Fretwork Shawl by Kira Dulaney

Fretwork Shawl

Crochet
January 2015
Lace ?
20 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
3.5 mm (E)
3.75 mm (F)
465 - 1050 yards (425 - 960 m)
Width: 40(57)" at widest point, Length: 17(24.5)"
US
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This delicate shawl features inset bands of openwork and an elegant lace edging. The shawlette is the perfect size to wrap around your neck like a scarf or wear across your shoulders with a pretty shawl pin, while the larger shawl size provides more coverage. Even newer crocheters can make this effortless and stunning project, with clear instructions that are both written and charted.

GAUGE
4” = 20 sts and 14 rows in Double Crochet with smaller hook, blocked
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 32-36 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width: 40(57)“ at widest point
Length: 17(24.5)”

MATERIALS
450(950) yards lace weight yarn in main color
40(100) yards lace weight yarn in contrast color
OR
465(1000) yards lace weight yarn for solid color shawl
US E (3.5mm) and US F (3.75mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge and 1 size larger
removable stitch marker
yarn needle
pins (for blocking)

Green shawlette is crocheted in Toluca Knit Coronado Lace
Teal shawlette is crocheted in Malabrigo Lace
Red shawl is crocheted in Sincere Sheep Cormo Lace