This listing is for a print copy of the Trailing Wake Shawl from The Crochet Project. All of our patterns are written in English using standard UK crochet terminology.
With stripes and a central line, like the the ripples behind a boat this unusual rhombus shaped shawl worked in a biased fabric is simple to make and elegant in wear. Mix up the colours and play with the stripes for a different look.
Materials 100g skein Triskelion Yarn Elen Sock (4ply, 100% High Twist Superwash Blueface Leicester Wool, 390m/426y) in Anvil - Col A 100g skein Triskelion Yarn Elen Sock (4ply, 100% High Twist Superwash Blueface Leicester Wool, 390m/426y) in Llyr - Col B 4.5mm hook
Tension 20 sts and 14 rows in rows in half treble crochet only to 10 cm/4 in using 3.5 mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)
Difficulty Rating Easy
Skills Needed Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, raised (post) stitches, decreasing, increasing.
Construction The shawl starts at the point at one end with increases on each edge and decreases around the central line of raised trebles to create the biased fabric. At the central point the increase and decrease pattern alters to keep the stitch count even but continue to create a biased fabric.