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Gertie – a sweet and easy shawl to crochet

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Gertie is an easy to make shawl with a diamond pattern of mesh stitches in the center, and triangles of double crochet on the sides. It is then bordered with more mesh stitches and a small scalloped edging. You can easily change the size by using more or less yarn, so it’s a shawl that can fit any size preference.

Gertie free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home
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The yarn used in this pattern was provided by LoveCrafts

Gertie
Crochet Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

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Size:
52″ x 24″

Yarn:
Willow & Lark Ramble 100% wool, DK, 50 g/136 yds
Color 127, Color A – 2 skeins
Color 101, Color B – 1 skein

Hook:
US-G/6, 4.0mm

Gauge:
15 sts x 9 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc after wet blocking

Other supplies:
Yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)

Pattern:
Row 1:  With Color A, ch 5, (counts as first dc and ch 1), (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch made. – {4 dc}
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc in same st, ch 1, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, 3 dc in last dc. – {10 dc}
Row 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, dc in each dc to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 2 times, (ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 2 times, dc in each dc until 1 st remains, 3 dc in last dc. – {16 dc}
Rows 4-29: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, dc in each dc to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next dc] to ch-2 corner, (ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc, ch 1] through last ch-1 sp, dc in each dc until 1 st remains, 3 dc in last dc. – {172 dc after row 29 is complete)
Row 30: With Color B, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), dc in same st, [skip 1, ch 1, dc in next dc] to next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, dc in next dc] to ch-2 sp, (ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1) in ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc] ch 1, through last ch-1, [dc in next dc, skip 1, ch 1] until 1 st remains, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last st.
Rows 31-35: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), dc in same st, (ch 1, dc in next dc) to ch-2 sp, (ch 1, dc, ch 2, ch 1, dc) in ch-2 sp, [ch 1, dc in next dc] until 1 st remains, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last st. – {140 dc after row 35 is completed}
Row 36: Sl st into ch-1 sp, [5 hdc in next ch-1 sp, sl st in next ch-1 sp] to ch-2 sp, 5 dc in ch-2 sp, sl st in next ch-1 sp, [5 hdc in next ch-1 sp, sl st in next ch-1 sp] to end.

Wet block – sample was blocked using Unicorn Clean Fiber Rinse.

Wear or give and enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “Gertie – a sweet and easy shawl to crochet”

  1. I am always looking for “new” shawl patterns as I love to make and give them to senior centers and this is one that looks easy to take with me!

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