The Tidal Wave Shawl is a great pattern for beginners – it’s all double crochet stitches, and a great way to learn increases and decreases. And at the same time, it’s a fab pattern for experienced crocheters to customize and make their own! No matter your level of experience, the Tidal Wave Shawl tutorial will show you how it’s done!
Tidal Wave Shawl Tutorial – Right Handed
Tidal Wave Shawl Tutorial – Left Handed
As Seen in this Video (click links for more info)
- Tidal Wave Shawl – free crochet pattern
- US – J, 6.0 mm Furls Heirloom hook
- Lion Brand LB Collection Superwash Merino – Charcoal and Aqua
- Clover Lock Ring Markers
- Double Crochet Decreases
Essentially, each row has one decrease on one end, and 2 increases on the other end – and all the increases and decreases line up. This is where the stitch marker comes in handy – pick a side, and you’ll always know at a glance (no matter how many times you get interrupted!) which way to crochet your row!
And of course, the pattern tells you where to change colors for the stripes, and I do like the way the stripes look in the original, but this is where you can go your own way and make it your own! Do some stash-busting, use a multicolored yarn (and have fewer ends to weave in!), it’s up to you!
I hope this video helps you crochet the Tidal Wave Shawl, and that you enjoy it! Thanks for watching!
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