Falling Leaves Shawl
Crochet motifs frolic on a solid background in this crochet scarf with slight asymmetry-the background is wider on one side. Experiment with the graduated stitch length technique to insert other motifs.
Designer: Kathy Merrick
Finished Size: 74″ long and 6½” wide.
Yarn: Fibre Company Acadia (60% merino, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk; 145 yd [130 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; ): granite (MC), 3 skeins; wild onion (CC1), maple (CC2), blackberry (CC3), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: 16 sts and 10 rows = 4″ in dc.