Free crochet pattern shawl

Shawl crochet pattern free

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FINISHED SIZE About 20" wide and 69" long.

YARN Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (distributed by WEBS) (100% unmercerized cotton, 3360 yd [3072 m]/1 pound, (1)):

#8540 shale (A), #4548 peaches 'n cream (B), #6974 greyed lavender (C), #5604 willow green (D), #2574 heather (E); 1 cone each.

HOOK Sizes C/2 (2.75 mm), B/1 (2.25 mm) adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS 5 skein yarn minder (optional); st marker (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE 30 sts and 35 rows = 4" in sc with larger hook.

Note

Shawl is worked in 5 intarsia strips that are then joined lengthwise with sl sts. Ripple edging is worked separately and attached to short sides with sl sts.

When changing colors, work last lp of last st in old color, and then complete st with new color.

To carry yarn, pick up dropped color, lay yarn over top of sts being worked into, then sc as usual, encasing carried yarn inside sts.

Keep a firm, even tension throughout unless otherwise indicated.

Drop thread to WS when working RS rows; drop thread to WS when working on WS rows.

When changing colors on RS rows 11, 13, 15 and 17, work thread as foll: Drop working color, pick up new color, with loosened tension on thread, sk 2 sc, pull new color through lps on hook, sc in 2 skipped sc, enclosing loosened thread within sc.

If necessary, pull dropped threads gently to adjust sts and avoid holes.

When joining strips, long heather or willow green edge of strip will be the top and the opposite edge, with shale chevrons, will be the bottom.

Pattern

SHAWL

Strip # 1 (make 3):

With B and larger hook, ch 31.

Row 1: (RS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 5 ch, drop B (see Notes), change to C, sc in next 6 ch, drop C, change to D, sc in next 6 ch, drop D, change to E, sc in next 12 ch, mark RS with marker (m), turn—30 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in next 12 sc, drop E (see Notes), with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, change to A, carry B (see Notes), turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 4 sc, carry C in next 2 sc, drop B, with C, sc in next 4 sc, carry D in next 2 sc, drop C, with D, sc in next 4 sc, carry E in next 2 sc, drop D, with E, sc in next 10 sc, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next 10 sc, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with A sc in next 2 sc, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 4 sc, carry C in next 2 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 4 sc, carry D next 2 sc, drop C, with D sc in next 4 sc, carry E next 2 sc, drop D, with E sc in next 8 sc, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in next 8 sc, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with A sc in next 4 sc, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, carry B in next 2 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 4 sc, carry C in next 2 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 4 sc, carry D in next 2 sc, drop C, with D sc in next 4 sc, carry E in next 2 sc, drop D, with E sc in next 6 sc, turn.

Row 8: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with A sc in next 6 sc, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, carry B next 2 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 4 sc, carry C next 2 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 4 sc, carry D next 2 sc, drop C, with D sc in next 4 sc, carry E next 2 sc, with E sc in next 4 sc, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, drop E, with D sc next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with A sc in next 8 sc, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, with B sc in next 6 sc (see Notes), drop B, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with D sc next 6 sc, drop D, with E sc in next 6 sc, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sc, drop E, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc; drop B, with A sc in next 6 sc, turn.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with E sc in next 8 sc, turn.

Row 14: Ch 1, sc in next 8 sc, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in the next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with A sc in next 4 sc, turn.

Row 15: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, drop A, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 60sc, drop C, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with E sc in next 10 sc, turn.

Row 16: Ch 1, sc in next 10, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, carry B, with A sc in next 2 sc, drop A, do not fasten off, turn.

Row 17: Ch 1, with B sc in next 6 sc, drop B, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with E, sc in next 12 sc, turn.

Row 18: Ch 1, sc in next 12 sc, drop E, with D sc in next 6 sc, drop D, with C sc in next 6 sc, drop C, with B sc in next 6 sc, add in A, turn.

Rows 19—495: Rep Rows 3-18 thirty times.

Row 496: Rep Row 17.

Row 497: Rep Row 18, do not add in A, turn.

Row 498: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Strip #2 (make 2):

Work as for strip # 1, substituting D for E and E for D (see chart).

RIPPLE EDGING

With D, ch 226.

Row 1: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sc in next 5 ch, sk 3 ch, sc in next 5 ch, 3 sc in next ch] 15 times, sc in next 5 sc, sk 3 ch, sc in next 5 ch, 2 sc in last ch, turn—209 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, [sc in next 5 sc, sk 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc] 15 times, sc in next 5 sc, sk 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn.

Rows 3-7: Rep Row 2, change to E in last st, turn.

Rows 8-12: Rep Row 2, change to A in last st, turn.

Rows 13—15: Rep Row 2, change to C in last st, turn.

Rows 16—20: Rep Row 2, change to B in last st, turn.

Rows 21—26: Rep Row 2. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

FINISHING

Arrange strips lengthwise, alternating strip #1 with strip #2 (see diagram). With RS facing, pin bottom (see Notes) of strip # 1 to top (see Notes) of strip #2. Make a slipknot on smaller hook with matching D or E thread, insert hook through both pieces of fabric, under sides of sts, sl st through both pieces of fabric. Cont sl st seam along strip. Pin rem strips tog and sl st seam until all strips are joined. Weave in ends. Lightly steam block shawl and edging separately before joining.

Ripple edging:

Lay pieces flat, with RS of shawl and ripple edging facing out. Lay edging along short end of shawl. Pin last row of edging to short edge, beg with ripple half point at right end, spacing ripple points about every 9 sts, ending with ripple half point. With smaller hook and B, insert hook through top of half point ripple and lower right corner of shawl, under the st lps, sl st through both pieces, cont sl st seam along last row of edging, stitching ripple points to shawl about every 9 sts, ending with ripple half point. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Block finished piece.

Diagram

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