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Topic: Crocher Spinal Column Shawl with free pattern link!  (Read 1147 times)
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« on: August 23, 2012 08:12:45 AM »

Hi Everyone! I've been absent from the board for a little, but am back with a brand new project! This shawl is made of worsted weight yarn ( 4 strands held together) and a Q hook. It's only 14 rows, so you can make this very quickly. For your ease in crocheting this, the pattern also has a step-by-step slide show of how to make it.  I used the extended double stitch. There is also a link in the pattern that shows how to do this stitch. It's very similar to a double crochet.  If you like, you can make this shawl with a P hook and 3 strands of yarn, but you will have to work more rows. This is a great scrap busting project.

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012 08:50:19 AM »

It is visually interesting with that "spinal column." Working with multiple strands is always fun. This looks easy but satisfying.

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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012 09:03:37 AM »

This looks like a great project.  Thanks for sharing your pattern.  Love your colors too.
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2012 05:47:34 PM »

very nice   I like the look of it

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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012 06:18:31 AM »

Thank you for the nice comments. I literally made mine in a day. It was fun to get the colors of yarn that I wanted to use. I started with the lighter colors first to get the dip-dyed look. It really is stunning when worn. It's a head turner!

Hope everyone enjoys this!
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