Shimmering Shawl

Shimmering Shawl
Shimmering Shawl - Free Crochet Pattern

Looking for the perfect shawl to accent your new outfit? Love to crochet? This Shimmering Shawl pattern is the answer!  This crochet pattern is simple and easy to make and comes together fairly quickly.  It can be made in a variety of colors and you can even experiment with other types of yarn if you are feeling brave.  This lovely shawl can be kept for yourself or given to a special friend to enjoy.  Everyone loves a hand-made crocheted creation.  (New to crochet? Visit our how-to-crochet page here.) 

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: Glitter or metallic floss (25-grams or 1 oz.): Color of choice. Aluminum crochet hooks sizes H and G or size to give gauge.

Gauge: G hook: 19 dc = 4"; 3 rows = 1"

Finished Measurements: (without fringe): Width: 48". Length at center: 29".

With H hook ch 208 to measure 44".

Change to G hook.

Instructions for Shawl:

Row 1 (right side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook and each rem ch: 206 dc.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, sk first 2 dc, * (yo, draw up lp) in each of next 2 dc, (yo, thru 3 lps on hook) twice (cluster made-cl ), ch 1; rep from * across, end cl in last 2 dc; do not work in turning ch; 102 cl.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, * dc in top of next cl, dc in next st; rep from * to last cl, sk last cl, dc in top of ch-3; 202 sts.

(Note: Ch-3 at beg counts as 1 st.)

Row 4: Rep Row 2 to last 4 sts, cl in next 2 dc, dc in next dc; 199 sts.

Row 5: Ch 3, turn, sk next cl, dc in next st; rep from * of Row 3; 197 sts.

Rep Rows 2 thru 5 until 17 dc remain. Fasten off.


Row 1: Right side facing, join in upper left corner, * ch 5, sc in end of next dc row *; rep between *'s to last row; ch 5, sk first dc on last row, ** sc in next dc, ch 5 **; rep between **'s across last row; rep between *'s across right side, end sc in upper right corner.

Row 2: Turn, sl st in first ch, ch 5, work sc, ch 3, sc all in 3rd ch of next ch-5 lp (picot made), * ch 5, sc, picot, all in 3rd ch of next ch-5 lp; rep from * along previous row.

Rows 3, 4 and 5: Rep Row 2. Fasten off.

Fringe: Knot 4- 16" strands in each lp on side and lower edges. Moisten and tighten knots or use overhand knot to hold fringe in place. Trim ends.

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