Undulating Shells Shawl

from Karen Whooley

Undulating Shells Shawl Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single and Double Crochet

Pattern Description:

This beautiful shawl is crocheted in a lace weight yarn that gives beautiful drape and flow. The airy shell pattern undulates from narrow to wide and back again to give you the illusion of waves. Edged with a similar pattern this shawl is wide enough to cover you on a chilly day.


24 dc and 10 dc rows = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 65 inches long by 18 inches wide blocked


  • 1260 Yards Lace Weight Yarn
  • Size E/4 3.5 mm crochet hook

Suggested yarn:

1260 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Blue Heron Yarns Bamboo Lace



About Designer

About Designer

Karen Whooley on craftsy.com

Karen Ratto Whooley is a Washington State-based knitwear designer. Her work has been published in various print and online publications including Interweave Crochet, Crochet Magazine and Inside Crochet.

She is the author of 8 books: Learn to Fair Isle Crochet (2012 – Annie’s), Crochet Rocks Socks (2012 – KRW Knitwear Studio) I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting Socks (2011 – Leisure Arts). Her ...

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