Spritely Shawl

Photo Credit: Tracey Whiting

The design:

Spritely is a fun and happy Lacey floral repeating triangle design. It makes for a lovely summer shawl to brighten up your day.

Materials needed:

Spritely was designed using for any gauge. Meterage, hook size and final measurement will vary depending on your yarn choice.

This is an expandable pattern so you can make it as large as you like with any yarn you desire.

Stitch markers

Wool/darning needle

Recommended Hook size:

2.5-3mm for 3ply

3-3.5 mm for 4ply

3.5-4 mm for 8ply

Or hook appropriate for your chosen yarn weight

Stitch abbreviations:

(American Terms)

Pm: Place marker

Dc: Double crochet

Sc: Single Crochet

Tr: Treble crochet

Ch: Chain

Skp: Skip stitch

Sl st: Slip stitch

Ch-sp: Chain space

Vst: Dc1, ch1, dc1 (counts as 3 sts)

Stitch tips:

Don’t skimp on the stitch markers they are your friend

Anything between *..* worked the amount indicated x..

Anything between {…} is worked into the same stitch. Eg. {dc5} in the next ch2-sp is a fan of 5 dc in the one space.

Anything between […] is worked within a *…* the amount indicated x..

Chains should be worked evenly but not overly tight. If your long chain rounds are curling a lot you can add an extra two chains to the count

Photo Credit: Tracey Whiting

Pattern:

Please read the stitch abbreviations and stitch tips before continuing.

Ch 6, sl st the first ch to the last to form a ring

Row 1: ch5, pm in the 4th ch, working in the ring, dc5, ch2, dc5, ch1, tr1, turn(12)

Row 2: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1 } in the next st, skp2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the ch2-sp, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (14)

Row 3: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch8, skp6, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, ch8, skp6, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (10)

Row 4: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch12, skp4, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, ch12, skp4, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (10)

Row 5: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, dc2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp of row 2, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, dc2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp of row 2, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, {dc2}, dc2 in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (32)

All ch1s made in this row are counted as a stitch, including the one in the centre of the vst ie: vst counts as 3 sts

Row 6: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, dc2, vst1 in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc2, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, dc2, vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc2, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (40)

The dc7 in this row is worked dc1 in the next st, *dc1 in the ch1-sp, dc1 in the next st* x3

Row 7: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch8, skp6, dc7, ch8, skp6, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, ch8, skp6, dc7, ch8, skp6, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (24)

Row 8: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch12, skp4, dc3, ch12, skp4, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, ch12, skp4, dc3, ch12, skp4, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn(16)

Row 9: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, dc2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp of the 4th row down ,catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc3, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, dc2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc3, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc2, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (52)

Row 10: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, [skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, dc2, vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc2] x2, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, [skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, dc2, vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc2] x2, skp2, {tr1, ch4, tr1} in the next st, skp2, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (66)

Row 11: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, [ch8, skp6, dc7] x2, ch8, skp6, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, [ch8, skp6, dc7] x2, ch8, skp6, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (38)

Row 12: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, [ch12, skp4, dc3] x2, ch12, skp4, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, [ch12, skp4, dc3] x2, ch12, skp4, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 ch with the marker, turn (22)

Row 13: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, dc2, [dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc3] x2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc2, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, dc2, [dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc3] x2, dc3 in the ch12-sp, ch4, sc1 in the ch4-sp 4th row down, catch the chain 8 and chain 12 as you work, ch4, dc3 in the ch12-sp, dc2, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn (72)

Repeat rounds 10-13 increasing the […] x by one number each repeat e.g […] x2, […] x3, […] x4 and so on. When you are happy with the size move on to the finished row below. When working the finishing row replace the value x? with the number you are up to in your repeats -1.

Finishing:

Row 1: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, dc7, [vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc9 ] x?, vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp dc7, {dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, dc7, [vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp, dc9 ] x?, vst1, in the ch4-sp, ch1, skp1, vst1 in the next ch4-sp dc7, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn

Row 2: ch5 pm in the 4th ch, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, dc1 in each st until the next corner (dc2, ch2, dc2} in the next ch2-sp, dc1 in each st until the next corner, {dc2} in the ch1-sp, ch1, tr1 in the ch with the marker, turn

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