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Egmont Shawl Free Crochet Pattern by KT and the Squid

The Egmont Shawl is an easy asymmetrical shawl that starts with just a few stitches. I love that it’s the perfect project to take on the go

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Size

One Size

 

Yarn

2 skeins KT and the Squid: Squid Sock (75% superwash Merino/ 25% nylon; 437 yards/100g; sock/fingering weight)

Color A: Bryna

Color B: Katia

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Hook

G/4.0mm Furls Streamline hook (or hook to obtain gauge)

 

Abbreviations

Ch = chain

St(s) = stitch(es)

Sc = single crochet

Dc = double crochet

Notes

This shawl is worked sideways starting with just a few stitches.

 

Gauge

Approximately 20 sc by 23 rows = 4” square blocked

 

Gauge Pattern

Ch an odd number

Row 1: sc in the 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 1 ch, sc in the next ch; repeat from * until 1 ch remains, sc in the last ch.

Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st, *ch 1, sc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from * to the last ch-1 space, sc in the last sc.

Repeat row 2 to desired length


Instructions

With Color A ch 2.

Row 1: 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. 2

Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st from here on), turn, 3 sc in the 1st, leave the 2nd st unworked. 3

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st, ch 1, skip 1, 3 sc in the last. 5

Row 4: Ch 2, turn, 3 sc in the 1st, sc in the next, ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space, leave the last st unworked. 6

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st 2, ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next, ch 1, skip 1, 3 sc in the last st. 8

Row 6 : Ch 2, turn, 3 sc in the 1st, sc in the next, (ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space) 2 times, sc in the next, leave the last st unworked. 9

Row 7: Ch 1, turn sc in the 1st, (ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space) 2 times, ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next, ch 1, skip 1, 3 sc in the last. 11

Row 8: Ch 2, turn, 3 sc in the 1st, sc in the next, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from * until 1 sc remains, leave the last sc unworked. 12

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st 2, * ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1; repeat to the last ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next, ch 1, skip 1, 3 sc in the last. 14

Row 10: Ch 2, turn, 3 sc in the 1st, sc in the next, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from * until 2 sc remain, sc in the next, leave the last sc unworked. 15

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from *to last ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1, sc in the next, ch 1, skip 1, 3 sc in the last. 17

Repeat rows 8-11 until you have 123 rows (or until you run out of color A).

Every odd row will add 2 sts and every even row will add 1 st.

Row 124: With Color B ch 3 (does not count as a st from here on), turn, 3 dc in the 1st st, dc in the next, *ch 1, skip 1, dc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from * until 1 sc remains, leave the last sc unworked. 

Row 125: Repeat row 9.

Row 126: Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in the 1st, dc in the next, *ch 1, skip 1, dc in the next ch-1 space; repeat from * until 2 sc remain, dc in the next, leave the last sc unworked. 

Row 127: Repeat row 11.

Repeat rows 124-127 until you have 143 rows.

If you’d like a larger shawl you can repeat these rows until you run out of color B. For the sample approximately only half of the second skein was used.

 

Fasten off, block, weave in ends.