Dragonfruit Shawl by Knot Theorist Designs
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Dragonfruit Shawl

Crochet
July 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in column shell: (dc 2, ch 1, dc 2) in st indicated
3.75 mm (F)
480 - 600 yards (439 - 549 m)
Original has a wingspan of 60” and depth of 11” after blocking. Instructions given for changing the size.
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With its engaging hybrid construction and unusual border, Dragonfruit is an adventure of a shawl. Dragonfruit’s three textured panels and intricate edging pack a visual punch, whether made in solid, gradient, variegated, or slow-color-change yarn.

The Dragonfruit Shawl was the January 2017 Join-Along pattern in the Crochet Shoulder Wrappers Group! Read the thread and share projects here.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Skills Used:

  • basic stitches (ch, sc, sl st, hdc,
    dc, trc)
  • basic increases and decreases
  • back loop only stitches
  • back loop only slip stitch

Note: Dislike slip stitch? Every slip stitch in the pattern can be replaced by a single crochet!

Construction:
Dragonfruit is worked in 3 sections. Section I is worked from the bottom up, then the work is turned. The other sections and the edging are worked from the top down.


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Acknowledgements
I would like to thank my Ravelry and Instagram testers 987sherri, Boudelene, Chamelaucium, charq, colorsfromspace, CrochetOff, DiamremNovelties, Disou, ftmhling, gulickkr, keokifam2oz, KMDCrochet, knitgrl, Mamalaw, Meley, MrsMcD918, Nancy-P, nikkifox81, PoohBear83, ppremdas, rksmom, Sanoe, stricker, tekkie, tintocktap, and tropigal08 for their invaluable feedback and support.