The Flora and Fauna Rectangle Lace Shawl, designed by Jennifer Dickerson of Fiber Flux, 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.
The Flora and Fauna Shawl celebrates springtime in fabulous crochet lace and fun fringe to finish it off. This is a perfect piece to compliment any outfit, both casual and formal alike!
This rectangle lace shawl was originally featured as a CAL design for Furls Crochet. Furls hosts two new CAL designs every month. To stay up to date on our latest CAL join our exclusive CAL group on Facebook, Fun with Furls.
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 - Jennifer used her Red and Gold Odyssey
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
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. Blocking of this shawl is highly recommended.
Hi everyone! I'm Jennifer Dickerson from Fiber Flux and I am absolutely thrilled to be the designer for the May Furls CAL. Stop by and say hello over at the Fiber Flux blog here and if you love video tutorials, over at the Fiber Flux Youtube channel here.