Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Breath of Life Shawl CAL – Section 1

Welcome to the Breath of Life shawl CAL. The pattern has two sections broken into two separate stitch combos. Below are the instructions for the first section of the shawl. If you’re not sure where to start you can see the Getting Started post which has all the info you need for this CAL.

 

Breath of Life Shawl CAL

Breath of Life Shawl CAL

 

Shawl

With color A, begin with Magic Ring, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1).

Row 1: Working in magic ring (dc, ch 1) 3 times, dc, turn. (5 dc, 4 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: (RS) Ch 1 loosely, 2 hdc in 1st dc, *hdc in ch-1 sps, hdc in dc**, rep from * across to center dc, 3 hdc in dc, rep from * to ** across to last dc, 2 hdc in last dc, turn. (13 hdc)

Row 3: (WS) Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc in same hdc, *ch 1, sk next hdc, dc in 3rd loop (see Special stitches) of next hdc**, rep from * across to center hdc, mod shell (see Special Stitches) in 3rd loop of center hdc, rep from * to ** across to last hdc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last hdc, turn. (11 dc, 10 ch-1 sps)

Row 4: Rep Row 2.

Row 5: Rep Row 3.

Row 6: Rep Row 2.

Row 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same hdc, *dc in 3rd loop of next hdc**, rep from * across to center hdc, 3 dc in 3rd loop of center hdc, rep from * to ** across to last hdc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last hdc, turn.

Row 8: Ch 1 loosely, 2 hdc in 1st dc, hdc in each dc across to center dc, 3 hdc in dc, hdc in each dc across to last dc, 2 hdc in last dc, turn.

Row 9: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), dc in same hdc, *ch 1, sk next hdc, dc in 3rd loop of next hdc**, rep from * across to center hdc, mod shell in 3rd loop of center hdc, rep from * to ** across to last hdc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last hdc, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1 loosely, 2 hdc in 1st dc, *hdc in ch-1 sps, hdc in dc**, rep from * across to center dc, 3 hdc in dc, rep from * to ** across to last dc, 2 hdc in last dc, turn. (11 hdc)

Row 11 – 14: Rep Row 9 & 10.

Rows 7 – 46: Repeat rows 7 – 14 four times.

Rows 47 – 48: Repeat rows 7 – 8 one time.

 

Upcoming Dates:

Getting Started

Week 1 (this post)

Week 2 / Color 2

July 2nd – End

I’d love to see pics of your project as you go, so make sure to use hashtags #CGOACals & #breathoflifeshawl

You can find current updates, as well as project photos, in my Facebook group.

 

If you would like to purchase the pattern without jumping to each section of the shawl CAL, you can purchase the PDF in my shops:

Ravelry

 

Happy Crocheting!

 



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