Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Kingfisher Shawl - A Free Crochet Pattern

Kingfisher Shawl
By Jennie Ingram

The Kingfisher Shawl is soft, drapey, and generously sized for cuddling with your favorite book.  

Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Size: 64" across the top; 30" from center back to point

Materials:
-2 skeins Lion Brand Heartland in Pinnacles (Turquoise, noted as color A in pattern)
-1 skein Lion Brand Heartland in Great Sand Dunes, (Tan, noted as color B in pattern)
-1 skein Lion Brand Heartland in Sequoia, (Brown, noted as color C in pattern)
-1 skein Lion Brand Heartland in Cuyahoga Valley, (Teal, noted as color D in pattern)
-6mm crochet hook
-Tapestry needle

Gauge: 7 rows of 14 dc = 4”

Abbreviations:
Ch: Chain
Dc: Double crochet
Hdc: Half double crochet
Sk: Skip
Sp: Space

Notes: At the beginning of each row ‘ch 4’ counts as dc + ch 1.  

Shawl
Beginning: With color A ch 4, sl st to form a ring.

Row 1: Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc.

Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), turn work. Dc in same st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next sp, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, dc in ch-3 sp), ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1, dc, ch 1, dc in final st. (8 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 3: Ch 4, turn work.  Dc in same st, (ch 1 sk 1, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, dc in ch-3 sp), (ch 1, sk 1, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 1 dc, ch 1, dc in final st. (12 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 4: Ch 4, turn work.  Dc in same st, ch 1, *dc in top of next dc, ch 1*. Repeat across to last dc on that side. Ch 1, dc, ch 3, dc in ch-3 sp. *Ch 1, dc in top of next dc*. Repeat across to second to last dc.  Ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc in last st. (16 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Rows 5: Repeat Row 4. (20 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Rows 6: Repeat Row 4. (24 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Rows 7: Repeat Row 4. (28 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 8: Change to color B. Ch 4, turn work.  Dc in same st. Dc in each dc and in each ch 1 sp across to ch-3 space. Dc, ch 3, dc in ch 3 sp. Dc in each dc and in each ch 1 sp across to second to last dc. Dc, ch 1, dc in last sp. (58 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 9: Change to color C. Repeat Row 4. (34 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 10: Repeat Row 4. (38 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 11: Change to color D. Ch 3, turn work.  Hdc in same st. Hdc in each dc and ch 1 space across to ch 3 sp. Hdc, ch 3, hdc in ch-3 sp. Hdc across to second to last st. Hdc, ch 1, hdc in last sp. (76hdc)

Row 12: Change to color C. Repeat Row 4. (42 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 13: Repeat Row 4. (46 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 14: Change to color B. Repeat Row 8. (94dc 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 15: Change to color A. Repeat Row 4. (52 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 16: Repeat Row 4. (56 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 17: Repeat Row 4. (60 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 18: Repeat Row 4. (64 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 19: Repeat Row 4. (68 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 20: Repeat Row 4. (72 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 21: Repeat Row 4. (76 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 22: Change to color D. Repeat Row 8. (154 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 23: Change to color C. Repeat Row 9. (82 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 24: Repeat Row 9. (86 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 25: Change to color B. Repeat Row 11. (174 hdc)

Row 26: Change to color C. Repeat Row 9. (92 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 27: Repeat Row 9. (96 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 28: Change to color D. Repeat Row 8. (194 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 29: Change to color A. Repeat Row 4. (102 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 30: Repeat Row 4. (106 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 31: Repeat Row 4. (110 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 32: Repeat Row 4. (114 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 33: Repeat Row 4. (118 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 34: Repeat Row 4. (122 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 35: Repeat Row 4. (126 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 36: Change to color B. Repeat Row 8. (254 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 37: Change to color C. Repeat Row 9. (132 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 38: Repeat Row 9. (136 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 39: Change to color D.  Repeat Row 11. (274 hdc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 40: Change to color C.  Repeat Row 9. (142 dc, 1 ch-3 sp).

Row 41: Repeat Row 9. ( 146 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 42: Change to color B.  Repeat Row 8. (294 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Row 43: Change to color A.  Repeat Row 8. (300 dc, 1 ch-3 sp). 

Border
Row 44: Ch 3, 2 dc in same, *ch1, sk 2 sp, sc, ch 1, sk 2 sp, 3 dc in next*.  Repeat to second to last dc of this side.  3 dc in last dc.  Ch 1, 3 dc in ch-3 sp.  Ch 1, 3 dc in next dc, *ch 1, sk 2 sp, sc, ch 1, sk 2 sp, 3 dc in next*.  Repeat across to end. 

Row 45: Ch 1, turn work. Sc in same sp. Ch 3, sk next 2 dc and ch 1 sp, *dc in sc sp. Ch 3, sk ch 1 and next dc. Sc, ch 1, sc in next dc (center dc of from previous round’s 3dc cluster), ch 3.*  Repeat from * to * across to last sc on this side.  Ch 3, sk ch and 1 dc sp, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next dc, ch 3, (sk dc, ch 1, dc), dc in center point, *ch 3, (sk dc, ch 1, dc), sc, ch 1, sc in next dc, ch 3, dc in sc sp*.  Repeat across to last sc sp on this side. Ch 3, sc in last dc. 

Row 46: Ch 1, turn work. Sc in same sp. Ch 1, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in top of dc.  Ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp between sc sts of previous row, ch 1*.  Repeat from * to * across to last sc on this side. Ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in point), ch 1. *Sc in ch-1 sp between 2 sc sts of previous row, ch 1, (2dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in top of next dc, ch 1.*  Repeat from * to * across to last dc on this side. Ch 1, sc in final sc.  

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Copyright © 2019 by Jennie Ingram * All rights reserved.  No portion of this pattern may be reproduced, transmitted, or distributed by any means, whether for free or for sale.