Flame and Ember Shawl

Flame and Ember Shawl
Difficulty level: *** Intermediate

Free Shawl Crochet Pattern

Materials:Lace weight 100% wool yarn 780 m (853 yds)/ 100 g red - 3 skeins.
Lace weight 100% wool yarn 780 m (853 yds)/ 100 g black - 5 skeins.

Hook size E (3.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

The shawl was crocheted using 3 strands of yarn. The color gradient achieved by substituting one strand of red yarn with a strand of black yarn after each 20 rows.

Gauge:5dc = 0.8" (2 cm)

Size: Width - 98" (250 cm), depth - 49" (125 cm) without a fringe.

Directions: See drawing below.
Crochet back and forth.
Start with 3 strands of red yarn. Chain 10, join with a sl st to form a ring.
Row 1: ch 3, 10 dc into the ring.
Row 2: ch 5, 4 dc over the 2nd - 5th dc from the previous row, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 4 dc over the 4 last dcs, ch 2, 1 dc.
Row 3: ch 7, 5 dc over the 4 dcs from the prev row and the last on into the ch 3, ch 9, 1 dc into ch 3, 4 dc over the 4 dc from the prev row., ch 4, 1 dc.
Row 4: ch 5, 5 dc into the ch 4, ch 3, 1 sc in to the 3rd dc from the prev row, ch 3, 4 dc into ch 9, ch 3, 1 sc into ch 9, ch 3, 4 dc into ch 9, ch 3, 1 sc into the 3rd dc from the prev row, ch 3, 5 dc in to ch 7, ch 2, 1 dc.
Row 5: ch 7, 5 dc, ch 5, 5 dc, ch 9, 5 dc, ch 5, 5 dc, ch 4, 1 dc.
Rnd 6: ch 5, 5 dc into ch 4, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 5 dc into ch 5, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 4 dc, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 4 dc into ch 9, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 5 dc, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 5 dc into ch ch 7, ch 2, 1 dc.
Rnd 7: ch 7, *5 dc, ch 5*, repeat 2 times, 5 dc, ch 9, 5 dc, *ch 5, 5 dc*, repeat 2 times, ch 4, 1 dc.
Rnd 8: ch 5, 5 dc, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, *5 dc, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3*, repeat 2 times, 4 dc, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 4 dc, *ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 5 dc*, repeat 2 times, 5 dc, ch 2, 1 dc.
Rnd 9: ch 7, * 5 dc, ch 5*, repeat 3 times, 5 dc, ch 9, 5 dc, *ch 5, 5 dc*, repeat 3 times.
Repeat rows 8 and 9 adding one group of 5 dc at the beginning and the end of each even row.
Row 22: Continue with 2 strands of red yarn and 1 strand of black yarn.
Row 42: Continue with 1 strand of red yarn and 2 strands of black yarn.
Row 62: Continue with 3 strands of black yarn. Crochet 81 rows. Tie off.

Make black fringe 5-5.5" (13-14 cm).


More Information

Shawl diagram


Enlarged Image

Close-up of the shawl.