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Nipigon Shawl

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Finished
August 19 2014
April 13 2015
Project info
Nipigon Shawl
Desperately Seeking Shallow SC Crescent by Min G.
Crochet
Unblocked 142 cm. (56") X 41 cm. (16"); Blocked _ cm. (_") X _ cm. (_")
Hooks & yarn
5.0 mm (H)
784 yards
Dream in Color Smooshy
185 yards in stash
0.44 skeins = 198.0 yards (181.1 meters), 49 grams
160
Blue
WEBS
April 13, 2012
madelinetosh Pashmina
none left in stash
1.63 skeins = 586.8 yards (536.6 meters), 190 grams
n/a
Blue-green
LittleKnits
November 25, 2011
Notes

The rippling borders of this shawl remind me of the beautiful Lake Nipigon.
My homage to the beautiful triangular Klamath Shawl, with a “progressive” feather and fan repeat border on a shallow crescent shawl.

Finished in Sept. 2014.
Handwashed and very softly blocked Apr. 12, 2015

Body of shawl took 102 gm., 367 yd.
15 row border took 139 gm., 418 yd.
Total yardage = 241 gm., 785 yd.

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Row 1: 19 fsc, PM in 10th fsc, ch2, turn
Row 2: 3sc in 1st fsc; 2sc flo in next 8 fsc, 1sc flo in marked fsc, PM, 2sc flo in next 8 fsc, 3sc in last fsc, ch2, turn

MOVE marker down each row to centre st.

Rows 3 to 8: 3sc in 1st sc; 1sc flo in each sc across, 3sc in last fsc, ch2, turn.
Row 9: 3sc in 1st sc; {1sc flo in each of next 6sc, 2sc flo in next sc} repeat {} across, 3sc in last fsc, ch2, turn.
Increase Rows: 9, 16, 23, 30, 37
Plain rows all others, plus Row 38, ch3, turn.

Body weighed 102 gm., 367 yd.

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Border Notes
Feather-&-Fan14; 14 stitch repeat = dc, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st, dc, dc, 2dc, 3dc, 2dc, dc, dc, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st.

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Feather-&-Fan16; 16 stitch repeat = dc, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st,1 dc in each of next 3 st, 2dc, 3dc, 2dc, 1 dc in each of next 3 st, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st.

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Feather-&-Fan18; 18 stitch repeat = dc, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st, 1 dc in each of next 4 st, 2dc, 3dc, 2dc,1 dc in each of next 4 st, sk 1 st, dc, sk 1 st.

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ADD another Feather-&-Fan repeat of the appropriate length (14 or 16 or 18 st) whenever there are enough dc st on each edge of the shawl border.
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. centred F-&-F14 repeat on centre st of shawl
. placed markers 7 st. out from centre st, then 14 st out all the way across
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Border
Row 1 - RIGHT SIDE, ALL ST in BOTH LOOPS for this row only - 2 dc in 1st st, dc to first marked st, Feather-&-Fan14 across, PM in centre of first AND last F-&F repeat, dc to 2nd last st, 3dc in last st, ch2, turn.
Row 2: WRONG SIDE - 3sc in 1st sc; 1sc flo in each sc across, 3sc in last fsc, ch3, turn.
Row 3 - RIGHT SIDE, 2 dc in 1st st, count from marker out to edge of first F-&-F repeat STITCH, dc flo up to STITCH, Feather-&-Fan14 flo across, dc flo to 2nd last st, 3dc in last st, ch2, turn.
Row 4 SC INCREASE ROW - 3sc in 1st sc; 1sc flo in each sc across, EXCEPT 2sc in each 2nd st before AND 2nd st after the centre st in each F-&-F repeat, 3sc in last fsc, ch3, turn.
Row 5 F-&-F INCREASE ROW: 2 dc in 1st st, count from marker out to edge of first F-&-F16 repeat STITCH, dc flo up to STITCH, Feather-&-Fan16 flo across, dc flo to 2nd last st, 3dc in last st, ch2, turn.

Row 10 SC INCREASE ROW
Row 11 F-&-F INCREASE ROW F-&-F18
finished on Row 15

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Finished
August 19 2014
April 13 2015
 
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  • Project created: August 14, 2014
  • Finished: April 13, 2015
  • Updated: May 3, 2015
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