Imagine your little one dressed in a white outfit you have made and wrapped in a
matching shawl, it can also be passed through the family or used as an heirloom.
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Christening Shawl CNC65 Click here for UK format
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WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
sc. Single Crochet
hdc. Half Double Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
yo. Yarn Over
dc2tog. Leaving last loop of each dc on hook, work 2dc in same space or stitch, yo
and draw through all loops.
Crab Stitch. Working left to right work 1sc in each sc backwards
Base of ch. Work in first stitch
ch3 counts as first dc
Approx Finished Size: 38 x 36 Inches
I have used:-
420 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK
OR an equivalent yarn i.e
15oz of Worsted Weight #3 Yarn
6.00mm & 5.00mm crochet hooks
GAUGE – 2 pattern rpt’s & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch
Made in multiples of 2 stitches.
With 6.00mm hook ch136 loosely, work 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch1, skip 1ch,
1sc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (67, ch1 spaces)
Next Row – (RS) ch3, * dc2tog (see abbrev) in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, *
rpt from * to * to last ch1 space and sc, dc2tog in ch1 space, 1dc in last sc. Turn.
Pattern Row 1 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch1, skip dc2tog, 1sc in next ch1 space, *
rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn.
Pattern Row 2 – ch3, * dc2tog in next ch1 space, ch1, skip 1sc, * rpt from * to * to
last ch1 space and sc, dc2tog in ch1 space, 1dc in last sc. Turn.
Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 41, dc2tog rows have been worked. Turn.
Work Pattern Row 1 once. Turn.
Change to 5.00mm hook.
Shawl Edge – ch1, 1hdc in base of ch1, 1hdc in each to each ch1 space and sc to last sc,
3hdc in sc, work 122sc evenly in row ends down first side of blanket, 3sc in corner, 1sc
in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, work 122sc evenly in row ends up second
side of shawl, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.
Next Row – Working in back loop of stitch only, ch1, 1hdc in base of ch1, work 1hdc
in each hdc around 4 sides of shawl, working 3hdc in corners and slip stitching to first
hdc on the end of each row. Turn.
Rpt the last row three more times.
Work one row of crab stitch (see abbrev) around shawl to end, sl st to beginning
of row. Fasten off.
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