Wanting to add a little drama to your wardrobe? A little spunk and sparkle without all the strife and stress? The Gridlock Crochet Shawl pattern is what answers this call, loud and lovely. The combination of vertical mesh with the diagonal grid stitch pattern give this shawl spice and style while remaining casual enough to throw over a simple tee or saucy jumpsuit.
Just 1 cake
That’s right. Gridlock uses only 638 yd [583 m] Anzula Luxury Fibers, Breeze. Shown in the color Prudence. The cakes are wound to a lavish 750 yd [686 m].
Breeze is a lace weight yarn, but definitely on the heavier side of “lace”, which is perfect. Enough weight to give the shawl some structure, but light enough to have drape for days. Of course, some of the amazing flow must be credited to the fiber content, 65% silk 35% linen. Ooo La La, indeed.
note Amount given is for shawl as written. Yardage will vary with any alterations of pattern.
HOOK F- [3.75 mm]; or size needed to obtain gauge
NOTIONS Yarn needle
Gridlock is a generously sized crescent(ish) shape that is perfect for wrapping all bodies.
WINGSPAN 75” [190 cm] before blocking, 96” [244 cm] after blocking
DEPTH (including edge) 15” [38 cm] before blocking, 17” [43 cm] after blocking
Once again, the magic is in blocking. If you’re unsure of why blocking is key, read this quick post Why and How
For more detailed information on blocking techniques visit Blocking
Download the FREE Blocking worksheet to stay organized and for the fill-in-the-blanks math of gauge.
Another crescent shawl in Breeze
Skills you'll use
Gridlock is a fairly easy crochet shawl pattern to make. Don’t be intimidated if you’ve never worked with lace before. This is an uncomplicated piece, perfect for first timers. Also, any “Special Stitches” have complete written instructions as well as embedded Video tutorials.
Chain – Single Crochet – Stacked Double Crochet – Double Crochet – Treble | Triple Crochet – Together – Slip Stitch Picot
CROCHET PATTERN, BY REBECCA VELASQUEZ
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- Fully written, line by line instruction in English, US terminology with imperial and metric measurements
- Body Stitch diagrams
- Edging Stitch diagrams
- Schematic of measurements
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Pattern is written in US terms with imperial and metric measurements given.
Shawl is worked top (flat edge) to bottom (curved edge), then shift to work along curve, adding border
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