Thick and comfy, with visual interest from both the textured stitching and the pop of the accent color, this free bulky weight crochet shawl pattern will be your go-to for chilly winter days and nights. The soft, bulky-weight yarn makes it quick to stitch as well.
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Skill Level: Easy
Finished size: 20” x 56” excluding edging
Materials: Approximately 750 yds Bulky weight (CYCA 5, Bulky). Model shown in Cascade Yarns 128 Superwash (100% superwash merino wool; 128 yards [117 meters]/100 grams): #872 Bitter Chocolate (MC, 4 skeins), #1960 Pacific (CC, 2 skeins)
Crochet hook size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 12 sts and 11 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern given
Front Post Treble Crochet (FPtr): Yo twice, insert hook right to left around throat of sc 3 rows below, yo, draw around st, (yo, draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.
Scblo: Single crochet back loop only.
Scflo: Single crochet front loop only.
With MC, ch 56.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 55 sc
Row 2 (WS): Scflo in each sc across. Change to CC, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Scblo in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Scflo in each sc across. Change to MC, ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Scblo in first sc, FPtr in 3rd row below each of next 3 sc, (scblo in each of next 7 sc, FPtr in 3rd row below each of next 3 sc) 5 times, scblo in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Scflo in each sc across. Change to CC, ch 1, turn.
Rows 7-8: Rep Rows 3-4.
Row 9: Scflo in each of next 6 sc, FPtr in 3rd row below each of next 3 sc, (scblo in each of next 7 sc, FPtr in 3rd row below each of next 3 sc), 4 times, scblo in each of next 6 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Scblo in each sc across. Change to CC, ch 1, turn.
Rep Rows 3-10 twice, then Rows 3-6 once more.
Continue on in pattern as established, eliminating color changes – with MC only, rep Rows 7-10, then Rows 3-10 five times, then Rows 3-8 once more. End off.
Rep instructions of First Half.
Hold two Halves together with RSs facing each other. With MC, sc the halves together, using only the outside loops.
Work 2 rnds sc around assembled shawl, beginning anywhere, and placing 3 sc in each corner. Join rnd withs sl st in first sc, end off after second rnd.
Weave in ends.