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Crochet Tension: 1 diamond with 4 love knots = approx 6 x 6 cm
Measurements: Top width approx 200 cm, length mid back approx 100 cm
Abbreviations: st = stitch, ch = chain stitch; sl st = slip stitch; dc = double crochet; tr = treble crochet; lk = love knot
Pattern: The shawl is crochet from bottom up (see diagram 1 - chain = A, knot = B).
1st row: crochet 1 ch (= C in diagram).
*Pull the st on needle approx 4.5 cm long, yarn over needle, pull yarn over needle through st, put needle through chain (see diagram 2 – chain = D), yarn over needle, pull yarn through chain (= 2 st on needle), yarn over needle, pull yarn over needle through both sts on needle* (from *-* = 1 love knot)
Repeat from *-* 3 times (= 4 knots) and connect them with a dc in the first ch to form a ring.
2nd row: Turn the piece, crochet 3 lk, 1 dc in the 3nd lk from 1st row (crochet dc in B – see diagram 1), crochet 3 lk and 1 dc in the 2nd lk from 1st row (= 2 diamonds on the row)
3rd row: Turn the piece, crochet 1 lk and attach with a dc in the 2nd lk from previous row (ie the last diamond) - you’ve now turned so that you’re ready to continue this row: crochet 3 lk, 1 dc in the top lk in diamond from previous row, 2 lk, dc in the top of the next diamond, 3 lk, 1 dc in the 1st lk in diamond from previous row (= 3 diamonds on the row)
4th row: Turn the piece, crochet 1 lk and attach with a dc in the 2nd lk in the last diamond from previous row – you’ve now turned so that you’re ready to continue this row: crochet 3 lk, 1 dc in the top lk in diamond from previous row, 2 lk, dc in the top of the next diamond, 2 lk, dc in the top of the next diamond, 3 lk, 1 dc in the 1st lk in diamond from previous row (= 4 diamonds on the row)
Continue like this, turning the piece as explained under 3rd row after each row (crochet 1 lk and attach with a dc in the 2nd lk in the last diamond from previous row), and create an additional diamond in each row. You crochet 3 lk at the beginning and end of a row and 2 lk on the diamonds in between.
When you have crochet 26 rows (or desired length), cut the thread.
Use crochet hook no 6. Crochet 4 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st.
1st round: 1 dc in the ring *3 ch, 1 dc in ring*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in the first dc from beginning of round = 3 ch-loops
2nd round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 sl st, 5 tr, 1 sl st. Turn the piece and crochet next round from the back.
3rd round: 1 ch, 1 dc round dc from first round. *3 ch, 1 dc at the foot of the 3rd tr from 2nd round (i.e. in the middle of the leaf’s lower edge), 3 ch, 1 dc round next dc from first round*, repeat from *-* until there are 5 ch-loops. Finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round = 6 ch-loops. Turn the piece and crochet last round from the front.
4th row: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 sl st, 3 tr, 1 sl st. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
Cut and fasten ends and sew a safety pin at the back of flower.
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