Aunt Lydia's® Evening Shawl

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by Tracie Barrett, Red Heart®

Aunt Lydia's® Evening Shawl

With a wide range of colors of Aunt Lydia's® Crochet Thread Fashion 3™ Size available to make this shawl, you'll have the perfect accessory to enhance your wardrobe this fall and winter.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 3 pattern repeats + 18 rows (about 4 inch) to crochet a shawl that is about 11 inch wide x 52 inch long. Remember to check your gauge. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge. Download template for special and standard crochet stitches and abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Stitch: cluster: [Yo, insert hook in next st, yo and draw up a loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook] 3 times in same st, yo, draw through 4 loops on hook.
  • 2
    Ch 310. Row 1 (wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 3, skip next 3 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across; turn—77 ch-3 spaces. Row 2 (right side): Ch 1, sc in first sc; *ch 3, cluster in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to last sc, ending with dc in last sc; turn—38 clusters. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, sc in next cluster; repeat from * across to last sc, ch 3, sc in last sc; turn. Row 4: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), skip first sc, sc in next sc, *ch 3, cluster in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc, repeat from * across; turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in fist sc, *ch 3, sc in next cluster, ch 3, sc in next sc; repeat from * across, ending with sc in 3rd ch of turning chain, turn.
  • 3
    Repeat rows 2-5 until piece measures 10 inch, ending with Row 5 of pattern. Do not fasten off.
  • 4
    Edging Rnd 1: Ch 1, working across top edge of shawl, sc in first sc, *(3 sc in next ch-3 space, sc in next sc) across to next corner, 3 sc in next corner st, sc evenly down side of shawl to next corner st, 3 sc in next corner st, working across bottom edge, (3 sc in next ch-3 space, sc in ch at base of next sc) across to next corner st, 3 sc in next corner st, sc evenly across side edge to next corner, 2 sc in corner sc; join with slip st in first sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, working in back loops of sts, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner st; join with slip st in first sc. Rnd 3: *Ch 1, slip st in next st; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first slip st. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Block to final measurements.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Aunt Lydia's® Crochet Thread Fashion 3™ Plum 104209154 (5) or Color of Your Choice
  • Susan Bates® Aluminum Crochet Hook 3.75 mm F5 US 104236318
  • Yarn Needle
Download Project Template