weekender shawl

Weekender Shawl

Designed by :Kara Gunza

Materials Needed

This pattern is written in U.S. crochet terms and abbreviations. Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet Abbreviations, U.S. to U.K. Crochet Conversion Chart.
Finished shawl as written measures approximately 56 in. wide and 24 in. long, but can be easily customized to any size.
 
Special Stitch:
Single Crochet Puff Stitch (sc-puff) – Insert hook where indicated and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), *yarn over and insert hook into same space and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), repeat from * once more (6 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all 6 loops.

Pattern Instructions

  • With CA, ch 2.
  • Row 1: In second ch from hook work [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc], turn — 4 sc.
  • Row 2: Ch 1, work 1 sc in first st, ch 1, 1 sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in center ch-2 sp, ch 1, 1 sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, work 1 sc in last st, turn — 6 sc.
  • Row 3: Ch 1, work 1 sc in first st, ch 1, *1 sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1,** repeat from * to ** to center ch-2 sp, [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in center ch-2 sp, ch 1, work * to ** to end, work 1 sc in last st, turn — 8 sc.
  • Rows 4 through 43: Repeat Row 3 through Row 43 or until CA is finished, fasten off CA and turn — 88 sc.
  • Row 44 (Single Crochet Puff Stitch Row): Join CB and ch 1, work 1 sc in first st, work 1 sc-puff in each ch-1 sp across to center ch-2 sp, work [1 sc-puff, ch 3, 1 sc-puff] in center ch-2 sp, work 1 sc-puff in each ch-1 sp across to end, work 1 sc in last st, fasten off CB and turn — 2 sc and 88 sc-puff sts.
  • Rows 45 through 63: Join CC and repeat Row 3 through Row 63 or until CC is finished, fasten off CC and turn — 128 sc.
  • Row 64: Repeat Row 44 — 2 sc and 128 sc-puff sts.
  • To make the shawl larger, join next color and repeat Row 3 until you reach your desired length. End with one repeat of Row 44.
  • Fasten off, weave in ends.
  • Add some custom accents if you’d like. Perhaps some fluffy pom poms or some fun tassels? Check out my tutorial for making tassels easily.