Love Triangles Shawl by Joanne Scrace

Love Triangles Shawl

Crochet
April 2020
Lace ?
3.0 mm
750 - 800 yards (686 - 732 m)
one size
UK
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Starting with a simple granny stripe pattern that forms triangles in solid and relief, the pattern slowly transforms into more open triangles ending with a simple triangular lace edging.
The simple, unfussy lace and undyed yarn combine to make a modern, elegant shawl that is greater than the sum of its parts.
#LoveTrianglesShawl

Size
Length (on neck edge)145cm/57in
Width (at deepest point) 63m/25in
Shawl can be made bigger or smaller by adding/removing rows from the sections. As it is a right-angle triangle, width will increase/decrease with the length. Instructions for this are given in the pattern.

Materials
1 100g skein of Chester Wool Co Yak Lace Singles Undyed (laceweight, 65% Merino, 20% Silk, 15% Yak, 800m/100g)
3mm hook (US D)

Tension
24 sts and 13 rows in Section One pattern to 10cm/4in using 3mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating
Intermediate (last stitch pattern can be omitted which changes rating to Easy)

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, working in chain spaces, decreasing.

Construction
Slightly asymmetric triangular shawl is worked from the small point to the long end in rows that increase in pattern on the neck edge.

This pattern forms part of the book The Shawl Project: Book Five, a collection of five designs for laceweight yarn.
All patterns are written using standard UK crochet terminology (with US translations given in the abbreviations) and charted.