Materials: Pauline Denham KENSINGTON, 7 sks: Size 9 crochet hook.
Gauge: 2 single loop pats = 31/2″ 2 rows = 2″
Note: All single loop sts are made with loops 13/4″ high. All double loops are made with loops 1’/2″ high. We suggest making a 7″ swatch to make sure your gauge is correct.
Directions: Row 1: Ch 2, * pull up a loop on hook for 13/4″, holding thumb and middle finger between Ip on hook and strand of yarn, yo and through Ip on hook, insert hook under strand at left of 1p and work
1 sc (single or s-lp st made), ch 1, repeat from * until there are 30 Ip sts, ch 1, turn. Mark last ch-1 end of row. Row should be 54″ wide. Row 2: Work 2 Ip sts 11/2″ high with ch-1 between (double or d-lp st made), sl st in 2nd ch-1 from end of last row, * ch 1, work d-lp st, sl st in next ch-1 of last row (d-pat made), repeat from * 29 times more = 30 d-pats. Ch 1, turn. Work s-lp st. Row 3: (Mark for right side). * Ch 1, work s-lp st, sc in ch-1 at center at next d-pat, repeat from * across 29 times more = 30 s-lps made. Ch 1, turn. Work d-lp st. Row 4: SI st in first sc, * ch 1, work d-lp st, sl st in next sc (d-pat), repeat from * across 29 times more (30 d-pat made) plus turning d-pat. Ch 1, turn. Work s-lp st. Row 5: Sc in ch-1 at center of first d-pat, * ch 1, work s-lp st, sc in ch-1 at center of next d-pat, repeat from * across 29 s-pats (30 s-pats are made). Ch 1, turn. Row 6: Work d-lp st, skip first sc, sl st in next sc, * ch 1, work d-lp st, sl st in next sc, repeat from * across 29 d-lp (30 d-pats are made), ch 1, turn. Work s-lp st. Repeat rows 3-6 throughout for pat, and start shaping on next row, as follows: 1st Dec Row: (On row 3 of pat) Sc in ch-1 at center of first d-pat (1 pat dec made). Mark sc for beg of row. Work pat to end of row, ch 1, turn (29 d-pats). 2nd Dec Row: Work d-lp st, skip first sc, sl st in next sc (1 pat dec made). Repeat from * to * of Row 4 across to marked sc (28 d-pats). Repeat these
2 pattern rows, decreasing one pat at beg of each row until the 22nd row (you should have 14 d-pats). Rows 23 to 30: Dec 2 pats at beg of each row until the 28th row, ending with 2 d-pats. Cut yarn. Fasten off.
Fringe: Cut a 24″ piece of yarn. Fold in half twice. Insert second fold down through edge of shawl to make loop, pass loose ends through loop and pull down. Cut loop at lower edge = 4 strand fringe. Start at right front corner and repeat across, placing 50 pieces of fringe on each side of center point.