Today I am so excited to show you my newest crochet design Spring Solstice Wrap. This shawl has an unusual and fun construction so it keeps the crochetng interesting. It starts from a top-down triangle-shaped shawl for a centered and it ends with two angled halves of the wrap.
Actually, there are no complicated techniques and stitches combinations here in this crochet pattern. This geometric design is fully reversible and consists only basic stitches: the chain stitches, the single crochet and the double crochet. They are perfecly combine to create the mesh lace portions and the contrastive eyelet stripes.
I decided split the pattern into three parts because the entire instructions were too long at once. In the Part 1 you will find instructions for Row 1- Row 33. It means we will be working the main trangle of this shawl today. Next two parts of the instruction will be released weekly. Free pattern for part 2 will be available next Friday on my blog.
For those who would like the whole instructions up front the ad-free printable PDF is availabe in my ETSY and Ravelry shops. The crochet pattern includes both the written instructions and crochet charts.
The finished trapezoid shape shawl is gorgeous wearable and elegant accessory that is beautiful when worn as a traditional shawl, wrap or scarf around your neck.
If you want to share your wips and finished shawl on social media, please, use hashtag #springsolsticewrap.
Materials & Tools:
- Yarn DROPS Alpaca 50g = 167m, 100% alpaca, 6 skeins, colors: A 5 skein light pearl grey (9020) and B 1 skein dark pink (3770)
- Hook size 3,5 mm. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- Tapestry needle (to weave and hide yarn ends)
- Stitch marker
Gauge after blocking:
21 sts and 11 rows = 10 cmx 10 cm using double crochet stitch. Gauge is not crucial for this project. However, changes might result in a different yardage requirement.
Size after blocking:
Length: approx. 222cm on long side and 138cm on short side.
Width: approx. 43cm
The picture below illustrates construction of this wrap:
- The pattern uses US – Terminology
- The shawl starts from a triangle (A) worked from the centre top down.
- Remaining halves (B and C) of the shawl are worked one side at a time.
Stitches & Abbreviations (US terms):
ch – chain stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
BLdc – back loop double crochet
dc – double crochet
dc2tog – double crochet 2 stitches together – [yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over, draw up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops] twice, yarn over, pull through all 3 loops on hook.
BLdc2tog – back loop double crochet 2 stitches together – the same as dc2tog but working in the back loop of indicated stitches.
sc2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together
Instructions in square bracelets […] are worked as many times as indicated.
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Start with 5ch, sl st in the first st to close the round.
With color A
Row 1: ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout), 5 dc in the ring, ch, 6 dc in the ring. Turn. (12 dc, 1ch)
Row 2: ch3 (counts as a BLdc here and throughout), 2BLdc in first st, BLdc until ch-1 space remain, (2BLdc, ch, 2BLdc) in ch-1 space, BLdc until the last stitch remain, 3BLdc in last stitch. Turn. (20BLdc, 1ch)
Row 3 –Row 6: Repeat Row 2
Row 3 (28BLdc, 1ch), Row 4 (36BLdc, 1ch), Row 5 (44BLdc, 1ch), Row 6 (52BLdc, 1ch)
With color B
Row 7: ch3, 2dc in first st, dc until the ch-1 space remain, (2dc, ch, 2dc) in ch-1 space, dc until the last stitch remain, 3dc in last stitch. Turn. (60dc, 1ch)
Row 8: ch3, (ch1, dc) in first st, [ch1, skip 1st, dc in next st] – repeat until 1st remain before ch-1 space, ch1, skip 1st, (dc, ch3, dc) in ch-1 space, [ch1, skip 1st, dc in next st] – repeat until 2st(s) remain, ch1, skip 1 st, (dc, ch1, dc) in last st. Turn. (34dc, 35ch)
Row 9: ch3, 2dc in first st, dc in every st(s) and ch-1 spaces until ch-3 space remain, (3dc, ch, 3dc) in ch-3 space, dc in every st(s) and ch-1 spaces until the last st remain, 3dc in last stitch. Turn. (76dc, 1ch)
With color A
Row 10: ch3, 2dc in first st, dc until the ch-1 space remain, (2dc, ch, 2dc) in ch-1 space, dc until the last stitch remain, 3dc in last stitch. Turn. (84dc, 1ch)
Row 11 –Row 15: Repeat Row 2
Row 11 (92BLdc, 1ch), Row 12 (100BLdc, 1ch), Row 13 (108BLdc, 1ch), Row 14 (116BLdc, 1ch), Row 15 (124BLdc, 1ch)
Row 16: Repeat Row 7 (132dc, 1ch)
Row 17: Repeat Row 8 (70dc, 71ch)
Row 18: Repat Row 9 (148dc, 1ch)
Row19: Repeat Row 10 (156dc, 1ch)
Row 20 –Row 24: Repeat Row 2
Row 20 (164BLdc, 1ch), Row 21 (172BLdc, 1ch), Row 22 (180BLdc, 1ch), Row 23 (188BLdc, 1ch), Row 24 (196BLdc, 1ch).
Tip: Place marker in ch5* – this is the center of the shawl
Row 25: ch8 (counts as 1dc and 5ch here and throughout), sc in 3rd st, [ch5, skip 3 st(s), sc in next st] – repeat until 3 st(s) remain before ch-1 space, ch5, skip 3 st(s), (sc, ch5*, sc) in ch-1 space , [ch 5, skip 3 st(s), sc in next st] – repeat until 2 st(s) remain, ch5, skip 1 st, dc in last st. Turn. (51ch-5 spaces, 50sc, 2dc)
Row 26: ch8, sc in first ch-5 space, [ch5, sc in next ch-5 space] – repeat across row until ch5* remain, ch5, (sc, ch5*, sc) in ch-5* space, [ch5, sc in next ch-5 space] – repeat across row the last sc in ch-8 space from the previous row, ch5, dc in 3rd chain of 8th at beginning of previous row. Turn. (53ch-5 spaces, 52sc, 2dc)
Row 27 – Row 31: Repeat Row 26
Row 27 (55ch-5 spaces, 54sc, 2dc), Row 28 (57ch-5 spaces, 56sc, 2dc), Row 29 (59ch-5 spaces, 58sc, 2dc), Row 30 (61ch-5 spaces, 60sc, 2dc), Row 31 (63ch-5 spaces, 62sc, 2dc),
Row 32: ch3, dc in first st, ch1, 3dc in first ch-5 space, [ch1, 3dc in next ch-5 space] – repeat across row until ch5* remain, ch1, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in ch-5* space, [ch1, 3dc in next ch-5 space] – repeat across row, ch1, 2dc in 3rd chain from the ch-8 space. Turn. The last 2dc should be in ch-8 space from the previous row. (196dc, 67ch)
Row 33: ch3, 2dc in first st, dc across row in every st(s) and ch-1 spaces until ch-3 space remain, 5dc in ch-3 space, dc across row in every st(s) and ch-1 spaces until last st remain, 3dc in last st. Turn. (269dc)
This completes the triangle part (A) of the wrap but don’t fasten off yarn. Next week, we will be working the first half (B) of the wrap starting here with the same yarn.
Spring Solstice Wrap – crochet chart for Rows 1-33
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