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I've been crocheting for a number of years now. I started out to find something to keep my hands busy while watching TV-better than snacking. I very quickly became addicted. When I found myself ...
I've been crocheting for a number of years now. I started out to find something to keep my hands busy while watching TV-better than snacking. I very quickly became addicted. When I found myself altering patterns I decided it was time to start designing my own. I began crocheting children's hats for Halos of Hope in 2010. They are a great organization that sends soft hats to chemo centers all over the USA. I hope my silly hats can bring some happiness to a child fighting a terrible disease. Please check them out at halosofhope.org.
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Beautiful asymmetrical wrap with unique ribbing texture. Wear as a shawl, scarf or shawlette. You can work this pattern in whatever yarn weight you like until it is the size you like. Just work your last row at the end of a section.
SIZING: One size fits most. After wet blocking but without a lot of stretching and allowing a little bit of the curling to remain, approximately 76" wingspan, 23" at widest point.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate however pictures and links to videos provided to help explain the unique stitch placement that creates this beautiful texture. Do not fear the intermediate rating. If you have made a few patterns and are comfortable trying something new, give it a try!
GAUGE: Exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, your finished shawlette will be close (after blocking) to the reported measurements. 2" = 10 traditional hdc, 7 rows
BLOCKING: As you crochet, your shawlette will appear to be "on the bias" and will therefore curl. Blocking will be necessary to control the curl and to define the edge. Block with your favorite method and one appropriate for your yarn. The fabric will be real stretchy and it is up to your personal preference if you keep the ribbing and only steam or spray block the curl and tips or if you wet block and open up the stitches. You can block none, a lot or a little-it's up to you!
SUPPLIES: Premier Yarns, The Deborah Norville Collection, Serenity Sock Weight or equivalent (super fine-1), 50% Superwash Merino Wool
25% Rayon, 25% Nylon color-Surf #DN123-02
1.76oz/50g, 230yd/210m per skein
3 Skeins, estimated total yarn
5.28 oz/150g 690yd/630m
G (4.00 mm) Hook or size needed to obtain correct gauge
2 Stitch markers, yarn needle
NOTES: Standard US stitches.
BONUS: Now every pattern purchased from Crochet By Darleen Hopkins on Craftsy comes with copy of the Crazy Frog Hat! The Frog pdf is added to the shawl pdf. Enjoy!
Exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, your finished shawlette will be close (after blocking) to the reported measurements. 2" = 10 traditional hdc, 7 rows
690 yards of Fingering weight