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The Flora and Fauna Shawl is a rectangular wrap crocheted in an all over fan stitch. Easy stitches and gorgeous yarn work up beautifully and pretty on-trend fringe gives it a bohemian festival look.
Intermediate Beginner (easy lace repeat, basic stitches, some counting of chains required)
Unblocked: 16 inches wide and 50 inches long (without fringe)
Blocked: 18 inches wide and 67 inches long (without fringe)
Note: adding fringe will increase length of shawl.
3 fans = 4 inches across
4 rows = 4 inches tall
Sock by Malabrigo in “Archangel (850)” 2 skeins, 440 yards each (note: 1 ½ skeins used for the crocheted part of the shawl, and ½ of a skein used for the fringe)
G (4.0 mm) crochet hook
ch – chain, dc – double crochet, sp – space, st – stitch, tch – turning chain
Please see below for full picture tutorial
Ch 74 (or any multipile of 8 + 2)
Row 1: (dc, ch 1) 4 times in the 6th ch from the hook. 1 dc in the same ch, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in the next ch, skip 3 ch, *(1 dc, ch 1) 4 times in the next ch, 1 dc in the same ch, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in the next ch, skip 3 ch, rpt from * until 4 ch remain. Skip 3 ch, then work a sc in last ch. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 6, skip first sc, *skip (1 dc, 1ch) twice, 1 sc in center dc of 5 dc, ch 3 skip (1 ch, 1dc) twice, 1 dc in sc, ch 3, repeat from *, 1 dc in ch after last dc, turn.
Row 3: ch 1, skip first dc, *skip 3 ch, 1 dc in sc (ch 1, 1 dc) 4 times in same sc as last dc, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in dc, repeat from *, 1 sc in 3rd ch of tch, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until shawl is approximately 50 inches long, ending on row 2.
Weave in any ends that remain and add fringe as desired (next week). Blocking of this shawl is highly recommended.