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Looking for a beginner free one skein crochet shawl pattern? Colette is a great beginner make with a simple repeating stitch pattern and works up quickly. Read on to find out more and access the free pattern.
Colette – one skein shawl inspiration
Colette is a beginner shawl made with the peacock stitch pattern. I have loved this stitch since I started crocheting and never made anything with it. Looking through my stash, the French Blue Twirls Deluxe that I chose to make this design just needed to be used for this stitch. I always choose what I make by letting the yarn tell me what it wants to be and I tried a couple of other things when I took the cake to London with me recently, but that didn’t work out.
Colette is my oldest niece and I can’t explain why this shawl reminds me of her, it just does. I don’t claim to have a very scientific or logical naming process, but I am sticking to my theme and naming this free one skein crochet shawl pattern.
For other designs in the Family Collection you can check out the blog post here
Colette one skein shawl yarn and materials
Twirls Deluxe is one of my favourite yarn cakes. I love cotton yarns and have been hooked on these gradient cakes since I first discovered Hobbii. For this one skein shawl pattern I used French Blue and slight departure in colours for me – I usually go with a tonal ombre or blues but I was drawn to this cake and it did not disappoint me.
For alternative yarns from Hobbii try Twister, or Twirls. If using a Twirl they are shorter in length and so will result in a scarf length project.
Colette Shawl pattern info & tips
This is a beginner crochet pattern made over a two row repeat consisting of the Peacock Stitch. To learn how to make the Peacock Stitch check out the blog post here.
Skill level: Beginner
Terms: US Crochet Terms – written, photo tutorial and chart included in pdf
Yarn: 1 x Twirls Deluxe in French Blue no 23, or any 250g 1000m/1092yds fingering/sport weight yarn
- Single Crochet
- Treble Crochet
- Turning Chain
- V Stitch
Many thanks to Lyn and Connie for helping me with the test for this pattern, check out their Colette’s below.
Colette Pattern – Collabs
Today, 13th of July, Colette is featured in the Summer Vibes Blog Hop by Fosbas Designs. Every day in July a different design will be featured and available to download for free. To find out more about the event and check out the other designs included, head over to the main blog post here.
To get your FREE PDF COPY of Colette, head over to the blog post via the button below to find out more about the event and get your discount code
Then, hit the button below before Midday tomorrow to get your FREE PDF Pattern from Ravelry.
Colette – FREE one skein shawl crochet pattern
Skill Level: Beginner
Terms: US Terms
Materials used: 1 x Twirls Deluxe no 23 French Blue or 1 x ANY 250g/1000m/1092yds fingering weight yarn
Other items: Scissors, darning needle, stitch marker
Gauge: 3 repeats x 8 rows = 4ins
Repeat rows 2 & 3 of pattern
Size: 15ins x 71ins (unblocked)
- This pattern is written from the bottom up
- Ch1 does not count as a st
Ch4 does count as a tr
- Chain – ch
- Single Crochet – sc
- Treble Crochet – tr
- Turning Chain – tch
- Shell – shell see special stitches
- V Stitch – v-st see special stitches
- Shell – 9 tr in the specified st
- V st – (tr, ch1, tr) in the next st
Sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, (sk ch does not count as a st), [sk 4 ch, shell in the next st, sk4, sc in the next ch], repeat across to the end.
Ch 4 (counts as a tr here and throughout), tr in the same st, ch3, sk4 tr, sc in the next st, ch3, sk4 tr, [v-st in the next sc, ch3, sk4, sc in the next st, ch3, sk4], repeat across, 2 tr in the last sc. Turn
Ch1, sc in the same st, shell in the next sc, [sc in the ch1 sp of the v-st, shell in the next sc], repeat across to the last sc, sc in the top of the tch. Turn
Repeat rows 2 & 3 until your work reaches approx 70 inches long.
I hope you enjoyed the post and look forward to seeing your Colette’s !
Pop into the Facebook Group and let me know what colour you plan to make your shawl in and share your progress.
Bye for now,