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Written In The Stars Shawl - A Pattern From Rachy Newin Designs

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About The Pattern, In The Designer's Words

Sometimes there’s a love so perfect and true, you know it’s been written in the stars. And when you find a yarn that makes you feel that way, it needs a pattern that will let it shine.

For me, that was the Written in the Stars Shawl. The yarn was love at first sight, the pattern worked exactly as I imagined, and the two paired together perfectly. This almost never happens with designing, but clearly it was meant to be.

The Written in the Stars Shawl is designed to highlight the yarns you love most. It works with any color or color combination - the solid section showcases how the color plays out and the lace breaks up busy colorways. Pick a color or two (or more) that makes your heart sing and create a project to fall in love with!

The pattern is an intermediate pattern that relies on being comfortable reading your work.

Yarn, Yardage, and Colors

The pattern is designed to work with two colors and uses 463yds/423m/100g in color A and 324yds/296m/70g in color B. If you are customizing the yardage, you’ll need ~15% more of color A. The shawl can be customized in any number of ways - work it all in one color, stripe more than two colors, work one color as a gradient or using minis, or whatever else your heart desires!

The pattern is designed to work with almost any colorway. The solid showcases exactly how the color works out in neat dc rows and the lace rows break up busy colorways. The stripes add enough visual interest to shine in two solids, but there’s enough variation to make it work with two busier colorways, too.

The pattern is shown in a fingering weight yarn, but will work well in anything from a lace to an aran.

When gauge is met, 787yds/720m of fingering weight will net a shawl that measures 42”/107cm along the short edge formed by the last row and 68”/172.5cm along the top border. It has a wingspan of 45”/114cm. Straight down the back, from the top border to the point, measures 17”/43cm. Size can be customized by working extra/fewer repeats or adjusting the size of the repeats.

Modifications and Adjustments
Smooth edging (no teeth); wider teeth; larger teeth; wider/narrower stripes; add lace/solid rows at any point

Skills Required
ch, sc, dc, Counting stitches, Working into the ch-space, Working flat, Changing colors, Skipping stitches, Twisted stitches. This is an intermediate level pattern.


 How It Works

The pattern will be sent to your email address that you use to place your order. 

Pattern Stats
Finished Size: Adjustable. 210g shawl - 43.5”/110cm wingspan, 21.5”/55cm deep; 400g shawl - 72”/183cm wingspan, 34”/86cm deep
Yarn: You can use any of MollyGirl's dk weight yarns! You'll need apx 100g of each color.
Hook(s): US Size D (3.25 mm) plus a hook for adding beads
Gauge: 13 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches in given stitch pattern

About The Designer

Rachy Newin Designs provide crocheters with the opportunity to make something truly beautiful, with high end yarns that are a joy to work with. They highlight the beauty of natural fibers and hand dyed yarns, and emphasize the artistry that can be created with crochet. The patterns are fun to work up and gorgeous to wear, and are full of tips and tricks for adding a smoother, more polished, and finished look to any project. Patterns also contain as much flexibility and customizability as possible so that you can create something that suits you perfectly.

All patterns and any associated images, schematics, and charts are copyright Rachy Newin Designs and may not be distributed in part or in whole without express written permission. Handmade objects created from the patterns are not subject to copyright and you can do as you please with your finished object. Links back to my design and tags on social are always appreciated!

I always appreciate it when people share and promote my patterns! If you’re doing so, you may use any pattern photo to which I own the copyright, as long as you do not edit the photo and you attribute it to Rachy Newin Designs by tagging the Rachy Newin Designs social profile and/or linking back to the pattern page.

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