Snowflake Shawl: Materials and Notes

Difficulty
Advanced Beginner

Finished Measurements
54 inches wide
20 inches long

Materials

  • 2020 White Elephant Advent Calendar yarn kit by Forbidden Fiber
    or 1300 yards total
    fingering weight yarn in multiple colors (try 2 sets Yarn Bee Pigment + Fiber Yarn sets
  • US Size F (3.75mm)hook
  • Open stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge
5 dc = 4 inches
1 hexagon = approx. 3.25 inches before blocking (gauge not critical)

Notes

• Beg ch 3 counts as dc.

• Instructions in parentheses ( ) are all worked in the same st.

• Instructions in brackets [ ] are repeated as directed.

• Pattern is published as an advent calendar, so the steps are listed by

day for 18 days.

Special Stitches

Spike Double Crochet Stitch (spdc): yo, insert hook in specified st, yo and draw up a long lp to the top of last st, yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, pull through 2 lps.

Popcorn Stitch (pop): 4 dc in st, remove hook from lp and reinsert it in the top of the first dc, pull lp through making sure to pop the stitch to the front.

Picot: Ch 3, sl st in last st before ch 3.

Abbreviations

beg = beginning
bpdc = back post double crochet
ch = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
dc2tog = double crochet 2 together
dc3tog = double crochet 3 together
fpdc = front post double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
lp = loop
m = marker
ML = magic loop
pm = (re)place marker
pop = popcorn stitch
rnd = round
rpt = repeat
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space(s)
spdc = spike double crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = triple crochet
tr2tog = triple crochet 2 together
w = with
WS = wrong side