Exquisite Crochet Shawls by Cristina Mershon

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Versatile, timeless, and exquisite describe the five beautiful shawls in this project book. Made using size-three thread, the Celtic Nature Shawl has round motifs worked seamlessly together, giving the impression of lacy detail work—yet it’s easy to make. The Alborada Shawl uses a fine-weight cotton yarn and is made of pineapple shapes that create a sophisticated lace effect. Random placement of different motifs make for a beautiful edge for the Art Deco–inspired shawl that uses a DK-weight yarn. The Galician Sea Shawl is sea shell and ocean inspired. Worked from the top down and using a lightweight yarn, two separate sections are pieced together at a center spine and finished with a beautiful edging. The Voloreta Stole, using a ripple stitch and superfine-weight mohair yarn, is an exquisite soft and airy stole. Big enough to wear around the shoulders and cozy enough to wear as a winter scarf, it is trimmed with unique crocheted balls that dangle. For those with beginner and intermediate skills, these shawls will add that extra touch to the most basic wardrobe.

About Cristina Mershon

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Cristina Mershon is a graphic designer and crochet artist. She lives in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
Published July 1, 2012 by Annie's. 16 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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