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Rectangle Lace Shawl

Posted on May 01, 2018 by Lorene Eppolite | 0 Comments

Rectangle Lace Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern CAL

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

 

SUPPLIES

YARN
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)

HOOK
G (4.0 mm) crochet hook - Jennifer used her Red and Gold Odyssey 

NOTIONS
Tapestry Needle
Scissors

 

PATTERN DETAILS

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate Beginner (easy lace repeat, basic stitches, some counting of chains required)

FINISHED SIZE
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.

GAUGE 
3 fans = 4 inches across
4 rows = 4 inches tall

ABBREVIATIONS
ch – chain, dc – double crochet, sp – space, st – stitch, tch – turning chain

PATTERN

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.

 

PHOTO TUTORIAL

ROW 1 

 

ROW 2

 

ROW 3

FINISHING

Weave in any ends that remain and add fringe as desired. Blocking of this shawl is highly recommended. 

 

FRINGE INSTRUCTIONS 

 
Note:  Allow about a half of the skein to make the fringe.
 
Step 1: Pull a length long length of yarn from the ball measuring roughly from one outstretched hand to another outstretched hand and cut.  Tip: I used my fully extended arms as a measurement so I wouldn't have to measure each fringe "bundle."  This step does not have to be an exact measurement.  You will trim everything evenly at the end.  Fold in half several times until the fringe is the length and thickness you like.  If you fold less times, your fringe will be longer and thinner.  The more you fold it in half, the thicker and shorter the fringe will become.
 
 
Step 2: Grasping the top loop of the yarn bundle you just made, insert your hook and "scoop" up the yarn loop.
 
 
Step 3: Pull up on the loop until the loop is a few inches tall.
 
 
Step 4:  Send ends through the loop and pull snug.  Note:  When pulling the loop snug, pull very carefully and slowly.  If you pull too hard, it may distort the stitches of the shawl.  Repeat steps 1-4 for each fringe "bundle" across.  You can space them however you like.  For the shawl I made, I placed one in the center of each shell and also in the stitch in between each shell.  After all fringe is placed, trim carefully and evenly across to desired length.
 
 
This concludes the Flora and Fauna Rectangle Lace Shawl. If you would like to see more of Jennifer's amazing work you can Follow Fiber Flux on Google+ Facebook Twitter Pinterest

ABOUT OUR DESIGNER

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.  



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