Friday, March 7, 2014

Free Crochet Pattern...Vanilla Chai Shawl!



The Vanilla Chai Shawl is soft, lofty, light as air and will keep you cozy without added weight.  Crocheted in a simple mesh stitch with a large hook, you have a fabulous and elegant shawl worked up in no time!

*This is also a quick and easy pattern for charity shawl making...please see sizing below for helpful tips.



Materials Needed:

  • 1.25 Skeins Homespun Thick & Quick (Pearl Colorway shown)
  • P (10 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle


Sizing As Shown:
  • 14 Inches Wide
  • 60 Inches Long

Note: If making this shawl for charity, many places will require that the shawl be no longer than 48 inches so is does not get wrapped up in wheelchair wheels.  As a side note, they will also recommend soft and washable yarn too.


Instructions:

Chain 31 (Note: if you'd like to change the width, just chain an odd number of chains.

Row 1: Work a dc in the 5th ch from the hook.  *ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in the next ch.  Rpt from * to the end of the row.

Row 2: Ch 4 and turn.  Work a dc in the first space (ch 1 space from previous row), then ch 1.  *(dc, ch 1) in each space (ch 1 space from previous row).  To finish the row, work a dc in the turning chain space.

Repeat row 2 until shawl is desired length.  Shawl as shown is 60 inches long.  See sizing section above for more information about charity sizing.



Finishing:

Weave in all ends with a tapestry needle and you're finished!


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14 comments:

  1. Love this! Perfect for transitional weather. Thank you.

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  2. That shawl looks absolutely gorgeous - thank you for the pattern

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  3. I make prayer shawls for church, this will be perfect! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  4. I'm loving how fast and simple this shawl turned to be. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  5. This is the third or fourth pattern of yours that I have stitched so far. I love the simplicity of the patterns that yeild such beautiful results !! I can't wait to see what you come up with next =)

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  6. Thank you for the pattern - I am trying it now! Though I don't think a skein and a half will be enough... looks like it will be too short...

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    1. Took 4 skeins for mine I used Bernard baby blanket super bulky and a size 10 mm hook

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    2. I'm using bet at baby blanket super chunky I've had to use 4 skeins so far, love this patter

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  7. Very pretty. Planning to make it for church; it's always cold in there. My size P hook says 11.5 mm. My 10 mm hook says size N. Which would you suggest?

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    1. Never mind, just finished. Turned out lovely. Thanks.

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    2. Made this in one evening as a last minute gift. Easy and comes out just like the picture.

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  8. Can anyone tell me if this is a washable shawl? If so, how did it wash for you? Did it still hold it's shape and look nice??? Thanks!!!

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    1. Hand wash in Woolite. Press out water by rolling in a couple of soft towels. Shape and lay flat to dry.

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  9. If you need a gift on short notice, start with a chain 9, make it long & skinny, & call it a fashion scarf! Only took a couple hours.

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