The Free Crochet Pattern Abstractly Chic Shawl Week 3 is the first set of instructions for this 2018 Marly Bird Crochet-Along sponsored by Red Heart Yarns. Below, you will find the written instructions for this part of the shawl as well as a video tutorial.
Your goal is to finish this weeks instructions so that you are ready to work on next weeks instructions when that part of the pattern is released. Without further chat, here are the instructions…
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Free Crochet Pattern Abstractly Chic Shawl Week 3
by Marly Bird
Yarn RED HEART® Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™: 3 balls of #5693 Poolside A, 1 ball each of #5254 Sunset B and #5311 Lace C. [Art. R170 100% Merino Wool available 3.5 oz (100 g), 186 yd (170 m) balls]
Hook H/8 (5mm) or size to obtain gauge.
- Bent Tip Yarn needle
- Tassel Maker
GAUGE: 5 v-sts = 4.5″ (11.5 cm); 9 rows = 4.25” (11 cm) in V-st stitch pattern. 16 sts= 4” (10 cm); 17 rows = 4” (10 cm) in cable stitch pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge. <note this is a blocked gauge>
Project measures 62” [157.5 cm] in wingspan, 21” [53.5 cm] in height.
V-st: (dc, ch 1, dc) in stitch or space indicated
Double Crochet 2 Together (dc2tog): *Yarn over hook, insert hook in next indicated stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * once more, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Abstractly Chic Shawl Week 3 Pattern
With A, turn 90 degrees, work along the side of the shawl over the row ends, sc 88 sts evenly. Turn.
Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, and ch 1-sp of first V-st), dc in first sc, *skip 2 sc, V-st in next sc; repeat from * across to end. Turn – 30 V-sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, *V-st in space between next 2 V-sts; repeat from * to last 2 V-sts, dc in space between last 2 V-sts, ch 1, dc2tog over same sp and 3rd ch of tch. Turn – 29 V-sts (1 decrease V-st).
Row 3: Ch 3, *V-st in space between next 2 V-sts; repeat from * to tch, V-st in 3rd ch of tch. Turn – 29 V-sts
Rows 4-6: Repeat Rows 2-3 once, Repeat Row 2 once more. Fasten off A – 27 V-sts.
Rows 7-12: Join B, Rep Row 3 once, Repeat Rows 2-3 twice, Repeat Row 2 once more, Fasten off B – 24 V-sts.
Rows 13-18: Join C, Rep Row 3 once, Repeat Rows 2-3 twice, Repeat Row 2 once more, Fasten off C – 21 V-sts.
Rows 19-27: Join A, Rep Row 3 once, Repeat Rows 2-3 4 times, Fasten off A – 17 V-sts.
Rows 28-33: Join C, Repeat Rows 2-3 3 times. Fasten off C – 14 V-sts.
Rows 34-42: Join B, Repeat Rows 2-3 4 times, Repeat Row 2 once more, Fasten off B – 9 V-sts.
Rows 43-59: Join A, Rep Row 3 once, Repeat Rows 2-3 8 times. Fasten off A – 1 V-st.
Weave in all ends. I suggest using the bury in method taught to us on YouTube by Anne Berk aka Annetarsia.
Don’t forget to favorite this pattern on Ravelry and link to it when you make your shawl 🙂
Abstractly Chic Shawl Week 3 Tutorial Video