The Pixie Shawlette is a light and lively free crochet shawl pattern on Moogly that uses just one ball of Red Heart Croquette – and is full of sparkle!
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A simple 10-row repeat is the featured stitch pattern in the Pixie Shawlette – it shows off the yarn so beautifully! I went with the neutral toned Stonehenge colorway, but Red Heart Croquette comes in a bunch of gorgeous colors to choose from, each of which will give a different look. And with just one skein per shawlette, you can try them all!
The Pixie Shawlette is a “shawlette” size, as you can see in the schematic below. I love this size for a light spring/summer accessory, and the fingering weight yarn is perfect for this too – plus it kept it as a one skein pattern! But if you prefer a bigger shawl, that’s no problem at all – just see the Notes below and pick up an extra ball or two of Red Heart Croquette!
US-G, 4.0mm hook – Brittany Hooks
1 ball Red Heart Croquette (1 – Super Fine/UK: 4 ply; 239 yds/291 m; 1.5 oz/45 g)
Colorway Shown: Stonehenge
Gauge: 15 sts x 9 rows = 4″/10 cm in dc
Size/Schematic (shown on the blocking board, measured point to point):
Helpful Links & Tutorials:
CSDC/dc2tog – Make a CSDC in the first st but stop with 2 loops left on the hook, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops, yo and pull through all remaining loops on hook.
This pattern can be made as large as desired by adding more 10-row repeats (Rows 4-13). This will require additional yarn, and the stitch count will always be the number of the row +2.
If you prefer not to use the CSDC stitch, you can substitute a ch 3 or whatever dc substitute you prefer.
This pattern begins with a magic circle, but do NOT close the magic circle after Row 1 – insert 1 or 2 stitch markers to hold it open to be worked into for the edging.
Row 1: Make a magic circle, CSDC in the ring, 2 dc in the ring; turn, do NOT close ring completely. (3 dc)
Row 2: CSDC/dc2tog, 3 dc in the last st; turn. (4 sts)
Row 3: (CSDC, 2 dc) in the first st, dc in the next st, dc2tog; turn. (5 sts)
Row 4: CSDC/dc2tog, dc across until 1 st remains, 3 dc in the last st; turn. (6 sts)
Row 5: (CSDC, 2 dc) in the first st, dc across until 2 sts rem, dc2tog; turn. (7 sts)
Row 6 and 7: Rep Rows 4 and 5.
Row 8: Rep Row 4.
Row 9: (CSDC, ch 1, dc) in first st, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st; rep from * until 3 sts rem, ch 1, skip next st, dc2tog, turn. (11 sts including chs)
Row 10: CSDC/dc2tog in first st and ch sp, dc in each st and ch sp until 1 st rem, 3 dc in last st; turn. (12 sts)
Row 11: Rep Row 9.
Row 12: Repeat Row 10.
Row 13: Repeat Row 5.
Row 14 – 73: Repeat Rows 4-13 seven times.
Edging: Ch 1, sc in each st across last row until 1 st rem, (sc, ch 1, sc) in last st, [*ch 2, sc in top of next row; rep from * until 1 row rem], ch 2, (sc, ch 1, sc) in magic circle, rep from [ to ], ch 2, sc in side of first st of last row, ch 1, join. Close magic circle and weave in ends.
I can’t wait to see your Pixie Shawlettes! If this free crochet shawl pattern does inspire you to make your own Pixie, and you post a photo on social media, be sure to tag me @mooglyblog or #mooglyblog so I can check it out too! I love seeing what you make!
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