Sister Act Shawl and Shrug

May 20, 2013
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Two small seams convert a crochet shawl into a shrug-the swath is made of a vintage love knot pattern consisting of petite love knots set off with rows of double crochet. The alpacawool- Tencel blend yarn gives love knots a charming sheen and drape.

Designer: Vashti Braha

Finished Size: Scarf (unseamed): About 8 (8, 10)" wide and 69 (72, 78)" long. Vest, blocked and hung (as worn): 12 (13½, 15)" center back width and 18 (18, 20)" long from back neck to hem with collar unfolded. Sample shown in smallest size.

Yarn: The Alpaca Yarn Company Astral (50% tencel, 30% alpaca, 20% merino; 197 yd [180 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #8532 Aires or #8100 white, 2 (3, 4) skeins.

Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; five st markers (m) for vest option.

Gauge: 10 dc = 3" and 8 rows = 3¾" in lace patt.

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