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This shawl can be made any size with any yarn. I used Mary Maxim Fresh for my sample but it would also be nice in Cascade’s Ultra Pima or North Shore. Plymouth Yarn’s Nettle Grove would be really interesting too.
This shawl can be made any size.
Mary Maxim Fresh 3.5oz/100g/290yds/265m/#3 light weight
1 skein of Grapevine/475708
US H/8-5.00mm Boye hook (or any appropriate hook for your yarn of choice)
Please read all instructions before beginning.
The numbers at the end of th rows are the stitch counts.
Ch(s) = chain(s)
Herr dc = herringbone double crochet
T-ch = turning chain
Herringbone Double Crochet (Herr dc): Yarn over, insert hook into st indicated, yarn over, pull through st AND 1st loop on hook, yarn over, pull through 1 loop, yarn over pull through last 2 loops.
Row 1: (Herr dc, ch 1, Herr dc) in the 6th ch from hook (skipped chains count as a herr dc, ch 1). -3 herr dc
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as Herr dc, ch 1), turn, Herr dc in the same Herr dc, ch 1, Herr dc in the next Herr dc, leave the t-ch unworked. -3 herr dc
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as Herr dc, ch 1), turn, skip the 1st Herr dc, Herr dc in the next Herr dc, ch 1, (Herr dc, ch 1, Herr dc) in the 3rd ch of the t-ch. -4 herr dc
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as Herr dc, ch 1), turn, Herr dc in the same Herr dc, *ch 1, Herr dc in the next Herr dc; repeat from * across, leave the t-ch unworked. -4 herr dc
Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as Herr dc, ch 1), turn, skip 1st Herr dc, *Herr dc in the next Herr dc, ch 1; repeat from * to the t-ch, (Herr dc, ch 1, Herr dc) in the 3rd ch of the t-ch. -5 herr dc
Repeat rows 4 and 5 to desired length.
*Note: you will be adding 1 herr dc to each odd numbered row.
Fasten off, weave in all ends.