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Half Circle Crochet Shawl – Spring Heather

March 24, 2021

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Half Circle Crochet Shawl made in luxurious Alpaca/cotton yarn. A very wearable shawl design to wrap around your neck and add a pop of colour to your wardrobe. Add some fun tassels for extra flair. I have included a row by row Colour Repeat List for you and row by row Instructions. So just relax and crochet!

Crocheted from the top down with an easy to remember increase sequence. Handy stitch count chart included to keep you on track!

semi circle crochet shawl

Read on for the instructions below or you can purchase the ad-free PDF version of this pattern on Ravelry or Etsy. The PDF is designed for printing. Thank you for your support!

Check out the many Free Patterns for Crochet Shawls on my blog in all shapes and sizes! You can check them out here Crochet Shawls

Skill Level

Only basic stitches are used in this pattern, but some concentration is required until the row increases are established.

Materials

  • KnitPicks Kindred DK, 68% Baby Alpaca, 32% Pima Cotton/50gr/115yds
  • 2 balls each of Cargo (yarn A), Driftwood (yarn B), Cactus (yarn C), Wintergreen (yarn D)
  • 4.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Darning needle.

You can use any DK weight yarn to achieve a similar effect. The shawl pictured uses approx. 800m of yarn in total.

 Notes

  • Pattern uses US crochet terms and you can find UK terms in Abbreviations
  • Beginning 2ch does not count as a stitch
  • The shawl is made up of 7 wedges each separated by a ch-1 space.
  • Each double crochet row increases by one stitch in each wedge – (ie by 7 sts in each row)
  • You do not increase on single crochet rows
  • To change colour at end of row, work last stitch of old colour to last yarn over, yarn over with new colour and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch.
  • Written instructions with a chart for stitch counts for each row, and each wedge

Tension

Work 14 sts and 8 rows in double crochet (dc) to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 4.5mm hook

Measurements

158cm [62in] x 61cm [24in]

Abbreviations

US Crochet Terms

Sc        single crochet

Dc        double crochet

Ch        chain

Rep      repeat

Beg      beginning

Sp        space

UK Crochet Terms

Dc        double crochet

Tc        treble crochet

Ch        chain

Rep      repeat

Beg      beginning

Sp        space

Colour Repeat Sequence

Rows 1-19: yarn A

Rows 20-21: yarn B

Row 2: yarn A

Rows 23-24: yarn C

Row 25: yarn A

Rows 26-27: yarn D

Row 28: yarn A

Rows 29-30: yarn B

Row 31: yarn A

Rows 32-33: yarn C

Rows 34: yarn A

Rows 35-36: yarn D

Row 37: yarn A

Rows 3841: yarn B

Rows 4245: yarn C

Rows 4649: yarn D

Row 50: yarn A

Instructions For Half Circle Shawl

Using 4mm hook and yarn A, make a magic ring

Row 1: Ch2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), 7dc in ring, turn – 7dc

Row 2: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st (at base of ch2), 2dc in each of the next 5 sts, 1dc in last st, turn – 13dc

Row 3: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st, * ch1, miss 1 st, 2dc in next st; rep from * across, turn – 14dc, 6 ch-1 sp

Row 4: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st, 1dc in next st, [ch1, miss ch-1 sp, 2dc in next st, 1dc in next st] rep 6 times, turn – 21dc, 6 ch-1 sp

Row 5: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st, 1dc in next 2 sts, [ch1, miss ch-1 sp, 2dc in next st, 1dc in next 2 sts] rep 6 times – 28dc, 6 ch-1 sp

Row 6: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st, 1dc in each st to ch-1 sp, [ch1, miss ch-1 sp, 2dc in next st, 1dc in each st of wedge] rep 6 times, turn – 5dc in each wedge

You will begin to see pattern repeat. Shawl has 7 wedges in total, each wedge divided by a ch-1 space. Each row increases 1 stitch in each wedge – increase of 7 sts in each row

See stitch count chart below for reference to check each row if needed

Row 7: Ch2, 2dc in 1st st, 1dc in each st to ch-1 sp, [ch1, miss ch-1 sp, 2dc in next st, 1dc in each st of wedge] rep 6 times, turn

Rows 8 – 19: Repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn A

Rows 20 – 21: Using Yarn B, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 22: Using Yarn A, ch 1, 1sc in each st to ch-1 sp, [ch1, miss ch-1 sp, 1sc in each st of wedge] rep 6 times, turn. Fasten off yarn – 20sc in each wedge

Rows 23 – 24: Using yarn C, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 25: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Rows 26 – 27: Using yarn D, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 28: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Rows 29 – 30: Using yarn B, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 31: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Rows 32 – 33: Using yarn C, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 34: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Rows 35 – 36: Using yarn D, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 37: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Rows 38 – 41: Using yarn B, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Rows 42 – 45: Using yarn C, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Rows 46 – 49: Using yarn D, repeat row 7. Fasten off yarn

Row 50: Using yarn A, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn

Row 51: Using yarn B, repeat row 22. Fasten off yarn and weave in all ends.

42 sts in each wedge at end of row 51

Finishing

Your shawl will benefit from blocking. Soak in a lukewarm wool solution, squeeze out water and roll gently in a towel. Pin out to desired size, leave until completely dry.

Tassel Instructions

Make 21 tassels as follows: Using for eg. a phone approx. 3-4” in width, cut a 12” length of yarn and lay across top of mobile – this will be used to tie top of tassel. Wrap yarn around phone about 20 times (depending on thickness required). Using the 12” tie, knot top of tassel tightly. Cut tassel at opposite end. Wrap another length of yarn around tassel 1/2” from top approx. 6 times and knot ends together. Trim if needed and sew securely using ties, evenly spaced (3 tassels in each wedge) along bottom of shawl.

Stitch Count Chart

Row no. Total stitches in row Stitches in wedge Row no. Total stitches in row Stitches in wedge
1 7 26 161 23
2 13 27 168 24
3 14 2 28 168 24
4 21 3 29 175 25
5 28 4 30 182 26
6 35 5 31 182 26
7 42 6 32 189 27
8 49 7 33 196 28
9 56 8 34 196 28
10 63 9 35 203 29
11 70 10 36 210 30
12 77 11 37 210 30
13 84 12 38 217 31
14 91 13 39 224 32
15 98 14 40 231 33
16 105 15 41 238 34
17 112 16 42 245 35
18 119 17 43 252 36
19 126 18 44 259 37
20 133 19 45 266 38
21 140 20 46 273 39
22 140 20 47 280 40
23 147 21 48 287 41
24 154 22 49 294 42
25 154 22 50 294 42
51 294 42

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