Lost Souls Skull Shawl by Maryetta Roy
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Lost Souls Skull Shawl

Crochet
October 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Motif is a combination of sc, hdc, dc
5.0 mm (H)
1250 - 1500 yards (1143 - 1372 m)
Size personalized by maker
US
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Seeing so many skull shawl patterns lately that are an open kind of lace work made me wonder if there wasn’t some other way to present this popular motif. Then it occurred to me to use a tessellating setting, and after a bit of trial and error the shawl with the look of “lost souls” developed. My thanks to Linda for modeling the finished shawl (glad you enjoyed your birthday present)!

I’d also like to thank EleonoreItchwitch for translating the pattern into Dutch.

Skill Level: Intermediate (Photos are included so you can see how the piece should look as it progresses)

Materials:
Approximately 5 skeins (40 oz) 710g of Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Charcoal Heather went into this generously sized version (that’s 98 rows total)
Size H / 8 / 5mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

Measurements & Gauge:
No gauge for this shawl as you work from the bottom up and basically stop when its the size you want.

Stitches used (American terms): sc, hdc, dc.