Sweet Cake Crochet Shawl Pattern

Sweet Cake Crochet Shawl Pattern

Sweet Caron Cakes Shawl Pattern
Sweet Caron Cakes Shawl Pattern
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Use your yarn cakes to make this Sweet Cake Crochet Shawl Pattern! It's easy to work up a triangle shawl with this beautiful variegated yarn. Color changing becomes effortless when you use one "cake" of yarn to make this project. This is a great pattern for beginners and experienced crocheters alike. You need to know how to make crochet clusters, which creates a beautiful granny stitch effect. If you love the traditional look of granny squares, you'll love this crochet shawl! A traditional style gets a modern update when cluster stitches meet vibrant colors.

NotesYou can make three different versions of this shawl depending on which "cake" you use!

Finished Size:

    With a Caron Cake: 56 inches at the widest point and 31 inches from the center to the point.
    With a Premiere Sweet Roll: 44 inches at the widest point and 23 inches from the center to the point.
    With a Bernat Pop: 44 inches at the widest point and 23 inches from the center to the point.

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge4 rows = 4 inches from center to point

Materials List

  • Medium Worsted 4 Yarn (Caron Cake, Premier Sweet Roll or Bernat Pop: 1 cake)
  • Size H (5.00 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle

Instructions

Please read the abbreviations and notes before beginning the pattern.

  1. Notes: When the pattern says to put a dc into the top of the ch 3, put the dc into the space between the ch 3 and the last stitch.

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  2. R1: ch 9 and in the 7th ch from the hook put a cluster inc, ch2 sk next ch and in the last ch put a dc. =2 clusters and 3 ch spaces

  3. R2: ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout the pattern) and turn your work. 2dc into the ch space. Ch 4 and put a cluster inc into the ch space of the cluster inc. ch 4 and put a cluster into the next ch space. =4 clusters and 3 ch spaces

  4. R3: ch 7 and turn your work. Put a cluster into the next ch space. Ch 4, and put a cluster inc into the ch space of the cluster inc. ch 4, cluster into the next ch space. Ch 4 and dc into the top of the ch 3. =4 clusters and 5 ch spaces

  5. R4: ch 3 and turn your work. Incomplete cluster inc into the ch sp. ch 4, cluster into the next ch space. Ch 4 and put a cluster inc into the ch space of the cluster inc. ch 4, cluster into the next ch space, ch 4, put a cluster inc into the last ch sp. =8 clusters, 7 ch spaces

  6. R5: ch 7 and turn your work. Put a cluster into the next ch space. *ch 4, cluster into the next ch space. Repeat from the star until the cluster inc. Ch 4 and put a cluster inc into the ch space of the cluster inc. *ch 4, cluster into the next ch space. Repeat from the star. Ch 4 and dc into the top of the ch 3.    

  7. R6: ch 3 and turn your work. Incomplete cluster inc into the ch sp. *ch 4, cluster into the next ch sp. Repeat from the star until the cluster inc. ch 4, cluster inc into the ch sp of the cluster inc. *ch 4, cluster into the next ch sp. Repeat from the star until the last ch sp. Ch 4, cluster inc into the last ch sp.   

  8. Repeat R5 and R6 until you run out of yarn or it is the desired length.

  9. Cut the yarn and weave in the tail ends.

Abbreviations

ch
chain
sp
space
dc
double crochet
sk
skip
2dc
double crochet increase
cluster
3 dc into the same space
cluster inc
cluster increase (3 dc, ch 4, 3 dc into same space)
incomplete cluster inc
incomplete cluster increase (2dc, ch 4, 3 dc into same space)

Do you like to wrap your shawls like cowls or do you wear them traditionally wrapped around your shoulders?

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