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Conference HUG SHAWL
Copyright BYU Womens Committee 2011 (adaptations for ease by Bev Qualheim)
BYU Women’s Conference ~ April 28‐29, 2011
photo by Tamie 2011 ©
LEVEL ‐ Intermediate
Yarn: I Love This Yarn (Hobby Lobby) 8-10 oz ‐ (400-450 yards ‐
5.5mm ‐ 100%
Acrylic ‐ 1 skein) (Red Heart Classic works great, as does Carons
Size I‐9 crochet hook. Finished length approximately 13 - 14".
(Changes by Bev: The original pattern was only 14 rows, but I felt that
was too short. I am 5'6" and doing 19 rows comes to my elbows)
ch ‐ chain
st ‐ stitch
sk ‐ skip
sp ‐ space
sc ‐ single crochet
dc ‐ double crochet
rep ‐ repeat
I hook, ch 81 (91 for larger size)‐ loosely.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc
in each ch to
end. Ch 3, turn. 80 (90) sc
Row 2: Eyelet Row: Dc in
1st sc from hook, ch 1,
skip the next st, *(dc in the next 2 sts, ch 1, skip the next
st)* Repeat between ** to the end of the row, ending
with 1 dc
in each of the last 2 sts. You should have
just completed 26 eyelet spaces. Ch 1, turn.
stitch: 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)
Now do shell rows ‐ (19 (25) total shell rows) (The edges/sides should be curvy.)
Row 1: Slip st in first ch 1
(eyelet) space. In the same
sp ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 1. *(Shell st in next ch 1
(eyelet) sp, ch 1)* Repeat between ** to end,
ending with shell st. Ch 3,
Row 2 ‐ 19 (25) (if you want a longer shawl
continue this pattern till desired length):
Shell st, ch 1,
skip ch 1 space, *(shell
over shell, ch 1)* continue between ** to end,
ending with shell st. Ch 3, turn.
NOTE ~ Last row shell stitch changes ‐ (edging Shell
3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc)
Row 20 (26): Shell st, ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, *(shell over shell, ch 1)* continue
between ** to end,
ending with shell st. Sl st into 3rd chain of ch 3. Finish off. Weave
in ends with a tapestry
or leave long.
Tie: Chain 140, turn, sc in each ch to beginning. Finish off. Weave in
ends with a tapestry
needle or leave long. Weave tie in and out of eyelet row near top.
* Please note that this is a capelet and ties about the neck. You could also use a large button at the neck to close it.
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