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Denver Sunset Shawl

Go strolling to appreciate nature’s beautiful change, and wrap up in this eye-catching, warm shawl while you go. It’s worked from the bottom up in a repeating shell stitch that will fly off your hook.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 68” wide x 26” long

Gauge: 10 sts and 5 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

Materials

Yarn: Lion Brand Landscapes (100% Acrylic; 147 yards [134 meters]/100 grams): 204 Desert Spring, 5 balls

Hook: US size M/N (9.0mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

V st (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch

Big Shell (4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in indicated stitch

Pattern Note

The ch 3 at the beginning of each row counts as the first dc of the row.

Pattern

Row 1: Ch 4, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in 4th ch from hook, turn – 4 dc.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first st, ch 5, 2 dc in last st, turn – 4 dc.

Row 3: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in first st, sc in ch-1 sp of Row 1 enclosing the ch-5 loop of Row 2, (4 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last st, turn – 12 dc.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in first st, ch 5, V st in next sc st, ch 5, 2 dc in last st, turn – 6 dc.

Row 5: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in first st, sc in next ch-1 sp of Row 3 enclosing the next ch-5 loop of Row 4, Big Shell in ch-1 sp of next V st, sc in next ch-1 sp of Row 3 enclosing the next ch-5 loop of Row 4, (4 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last st, turn – 20 dc.

Row 6: Ch 3, dc in first st, (ch 5, V st in next sc) twice, ch 5, 2 dc in last st, turn – 8 dc.

Row 7: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in first st, *sc in next ch-1 sp of Row 5 enclosing the next ch-5 loop of Row 6, Big Shell in ch-1 sp of next V st, sc in next ch-1 sp of Row 5 enclosing the next ch-5 loop of Row 6, (4 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last st, turn – 28 dc.

Row 8: Ch 3, dc in first st, ch 5, *V st in next sc, ch 5; rep from * across, 2 dc in last st, turn – 10 dc.

Row 9: Ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in first st, sc in next ch-1 sp of row before last row enclosing the next ch-5 loop of last row, *Big Shell in ch-1 sp of next V st, sc in next ch-1 sp of row before last row enclosing the ch-5 loop of last row; rep from * across, (4 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last st, turn – 36 dc.

Rows 10-43 (or to desired width): Rep Rows 8-9.

Row 44: Ch 3, dc in first st, ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp of next Big Shell, ch 2, *3 dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch-1 sp of next Big Shell, ch 2; rep from * across row, finishing last rep with ch 1, 2 dc in last st, turn – 65 dc.

Edging

Working across Row 44, ch 1, sc in each st, sc in each ch-1 sp, and 2 sc in each ch-2 sp, work 1 more sc in last st of row, sc evenly along side as follows: *ch 2, dc in top of last/first st of next row; rep from * to point, 3 sc in point, sc evenly along last side as follows: **ch 2, dc in top of last/first st of next row; rep from ** to top of shawl, work 1 more sc in the same st as the first st of the rnd, join. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

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Comments
  • Deborah K.

    How many chains start the piece. I’m love this, but not sure I could manage this. It’s so beautiful.

    Reply
    • Row 1 creates the beginning triangle. Piece is worked from the bottom to the top. Each row is wider than the one beneath it. for simplicity, map out each row on paper and line through when completed to stay on track. It will be easy to find your place when you return to your project.

      Reply
  • Vera B.

    It would be nice to receive in a pamphlet or something some of these stitches havnt croquettes foraging time I’m a senior now and getting into it again and alot of the instructions are not understandable appreciate everything you do ut instructions have to be applied a little more simpler and easier to understand thankyou Vera Beausoleil

    Reply
  • Charlotte L.

    Is there a way on this website to save projects we would like to make at a later. If not is there a way to download this to the Ravlery website

    Charlotte

    Reply

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