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"This stripe pattern in this rectangular shawl is inspired by the serape shawls of Mexico. The special stitch creates an interesting texture and a gentle drape. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, double crochet Crocheting in rows Special stitch (cv-st with written explanation in pattern)."
Crochet HookF/5 or 3.75 mm hook
Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge26 sts x 11 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) when pinned flat but not blocked. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
Finished Size70” (178 cm) long x 13.5” (34.5 cm) wide before blocking
- Valley Yarns Charlemont (60% Merino/20% polyamide, 20% silk, 3.5 oz/100 g, 439 yd/401.5 m) – 3 skeins Purple Passion (CA), 1 skein Natural (CB), and 1 skein Burgundy (CC), or approximately 1,790 yd (1,637 m) in any sock weight yarn.
- US F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
- Yarn needle.
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