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Golden Summer Breeze


Inspired by the middle of the year and the transition into and out of the summer season, these two distinctly different styles of shawl capture my favourite times of year.  From the sweet frothy blossoms bursting out in spring to the last rays of golden light from the setting sun in the autumn, a few changes to the design create a look as difference as the two book ends of summer. 

Both shawls are a trapezium shape, with an open lace design in the centre.  The main part of the shawl features an open lace design worked in rows from the bottom up, then a choice of borders are added by working in the round.

Description
A full written pattern including stitch abbreviations, helpful photos and a blocking diagram
UK or US terms
~ crochet chart ~

Skill Level
Intermediate
The pattern uses only basic stitches but with some attention required for the written directions.

Yarn
Summer Breeze (Style one):
Scheepjes Catona
100% cotton, 125m/136yds per 50g
Yarn A - 6 x Vintage Peach (414)
Yarn B - 1 x Old Lace (130)
Yarn C - 1 x Baby Blue (509)
Yarn D - 1 x Chrystaline (385)
Yarn E - 1 x Rich Coral (410)
 
Yarn Substitutions
1250m/1360yds of 4ply cotton, linen or silk blend wool 
750m/816yds for Yarn A, 125m/136yds each for Yarns B. C, D and E

Golden Summer (Style two):
2 skeins of 4ply/fingering weight yarn in a silk blend wool
Yarn A - 400m/437yds (shawl stripes and edging)
Yarn B - 400m/437yds (shawl stripes)

I used
Yarn A - Yanadick in ‘Morning Star’ by Yan Tan Tethera Yarns 
(100g, 400m/437yds, 80% merino/20% silk)
Yarn B - Llamaste in ‘Honeybee’ by Nellie’s Fibres 
(100g 400m/437yds, 60%merino/40% silk)

Hook3.5mm (E US)
Notions | Yarn Needle

Size195cm (77”) wide x 60cm (24”) deep (both styles)
Gauge2 stitch repeats by 10 rows over 10cm (4”) in V cluster pattern

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