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Shawl with lace pattern, crochet from the top down in DROPS Cotton Merino.
DROPS 17511 

PATTERN: See diagrams A.1 to A.3.  SHAWL: Beg with Cotton Merino on hook size 4 mm and work pattern in the round according to diagram A.1. Work chain stitch ring and the first four round in the round, then work the rest of shawl back and forth. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION! When entire A.1 has been worked, continue from first row in diagrams as follows: Work A.2a (3 chain stitches = 1 treble and 3 chain stitches), work A.2b 3 repetitions in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the first 9 chain spaces), work A.2c (= 3 chain stitches), then work the first 5 trebles in A.2b around same chain space (i.e. the middle chain space), then continue with A.2b until 3 repetitions have been worked in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the next 8 chain spaces), work A.2d around the last chain space = 46 trebles on each side of the middle chain space. Continue back and forth with A.2a to A.2b. When diagrams have been worked vertically, there are 75 trebles on each side of the middle chain space. Now continue as follows: ROW 1 (from wrong side): Work 7 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around chain space, * work 5 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 14 more times, but work last double crochet around the middle chain space on shawl, 3 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around same chain space, * work 5 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, work 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 14 more times, work 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space. There are now 16 chain spaces on each side of chain space in the middle of shawl. ROW 2: Work 7 chain stitches, * 5 trebles around first/next chain space *, repeat from ** 15 more times, work (5 trebles, 3 chain stitches, 5 trebles) around chain space in the middle of shawl, * work 5 trebles around first/next chain space *, repeat from ** 15 more times, work 5 trebles around last chain space, work 4 chain stitches and 1 treble around the last chain space on row. There are now 85 trebles on each side of chain space in the middle of shawl. ROW 3: Work 11 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around first chain space, * 6 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 15 more times, work 6 chain stitches, A.3 around the middle chain space. Continue with * 6 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 15 more times, work 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space, 8 chain stitches, 1 treble around last chain space. There are now 18 chain spaces on each side of A.3. ROW 4: Work 11 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around first chain space, * 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around next chain space *, repeat from ** until chain space in the middle of shawl, work 6 chain stitches, A.3 around chain space in the middle of shawl. Then work * 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around next chain space *, repeat from ** until last chain space, 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space, 8 chain stitches, 1 treble around last chain space. Repeat 4th row 7 more times, but on every row worked repeat ** 1 more time (i.e. on every row worked there is 1 chain space more on each side of A.3) = 9 rows in total with chain spaces and 26 chain spaces on each side of A.3. Now work pattern from first row in diagrams A.2, the same way as before, but work more repetitions in width as follows: Work A.2a (3 chain stitches = 1 treble and 3 chain stitches), work A.2b 9 repetitions in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the first 27 chain spaces), work A.2c (= 3 chain stitches), then work the first 5 trebles in A.2b around same chain space (i.e. the middle chain space), then continue with A.2b until 9 repetitions have been worked in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the next 26 chain spaces), work A.2d around the last chain space = 136 trebles on each side of the middle chain space. Continue back and forth with A.2a to A.2d. When diagrams have been worked vertically, there are 165 trebles on each side of the middle chain space. Now continue as follows: ROW 1 (from wrong side): Work 7 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around chain space, * work 5 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 32 more times, but work last double crochet around the middle chain space on shawl, 3 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around same chain space, * work 5 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, work 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 32 more times, work 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space. There are now 34 chain spaces on each side of chain space in the middle of shawl. ROW 2: Work 7 chain stitches, * 5 trebles around first/next chain space *, repeat from ** 33 more times, work (5 trebles, 3 chain stitches, 5 trebles) around chain space in the middle of shawl, * work 5 trebles around first/next chain space *, repeat from ** 33 more times, work 5 trebles around last chain space, work 4 chain stitches and 1 treble around the last chain space on row. There are now 175 trebles on each side of increase in the middle of shawl. ROW 3: Work 11 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around first chain space, * 6 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles *, repeat from ** 33 more times, work 6 chain stitches, A.3 around the middle chain space. Continue with * 6 chain stitches, skip 5 trebles, 1 double crochet *, repeat from ** 33 more times, work 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space, 8 chain stitches, 1 treble around last chain space. There are now 36 chain spaces on each side of A.3. ROW 4: Work 11 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around first chain space, * 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around next chain space *, repeat from ** until chain space in the middle of shawl, work 6 chain stitches, A.3 around chain space in the middle of shawl. Then work * 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around next chain space *, repeat from ** until last chain space, 6 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around last chain space, 8 chain stitches, 1 treble around last chain space. Repeat 4th row 7 more times, but on every row worked repeat ** 1 more time (i.e. on every row worked there is 1 chain space more on each side of the middle chain space) = 9 rows in total with chain spaces and 44 chain spaces on each side of A.3. Now work pattern from first row in diagrams A.2, the same way as before, but work more repetitions in width as follows: Work A.2a (3 chain stitches = 1 treble and 3 chain stitches), work A.2b 15 repetitions in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the next 45 chain spaces), work A.2c (= 3 chain stitches), then work the first 5 trebles in A.2b around same chain space (i.e. the middle chain space), then continue with A.2b until 15 repetitions have been worked in total in width (i.e. 5 trebles around each of the next 44 chain spaces), work A.2d around the last chain space = 226 trebles on each side of the middle chain space. Continue back and forth with A.2a to A.2d. Finish after 4th row in diagrams. Fasten off. 

Diagram explanations 



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Comments / Questions (76)
Brechtje Schwippert wrote:
Aan het einde van a2 heb ik in plaats van de benodigde 75 stokjes aan beide zeiden maar 65. Wat is de beste manier om dit op te lossen? Ik heb het patroon al een keer uitgetrokken en opnieuw gehaakt maar ik blijf uitkomen op 65.
07.08.2023  15:37DROPS Design answered:
Dag Brechtje,
Waarschijnlijk heb je toch ergens een lossenlus met een stokje op een vorige toer over het hoofd gezien. Als het patroon verder symmetrisch is en mooi doorloopt en niet trekt o.i.d. zou het verder geen probleem moeten zijn en zou je verder kunnen haken met minder stokjes.
14.08.2023  14:18Mick wrote:
I've done until just before A.3. So I have 6 chain stitches. Now I have to work 5 chain stitches (=A.3. row1) around the middle chain space. But how? Shouldn't the A.3. row1 be 1sc+3ch+1sc or something like that, instead of 5ch? Otherwise you can't get into the middle chain space. You'll end up 6ch +5ch (and then 6ch again).
09.06.2023  18:12DROPS Design answered:
Dear Mick, A.3 is worked in the middle of shawl, after the 6 chains work A.3 = 2 dc together+5 chains + 2 dc together around the chainspace from previous row, then crochet 6 chains and finish row as explained on the other side of shawl. Happy crocheting!
12.06.2023  08:11Potxoli wrote:
Todo bien hasta llegar a la parte segunda donde pone 75 puntos altos en cada lado. No sé dónde salen esos 75 puntos. A mi me salen 46 que cada lado
29.04.2023  15:34DROPS Design answered:
Hola Potxoli, después de llegar a 46 puntos altos, continuar trabajando A.2a y A.2b hasta llegar a 75 puntos altos. Los aumentos están incluidos en el diagrama.
30.04.2023  22:20Caroline wrote:
Ik zit vast bij de toer waar je 46 stokjes hebt aan beide kanten....... Wat moet ik nu verder doen? Er staat; ga verder heen en weer met A2a tot en met A2d, tot er 75 stokjes zijn aan beide kanten. Betekent dit dat ik nog een rij van telkens 5 stokjes moet haken?
07.02.2023  10:55Manuela Hernandez Gomez wrote:
Hola me encantan los chakes de Drops pero escrito es un lio y con grafico por partes de A2a, A2b..... Aun mas lio, no podrian poner el grafico completo porque por partes es un jaleo, al menos para mi, gracias
18.07.2022  18:27Aleksandra wrote:
Dzień dobry! Czy w pierwszym akapicie w poleceniu: „ Dalej przerabiać schematy A.2a  A.2b w tę i z powrotem.” faktycznie robimy od schematu A.2a do A.2b czy jednak wszystkie schematy po kolei? Pozdrawiam ( :
30.06.2022  13:31DROPS Design answered:
Witaj Aleksandro, robimy schematy po kolei, na początku rzędu schemat A.2a jak wcześniej, następnie powtarzamy A.2b na jednym boku szala, na środku (czubek szala) A.2c, dalej powtarzamy A.2 b na drugim boku szala i na końcu rzędu przerabiamy A.2 d. Pozdrawiamy!
30.06.2022  18:11Richard Howell wrote:
I just finished the last row in diagram A.2a with the 5 double crochets. I’m lost on how to begin the next 2 rows before making the arrow looking motif. These are shown in your diagram A.2b.Yep
03.04.2022  03:52DROPS Design answered:
Dear Mr Howell, after you have worked A.2a to A.2b and you have 75 dc on each side of the middle chainspace, work as described in the written pattern from ROW 1 to ROW 4 a total of 8 times (with A.3 in the middle as described). Then you will follow diagrams again with A.2a, A.2b and A.2c. Happy crocheting!
04.04.2022  09:42Richard Howell wrote:
I just finished the last row in diagram A.2a with the 5 double crochets. I’m lost on how to begin the next 2 rows before making the arrow looking motif. These are shown in your diagram A.2b.
22.03.2022  17:28Richard Howell wrote:
Is there a way I can send you a picture of where I am at with my work
21.03.2022  16:51DROPS Design answered:
Dear Mr Howell, feel free to bring your work to your store or send them a picture per Mail  so that they can help you with an overview of your work. You can also join our DROPS Workshop where other crocheters will be able to help you. Happy crocheting!
22.03.2022  09:47Richard Howell wrote:
Hello and thanks for the quick response. I’m hoping I can send attachments for you to see where I am at.
21.03.2022  16:47DROPS Design answered:
Dear Mr Howell, you cannot send any attachment, just write here; but please write your question here giving more all details on what you are working on and which row/which place on the row you are stuck.
22.03.2022  09:45