How to Crochet the Chic and Strong Crescent Crochet Shawl

In this crochet video tutorial of the Chic and Strong Crochet Shawl will not only teach you how to make this beautiful shawl but will also show you how to do the foundation double crochet start. Learn with either the right handed or left handed version of the video. This pattern is part of my FIRST collection of Chic Sheep patterns. Chic Sheep is my new 100% washable Merino Wool with Red Heart. With 24 different colors in the collection you are sure to find the perfect combination for all of your needs. Pick your favorite two colors of Chic Sheep and lets get started.

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Chic & Strong Crescent Crochet Shawl || Free Crochet Shawl Pattern

FREE Crochet Shawl pattern from Red Heart-Chic and Strong Crescent Shawl

One of my good friends, Rohn Strong, was wonderful enough to add a pattern to my FIRST Chic Sheep by Marly Bird collection. With the start of my new yarn line it was important to me that I had great designers, who I can also call my friends, get in on the project. Rohn is a master of crochet shawls, he wrote a book about them, and it was the perfect request for him. I knew that Rohn would really add something special to the collection and he didn’t disappoint.

Worked in two colors this simple shawl is made impressive by the border that he added. In my crochet video tutorial I walk you through each step of the pattern so that you can your own success in making this shawl. With 24 colors in the Chic Sheep collection it might take you longer to select your colors than to work up the actual shawl.

The construction of this shawl has you starting at the base of your neck and then working out the wingspan until it is the right size. Learn with me how to do the foundation double crochet start. Don’t forget your removable stitch marker for this part of the crochet video tutorial!

Along with learning how to use a foundation double crochet you will also learn how to change colors and increase with this pattern. Finishing off the shawl Rohn used a beautiful lace pattern which I will show you how to work with confidence.

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Chic and Strong Crescent Crochet Shawl Pattern

Discontinued Chic Sheep Yarn Substitutions

It’s never easy to hear that a product you’ve worked hard on and poured your heart into is being discontinued, and imagine how disappointed or even discouraged I was about this decision. However, it’s important to remember that this is a business decision that Yarnspirations has made, and it doesn’t reflect on the quality or popularity of the yarn itself.

That being said, there are certainly other wonderful alternatives available in the yarn market that can help fill the void left by the Chic Sheep line. For example, if you’re looking for a high-quality, 100% merino wool yarn, you might consider trying some of my favorites below.

Swish Worsted
Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Merino

If you’re looking for a yarn that has a similar feel to Chic Sheep but is a little more budget-friendly, you might consider Patons Classic Wool line. This yarn is a 100% wool and is available in a wide range of colors. It’s not as soft as Chic Sheep or machine washable, but can be a great choice for a variety of projects.

Ultimately, while it’s certainly disappointing to hear that the Chic Sheep by Marly Bird line is being discontinued, there are still many other wonderful yarns out there to choose from.

Crescent Crochet Shawl Video Tutorial

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