Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet a shawl with a pretty texture? The Picot Crochet Shawl uses two strands of yarn held together for some sections. The Hawthrone Tonal Hand Painted Yarn paired with the Aloft Hand Painted Mohair Yarn creates a soft and cozy wrap.
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I second-guessed this pattern a few times; that just happens in the design process. I ended up frogging a couple of times because I wanted to mohair to be just right in the shawl pattern. However, I am pleased with the outcome using the Aloft Hand Painted Mohair Yarn on some of the rows and not the entire triangle shawl. And the transition between the two strands of yarn and then one strand of Hawthorne Tonal Hand Paint became my favorite part.
Venturing into a Florida Forest
And for this crochet shawl, my sister and I ventured into her backyard for the photography. She has lived at her home for the last five years, but we have only wandered into the back part of her property recently. I’m sure there is a gator living back there, or at least there could be, so we wanted to be careful.
It was so funny when we discovered so many different plants we had previously purchased at a local nursery. We didn’t need to spend money! My sister was unknowingly growing them in her back yard. I grabbed a bag and started taking so many plants home with me. They have all started to grow well in my backyard. I love being able to make landscaping pretty for free.
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Picot Crochet Shawl Supplies:
Size US H (5.0 mm) crochet hook, I used the Furls Streamline Swirl Hook
Hawthorne Tonal Hand Painted in colorway Sweet Home (Color A)- 2 Hanks; 357 yds/ 100 g, Fingering Weight Yarn
Aloft Hand Painted in colorway Rio (Color B) – 2 Balls; 260 yds/ 25 g, Lace Weight Yarn
Fingering weight: 665 yds (608 m)
Lace Weight Mohair: 420 yds (384 m)
ch – chain
dc – Double Crochet
MR – Magic Ring
sc – single crochet
sp – space
st(s) – stitch(es)
tr- Treble Crochet
Rep – repeat
RS – Right Side
WS – Wrong Side
13 sts and 8 rows = 4” (10 cm) in double crochet
One Size, adjustable.
Depth: 34 inches (86 cm)
Width: 68 inches (172 cm)
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Picot Crochet Shawl Notes:
- The Picot Shawl is crocheted in a triangle shawl shape with some sections of the yarn using two strands of yarn held at once (fingering weight and mohair weight).
- Even though the instructions are labeled RS and WS for clarity, the shawl is reversible.
- Placing a marker at the ch 2 center space can be helpful to keep track of the center increase stitch.
- When a stitch is written in front of the abbreviation such as Xdc- this means the X number of stitches will all be in one stitch or space. When the stitch is written after the abbreviation such as dc X – this means stitches will each be worked across X amount of stitches.
- If a larger shawl is desired, add additional repeats, but remember, you will need one more hank of each color of yarn.
- Picot: ch 3, sl st in first ch.
- The Magic Ring Instructions can be found HERE
Picot Crochet Shawl Video:
Picot Crochet Shawl Instructions:
|1 (RS)||With Color A & B held together and working inside a Magic Ring: ch 4, dc 3, ch 2, dc 3, ch 1, dc 1, turn. Pull the magic ring closed.|
|2 (WS)||Ch 4 (counts as one dc and a chain st), 3dc in ch 1 sp, ch 1, (dc 3, ch 2, dc 3) in ch 2 sp, ch 1, 3dc in ch sp, ch 1, dc in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|3||Ch 4, (dc 3, ch 1) in each of the ch 1 spaces until the center ch 2 sp, ch 1, (dc 1, ch 2, dc 1) in center ch 2 sp, (ch 1, dc 3) in each of the ch 1 spaces to the end of row, ch 1, dc in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|4-5||Repeat Row 3. At the end of row 5 the color B yarn can be fastened off.|
|6||With only Color A, Ch 4 (counts as one dc and a chain st), 2dc in ch 1 sp, dc in every stitch including chains until the center ch 2 sp, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in center ch 2 sp, dc in every stitch including chains until the last ch sp, 2 dc in ch sp, ch 1, dc in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|7||Ch 5 (counts as one tr and a chain st), tr in the ch 1 sp, ch 1, tr in the next st, (ch 1, skip 1, tr 1) until the ch 2 center sp, (ch 1, tr 1, ch 2, tr 1, ch 1) in ch 2 center sp, (tr 1, ch 1, sk 1) until the last ch sp, ch 1, tr in ch sp, ch 1, tr in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|8||Ch 4 (counts as one dc and a chain st), 2dc in ch 1 sp, dc in every stitch including chains until the center ch 2 sp, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in center ch 2 sp, dc in every stitch including chains until the last ch sp, 2 dc in ch sp, ch 1, dc in the top of the ch 4, turn.|
|9||With Color A & B held together: Ch 4 (counts as one dc and a chain st), 3dc in ch sp, (ch 1, skip 3, 3dc in next) until 3 sts before the center ch 2 sp, ch 1, skip 3, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in the ch 2 space, (ch 1, skip 3, 3dc in next) until 3 sts before the last ch sp, ch 1, skip 3, 3dc in the last ch sp, ch 1, dc in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|10-13||Repeat Row 3.|
|Body Repeats||Repeat Rows 6-13 three more times. If you want to make a larger shawl (remember you will need more yarn than listed) then repeat more times.|
|Edge Repeat||Repeat Rows 6-8.|
Picot Crochet Shawl Edging
|Ch 2 (counts as one sc and a chain st), 2sc in ch 1 sp, sc in every stitch including chains until the center ch 2 sp, (sc 2, ch 2, sc 2) in center ch 2 sp, sc in every stitch including chains until the last ch sp, 2 sc in ch sp, ch 1, sc in the top of the ch 3, turn.|
|2||Picot, sc in first, ch 1, sc in ch sp, sc 1, (picot, sc 3) until the sc st before the ch 2 sp, sc 1, (sc 1, picot, sc 1) in ch 2 sp, sc 3, (picot, sc 3) until the last ch sp, sc in ch sp, sc 1, picot.|
Fasten off and weave in ends. Place tassels on each end if desired. For a tutorial on the tassels visit: https://brianakdesigns.com/how-to-make-a-tassel/
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