Friday, June 26, 2015

Catona Flower Shawl Pattern/Tutorial

For more pictures click here.
For dutch version click here/voor nederlandse versie klik hier.

The shawl measures 275x75 cm.
I used Catona by Scheepjes. (25gr)
242,244,245,246,247,249,251,252,253,254,256,257,258,261,263, 264,281,282,383,385,386,387,388,391,392,393,394,396,397,398,
And 9x 248

You can by this wonderfull 100% mercerized cotton in lovely 25 gr balls
and 82 colors at Deramores ( UKUSAAUCA,) and here at Wool Warehouse, they both
send worldwide.

Hook: 3,5mm

91 flowers
12 half flowers

Yarn usage per flower:

Centre of each flower (centre chain circle and round 1) : 1,5 meters
Petals (round 2) 5,25 meters
Basic color around the flowers (round 3 & 4) 5,5 meters

So this is how you crochet the flowers and how you join them.Take a look at the top picture, to see how I placed the flowers. Or look at this sheme:

To make a straight edge you have to crochet half flowers like

Now crochet around the shawl like this:

For the fringes I cut 30cm strings, 8 strings through corners.

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