This is the first post in my new series: "Vintage Revival"! I am so excited to be sharing this content with you guys. It is something that has been on my mind A LOT for the last few months. And it's finally here! Read this to learn more about the series: Vintage Revival by Yarndrasil.
So, let's talk about this shawl! First of all, it's a one row repeat. That means that this project is perfect for beginners! Or if you've been crocheting for a while, this is an excellent meditative project that is best paired with your favorite show and big ol' glass of wine.
The fabric this yarn creates is incredibly lightweight. And the drape is dreamy. The yarn I used contains mohair so, despite it being affordable, it feels and looks higher quality.
This is a one size fits all shawl. The original pattern calls it a scarf. Which I find kind of hilarious. It's about 27.5" wide by 52" long, so it is most definitely a generously sized shawl.
I named it "The Nines Shawl" because as you're working it up the stitches look like the Roman numeral for "9". It's also worked in multiples of 9+4. The name just felt right!
This shawl was published by Woolco Yarns in 1916. No designer is credited.
- Buttercream Luxe Craft, Mohair Brushed (630 yds/574 m ; 140 g/ 5 oz)
- Light Pink, 2 skeins
- Hook — D-3 (3.25 mm)
- Yarn needle
- st(s) - stitch(es)
- ch – chain
- fsc – foundation single crochet
- sc – single crochet
- tr - treble crochet
- shell – work the following into the indicated stitch space: 2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr
4”x4”: 22 sc x 28 rows
The chain 4 at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch.
Multiples of 9+4
130 fsc, turn
Alternative: If you're unfamiliar with the fsc
Ch 131, turn
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd st, 1 sc in each across (130 sts)
Proceed with pattern below
Row 1: Ch 4, tr in each of the next 3 sts, *sk 2, shell in next st, sk 2, tr in each of the next 4 sts, repeat * to end, turn
Rows 2 - 75: Ch 4, tr in each of the next 3 sts, *sk 2, shell in ch 1 space, sk 2, tr in each of the next 4 sts, repeat * to end, turn
Finish with long fringe. I chose a hanging length of 7". This means I cut my fringe to be 14" long and then folded it over before attaching it.
F.W. Woolworth Company. Woolco Knitting & Crocheting Manual. [Boston?] : F.W. Woolworth Co., 1916. Internet Archive, http://archive.org/details/cu31924085657306.
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