My Floral Autumn Shawl

Processed with MOLDIV

(Published in LIG magazine May 2016)

Here is the pattern for those living outside the borders of South Africa and begged me to make this pattern available.

Difficulty: Moderate

What you need:

  • Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK (50 g balls): 1 ball each Raspberry (559), Avocado (530), Natural (500), Turquoise (564) and Pink (521) and 2 balls Khaki (571)
  • 3 mm crochet hook
  • Blunt needle with large eye

Pattern:

Abbreviations and stitch explanations (American crochet terminology):

Picot: 3 ch, ss in same st

Cluster:

  1. Wrap the yarn around the hook and insert the hook in the next stitch.
  2. Do not complete the stitch. There are two loops on the hook.
  3. Crochet the next stitch in the same way. There are three loops on the hook.
  4. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through the three loops on the hook.

 

beg – begin

ch – chain stitch

cl – cluster

dc – double crochet stitch

hdc – half double crochet

rep – repeat

rnd – round

sc – single crochet stitch

sp – space

ss – slip stitch

st(s) – stitch(es)

Triangles (make 16)

With Raspberry, crochet 5 ch, ss in 1st ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: 1 ch, 1 sc in ring, (10 ch, 1 sc) 9 times in ring, ss in beg sc. Fasten off.

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Rnd 2: with Avocado, join in any 10 ch sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in lsp, 5 ch, 1 sc in next 10 ch sp, 9 ch, ss in 7th ch from hook, 3 ch, 1 sc in next 10 ch sp, [5 ch, 1 sc in next 10 ch sp) twice, 9 ch, ss in the 7th ch from hook, 3 ch, 1 sc in next 10 ch sp] twice, 2 ch, 1 dc in beg sc.

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Rnd 3: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 5 ch, 1 sc in next 5 ch sp, 6 ch, (1 sc, 6 ch, 1 sc) in next 6 ch sp, [6 ch, 1 sc in next 5 ch sp, 5 ch, 1 sc in next 5 ch sp, 6 ch, (1 sc, 6 ch, 1 sc) in next 6 ch sp] twice, 6 ch, ss in beg sc. Fasten off.

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Rnd 4: with Khaki, 6 ch, ss in 3rd ch from hook, 4 dc in 5 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, 5 dc in next 6 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, (4 dc, 1 picot, 3 dc) in next 6 ch sp, [(1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc), 5 dc in next 6 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, 4 dc in next 5 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, 5 dc in next 6 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, (4 dc, 1 picot, 3 dc) in next 6 ch sp] twice, (1 dc, 1 picot) in next sc, 5 dc in next 6 ch sp, ss in 3rd of beg 6 ch. Fasten off.

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Join the next triangles in the picots according to the diagram. Join only 4 picots on each side and NOT the picots in the corners.

Sjaal diagram

Join the picots as follows: 2 ch, 1 ch through the corresponding picot of the adjacent triangle, ss in the same st.

Small fill in flowers (make 3) 

vulblom

Crochet the small flowers in the openings between the triangles as follows:

With Avocado, crochet 5 ch, ss in 1st ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: 1 ch, 12 sc in ring, ss in beg sc.

Rnd 2: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, (3 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc) 5 times, 3 ch, ss in beg sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: with Natural, (1 sc, 1 hdc, make dc just before last 2 loops on hook, insert hook through the corner picot of the triangle and complete the dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in every 3 ch loop. Fasten off.

 

Border 

rand

Rnd 1: Join Turquoise in the picot at the top right triangle with 1 ch, 1 sc in the same sp, *[(5 ch, 1 sc in next picot) 5 times, 1 dc in next picot, 5 ch, 1 sc in next picot] 3 times, (5 ch, 1 sc in next picot) 5 times, 2 ch, 1 sc in the same picot; rep from * to end, ending with 2 ch, ss in beg sc.

Rnd 2: 3 ch, 4 dc in the 1st loop, 5 dc in every 5 ch sp and 1 dc in every sc and in in every dc all around with (2 dc, 2 ch, 2 dc) in every corner 2 ch sp, ending with (2 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) in the beg 2 ch, ss in top op 3 ch. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: with Natural, join the 2 ch corner sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 1 sc in every dc and (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in every 2 ch corner sp, ending with 1 sc, 2 ch in corner sp, ss in beg sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: with Avocado join in the 2 ch corner sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 6 ch, skip 2 sc, *(1 sc in the next sc, 6 ch, skip 5 sc) 26 times, 1 sc in the next sc, 6 ch, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in the 2 ch sp, 6 ch, skip 2 sc, rep from * to end, ss in the beg sc. Fasten off.

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Rnd 5: with Pink, join in the corner sc, 3 ch, 1 dc in the same st, 2 ch, 2 dc cl in the same st, 2 ch, *1 sc in the next 6 ch sp, 2 ch, (2 dc cl, 2 ch, 2 dc cl) in next sc, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ss in top of 3 ch. Fasten off.

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Rnd 6: with Rasberry, join in the 2 corner ch sp, 3 ch, 1 dc in the same st, 2 ch, 2 dc cl in the same st, 2 ch, *(1 sc in the next 2 ch sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the next 2 ch sp, 2 ch, 2 dc cl in the next 2 ch sp, 2 ch) 27 times, 1 sc in the next 2 ch sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the next 2 ch sp, 2 ch, (2 dc cl, 2 ch, 2 dc cl) in the next 2 ch sp, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ss in top of 3 ch. Fasten off.

Rnd 7: with Natural, join in the corner sp, 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, 2 ch, 1 sc in the same sp, *(3 ch, 1 dc in the next 1 ch sp, 3 ch, 1 sc in nect cl) on each side all around and (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in every 2 ch corner sp, ending with ss in beg sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 8: with Khaki, join in the top right corner sp, 8 ch, 1 sc in the same sp, (8 ch, 1 dc in the next sc) all around with (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) in every 2 ch corner sp, ending with ss in 3rd of beg 8 ch.

Rnd 9: ss in sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the same sp, 2 ch, *(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc, 2 ch) in 8 ch sp, 1 sc in next dc; rep from * till next corner sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in 2 ch corner sp, 3 ch, **(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in next 8 ch sp, 6 ch; rep from ** till last sp before corner sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the 8 ch sp, 3 ch, (1 sc, 6 ch, 1 sc) in corner-sp, 3 ch, ***(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next 8 ch sp, 6 ch; rep from *** to last 8 ch sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the loop, 3 ch, ss in the beg st.

From now on, you only work on the two sides and not the top side.

Row 1: 4 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in next sp, *6 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1sc) in next 6 ch sp; rep from * to last sp before corner sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the sp, 3 ch, (1 sc, 6 ch, 1 sc) in the corner sp, 3 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in 3 ch sp, *6 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next 6 ch sp; rep from * to end, ending with (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the last sp, 3 ch, 1 sc in last sp, turn.

Row 2: 4 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next sp, *6 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next sp; rep from * to end, 1 sc in the last sp, turn.

Row 3: 4 ch, *(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next sp, 6 ch; rep from * to sp before corner sp, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the sp, 3 ch, (2 sc, 2 ch, 2 sc) in corner sp, 3 ch, *(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in the next sp, 6 ch; rep from * to end, ending with 1 sc in last sp, turn.

R0w 4: 4 ch, *(1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in next sp, 6 ch; rep from * to corner sp, (2 sc, 2 ch, 2 sc) in croner sp, **6 ch, (1 sc, 2 ch, 1 sc) in next sp; rep from ** to end, 1 sc in last sp, turn.

4 ks, *(1 kb, 2 ks, 1 kb) in vlg sp, 6 ks; her van * tot by hoek-sp, (2 kb, 2 ks, 2 kb) in hoeksp, **6 ks, (1 kb, 2 ks, 1 kb) in vlg sp; her van ** tot einde, 1 kb in laaste sp, dr.

Row 5: as row 3. Fasten off.

Row 6: with Turquoise, as row 4.

Row 7: as row 3. Fasten off.

Row 8: with Avocado, as row 4.

Row 9: as row 3. Fasten off.

Row 10: with Pink: 3 ch, (1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in 1st sp, 1 sc in next 2 ch sp, *(1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in 6 ch loop, 1 sc in next 2 ch sp; rep from * to sp before corner sp, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc) in 3 ch sp, (2 sc, 2 ch, 2 sc) in 2 ch sp, (1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in next 3 ch sp, 1 sc in next 2 ch sp, **(1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in 6 ch loop, 1 ch in next 2 ch sp; rep from ** to end, ending with (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc) in 3 ch sp, 1 dc in turning ch, turn. Fasten off.

Row 11: with Raspberry: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st and in next 3 sts, *(1 sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the sam sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc) in next sc, 1 sc in the next 7 sts; rep from * till corner sp, 1 sc in next 3 sts, (1 sc, 10 ch, ss in same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc), 1 sc in next 3 sts, **(1 sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc) in next sc, 1 sc in next 7 sts; rep from ** to end, ending with (1 sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc, 10 ch, ss in the same sc) in next sc, 1 sc in the next 4 sts. Fasten off.

Darn away all loose ends

 

 

 

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