Shaken Not Stirred Shawl

Dec 7, 2008
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Author

http://flirtationsknitwear.blogspot.com

Introduction

I created this shawl while watching a James Bond movie marathon. The stripes look like they were "shaken, not stirred"!

This is a quick-to-make, advanced beginner pattern.

Materials List

700 total yards worsted weight yarn. (The model was made with Caron's Simply Soft, 100% acrylic.)

300 yards dark country blue
200 yards medium country blue

200 yards light blue

size J (6.00 mm) crochet hook

Finished Size

18" (46 cm) wide by 54" (137 mm) long.

Gauge

One pattern repeat = 3" ( 1.5 cm).

Notes

Skill level: Advanced Beginner.

Special stitch: V stitch = (1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc) all in the same stitch.

The Pattern

Directions:

STEP 1:
CENTER PANEL

38” (96.5 cm) long by 18” (46 cm) wide.

With Color A, chain 102.

Row 1:

Skip two chains, 1 dc into each of next 4 ch,

*skip 2 ch, 1 dc into each of next 4 ch,

ch 2, 1 dc into each of next 4 ch*,

repeat from * to * across row until you reach the last 6 ch.

Skip 2 ch, 1 dc into each of next 3 ch, 2 dc into the last ch.

Turn.

Row 2:

Chain 3. Work 1 dc into the very first st, and 1 dc into each of the next 3 sts,

*skip 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 3 sts,

V stitch into ch - 2 space,

1 dc into each of next 3 sts*.

Repeat from * to * across row to last 6 sts (counting turning ch as a st).

Skip 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 3 sts, 2 dc into top of turning ch.

Turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern for Central Panel.

Work stripe pattern as follows:

5 rows Color A
4 rows Color B
2 rows Color C
4 rows Color A
4 rows Color B
2 rows Color C

5 rows Color A

Fasten off. Weave in all ends in Center Panel.

STEP 2:
BORDER SECTIONS

8” (20.5 cm) long by 18” (46 cm) wide (each).

With right side facing, attach Color C to the top right corner of one short end of the shawl. Work across edge of shawl as follows:

Row 1:

Ch 3, 1 dc into the very first st, and 1 dc into each of the next 3 sts,

*skip 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 3 sts,

V stitch into next st,

1 dc into each of next 3 sts*.

Repeat from * to * across row to last 3 sts.

Skip 2 sts, work 2 dc into the last st.

Turn.

Row 2:

Chain 3. 1 dc into the very first st,

*skip 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 3 sts,

V stitch into ch - 2 sp,

1 dc into each of next 3 sts*.

Repeat from * to * across row to last 6 sts.

Skip 2 sts, work 1 dc into each of next 3 sts,

work 2 dc into top of turning chain.

Turn.

Row 3:

Ch 3, 1 dc into the very first st, and 1 dc into each of the next 3 sts,

*skip 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 3 sts,

V stitch into ch - 2 sp,

1 dc into each of next 3 sts. *

Repeat from * to * across row to last 3 sts.

Skip 2 sts, 2 dc into last st.

Turn.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for pattern for Border Section.

Work stripe pattern as follows:

2 rows Color C
4 rows Color B

7 rows Color A

Fasten off.

Attach Color C to upper right corner of the other short end of the shawl. Repeat Border Section stripe pattern.

Fasten off.

Weave in all ends on Border Sections.

ABBREVIATIONS & METRIC TRANSLATIONS
USA UK
st = stitch st = stitch
ch = chain ch = chain
sc = single crochet dc = double crochet
dc = double crochet tr = treble crochet
sp = space sp = space

fasten off cast off

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Comments

on Dec 8, 2008 5:58 AM

mad for crochet!I love this!

kelsey65 wrote
on Nov 15, 2009 8:15 AM

I am so taken with this pattern I am making it today! Thank you so much for sharing.