Thursday, August 11, 2022

Helen Shawlette, Free Crochet Pattern + Full Video Tutorial


The Helen Shawlette is a lovely little wrap crocheted in cool, supersoft cotton.  Alternating puff and V stitches give this wrap fantastic texture, making it super fun to both make and wear!

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






Materials:






Sizing:
  • 40 inches along top edge
  • 28 inches from bottom point straight up
  • 34 inches along each side of the triangle






Instructions:

*Note: The puff stitches in this piece are worked by wrapping yarn around hook and bring up a loop (3 loops on the hook, wrapping yarn around hook and bring up a loop (5 loops on the hook, wrapping yarn around hook and bring up a loop (7 loops on the hook).  Wrap yarn around hook one last time and bring hook through all 7 loops.  Chain 1 to close stitch.

Ch 10

Row 1: In the 4th ch from the hook, work a (dc, ch 1, dc).  *Skip 2 chains, then work a puff stitch (see note above on how to work this stitch) in the next chain.  Skip 2 chains then work a (dc, ch 1, dc) in that last chain. 

Row 2: Ch 3 and turn.  Work a puff stitch into the ch 1 space from previous row (center of the v stitch).  Work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the top of the puff stitch (the chain that you made to close the stitch).  Work a puff stitch into the ch 1 space from previous row (center of the v stitch).  In the next ch 1 space (center of the "v") work a puff stitch.  Work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the turning chain space. 

Row 3: Ch 3 and turn. *Work a puff stitch into the ch 1 space from previous row (center of the v stitch). Work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the top of the puff stitch (the chain that you made to close the stitch).  Repeat from * across, then work a puff stitch into the turning chain space.

Row 4: Ch 3 and turn. *Work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the top of the puff stitch (the chain that you made to close the stitch). Work a puff stitch into the ch 1 space from previous row (center of the v stitch).  Repeat from * across, then work a puff stitch into the turning chain space.

Row 5: Ch 3 and turn. *Work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the top of the puff stitch (the chain that you made to close the stitch). Work a puff stitch into the ch 1 space from previous row (center of the v stitch).  Repeat from * across, then work (dc, ch 1, dc) into the turning chain space.

Repeat rows 2-5 until piece is about 28 inches tall or desired size.

Finishing:

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






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