LION BRAND®
WOOL-EASE® SPORTWEIGHT

1-2-3 Easy Diagonal Crochet Shawl/scarf
A crocheted Wool-Ease Sportweight Easy Diagonal Shawl or Scarf makes a wonderful gift for anyone, including yourself. It’s shown in #233 Autumn Print, but you can make it in 102 Ranch Red or 132 Green for a Christmas-y look or in shimmering 301 White/Multi for a touch of elegance.



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Skill Level:  Easy

SIZE:
72” long x 7 (14, 20)” wide.

MATERIALS:
• LION BRAND Wool-Ease Sportweight, Art. No. (5 oz. balls): 1 (2, 3) balls Autumn Print #233 or color of your choice.
• Crochet hook size H-8 U.S. (6 U.K.) (5.00 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

GAUGE:
12 sc = 4” with size H hook. TO INSURE PROPER SIZE, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION
fpdc = front post double crochet:
Yo, insert hook from front to back to front around designated st, yo, draw yarn through, (yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook) twice.

PATTERN STITCH
Foundation row (RS):
*Sc in each of next 5 sts, dc in next st; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 1 & all WS rows: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: *Sc in each of next 4 sts, fpdc around dc worked 2 rows below, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: *Sc in each of next 3 sts, (fpdc around previous fpdc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc), sc in next sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 6: *Sc in each of next 2 sts, (fpdc around previous fpdc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc), sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 8: *Sc in next st, (fpdc around previous fpdc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc), sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: *(Fpdc around previous fpdc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc), sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 12: Sc in each of next 5 sts, fpdc around previous fpdc, *skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc, fpdc around previous fpdc; rep from * across (at end of row, add new diagonal by fpdc around post of sc 2 rows below).
Rep Rows 1-12 for pat.

SCARF/SHAWL:
Ch 213. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc across - 212 sc. Ch 1, turn. Beg with foundation row and keeping edge st at each end in sc, work in pat st until piece meas 6 (13, 19)” from beg or until approx 3/4 oz. of yarn remains, ending with a RS row. Fasten off.

Edging: With RS facing, work 1 row sc along beg ch edge at bottom, across right short edge, last row worked and then across left short edge working 3 sc to turn each corner. Ch 1, do not turn. Work 1 rnd reverse sc, working from left to right, around entire Scarf/Shawl. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

approx = approximately
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
fpdc = front post double crochet
pat = pattern
meas = measure(s)
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
WS = wrong side

*Wool-Ease Sportweight (Article #660) comes in 5 oz/435 yd balls

Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.


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