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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Giant Pinwheel Shawl


There are only 3 motifs in this stunning shawl. First you crochet the large spiral, then the 2 smaller side units. Quickly overcast them together, crochet a net border, cut some some fringe and Voila! You have yourself a wearable that will spin heads as fast as a pinwheel blowing in the wind! If you want shawl patterns ---->>> Look at these Pretty Shawl Patterns!

GIANT SPIRAL SHAWL

Materials: 20 oz worsted Weight yarn such as Red Heart Super Saver or Caron Pounder

Crochet Hook F/4mm

Gauge: 7 sc =2 inches

Large Circle:

Ch 4 sts loosely, join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: (Ch 5, s c in ring) 6 times, sl st to center of first ch 5 loop by sl stitching in each of the next 3 chs of the first loop.

(6 loops.)

Round 2: s c in center of first ch 5 loop, (ch 4, s c in next ch 5 loop) 5 times, ch 4, s c in first s c.

Round 3: 2 s c in ch 4 loop, (ch 3, s c in next s c, 2 s c in next ch 4 loop) 5 times.

Round 4: (Ch 3, skip first s c, s c in each of next 2 s c, 2 s c in next ch 3 loop) 6 times.

Round 5: (Ch 3, skip first s c, s c in each of the next 3 s c, 2 s c in ch 3 loop) 6 times.

Round 6: (Ch 3, skip first s c, s c in each of the next 4 s c, 2 s c in ch 3 loop) 6 times. Continue to work in this manner, having 1 more s c Every Round until there are 8 s c in each s c panel. That is two more rounds.

Starting with the next round, ch 4 instead of ch 3 and continue to work in pattern until there are 15 s c in each s c panel.

On the next round, ch 5 instead of ch 4 and continue to work in pattern until there are 20 s c in each s c panel.

Then ch 6 instead of ch 5 and work in pattern until there are 26 s c in each panel.

On the next round ch 7 instead of ch 6 and work in pattern until there are 33 s c in each panel. Fasten off. (Circle should measure approxi­mately 19 inches in diameter).

Small Circle:

Make 2. Work in same manner as large circle until there are 26 s c in each panel.

To Join: With right side facing you sl st small circle to first s c of 2nd panel of large circle, then sl st large circle to first s c of small circle, ch 6, sl st to 2nd s c of first panel of large circle. Fasten off.

Whipstitch first panel of small circle to first panel of large circle, easing slightly.

Join 2nd small circle as follows: Join last s c of first panel to first s c of 3rd panel of large circle, ch 6, s c in each of 26 s c of first panel, 2 s c in next loop, sl st to first s c of 2nd panel of large circle, ch 6, sl st to first s c of 2nd panel of small circle. Fasten off.

Whipstitch in same manner as first circle.

Border:

With right side facing you join yarn to top of last ch of 2nd panel of small circle of left side.

Row 1 : Ch 4, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st of ch, ch 4, s c in next s c of 2nd panel of small circle, (ch 4, skip 2 s c, s c in next s c) 8 times, ch 4, s c in centre of next space, repeat from * 3 times more, ** ch 4, s c in next s c of large circle, (ch 4, skip 2 s c, s c in next s c) 10 times, ch 4, s c in center of next space, repeat from twice more, ***ch4, sc in next s c of small circle, (ch 4, skip 2 s c, s c in next s c) 8 times, ch 4, s c in next space, repeat from *** 3 times more, ending ch 4, 1 s c in top of last ch instead of space, ch 6, turn.

Row 2: s c in first ch 4 space, ch 4, s c in next ch 4 space, repeat from * across row, ch 6, turn. Repeat Row 2 twice more. Then work

2 more rows in same manner having ch 5 loops instead of ch 4. Fasten off.

Neck Edging:

With right side facing you, join yarn to top of ch 5, s c in same st of ch,

2 s c in each of next 3 spaces, 4 s c in next ch 6 space, s c in each s c across top of shawl and h d c where circles meet, ending 2 s c in each of last 3 spaces, s c in last s c. Fasten off.

Fringe: Cut strands of yarn 22 inches long. Knot 5 strands in every space around side and lower edges of shawl. Trim ends. Steam lightly.


Additional Pattern information. This pattern is from a January and Woods free pattern leaflet. No copyright date. I have reformatted and rescanned the photo, improved the quality and colored it. I have also re-written the instructions and materials list. The Re-wrtten HTML of this pattern is my copyright 2008



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