Sky Blue Shawlette

This simple shawlette features puff stitches and fans radiating out from the neck edge to create texture and interest. It’s perfect for keeping your shoulders warm on a chilly spring evening.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Depth: 13.5” (35 cm); Neck Edge: 18” (47 cm)

Gauge: 22 sts and 10 rows = 4”: [10 cm] in dc after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Colourmart Merino 2/17 (100% merino; 400 yards [370 meters]/60 grams): Pale Blue (1 skein)
Hook: US size D/3 (3.25 mm) hook
Notions: Yarn needle, one ½” [1.3 cm] button

Special Stitches

Puff st: * Yo, insert hook through indicated st, yo, draw yarn through and up to height of previous st; rep from * 3 times, yo, draw yarn through 8 loops, leaving 2 loops on hook, yo, draw through last 2 loops.
Fan: 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same st.
Puff St Group: Puff st, ch 1(2), puff st in same stitch or space.

Pattern Notes

Please read pattern through before beginning and ensure you have all the requirements needed to complete the piece. This pattern is worked in rows from the top down.

Pattern

Ch 85.
Row 1 (work all sts in back bump of ch): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc each ch to end. (84 sts)
Rows 2-4: Ch 1 (doesn’t count as st here and throughout), sc in first st, sc in each st to end, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, * 2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, rep from * to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st, turn. (96 sts)
Row 6: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, * ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * to last 4 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last st, turn. (98 sts)
Row 7:  Ch 3, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, * (puff st, ch 1 puff st, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, sk 1 st,  dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1), in ch-2 sp, sk 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st; rep from * to last ch-2 sp,  (puff st, ch 1, puff st, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, sk 1 st, dc in next 2 sts, turn. (117 sts)
Row 8: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 1, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk puff st, and ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next st, sk ch-1 sp and next dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk next dc and ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 1, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next st, dc in last st, turn. (137 sts)
Row 9: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 1, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk next dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 1, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, turn. (155 sts)
Rows 10-11: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk next 2 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, turn. (174 sts)
Row 12: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, sk ch-1 sp and next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk next 2 dc and ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in last st, turn. (194 sts)
Rows 13-14: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next 2 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 sts, turn. (194 sts)
Row 15: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next 2 dc, fan in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next 2 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 sts, turn. (212 sts)
Row 16: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next 3 dc, fan in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next 3 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last st. (214 sts)
Rows 17-18: Ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, ch 1 * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, sk ch-1 sp and next 3 dc, fan in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next 3 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 sts, turn. (214 sts)
Row 19: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1, * sk ch-1 sp and puff st,  (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, sk ch-1 sp and next 3 dc, fan in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next 3 dc and ch-1 sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ch 1; rep from * to last puff st group, sk ch-1 sp and puff st, (puff st, ch 2, puff st) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next puff st and ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, turn. (234 sts)
Row 20 and each even numbered Row to 30: Continue in pattern as shown from Row 14. Keep the puff st groups and fans aligned work the required number of dc’s between the groups. (Stitch count remains the same as the previous row)
Row 21 and each odd numbered row to Row 29: Continue in pattern increasing 1 st in the center of each dc section between the puff st groups and fans and 1 st in the dc sections at each end as shown in Row 19. (20 sts increased each row)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Finishing

Buttonhole: Join the yarn to Row 1 on the right hand side of the neck edge, ch 7, sl st to the bottom of Row 5, turn and work 7 sc into the 7ch loop, sl st to the top of Row 1.
Stitch button to the left hand side of the neck edge.
Fasten off and weave in ends. yarn ball

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