row 18: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to next m, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending ch-1 sp, dc in next dc across.
Row 19: Ch 4, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc across to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to next ch-2 sp, (dc, pm) in next ch-2 sp, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Row 20: Ch 4, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to next m, (dc, pm, dc) in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 4 more times; ch 3, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] across to ending ch-1 sp, dc in ending dc.
Rows 21-49: Rep Rows 13-20 ending on rep of Row 17.
Row 50: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, * ch 2, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, pm, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-3 sp, rep from * 5 more times ending at ending ch-1 sp; dc in next dc across.
Row 51: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next m, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] 2 times, dc2tog starting in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc, pm, rep from * 5 more times; [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Row 52: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next m, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, pm, rep from * 5 more times; [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Row 53: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next m, ch 2, sk next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, pm, rep from * 5 more times; dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Row 54: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, pm, rep from * 5 more times; [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Row 55: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next 3 dc, * [ch1, dc in next 3 dc] across to next m, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc, dc in next dc, pm, rep from * 5 more times; [ch 1, dc in next 3 dc] across to ending dc, dc in ending dc.
Rows 56-62: Rep Rows 52-55 ending on rep of Row 54.
Row 63: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 64: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 65: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, sk next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 66: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 67: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc, dc in next dc **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 68: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog **, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 69: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc2tog, * 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1 **, sk next dc2tog, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next dc2tog, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc2tog starting in next dc2tog.
Row 70: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc2tog, * 2 dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, 2 dc in next dc **, ch 1, sk next dc, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 71: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc in next dc, dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, dc in next dc **, dc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc in ending dc.
Row 72: Ch 3, turn, sk 1st dc, * dc2tog starting in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next dc2tog, dc in next dc, rep from * 5 more times.
Row 73: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc2tog, * ch 2, [dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] across to next dc2tog ** , dc3tog starting in next dc2tog, rep from * 5 more times ending at ** on final rep; dc2tog starting in next dc2tog. – 5 dc3tog (Note: mark first and last sts of this row for edging)
Row 74: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc2tog, dc2tog starting in next ch (counts as dc3tog here and through remaining rows), ch 1, † * (dc, ch1) 2 times in next ch-2 sp, dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to 2 ch-2 sp before next dc3tog; (dc, ch 1) 2 times in next ch-2 sp, sk next dc, dc3tog starting in next ch (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog) ‡, ch 3, dc3tog starting in same dc3tog, ch 1, sk next dc, rep from † across ending at ‡ at end of row.
Row 75: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch, * ch 1, [dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] across to dc before next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog) **, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, pm, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc), rep from * across ending at ** at end of row.
Row 76: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch, * ch 1, [dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] across to dc before next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog) **, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc), rep from * across ending at ** at end of row.
Row 77: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch, * ch 1, [dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] across to dc before next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog) **, ch 5, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, pm, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc), rep from * across ending at ** at end of row.
Row 78: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch, * ch 1, [dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] across to dc before next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog) **, ch 5, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next m, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, pm, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc), rep from * across ending at ** at end of row.
Rows 79-98: Rep Rows 77-78.
Row 99: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch (2nd leg worked into next dc), ch 1, dc3tog starting in same dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog), * ch 5, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, pm, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc), ch 1, dc3tog starting in same dc (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog), rep from * across to end of row.
Row 100: Ch 2, turn, sk 1st dc3tog, dc2tog starting in next ch (2nd leg worked into next dc3tog), * ch 5, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next m, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, pm, [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5] across to next dc3tog, dc3tog starting in next dc3tog (3rd leg worked into next dc3tog), rep from * across to end of row.

Edging

Ch 1 (do not turn), evenly working 5 sts per 2 rows sc across outer edge of rows to st at end of Row 73, 2 sc in st at end of Row 73, continue evenly working sc across edge to beg ring, 2 sc in beg ring, continue evenly working sc across edge to st at other end of Row 73, 2 sc in st at end of Row 73, continue evenly working sc across edge to end of Row 100.
Fasten off.

Finishing

Wet block to size and shape: shape straight neck line between sts at ends of Row 73 through beg ring. Shape points pinning only at dc3tog sts in Row 100.
Using yarn needle weave in all ends. yarn ball

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