Springtime Decadence Shawl

This crescent-shaped shawl features a beautiful lace design that celebrates springtime with its gorgeous green gradient and has a shape that stays amazingly well on the shoulders with no fastening needed. This is a great piece to keep with you for layering in changing weather.

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Size:  54” x 20” crescent 

Gauge: Approximately 12¼ sts and 5½ rows = 4” in main shawl lace pattern 

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Yarn Weight Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering Gradient Kit (100% superwash merino; 1250 yards [1111 meters]/300 grams): Shades of Jade (1 kit)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.25 mm) hook

Notions: Tapestry needle, split ring stitch markers

Special Stitches

Beg Dc V:  Ch 3 (1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in designated sp or st.
Dc V: (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in designated sp or st.
Sc lp: (sc, ch 2, sc) in designated sp or st.

Pattern Notes

Shawl is worked using lightest color in gradient first and moving progressively darker – letter E, then D, C, B, and finally A.
Wet blocking shawl upon completion is integral to this project.

Pattern

With yarn color E, ch 5, join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Row 1: Into ring, ch 1, sc lp, dc v, sc lp, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sl st into first ch-2 sp, beg dc v in same ch-2 sp, sc lp in next ch-1 sp, dc v in next ch-2 sp, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc lp in first dc, sc lp in next ch-1 sp, sc lp in next ch-2 sp, sc lp in next ch-1 sp, sc lp in top ch of final ch 3, turn. (5 sc lps)
Row 4: Ch 1, *sc lp in next ch-2 sp, dc v in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across row, ending with sc lp in final ch-2 sp, turn. (3 sc lp, 2 dc v)
Row 5: Ch 1, sl st into first ch-2 sp, beg dc v in same ch-2 sp, *sc lp in next ch-1 sp, dc v in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across row, turn. (3 dc v, 2 sc lp)
Row 6 (major inc row): Ch 1, sc lp in first dc, *sc lp in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, sc lp in sp bet next dc and sc, sc lp in next ch-2 sp, sc lp in sp bet next sc and dc; rep from * across row, ending with sc lp in next ch-1 sp, sc lp in top ch of final ch 3, turn. (11 sc lps)
Row 7: Rep Row 4, turn. (6 sc lp, 5 dc v)
Row 8: Rep Row 5, turn. (6 dc v, 5 sc lps)
Row 9: Ch 1, sc lp in first dc, *sc lp in next ch-1 sp, sc lp in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending with sc lp in top ch of final ch 3, turn. (13 sc lps)
Rows 10-14: Rep Rows 7-9 once, and then Rows 7-8 once more.
Row 15 (major inc row): Rep Row 6, turn, fastening off color E. (31 sc lps)
Rows 16-23: Changing to color D on Row 16, rep Rows 7-9 twice, and then Rows 7-8 once more.
Row 24 (major inc row): Rep Row 6, , turn, fastening off color D. (71 sc lps)
Rows 25-33: Changing to color C, rep Rows 7-9 three times, turn, fastening off Color C. (77 sc lps)
Rows 34-39: Changing to color B, rep Rows 7-9 twice, turn. (81 sc lps) 

Edging

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, *sc in next sc, sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending with sc in final sc, turn. (164 sc)
Row 2 (WS): Ch 2, sk first sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc; rep from * across, ending with sc in final st, turn. (82 sc, 81 ch-1 sps, 1 ch-2 sp)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc; rep from * across, ending with 2 sc in final ch-2 sp, turn, fastening off color B. (164 sc)
Row 4: Changing to color A, ch 2 (counts as first hdc), *hdcflo across row, turn. (164 hdcflo)
Row 5: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), *fpdc in next hdc, bpdc in next hdc; rep from * across, ending with hdc in final hdc, turn. (81 fpdc, 81 bpdc, 2 hdc)
Row 6: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), *bpdc in next st, fpdc in next st; rep from * across, ending with hdc in final ch 2, turn. (81 bpdc, 81 fpdc, 2 hdc)
Row 7: Ch 2, sc in first hdc (counts as sc, ch 1, sc), *sk 1 st, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next st; rep from * across, ending with (sc, ch 1, sc) in final ch-2 sp. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Wet block piece to measurement. yarn ball

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Comments
  • I like this Shawl it fits on shoulders and don’t have to worry with the wrap. I made a Shawl over 30 yrs ago that fit like this. It had a ruffled edge all the way round. I loved it and I do not know what happened to it. It was for church and I wish I could find that pattern again.

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  • we are making shawls for women at our church and in the community. This will be perfect.

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