The Tradewinds Shawl is a cozy crochet asymmetrical shawl pattern that brings together two great yarns into one project that's ready for your own personal touch!
Disclaimer: Materials provided by Yarnspirations and Clover USA; the post includes affiliate links.
Now that all the Red Heart yarns have moved into their new home at Yarnspirations.com, I wanted to create something special that would bring two of their yarns together! And I couldn't wait to give Caron X Pantone Bamboo a try!
A great combo
Combined with Red Heart Soft, the Caron X Pantone Bamboo adds fun pops of color and texture with a smooth silky sheen. I really love the way these two yarns mix together!
Follow the Tradewinds
The Tradewinds Shawl is big and cozy, and a great way to show off your favorite colors! I can't wait to see how you all interpret this pattern and make it your own - what shades inspire you?
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US - K, 6.5mm hook - Clover Amour
460 yds Red Heart Soft ("4"/Worsted/UK: 10-12 ply; 100% acrylic; 141 g/5 oz; 234 meters/256 yards)
Colorway Shown: Off White (2 balls) - Color A
180 yds Caron X Pantone Bamboo ("4"/Worsted/UK: 10-12 ply; 60% Acrylic, 20% Bamboo, 20% Nylon; 100g/3.5 oz, 165 meters / 180 yards)
Colorway Shown: Green Meadow (1 braid) - Color B
Gauge: 13 sts x 7 rows = 4" in dc with Caron X Pantone Bamboo
Size: 53" at widest width, 23" high at the point
Helpful Links and Tutorials
CSDC – Chainless Starting Double Crochet
Dc2tog – Double Crochet Two Together decrease
CSDC/dc2tog – Make a CSDC in the first st but stop with 2 loops left on the hook, yo, 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.
Wind each ball of the Caron X Pantone Bamboo braid into separate balls, and label them 1-5 from darkest to lightest or in the preferred order. See how to separate and wind the balls here. These colors will be referred to in the pattern as Color B1, B2, B3, B4, and B5.
If you prefer not to use the CSDC stitch, you can substitute a ch 3 or whatever dc substitute you prefer.
The Tradewinds Shawl 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: With Color A, 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, then break Color A.
Row 8: Join to first st with Color B1, 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 and break Color B1. (12 sts)
Row 11: With Color A, rep Row 5.
Row 12: Repeat Row 4.
Row 13: Repeat Row 5.
Row 14 – 85: Repeat Rows 4-13 seven times, cycling through Color B2, B3, B4, and B5, then B4, then B3, ending on a Row 5 rep.
Row 86 - 88: Rep Rows 8-10 with Color B2.
Row 89 - 91: Rep Rows 11-13 with Color A.
Row 92 - 94: Rep Rows 8-10 with Color B1.
Row 95: Rep Row 11 with Color A.
Edging Rnd 1: 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.
Edging Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1) in each st and ch sp around, working (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1) in each ch-1 corner space; join and break yarn.
I can’t wait to see your Tradewinds Shawls! If this free crochet shawl pattern does inspire you to make your own, 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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Lovely! Thank you for the pattern. Pinning!
Thank you so much, Michelle!
I can’t wait to make this using yarns from my stashbusting pile. 😀
I'm so glad you like it, thank you!
The pattern is lovely, but I think there might be a mistake between the pattern and the photo. For Row 11, it says to repeat row 9 which creates an eyelet row, and then repeat row 10 for row 12 which will again be a solid row of dc. Your picture of your scarf does not show this eyelet row in the cream. I believe to reconcile the picture with the photo, Row 11 should repeat row 5 and row 12 should repeat row 4.
Again, pattern is lovely. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you so much Anika, I've updated the pattern!
In rows 3 & 5, where you CSDC and then 2 dc in the first stitch, are you doing the 2 dc in the same stitch as the Improved CSDC? Or the actual first stitch of the row? Thanks!
Hi Becki! The CSDC and 2 dc are all worked into the first st of the row - so all 3 sts in one stitch. 🙂 There is a video tutorial linked above as well!
so if im correct there should be seven cream rows inbetween the others? im a little confused but i may have it
Yes, sounds like you've got it! 🙂