Free crochet shawl pattern: Paralleloshawl – I whipped up this quick to make shawl while I was on a short vacation not too long ago. The easy to memorize pattern makes it the perfect take along project!

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Paralleloshawl

©2018 Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Measurements
80″ long x 29” wide

Materials
Yarn – Bulky weight yarn (18 oz – 510 g – 555 yds – 507 m)

(sample shown used 3 skeins Lion Brand Homespun in color Forest – I received no compensation for using this brand yarn – I just liked how it looked)

Crochet Hook: US J-10 (6mm)

Extras: Yarn needle

Gauge
Not critical for this project – project may come out slightly larger or smaller

Pattern Notes

The body of the shawl is crocheted first, then the ruffle is added to each of the longer sides of the parallelogram.

Instructions

Body

Row 1: Ch 68, dc in 7th ch from hook (counts as one dc + ch 2), *ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in following ch, rep from * across (turn) (22 dc, 21 ch 2 spaces)

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st), sl st into ch-2 space, ch-5 (counts as dc + ch 2), dc in next ch-2 sp, *ch 2, dc in next ch-2 space, rep from * 17 more times, (ch 2, dc) twice in last ch-2 space, turn

Row 3: Ch 5, (counts as dc + ch 2), dc in first ch-2 space, *ch 2, dc in next ch-2 sp, rep from * 19 times, turn

Repeat Rows 2-3 26 times or until desired length

Fasten off

Ruffle

Row 1: Working along long edge of shawl, attach with a slip st in first ch-2 sp, ch 5 (counds as dc + ch 2), dc in same space, (dc, ch 2, dc) in each ch-2 sp across, turn

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st), sl st into ch-2 space, ch 6 (counts as tr + ch 2), (tr, ch 2, tr) in same space, (tr, ch 2, tr, ch 2, tr) in each ch 2 space across, turn

Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as st), sl st into ch-2 space, ch 5 (counts as dc + ch 2), (dc, ch 2, dc) in same space, (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 2, dc) in each ch-2 space across

Fasten off.

Turn shawl over and repeat ruffle along the other long edge

Weave in ends.

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