Free Pattern – It’s Fall Y’all Shawl

It’s fall, y’all! Wrap yourself in this cozy, triangular shawl, with self striping yarn in the colors of the season. Or opt for a solid color to highlight the lacy, cabled texture. Either way, the It’s Fall Y’all Shawl will take you into autumn in style.

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Big thanks to Kirsten Holloway for the stunning photography and modelling!

The sample is shown in Universal Yarns Classic Shades – 70% acrylic, 30% wool, worsted weight yarn. The colorway is #706 – Sundown.


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It’s Fall Y’all Shawl

4-medium

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Materials:

  • 780 yds worsted weight yarn
  • Size J / 6 mm hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle

Skill Level:

Intermediate – increases and post stitches.

Size:

32 inches x 70 inches. Size can be adjusted by working more or fewer rows

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Gauge:

12 hdc x 10 rows = 4 inches after blocking. Use pattern as gauge swatch – after row 8 your work should measure approximately 4 inches (at center) x 11 inches. Exact gauge is not critical, and size can be adjusted.

Abbreviations used:

(Pattern is written in US terms)

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • bpdc = back post double crochet
  • sp = space
  • ch sp = chain space
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • RS = right side
  • WS = wrong side

Instructions:

Ch 4, join with sl st to form a circle.

Note: Ch 3 at start of row counts as a dc throughout

Row 1 (WS): Ch 3, (3 dc, ch 2, dc, ch 2, 4 dc,) in circle. (9 sts)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 12 hdc, 1 fpdc)

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 18 hdc, 1 bpdc)

Row 4 (add posts):  Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, {ch 1, sk next st, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st}, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, hdc across to last 4 sts, repeat between { }, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 18 hdc, 3 fpdc)

Row 5:  Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp], hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ], hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 24 hdc, 3 bpdc)Row 6:  Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp], hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ], hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 30 hdc, 3 fpdc)

Row 7 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp], hdc in next 6 sts, {ch 1, sk next st, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st}, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between { }, repeat between [ ], hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st (2 dc, 30 hdc, 5 bpdc)

Row 8 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, hdc in first st, ch 1, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st,  [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] twice, hdc in next st, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] twice, hdc in next 6 sts, ch 1, sk next st, fpdc around next st, ch 1, (hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 30 hdc, 7 fpdc)

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Row 9: Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 36 hdc, 7 bpdc)

Row 10: Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 42 hdc, 7 fpdc)

Row 11:  Repeat row 9. (2 dc, 48 hdc, 7 bpdc)

Row 12 (add posts): Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1) turn, fpdc around next st, ch 1, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc in next 6 sts, ch 1, fpdc around next st, ch 1, dc in last st. (2 dc, 48 hdc, 9 fpdc)

Row 13-15: Repeat rows 9-10, then repeat row 9 once more. (2 dc, 66 hdc, 9 bpdc)

Row 16 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc in next 6 sts, {ch 1, sk next st, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st}, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between { }, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st (2 dc, 66 hdc, 11 fpdc)Row 17 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, hdc in first st, ch 1, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st,  [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc in next st, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc in next 6 sts, ch 1, sk next st, bpdc around next st, ch 1, (hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 66 hdc, 13 bpdc)

Rows 18-20: Repeat row 10, then repeat row 9-10. (2 dc, 84 hdc, 13 fpdc)

Row 21 (add posts): Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1) turn, bpdc around next st, ch 1, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc across to next ch-2 sp, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc in next 6 sts, ch 1, bpdc around next st, ch 1, dc in last st. (2 dc, 84 hdc, 15 bpdc)Row 22-24:  Repeat row 10, then repeat row 9-10. (2 dc, 102 hdc, 15 fpdc)Row 25 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, 2 hdc in first st, [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc in next 6 sts, {ch 1, sk next st, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st}, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, bpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between { }, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc across to last st, (2 hdc, dc) in last st (2 dc, 102 hdc, 17 bpdc)

Row 26 (add posts): Ch 3, turn, hdc in first st, ch 1, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next st,  [hdc across to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp before center, hdc in next st, hdc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, fpdc around center st, ch 2, hdc in next ch-2 sp, repeat between [ ] until you have skipped the last ch-1 sp, hdc in next 6 sts, ch 1, sk next st, fpdc around next st, ch 1, (hdc, dc) in last st. (2 dc, 102 hdc, 19 fpdc)

Rows 27-47: Repeat rows 9-26, then repeat rows 9-11 once more. (2 dc, 192 hdc, 31 fpdc)

Note: To make your shawl larger or smaller, repeat rows 9-26, stopping when you have reached your desired length. If you make changes, you will have a different number of stitches in the edging as well. 

Edging:

  • Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in first st, sc in each st and each sp across. (289 sc)
  • Do not turn. Ch 1, working in sides of rows along top edge, 2 sc in each row across to center, 2 sc in center circle, 2 sc in each row across to end, join with sl st to first st of edging. (96 sc)

 

Fasten off, weave in all ends. For best results, wash and block.

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