This Lacy Hairpin Shawl is made using Red Heart Soft yarn and a lace loom. It's an easy crochet pattern you will want to make for yourself in your favourite colour. Because it's simply lacy it would look fabulous as a wedding cover-up. It's also a great piece to wear to the beach on a cool summer day.
|Lacy Hairpin Shawl|
Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
RED HEART® “SOFT YARN™”: 3 skeins 4600 White
Crochet Hook: 4.0mm [U.S. G -6]. Adjustable Hairpin
Lace Loom, set to 3”.
GAUGE: 16 sc = 4 inches at center of strip.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE: Use any size hook to obtain gauge.
NOTE: To avoid joining yarn in the middle of a strip, start a new skein after making 2 strips.
DIRECTIONS:Stole: 5 strips of hairpin lace with 240 lps on each side of strips.
Finish Strips: When 240 lps are made and before taking loops from loom, ch 10. Now slide all loops from loom and work as follows: Insert hook through first 5 lps and work 1 sc, *ch 6, 1 sc in next group of 5 lps, repeat from * to end of strip, ch 10, 1 sc in center of hairpin lace strip, ch 10, and work up other side of strip the same as the first side, ch 10, and sl st in center of strip. Fasten off. Repeat for rem 4 strips.
Row 2: 1 sc in first ch-6 sp, * ch 6, 1 sc in next ch-6 sp, repeat from * across row ending with ch 6, turn.
Row 3: 1 sc in first group of 2nd strip, ch 3, 1 sc in first ch-6 sp of first strip, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 sp of 2nd strip, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 sp of first strip, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 sp of 2 nd strip, repeat from * across row, ending ch 3, sl st in last group. Fasten off. Join rem strips in the same way.
Outside Edge: Join yarn to first group of 5 lps, **ch 6, sc in same group, * ch 6, sc in next ch-6 sp, repeat from * across row ending ch 6, sc in last group. Ch 6, sc in same group. Working across end, * ch 6, sc in next space. Rep from * across, ending with sc in first group of other side.
Repeat from ** once. Join with a sl st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: approx = approximately; beg = begin(ning); ch = chain; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; rem = remaining; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sl st = slip stitch; sp(s) = space(s); st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.