Strawberry Cupcake CAL – Part 2

This is the second part of the Strawberry Cupcake CAL. Check out the first part of the pattern here or read the introduction here or buy the PDF of the whole pattern here.

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About the crochet-along

This is the second part of a series of blog posts where you will get access to the full pattern for the Strawberry Cupcake shawl, a rounded triangle shawl with dainty texture and which looks great in gradient yarn.

Please check out the previous post for the first part of the pattern.

Strawberry Cupcake CAL part 1cover photo

This pattern is written in US terms. For UK terms, please buy the PDF pattern, which comes in both versions.

For other details regarding size, notions, skill level and gauge, please check out the first part of this CAL.

Stitches and other abbreviations (US terms)

  • Ch – chain;
  • Dc – double crochet;
  • EDc – extended double crochet; YO, insert hook into working space and draw up a loop, Ch1, repeat [YO and pull through 2 loops on hook] 2 times to complete the stitch;
  • FpEDc – front post extended double crochet stitch; insert hook behind the post of the next St (not through the top) and make a regular EDc;
  • MR – magic ring;
  • Pic – Ch3 picot – Ch3, Sl St into back bump of first Ch;
  • Pop – popcorn stitch – make 5Dc in the same Sp, take hook out of last loop, insert into top of first St, draw up the loop through the top of the St;
  • Sc – single crochet;
  • SEDc – standing extended double crochet; draw up a tall loop with your hook, YO with this loop, insert hook into working space and draw up a loop, Ch1, repeat [YO and pull through 2 loops on hook] 2 times to complete the stitch;
  • Sk – skip;
  • Sp – space;
  • St – stitch;
  • YO – yarn-over

Observations

  • Stitches in {curly brackets} are all worked in the same stitch.
  • Stitches in [square brackets] are repeated.
  • Stitch counts are provided in (round brackets) for the first pattern repeat.
  • The pattern repeat consists of two similar sections with different amounts of stitches, but the same type of stitches.
  • Nested repeat sequences are highlighted in italics.

Instructions

R11. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 5Dc (worked in Dc stitches and Ch1 spaces), repeat [6Dc, 1Pop in Ch1 Sp] 4 times, 1Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 1Dc, repeat [1Pop in Ch1 Sp, 6Dc] 4 times, 5Dc (worked in Dc stitches and Ch1 spaces), {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (80)

R12. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 38Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 38Dc, {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (88)

R13. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 42Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 42Dc, {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (96)

R14. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1Dc in next St, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 22 times, Ch1, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 23 times, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (104)

R15. Ch1, 2Sc in first St, 50Sc, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, 50Sc, 2Sc in last St, turn (108)

R16. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1Dc in next St, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 25 times, Ch1, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 26 times, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (116)

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R17. SEDc, repeat [6Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, Ch2, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp] 9 times, 4Dc in next Ch1 Sp, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, 4Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, repeat [Ch2, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, 6Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp] 8 times, Ch2, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, 6Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1EDc in last St, turn (18 shells+2 small shells)

R18. SEDc, repeat [repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 6 times, Ch1, 1Sc in Ch2 Sp] 9 times, repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 4 times, Ch1, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 4 times, repeat [Ch1, 1Sc in next Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 6 times] 9 times, Ch1, 1EDc in last St, turn (18 shells+2 small shells)

R19. Ch1, 2Sc in first St, 1Sc in each St across, to middle Ch2 Sp, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, 1Sc in each St across, 2Sc in last St, turn (278)

R20. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1FpEDc around post of 1st St of R18, repeat [repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times, Ch1] 9 times, [repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 4 times, Ch1, {1FpEDc, Ch2, 1FpEDc} around middle stitches on R18, repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 4 times, repeat [Ch1, [repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times] 9 times, 1FpEDc around post of last St on R18, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (150)

To continue, please come back to the blog on August 15th, check out the CAL hub with all the links to the different parts of the CAL or get the PDF pattern if you don’t want to wait.

Video

The second part of this pattern comes with a video that you can watch below.

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I hope you enjoyed this second part of the crochet-along and that you will share your photos in the Two Redheads Crochet group on Facebook.

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I’m looking forward to seeing you in the group and to see what beautiful shawls you make in the Strawberry Cupcake CAL.

Hugs,

Andrea

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