Thursday, May 21, 2020

Rainflower Shawlette, Free Crochet Pattern + Video


The Rainflower Shawlette is a beautiful wrap that is perfect for spring and summer.  Crocheted in a lovely corner to corner (c2c) rectangle, it is a fun and engaging project too!  This shawlette makes a fabulous gift and is a wonderful charity project!


Want a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too! 


Rainflower Shawlette

By Jennifer Dickerson



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Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:



Materials:

  • J (6.0 mm) crochet hook 
  • 1 skein of Red Heart Super Saver Ombre, 483 yards, "Spearmint" colorway
  • Tapestry needle 
  • Scissors 
  • Tape measure
  • Removable stitch marker


Sizing:

  • 12 inches wide
  • 44 inches long



Instructions For C2C Width Increase Portion:


Row 1: Ch 6, then work a dc into the 4th ch from the hook.  Work a dc into each of the next 2 ch.

Row 2: Ch 6.  Work a dc into the 4th ch from the hook and in each of the next 2 ch.  Slip stitch into the 3rd dc stitch to join the two blocks together.  You'll need to flip the block a bit to get to the right spot.  Just make sure your tail is pointing downward and you'll be in the right position.  Ch 3, then work 3 dc into the turning ch space.

Row 3: Ch 6 (you may need to turn things a bit so that the tail is facing downward again).  Work a dc into the 4th ch from the hook and in each of the next 2 ch.  Slip stitch into the turning chain space of the next block to join the two blocks together.  You'll need to flip the block a bit to get to the right spot.  Just make sure your tail is pointing downward and you'll be in the right position.  *Ch 3, then work 3 dc into the turning ch space and slip stitch into the turning chain space to join the two blocks together.  Repeat from * across.  When you work the last block, you won't need to slip stitch it into anything, simply move onto the next row.

Repeat row 3 until your shawlette is the width you'd like it to be (shawlette pictured in 12 inches wide), then move on to part 2.

Instructions For C2C Height Increase Portion:


Note: To keep me from getting my sides mixed up, I placed a stitch marker on the side where I decreased.


Row 1: Ch  6, then work a dc into the fourth ch from the hook.  Work a dc in each of the next two chains, then join with a slip stitch to connect the two blocks together.  Work (3 dc, ch 1) and join blocks with a slip stitch in each ch 1 space across until just before the last space (turning chain space).  At the end of the row, join into the last block with a slip stitch.  Turn and work a slip stitch in each stitch across the first block of the row.  Continue across the row in this manner, working the increase at the beginning of the row and decreasing (where stitch marker is) at the end of the row.

Repeat until the shawlette is as tall as you like, I worked my height to about 44 inches tall.

Instructions for C2C Decrease Portion:

Row 1: Turn the work and slip stitch in each stitch across the first block, and slip stitch into the turning chain space.  *Ch 3, then work 3 dc into the turning ch space.  Join into the next block with a slip stitch.  Repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat row 1 of the decrease until just a top point remains.  Fasten off and weave in ends that remain.  Note: if the top is challenging for you, be sure to check out the video for this part (or any other part) to see me walk through it step by step!

Weave in any ends that remain and you're finished!



© Jennifer Dickerson 2020

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