Use colorful sock yarn for an easy-going shawl that is a joy to crochet and to wear. It folds up compactly so it’s perfect to take along and use as a scarf or shawl whenever you need a light layer of warmth.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 18″ (45.5 cm) wide and 58″ (147.5 cm) long
Gauge: 2 pattern repeats = 3½” (9 cm); 4 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in pattern
Hook: US size J/10 (6.0 mm) hook
Notions: Yarn needle
Shawl is worked in two halves. The first half begins at center of shawl and is worked to one end. The second half begins across the opposite side of the foundation chain and is worked to the other end.
Beginning at center of shawl, ch 64 loosely.
Row 1 (RS): (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in 7th ch from hook (first fan made), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch, *skip next 2 ch, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch (fan made), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch; repeat from * across, turn. (10 fans)
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as first tr), *(2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch-1 space, skip next 2 tr, tr in next tr (between fans); repeat from * across working last tr in top of turning ch, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 29″ (73.5 cm) from beginning, slightly stretched. Fasten off.
Row 1 (RS): With right side facing and working across opposite side of foundation ch, draw up a loop in ch at base of first tr, ch 4 (counts as first tr), *skip next 2 ch, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch (at base of fan in first half), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch (at base of tr); repeat from * across. (10 fans)
Row 2: Work same as Row 2 of first half.
Repeat Row 2 until second half measures about the same as first half, slightly stretched. Fasten off.
Weave in ends and wet block to finished measurements.