Hilo is a beautiful deep, lacy shawl project perfect for dressing up an outfit for a wedding or christening. It also works well to smarten a casual outfit, try wearing it wrapped around your neck for lunch with the girls.
Wingspan 119 (158) cm / 47.5 (62) in blocked.
Depth 66 (90) cm/ 26 (35) in blocked.
Note: Shawlette size is not available in Inside Crochet version of the pattern, it is new for republished version.
1 (2) skeins of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply (Sport weight, 55% superwash Merino/45% silk, 100g/365m/399yds in Water 304
One pattern repeat measures 12.5 x 7 cm / 5 x 2.75 in when blocked aggressively. While tension is not crucial to the success of this project it will affect the ﬁnished size and the amount of yarn used.
Basic stitches, working into chain spaces.
Ch-sp Chain space
Dc Double Crochet (US Single Crochet)
Tr Treble Crochet (US Double Crochet)
Worked from the top down in one piece. This pattern naturally loses a pattern repeat every six rows, giving the shawl its triangular shape.
Creating a swatch will allow you to check tension and learn the pattern. To do this chain 38 and work the set-up row then rows 1–6 twice.
The shawlette uses very close to the entire skein, it may be advisable to have a second skein available incase your yarn usage varies.
Pattern is written and charted.
Photography by Britt Spring.