Strawberry Cupcake CAL – Part 3

This is the third part of the Strawberry Cupcake CAL. Read the introduction here, where you will find links to all the previous parts, or buy the PDF of the whole pattern here.

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About the crochet-along

This is the third 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 second part of the pattern.

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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

R21. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 5Dc, repeat [6Dc, 1Pop in Ch1 Sp] 9 times, 6Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 6Dc, repeat [1Pop in Ch1 Sp, 6Dc] 9 times, 4Dc, {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (158)

R22. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 77Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 77Dc, {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (166)

R23. {SEDc, 3Dc} in first St, 81Dc, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, 81Dc, {3Dc, 1EDc} in last St, turn (174)

R24. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1Dc in next St, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 42 times, Ch1, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, Ch1, 1Dc, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 42 times, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (182)

R25. Ch1, 2Sc in first St, 90Sc, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, 90Sc, 2Sc in last St, turn (186)

R26. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1Dc in next St, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, 1Dc] 44 times, Ch1, {1Dc, Ch2, 1Dc} in Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, Sk1, Dc] 45 times, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (194)

R27. SEDc, repeat [6Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, Ch2, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp] 16 times, {1Sc, Ch1, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp, repeat [Ch2, Sc in next Ch1 Sp, 6Dc in next Ch1 Sp, 1Sc in next Ch1 Sp] 16 times, 1EDc in last St, turn (32 shells)

R28. SEDc, repeat [repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 6 times, Ch1, 1Sc in Ch2 Sp] 16 times, Ch1, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, 1Sc in next Ch2 Sp, repeat [Ch1, 1FpEDc around next Dc] 6 times] 16 times, Ch1, 1EDc in last St, turn (32 shells)

R29. Ch1, 2Sc in first St, 1Sc in each St across, to middle Ch2 Sp, {1Sc, Ch2, 1Sc} in middle Ch2 Sp, 1Sc in each St across, 2Sc in last St, turn (456 Sc)R30. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1FpEDc around post of 1st St of R28, Ch1, repeat [repeat [FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times, Ch1] 16 times, Ch1, {1FpEDc, Ch2, 1FpEDc} around middle stitches on R28, repeat [Ch1, [repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times] 16 times, Ch1, 1FpEDc around post of last St on R28, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (152)

R30. {SEDc, Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1} in first St, 1FpEDc around post of 1st St of R28, Ch1, repeat [repeat [FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times, Ch1] 16 times, Ch1, {1FpEDc, Ch2, 1FpEDc} around middle stitches on R28, repeat [Ch1, [repeat [1FpEDc around post of next EDc] 6 times] 16 times, Ch1, 1FpEDc around post of last St on R28, {Ch1, 1Dc, Ch1, 1EDc} in last St, turn (152)

To continue, please come back to the blog on August 22nd, 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 third 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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