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The Summer Breeze is an elegant shawl worked with three balls of Red Heart Unforgettable yarn. It is the perfect accessory as those warm summer nights transition to fall.
The shawl is one of those timeless pieces. I love how dynamic they can be, from light and airy to thick and warm. I also love how they can be worn in a variety of styles with or without a shawl pin.
The Red Heart Unforgettable yarn is a worsted weight yarn but worked in this open lace pattern to give it an airy feel. It is super soft and when it catches the light it shimmers.
It is 100% acrylic so you may throw it in the washer and dryer, however I’ve found that washing it in the washer then laying it out flat to dry helps to preserve the vibrant colour and shape of the stitch.
The pattern is a fairly repetitive pattern that I hope you will catch onto quickly. If you are unsure about how to “crochet in the 3rd loop,” please don’t hesitate to refer to the free video stitch tutorial below.
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Summer Breeze Shawl Crochet Pattern:
Skill Level: Easy
Finished Size: Approximately 76 inches long x 18 inches wide
Gauge: 20 hdc x 8 hdc = 4 inches
Yarn: Red Heart Unforgettable™ (100% Acrylic; 270 yds/3.5 oz/246 m/100 g); Medium/Worsted weight. 3 balls Dragonfly.
Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Rpt – repeat
Ch – chain
Sc – Single Crochet
Hdc – Half double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
Rsc – Reverse single crochet (instead of working right to left in project, work sc in the opposite direction from left to right. This will give you a twisted looking sc)
– Pattern is written in American English terms.
– Ch 1 at beg of rnd does not count as hdc.
– Pattern is worked lengthwise, top to bottom.
– Weave in ends as needed.
– The “3rd Loop” of a hdc: when WS is facing the “3rd loop” is the horizontal bar of the
stitch directly under the top two loops of the stitch (the back and front loops). See the
video tutorial below.
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd chain from hook and in each st across (199 sc).
Row 2: Ch 1, 3 hdc in the first sc, * ch 4, sk 5 sc, 5 hdc in the next sc, rpt from * to last 6 sts, ch
4, sk 5 sc, 3 hdc in last st. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in the first st, ch 1, *9 hdc in the next ch-4 sp, sk 5 hdc, rpt from * to end, ch
1, hdc in last st. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, 3 hdc in first st, ch 1, sk 2 hdc, in 3rd loop hdc in next 5 hdc, * ch 4, sk 4 hdc, in
3rd loop hdc in next 5 hdc, rpt from * to end, ch 1, 3 hdc in last st. Turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, hdc in first st, ch 1, 3 hdc in next ch-1 sp, sk 5 hdc, *9 hdc in next ch-4 sp, rpt
from * to last 6 sts, sk 5 hdc, 3 hdc in ch-1 sp, hdc in last st. Turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in first st, 2 hdc in ch-1 sp, ch 4, sk 5 sts, * in 3rd loop hdc in next 5 sts, ch 4,
sk 4 sts, rpt from * to end, ending with 2 hdc in ch-1 sp, 1 hdc in last st. Turn.
Repeat rows 3-6 seven (7) more times.
Repeat row 3 once. Do not fasten off.
Row 1: Turn your work so that you are working up along the shorter side of shawl and sc 45
evenly across, 3 sc in corner, 97 sc along the top of shawl, 3 sc in corner st, 45 sc evenly down
the other side. Do not turn.
Rnd 2: Now working in the opposite direction, with right side facing, work 1 rsc in each sc
around the three sides just worked.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.