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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Crocheted Cross Prayer Shawl


     Give a woman a prayer shawl and she knows she has a friend who care.
Teach her to knit / crochet and she will pray for others her whole life while making shawls.

**SPECIAL STITCH: X ‘s & O’s Stitch:

ch 1, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next, then work 1 dc “BEHIND” dc you just worked and into the front of prev. st, ch 1, skip next dc

NOTE: ch 2 ALWAYS counts as first hdc ~or~ dc depending on row your working on...

J Hook
Row 1: Ch 60, 1 hdc in second ch from hook, & in remaining ch’s, ch 2 and turn
Row 2: {ch 2 counts as dc} 1 dc in each st across, ch 2 turn (60 sts)
Row 3-12: Repeat row 2

Row 13: 1 hdc in each st across *{& ch 1 space where applies} , ch 2 turn
Row 14: 1 dc in 28 sts, ch 1, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next, then work 1 dc “BEHIND” dc you just worked, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in remainding 28 sts, ch 2 & turn **{28 dc, skip 1, X st made, skip 1, 28 dc}
Rows 15-18: Repeat Rows 13 & 14 - "4 MORE" times,
Row 19: Repeat row 13
Row 20: dc in next 22 sts, ch 1, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next, then work 1 dc “BEHIND” dc you just worked, ch 1, skip next dc (total of 5 times) , dc in next 22 sts, ch 2 turn.
Row 21: Repeat row 1
Row 22: Repeat row 2 until piece measures at least 60" - 65", finish off

ADD TRIM:
Cut yarn 5", take 2 strands, fold in half inset in each st on ends of Shawl



Please give God all the Honor & Glory as He does (all) the work through me, I'm but His servant.

Thank You Lord for allowing me to be an ever so small part of this Ministry of Love..."JMSQ"

This pattern is intended for charity and personal use only {To Bless other with}. Neither the pattern nor items made from it are to be sold. This notice must be attached to the pattern when printing it out.

"GOD" Reserves "All" © Jan.10,2009 Rights to this pattern... "JMSQ"

My {JMSQ} © Qunique Patterns.
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1 comment:

  1. What size hook did you use and what kind of yarn?

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