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Sunset Butterflies Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Sunset Butterflies Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!!



Sunset Butterflies Shawl is a fun, lightweight shawl that is perfect for the cool Summer evenings… This crochet pattern is easy to make and the self striping yarn make it a breeze! Best of all it is a Free Crochet Pattern, but also available as a PDF!

When I started the pattern, I didn’t realize it would turn out looking like beautiful butterflies throughout the shawl.. But once done.. I was super excited to see the colorful design turn into floating butterflies! And of course the colors reminds me of the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen! I hope you love my latest crochet pattern and can’t wait to see our projects!


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Supplies:

Yarn~ 962 yards of #4 worsted weight yarn. I used 2 skeins of Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball in Community Coral

Hook~ I

Scissors and Yarn Needle


Stitches:

  • Ch – Chain
  • St – Stitch
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Trc – Treble Crochet
  • V st – V stitch: (dc, ch1, dc) in designated stitch
  • Shell – Shell: (5 trc, ch 1, 5 trc) in designated st
  • Cl – Cluster: YO, insert into st, pull up loop, YO, draw through 2 loops, YO, insert into same st, pull up loop, YO, draw through 2 loop, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Size:

72″ x 24″ Blocked


Instructions:

Ch 144

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and each ch across. = 142 dc

Rows 2 & 3: Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, dc in each st across. = 142 dc

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in next st, sk st, *v st in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* across to the last 3 sts, sk st, dc in last 2 sts. = 4 dc & 46 v sts

Row 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc and each ch 1 sp across(all 3 sts of the v st). = 142 dc

Rows 6 – 11: Repeat rows 2 – 5, then repeat rows 2 and 3 one more time

Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. = 142 sc

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *sk 4 sts, shell in next st, sk 4 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 13 more times, sc in last st. = 14 shells & 16 sc

Row 14: Ch 4(counts as trc now and throughout), turn, *(trc, ch 1, trc) in next st, ch 5, sc in next ch 1 sp of shell, ch 5*, repeat *to* 13 more times, (trc, ch 1, trc) in last st. = 31 trc, 30- ch1, 28 ch 5 & 14 sc

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, *sc in ch 1 sp between trc’s, shell in next sc*, repeat *to* across, sc in ch 1 sp between last 2 trc’s, sc in last st. = 14 shells & 16 sc **in this row you will have an extra trc on one end

Rows 16 – 26: Repeat rows 14 & 15, then 14 one more time.

Row 27: Ch 1, turn, *sc in ch 1 sp between trc’s, 4sc in next ch 5 sp, sc in next sc, 4 sc in next ch 5 sp*, repeat *to* across, sc in ch 1 sp between last 2 trc’s, sc in last trc. = 142 sc

Row 28: Ch 1, turn, dc in each st across. = 142 dc

Rows 29 – 30: repeat rows 2-5, then rows 2 and 3 one more time.

Finish off

End Borders:

Working down the side edge of the rows, join yarn with sl st where you finished off.

Row 1: Sc 101 sts evenly across

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, *dc in next 3 sts, ch 3, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* across, dc in last 4 sts. =24 ch3, 16 sc & 29 dc

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 3 sts, *sk next ch 3, (cl, ch2) 4 times in next ch 3 sp, cl in same sp, sk next ch 3 sp, dc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* across, dc in last st. = 8 cl shells & 29 dc

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 3 sts, *ch 3, sk ch 2 sp, sc in next ch 2 sp, ch 3, sk next ch 2 sp, sc in next ch 2 sp, ch 3, dc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* across, dc in last st. = 29 dc, 24 ch 3sp & 16 sc

Rows 5 – 15: Repeat rows 3 and 4, then row 3 one more time

Row 16: Ch 3, turn, *dc in next 3 sts, (sl st, ch 3, sl st in next ch 2 sp) 4 times*, repeat *to* across, dc in last 4 sts. = 29 dc & 32 (sl st, ch 3, sl st)

Finish off

Turn to opposite end of shawl

Repeat rows 1 – 16

Finish off

Lightly block using either the steam method or wet method


Congratulations, you now have a Sunset Butterflies Shawl!!

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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