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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 only takes one ball of Red Heart’s It’s a Wrap Rainbow.

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Size

One Size

 

Yarn

Red Heart It’s a Wrap Rainbow (55% acrylic/45% cotton; 623 yds; 2/fine weight)

 

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

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 139 rows.

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

 

Row 140: 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 141: Repeat row 9.

Row 142: 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 143: Repeat row 11.

 

Repeat rows 140-143 until you have 151 rows.

Repeat rows 140-141.

Repeat row 10.

 

Fasten off, block, weave in ends.