Simply White Shawl
You'll look and feel like a princess when you wear this Simply White Shawl by Patons. Work up this free crochet pattern using the luxuriously soft Simply Soft yarn in any color, but white is ideal if you're wearing this shawl during the summer or on your wedding day. This elegant piece would look great paired with any fancy dress. You can never have too many classic layering pieces like this in your closet.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Caron Simply Soft, White, 9701: 4 skeins
- Size H crochet hook or size to obtain gauge below.
Approx. 25 ins x 68 ins.
3 dc and 1 shell = 2 1/2", 3 dc rows = 2".
Shell = 5 dc in next st or ch.
Double Treble Crochet (dtr) = yo 3 times, insert hook in next st, yo, draw lp through, (yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) 4 times. Picot = ch 3 sc in 3rd ch from hook.
Row 1: Ch 70, sc in 2nd ch from hk and ea ch across. Row 2: Ch 3,
dc in next 2 sc, (sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc, sk next 2 sc, dc in ea of next 3 sc) across, turn. (27 dc, 8 shells). Rows 3 - 98: Ch 3, dc in
ea of next 2 sts, (shell in 3rd dc of next shell, sk next 2 sts of same shell, dc in ea of next 3 sts) across, turn. Row 99: Ch 1, sc in ea st across, turn.
Border Row 1: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 2, sk next sc, sc in next sc, * (ch 2, sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc) 2 times, ch 2, sk next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Working on ends of rows ch 2, (sc in next row, ch 2) across; sc in first sc on starting row 1, ch 2, sk next sc, sc
in next sc. Repeat from * across. Working in ends of rows, ch 2, (sc in next row, ch 2) across. Join with sl st in first sc.
Row 2: Sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 6, dtr in same sp, (ch 1, dtr in same sp) 5 times. * ch 1, sk next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next ch sp, dtr in next ch sp, (ch 1, dtr in same sp) 6 times. Repeat from * around. End ch 1, sk next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next ch sp, join with a sl st in 5th ch of ch 6.
Row 3: Sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, (picot, sc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, * sc in ea of next 3 ch-1 sps, (picot, sc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times. Repeat from * around. End sc in next 3 ch-1 sps. Join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.