Crochet

BLOOMS AND DUNES SHAWL (Free Pattern)

Inspired by the blooms in spring and the sand dunes over the dessert, this shawl came into being. This is a triangular shawl, crocheted from top to bottom. This can be made in any type of yarn, acrylic preferably. And with a lush distinct texture on one side.

TOOLS AND THINGS NEEDED:

1. YARN- Attic Yarn and Craftery, 100 % acrylic DK/ Light Worsted Yarn. (Approx. 100g/ 150 meters/164 yards per skein).

1 skein- beige

2 skeins-clay

2 skeins- maroon

1 skein- brown

2. HOOK

3. SCISSORS

4. STITCH MARKERS

5. TAPESTRY NEEDLE

YARN SUBSTITUTE:

Any DK/Light Worsted or Worsted acrylic yarn.

GAUGE:

Gauge is not particular for this project.

STITCHES USED:

1. CHAIN- ch

2. SLIP STITCH- sl st

3. SINGLE CROCHET- sc

4. DOUBE CROCHET- dc

5. FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET- fpdc

6. BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET- bpdc

7. PUFF STITCH- puff st

SPECIAL STITCHES: (SEE PHOTOS ON THE SUCCEDING PAGES FOR REFERENCE)

FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET (fpdc)- yarn over hook, insert hook in an indicated stitch fromfront to back and then coming out to the front, (dc post is in front of the hook)yarn over hook and pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook) and do the usual dc stitch.

BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET (bpdc)- yarn over hook, insert the hook in an indicated stitchfrom the back then to the front and coming out from the back again, yarn over hook and pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook) and do the usual dc stitch.

PUFF STITCH (puff st)-yarn over hook, insert hook in an indicated stitch or space, yarn over hook and pull up a loop about the height of 2 chains, (3 loops on the hook), yarn over hook and insert hook on the same chain/space, pull up a loop (5 loops on the hook), yarn over hook and insert hook in the same chain/space, pull up a loop (7 loops on the hook), yarn over hook and pull up a loop and pull through 6 loops on the hook, yarn over hook and pull up a loop and pull through 2 remaining 2 loops on the hook.

Blooms and Dunes Shawl

FINISHED MESUREMENTS AFTER BEING BLOCKED:

Wingspan: 66 inches

Spine: 35 inches

Turn your work after every row.

Ch 4 and sl st on the first ch to form a ring.

Starting chain of 3 is considered as first dc.

You can purchase a downloadable pdf form of this pattern on my ravelry store.

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Blooms and Dunes Shawl

ROW 1

Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 2 4 dc

ROW 2

Ch 3, 1 dc, 1 puff st, ch 3, 1 puff st- all these stitches on the very first chain. 3 fpdc each on the dc post from the previous row, ch1, 1 dc on the 2 ch sp, ch 2, 1 dc on the 2 ch sp from the previous row, ch1, 3 fpdc on the 3 dc post, puff st on the last chain ( this last chain is the 3rd chain of the starting chain from the previous row), chain 3, puff st on the same chain which is the very last, 2 dc still on the same chain.

ROW 3

Ch 3, 1 dc on the very first ch, ch 2, 1 sc on the first puff st, ch 3, 3 bpdc on the 3 fpdc from the previous row, ch 3, 1 dc on the 2 ch sp (at the middle corner), 2 ch, 1 dc still on the middle 2 ch sp, ch 3, 3 bpdc on the 3 fpdc from the previous row, ch 3, 1 sc on top of the 2nd puff st, ch 2, 2 dc on the very last chain ( the 3rd chain of the 3 starting chains form the previous row).

Blooms and Dunes Shawl

ROW 4

Ch 3, 2 dc on the very first ch,1 puff st on the sc fron the previous row, 3 ch, 1 puff st still on the sc, ch 3, 1 puff st still on the same sc. 3 fpdc on the 3 bpdc from the previous row, 1 puff st on top of the dc post at the center, ch 3, 1 pff st still on the same ch, 2 dc on the 2 ch sp at the center, ch 2, 2 dc at the same 2 ch sp, 1 puff st on the dc post, ch 3, 1 puff st, 3 fpdc on the 3 bpdc from the previous row, 3 dc on the 3rd ch of the starting ch from the previous row.

ROW 5   

Ch3, 2 dc on the first ch, 2 bpdc on the very next 2 dc, ch 3, 1 sc on top of the middle puff st, ch 3, 3 bpdc on each of the 3 fpdc from the previous row, ch 3, 1 sc on top of the 2nd puff st, ch 3, 1 dc at the 2 ch sp at the center, 2 ch, 1 dc still at the 2 ch sp at the center, ch 3, 1 sc on top pf the 1st puff st, ch 3, 3 bpdc on each of the 3 fpdc from the previous row, ch 3, 1 sc on top pf the middle puff st, ch 3, 2 bpdc on the 2 dc post from the previous row, 3 dc on top of the last ch or at the 3rd cha of the starting ch from the previous row.

ROW 6

Ch3, 1 dc on the first ch, 1 puff st on the same ch, ch 3, 1 puff st still on the same ch, 3fpdc on the first dc post from the previous row and on the 2 bpdc from the previous row (making 3 fpdc), 1 puff st on the 1 sc from the previous row, puff st  still on the 1 sc, ch 3, 1puff st still on the same 1sc, 3 fpdc on each of the bpdc from the previous row, 1 puff st on the 1 sc, ch 3, 1 puff st, still on the same 1 sc, ch 3, 1 puff st on the same 1 sc,, 1 fpdc on the dc post at the center, 2 dc on the 2 ch sp, ch 2, 2 dc on the 2 ch sp at the center, 1 fpdc on the dc post, 1 puff st on the 1sc, ch 3, 1 puff st still on the 1 sc, ch 3, and 1 puff st on the same 1 sc, 3 fpdc on each of the bpdc from the previous row, 1 puff st, on the 1 sc, ch 3,1 puff st on the 1 sc, ch 3, 1puff st still on the same 1 sc from the prevous row, 3fpdc on the next 2 bpdc from the previous and on the next dc post leaving 1 dc post, 1 puff st on the last ch or at the 3rd ch from the starting 3 ch on the previous row, ch 3, 1 puff st still on the same ch, 2 dc on the same last ch.

ROW 7

Is just a repeat of row 3 except that at the center, 3 bpdc will be made on the 1st fpdc and on  the 2 dc post, then ch 3 and 1 dc at the 2 ch sp and another 1 dc on the same 2 ch sp and the remaining pattern is just the same on the other side.

ROW 8

Repeat Row  4

ROW 9

Repeat Row 5

ROW 10

Repeat Row 6

ROW 11

Repeat Row 3

Basically, even rows are with the puff stitches and 3fpdc so as the odd row with the 3 ch, 1 sc, and 3 bpdc.

Repeat Row 3- Row 6 up to the desired length of the shawl ending with the even row pattern.

The side with the odd row pattern is considered the wrong side and the side with the even row pattern is the right side.

Blooms and Dunes Shawl

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