Keep Me Coasted Shawl

Use this water-inspired shawl as a cover up for the beach or an evening-wear shawl over a sundress. The rippling waves of blues and whites make this shawl the “it” summer accessory.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Approximately 60” long x 18” wide

Gauge: 22 sts and 6 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern stitch

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Bernat Super Value (100% Acrylic; 426 yards [389 meters]/197 grams): 53201 Aqua (MC, 1 skein), 07414 Natural (CC1, 1 skein), 53730 Cool Blue (CC2, 1 skein)

Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm); US size J/10 (6.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

dc3tog (Double crochet 3 together)

(Yo, insert hook in specified st(s) and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 3 times, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Pattern

With larger hook and CC1, ch 226.

Change to smaller hook.
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, ch1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, *sk next ch, dc3tog over next 3 ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1; rep from * across to last 4 ch, (sk next ch, dc in next ch) twice, turn. Fasten off.

Row 2 (WS): Join MC, ch 3, sk first 2 dc, (dc in next dc, ch 1) twice, sk next dc, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 3,  dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, *dc3tog (over next dc, top of dc3tog and next dc), ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 3,  dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * to last 2 dc, dc in each of last 2 dc, turn.

Rows 2-4: With MC, rep Row 2.

Rows 5-7: With CC2, rep Row 2.

Row 8: With CC1, rep Row 2.

Rows 9-11: With MC, rep Row 2.

Rows 12-14: With CC2, rep Row 2.

Row 15: With CC1, rep Row 2.

Rows 16-18: With MC, rep Row 2.

Rows 19-21: With CC2, rep Row 2.

Row 22: With CC1, rep Row 2.

Rows 23-26: With MC, rep Row 2.

Finishing

Weave in loose ends.

Lightly block if desired.

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