Granny Shawl

By Nanita

Materials used: Size 7mm crochet hook Bergere de France Sport (7 colours)

The pattern is written is US terms ch st = chain stitch dc = double crochet cluster = dc in one stitch!space

Bergere de France Sport is a wool"blend #$ %arn& the recommended hook size is ' mm& but ( used a 7 mm hook) ( recommend sizing up the hook a bit no matter what %arn %ou use *or nice draping) This shawl has a straight edge and a rounded edge+ %ou will start with the straight edge) The beginning chain can be made as long as %ou want& as long as the chain stitches are a multiple o* )

Starting chain: ( made ,-. chain stitches *or a shawl with a length o* ./0 cm) ,st row: dc in the 'th chain *rom hook& dc in each chain stitch .nd row: ch st 1 dc in the beginning stitch& skip .& dc (=cluster) in the rd stitch& repeat until the end) (n the last stitch %ou work . dc) 2ou will now ha3e 4. clusters o* dc& one time ch st 1 dc at the beginning o* this row and . dc at the end o* this row)

row: (add new colour& light blue in m% shawl) chain & dc in the space between all *ollowing clusters& end with ,dc in the third chain stitch o* the pre3ious row) 2ou will now ha3e 4 clusters o* dc& ch st at the beginning o* this row and ,dc at the end o* this row)

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'th row: (add new colour& denim in m% shawl) ch between the dc and the cluster o* the pre3ious row& dc in the space between all *ollowing clusters& end with ,dc in between the last two dc stitches) 2ou will ha3e now 4. clusters& ch st at the beginning o* this row and ,dc at the end)

5epeat the 'th row *or ,, rows) 2ou will notice that each row will ha3e one cluster less)

,4th row: ch & ,dc in between the last . clusters o* the pre3ious row& dc in between each cluster o* the pre3ious row& end with ,dc between the last . clusters o* the pre3ious row and ,dc between the last cluster and the ch o* the pre3ious row) 2ou will now ha3e '0 dc clusters on this row)

5epeat this row ,4 times until %ou ha3e . clusters le*t on %our last row) 6ach row will ha3e less) Bind o** and add a border to %our choice& ( kept m% border simple with dc stitches) ( hope %ou en7o%& happ% hooking88 

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