Free pattern: Beach Stroll Memories Shawl (Make It For Me 2017)

Beach Stroll Memories Shawl, free crochet pattern in Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist yarn by Underground Crafter | I love the soothing, repetitive motions of making granny squares. This rectangular shawl uses a variation on the traditional granny square pattern. It’s easy to adapt the pattern to your favorite size. The stitch pattern allows for a bit of air flow so you don’t get too hot when wearing it.Every January, I like to return to the basics. After going through the whirlwind of holiday crafting, I want to settle into simple crochet projects for me.

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Another thing that happens in January (at least in New York City) is that it gets cold and I occasionally entertain fantasies about the awesomeness of summer. (Don’t talk to me about that topic in August, though, because by then I’m exhausted by the oppressive humidity.)

Beach Stroll Memories Shawl, free crochet pattern in Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist yarn by Underground Crafter | I love the soothing, repetitive motions of making granny squares. This rectangular shawl uses a variation on the traditional granny square pattern. It’s easy to adapt the pattern to your favorite size. The stitch pattern allows for a bit of air flow so you don’t get too hot when wearing it.I had some Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist yarn, a Craftsy exclusive, remaining from when I designed the At The Shore Blanket. The colors really reminded me of taking a stroll on the beach, and that’s how I came up with the name for this shawl.

Beach Stroll Memories Shawl, free crochet pattern in Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist yarn by Underground Crafter | I love the soothing, repetitive motions of making granny squares. This rectangular shawl uses a variation on the traditional granny square pattern. It’s easy to adapt the pattern to your favorite size. The stitch pattern allows for a bit of air flow so you don’t get too hot when wearing it.This pattern is very easy to customize. You can choose your striping sequence, you can decide how long to make each panel, and you can stop at any point (or continue on) to make the panels smaller or larger. I used the same striping sequence for the outer panels and reversed it for the middle panel to keep things interesting.

This pattern is part of the Make It For Me! event with ELK Studio. You can get more information about the other 30 patterns included in this project, and the giveaway prizes, here.

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Beach Stroll Memories Shawl

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

This rectangular shawl uses a variation on the traditional granny square pattern. It’s easy to adapt the pattern to your favorite size. The stitch pattern allows for a bit of air flow so you don’t get too hot when wearing it.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 14”​ ​(​35.5​​ ​cm)​ ​spine​ ​x​ ​62.5”​ ​(​159​​ ​cm)​ ​wingspan​ ​(after​ ​blocking).

Materials

  • Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist yarn​ ​(100% superwash Merino wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/221 yd/202 m) – 2 skeins ea in 14-013 Sky Blue (CA), 14-018 Ocean (CB), and 14-002 Taupe Heather (CC), or approximately 336 yd (307 m) in ea of 3 colors in any​ medium​ ​weight​ ​yarn.
  • US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • 1 panel = 14” (35.5 cm) x 19.5” (49.5 cm) after blocking. Exact​ ​gauge​ ​is​ ​not critical​ ​for​ ​this​ ​pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • CC – Color C
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd(s) – Round(s)
  • RS – Right (Front) Side
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • WS – Wrong (Back) Side
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • Panels​ ​are​ ​crocheted​ ​in​ ​the​ ​round​ ​with​ ​RS​ ​facing.
  • Photographed​ ​shawl​ ​used​ ​the​ ​following​ ​color​ sequence:
    • Left​ ​and​ ​Right​ ​Panels:​ ​Foundation​ ​chain​ ​&​ ​Rnd​ ​1:​ ​CA,​ ​Rnd​ ​2:​ ​CB,​ ​Rnd​ ​3:​ ​CA,​ ​Rnd​ ​4:​ ​CB, Rnd​ ​5:​ ​CC,​ ​Rnd​ ​6:​ ​CB,​ ​rep​ ​color​ ​pattern​ ​for​ ​Rnds​ ​1-6​ ​twice​ ​more.
    • Center​ ​Panel:​ ​Foundation​ ​chain​ ​&​ ​Rnd​ ​1:​ ​CC,​ ​Rnd​ ​2:​ ​CB,​ ​Rnd​ ​3:​ ​CC,​ ​Rnd​ ​4:​ ​CB,​ ​Rnd​ ​5: CA,​ ​Rnd​ ​6:​ ​CB,​ ​rep​ ​color​ ​pattern​ ​for​ ​Rnds​ ​1-6​ ​twice​ ​more.
    • Seams:​ ​CB

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Pattern Instructions

Shawl 

Panel​ ​(Make​ ​3) 

  • With​ ​first​ ​color,​ ​ch​ ​26​ ​(or​ ​any​ ​multiple​ ​of​ ​4​ ​sts​ ​+​ ​6).
  • Rnd​ ​1:​ ​(RS): ​Sk​ ​3​ ​ch​ ​(counts​ ​as​ ​dc),​ ​(2​ ​dc,​ ​ch​ ​2,​ ​3​ ​dc,​ ​ch​ ​2,​ ​3​ ​dc)​ ​in​ ​next​ ​ch,​ ​*(ch​ ​1,​ ​sk​ ​1​ ​ch, dc​ ​in​ ​next​ ​3​ ​sts)​ ​around​ ​to​ ​last​ ​2​ ​ch,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​sk​ ​1​ ​ch,**​ ​[(3​ ​dc,​ ​ch​ ​2)​ ​twice,​ ​3​ ​dc]​ ​in​ ​next​ ​ch, begin​ ​working​ ​on​ ​opposite​ ​side​ ​of​ ​foundation​ ​ch​ ​and​ ​rep​ ​from​ ​*​ ​to​ ​**​ ​around​ ​to​ ​last​ ​ch,​ ​join with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​to​ ​top​ ​of​ ​first​ ​ch​ ​3,​ ​fasten​ ​off.
  • Rnd​ ​2:​ ​Join​ ​next​ ​color​ ​with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-2​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​(sc,​ ​ch​ ​3,​ ​sc)​ ​in​ ​same​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​3,​ ​*(sc, ch​ ​3)​ ​in​ ​ea​ ​ch-1​ ​sp​ ​across​ ​to​ ​corner​ ​ch-2​ ​sp,**​ ​(sc,​ ​ch​ ​3,​ ​sc)​ ​in​ ​ch-2​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​3;​ ​rep​ ​from​ ​* around,​ ​ending​ ​last​ ​rep​ ​after​ ​**,​ ​join​ ​with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​to​ ​first​ ​sc,​ ​fasten​ ​off.
  • Rnd​ ​3:​ ​Join​ ​next​ ​color​ ​with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​3​ ​(counts​ ​as​ ​dc),​ ​(2​ ​dc,​ ​ch​ ​2,​ ​3​ ​dc)​ ​in same​ ​ch-3​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​*(3​ ​dc​ ​in​ ​next​ ​ch-3​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​1)​ ​across​ ​to​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp,**​ ​(3​ ​dc,​ ​ch​ ​2,​ ​3 dc,​ ​ch​ ​1)​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp;​ ​rep​ ​from​ ​*​ ​around,​ ​ending​ ​last​ ​rep​ ​after​ ​**,​ ​join​ ​with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​to​ ​top​ ​of ch​ ​3,​ ​fasten​ ​off.
  • Rnds​ ​4-17:​ ​Rep​ ​Rnds​ ​2-3,​ ​7​ ​more times.
  • Rnd​ ​18:​ ​Rep​ ​Rnd​ ​2.

Assembly​ ​and​ ​Finishing 

  • Hold​ ​2​ ​panels​ ​with​ ​WS​ ​together​ ​and​ ​short​ ​edges​ ​aligned.​ ​Join​ ​seam​ ​color​ ​with​ ​sl​ ​st​ ​in corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on​ ​panel​ ​closest​ ​to​ ​you,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​same​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on other​ ​panel,​ ​*ch​ ​1,​ ​2​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on​ ​panel​ ​closest​ ​to​ ​you,​ ​ch​ ​2,​ ​2​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on​ ​other panel;​ ​rep​ ​from​ ​*​ ​across​ ​to​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on​ ​panel​ ​closest​ ​to you,​ ​ch​ ​1,​ ​sc​ ​in​ ​corner​ ​ch-3​ ​sp​ ​on​ ​other​ ​panel,​ ​fasten​ ​off.
  • Rep​ ​seam​ ​​to​ ​join​ ​final​ ​panel.
  • Weave in ends with yarn needle.
  • Spray​ ​or​ ​wet​ ​block​ ​if​ ​desired.
© 2017 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2017/01/25/free-pattern-beach-stroll-memories-shawl. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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4 Comments

  1. January 25, 2017 / 2:38 pm

    Beautiful pattern and I Love the colours you have used. Thank you.

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