Pattern 2: Shawl

FREE PATTERN FROM THE BACK OF YARN BEE, FIRST LOVE YARN IN PINK/TEAL MULTI

Shawl
Designed by Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy

Size: One size fits most adults

Materials: Yarn Bee, First Love (shown in Snowbaby), 5 oz. skeins of 143 yds. 3 skeins 3 1/2 yds Beaded Trim, Sewing Needle, Yarn Needle.

Crochet Hook: Size L-11 (8mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 8 hdc and 6 hdc rows = 4″

Directions
Row 1
(right side): Ch 4, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), turn 2 hdc in first dc, hdc in next dc, (hdc, dc) in last dc. (7 sts)
Next Row: Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first dc, hdc in each st across to last dc, (hdc, dc) in last dc. Rep Next Row until shawl measures 79″ across the longest side, ending with a right side row. Do not finish off.

Adding Beaded Trim
Working along sides of rows, leaving 2″ end on Beaded Trim and working around the header of the Trim and sides of rows at the same time, work 2 sc in each row across to Row 1, 4 sc in point of Row 1, working back up the sides of rows and continuing to work around the Beaded Trim Header at the same time, work 2 sc in each row across. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
Cut Beaded Trim 2″ longer than Shawl. Tape off end of extra trim and discard. Remove beads back to the point the Trim needs to end, exposing the Anchor Thread. Thread Sewing Needle with Anchor Thread and secure Trim to the header and to the Shawl. Cut away excess header.

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