For the second Dixie Alpaca Charm Shawl, I used three different yarns, one our Swizzle Alpaca Yarn, color Plum Perfection, our Astral Yarn, color Libra, and our Classic Baby Alpaca Yarn, color called White House.

Swizzle Alpaca Yarn - Plum Perfection Astral Yarn - Libra Classic Baby Alpaca Yarn - White House

Kathy Lashley of Elk Studios Crafted Crochet Designs designed this pretty shawl pattern that she calls Dixie Charm – A Summer Shawl.

Dixie Alpaca Charm Shawl

SKILL LEVEL

Easy

HOOK

US 5.5mm (I)

MATERIALS

One skein each of Swizzle Alpaca Yarn, color Plum Perfection, our Astral Yarn, color Libra, and our Classic Baby Alpaca Yarn, color called White House or colors of your own choosing.
Tapestry Needle for sewing in the ends

NOTE

Note: Each row increases by 8 st.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

66 inches/ 167.64 cm across the top, and 31 inches/78.74 cm long from neck to point of triangle

Dixie Alpaca Charm Shawl

DIRECTIONS

Plum Perfection – PP
Libra – L
White House – WH

Ch 3, sl st to first ch to make ring, using Plum Perfection (PP)

Row 1: ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, turn (8 st) (PP)

Row 2: ch 3, (counts as first dc here and throughout, 2 dc in same sp, dc in next 2 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp , dc in next 2 st, 3 dc in top of 3rd ch, turn (16 st) (PP)

Row 3: ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, dc in next 6 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, dc in next 6 st, 3 dc in top of 3rd ch, turn, (24 st) (L)

Row 4: ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, [skip 2 st, dc in next 2 dc, ch 2] repeat until center, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, ch 2, *skip 2 st, dc in next 2 dc ch 2* repeat *to* until end, 3 dc in top of 3rd ch, turn (32 st) (PP)

Row 5: ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, [skip 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2], repeat until center, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, ch 2 *skip 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2* repeat *to* until end, 3 dc in top of 3rd ch, turn (40 st) (PP)

Row 6-7: Repeat Row 5 (PP)

Row 8: ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, [skip 2 st, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2] repeat until center, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, ch 2 *skip 2 st, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2* repeat *to* until end, 3 dc in top of 3rd ch, turn (64 st) (WH)

Row 9: ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next 6 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp], repeat until 2 stitches from center, dc in next 2 st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, *dc in next 6 st, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp* repeat from *to* across until end, dc in last 2 st, 3 dc in top of 3rd, turn, (72 st)  (L)

Repeat rows 4-9 until you have reach desired length and width.

Row 10-13 – PP
Row 14 – WH
Row 15 – L
Row 16-19 – PP
Row 20 – WH
Row 21 – L
Row 22-25 – PP
Row 26 – WH
Row 27 – L
Row 28-31 – PP
Row 32 – WH
Row 33 – L
Edging – PP

Edging of Shawl

Row 1: ch 1 and sc in same sp, [ch 5, skip next 3 st, sc in next st] repeat until 2 st from center, ch 5, sc in center ch-2 sp, ch 5, skip 2 st, sc in next st, *ch 5, skip next 3 st, sc in next st*, repeat from *to*, turn

Row 2: ch 1, *(2 sc, hdc, dc, hdc, 2 sc) in next ch 5 sp*, repeat *to* until end. Fasten off.

Optional: You can finish off the shawl by crocheting sc stitches evenly down the top of the shawl.

Dixie Alpaca Charm Shawl

Enjoy!



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