This crocheted shawl starts at the neck and is crocheted back and forth, from the top down.
I have used one of our Swizzle yarns, 100% alpaca, from The Alpaca Yarn Company. The color is Totally Teal.
528 Yards or 2.5 skeins of Swizzle Yarn
This piece is worked back and forth from the top down, starting at the neck. After each row, turn work.
This alpaca shawl measures roughly 60 inches/ 152 cm across the top and 84 inches/ 213 cm around the bottom edge.
Begin using G hook.
Row 1: Ch 4, (dc, (ch2, 2dc)twice in 3rd ch from hook.
Row 2: Ch3, dc in sp between last two dc of prev row, (2dc, ch2, 2dc)in next two ch2 sps, 2dc in sp between last 2 dc of prev row.
Row 3: Ch3, dc in sp between last two dc on prev row, * sk next dc, 2dc in sp between sets of 2dc on prev row, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch2 sp* repeat * – * once more, sk next dc, 2dc in sp between sets of 2dc on prev row, sk next dc, 2dc in sp between last 2 dc of prev row.
Row 4: Ch3, dc in sp between last two dc on prev row, * sk next dc, 2dc in all sps between, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch2 sp* repeat once more, sk next dc, 2dc in all sps between, sk next dc, 2dc in sp between last 2 dc of prev row.
Row 5-20: repeat Row 4. There will be 20 sets of 2dc. Switch to H hook.
Switch to H hook.
Row 21-26: Repeat row 4
Row 27: Chain 8, sk 1 space, (sc in next sp, ch8) repeat, ending with sc in space between last 2 sts
Row 28: Ch3, 3dc, ch2, 4dc in ch 8 sp, (4dc, ch2, 4dc) in each ch8 sp
Row 29: Ch3, slst in ch2 sp, (ch8, sc in next ch2 sp) repeat around
Row 30-33: Repeat rows 28 and 29 two more times
Row 34: (Sc in sp between next dc)3x, 3dc in ch2sp, (sc in sp between next dc)3x, skip next space, repeat across row, pull tail through and weave in ends securely. This piece can be made longer by repeating either section.
Make sure to purchase enough yarn to complete your project
To print pattern, click Butterfly Shawl Crochet Pattern.
The half-hexagon shape allows for many fun ways to wear it. Check out a few of them here. It drapes well and is quite versatile.
ch chain (yo, pull through loop on hook)
sc single crochet (pull up a loop, yo, pull through two loops on hook)
dc double crochet (yo, pull up a loop, [yo, pull through two loops on hook] twice)
sl st slip stitch (pull a loop through stitch and also through loop on hook)
yo yarn over
Garment design by Nancy Nagle for Nangellini Designs