Indigo Sunset Shawl

The beautiful color changes in the proposed self-shading yarn do most of the work in this angular lace stole. Hexagonal motifs are crocheted and sewn together at the end so you can place the colors just where you want them to create a shawl all your own.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 66” x 20”

Gauge: 1 Motif = 6 1/4” [16 cm] wide after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight Yarn Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 459 yards [420 meters]/100 grams): #967 Arles (3 balls)

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

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

Motifs are crocheted separately and seamed. The border is added after the motifs are sewn.

Special Stitches

Pinwheel Motif

Ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 6 (counts as dc + ch 3), (dc in ring, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (6 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 2 dc in same dc, ch 3, (3 dc in next dc, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to beg dc. (18 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 3 dc in same dc, dc2tog, ch 3, (4 dc in next dc, dc2tog, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to beg dc. (30 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 3 dc in same dc, dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog, ch 3, (4 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to beg dc. (42 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Rnd 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 3 dc in same dc, dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog, ch 3, (4 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to beg dc. (54 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 3 dc in same dc, dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog, ch 3, (4 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog, ch 3) 5 times, join with sl st to beg dc. (66 dc, 6 ch-3 sp)
Fasten off. 

Pattern

Shawl

Make 30 Pinwheel Motifs.

Finishing

Steam-block each Motif. Arrange according to diagram. First, join short (red) seams. To join a seam, hold motifs with RS together. Place slip knot on hook. Insert hook into center of ch-3 on both pieces and sl st together. Sl st together next ch, next 11 dc, and next 2 ch. Fasten off. Second, join long (blue) seams.
Steam-block seams. 

Border

Join yarn with sl st to ch-3 corner indicated by arrow on diagram.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp, *^(ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dtr in ch-1 sp, dtr in joining sp between next 2 motifs, dtr in ch-1 sp)* 9 times, **(ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in ch-3 sp)** 2 times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 2 dc,  dtr in ch-1 sp, dtr in joining sp between next 2 motifs, dtr in ch-1 sp; rep from * to * 1 time, rep from ** to **, 1 time ^; rep from ^ to ^ 1 time, join with sl st to beg sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 5, sc) in same sc, *^[ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc3tog (next 3 dtr)]* 9 times, **[ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next sc]** 2 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc3tog; rep from * to * 1 time; rep from ** to **, 1 time ^; rep from ^ to ^ 1 time, join with sl st to beg sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same sc, ch 7, sk ch-5 sp, sc in next sc, *^[ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sk ch-5 sp, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc]* 9 times, **[ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sk ch-5 sp, sc in next sc]** 2 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next sc; rep from * to * 1 time; rep from ** to **, 1 time ^; rep from ^ to ^ 1 time, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off.
Wet-block Stole, pinning out hexagon points, and stretching taut. yarn ball

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