Free Summer of Love Shawl from RedHeart.com

Summer Of Love Shawl

From www.RedHeart.com

Summer of Love Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW5077
Designed By:     Carolyn Calderon

Skill Level: Intermediate

Required Supplies:

RED HEART® Boutique Unforgettable®: 3 balls 3977 Sunrise
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]
Yarn needle

Vibrant colors are combined with a romantic stitch pattern for a shawl you’ll love any season of the year. Crochet it and enjoy it, or enjoy giving it to someone special.

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: 3 pattern repeats and 1 sc = 4” (10 cm) (one pattern repeat consists of one double Love knot and one single crochet); 5 rows = 4” (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Foundation Row: Work 200 Fsc, do not turn—200 Fsc.
Row 1 (wrong side): DLk, working in opposite side of Foundation Row, skip first 3 sts, sc in next st, *dLK, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * across, turn—50 dLks.
Row 2 (right side): Lk, sc in 2nd sc of first dLk, *dLK, sc in 2nd sc of next dLK; repeat from * to last dLk; leave last dLK unworked, turn—49 dLKs.
Row 3: Lk, sc in 2nd sc of first dLk, *dLK, sc in 2nd sc of next dLK; repeat from * to last dLk; leave last LK unworked, turn—48 dLKs.
Rows 4–48: Repeat Row 3—3 dLKs.
Row 49: Lk, sc in 2nd sc of first dLk, dLK, sc in 2nd sc of next dLK; leave last LK unworked, turn—2 dLKs.
Row 50: Lk, sc in 2nd sc of first dLk, dLK, sc in 2nd sc of next dLK, do not turn—1 dLk.

Edging
Round 1 (right side): Ch 1, working in ends of rows across first side, fan in Row 49, sc in next row, *fan in next row, sc in next row*; repeat from * to * to Row 1, fan in Row 1, skip Foundation Row; working in Foundation Row, sc in each st across; working in ends of rows across other side, skip Foundation Row, repeat from * to * across to Row 49, fan in Row 49; working in Row 50, sc in first sc, fan in 2nd sc of dLk, slip st in last sc, do not join or turn—51 fans and 250 sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, (sc in first tr, dc in next tr, [ch 1, dc in next tr] 6 times) of first fan, sc in next sc, *(sc in first tr, dc in next tr, [ch 1, dc in next tr] 6 times) of next fan, sc in next sc*; repeat from * to * to top edge; working across top edge, **ch 1, skip next sc, hdc in next sc, repeat from ** across to last sc, skip last sc, (dc in next tr, [ch 1, dc in next tr] 7 times) of next fan, sc in next sc; repeat from * to * to last fan, (sc in first tr, dc in next tr, [ch 1, dc in next tr] 6 times) of last fan, sc in last sc; join with slip st in first sc—357 dc, 99 hdc, 102 sc, and 407 ch-1 spaces.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, [2 sc in next ch-1 space] 6 times, *skip next dc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc, sc in next dc, [2 sc in next ch-1 space] 6 times*; repeat from * to * 23 times, [2 sc in next ch-1 space] 108 times;
repeat from * to * around to last dc, skip last dc, sc in last sc; join with slip st in last slip st of Round 2. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain(s);
dc = double crochet;
hdc = half double crochet;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
tr = treble (triple) crochet;
( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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