I’ve just finished making this shawl for cool summer evenings, using a 5mm hook on double strand acrylic Nachtblau / Midnight Blue.
Simple side increases make for quick progress – I was really happy to see how it kept “growing” and overjoyed to have finished it sooner than I had planned. The pattern was quite easy to memorize quickly, and the rest was only smooth crocheting.
Here’s the free Drops Pattern in English.
First two rows form the bottom part of the star:
Simple and easy to remember side increases: