Antracita Shawl
Antracita Shawl

Antracita Shawl


The Crochet Project

Inspired by the vibrant tiled floors in Spain, this top down triangular shawl has a wonderful graphic feel to it. Worked in three colours of luxurious DK weight yarn it will keep you warm even if you have no Spanish sun to shine on you.

The pattern is easily memorised once mastered for a truly relaxing make.

Finished depth: 63cm/25in 
Finished width: 142cm/56in 
Size is easily adjusted by working more or fewer repeats. Altering the size alters the yarn required.

3 100g skein DK weight, 212m/232yds
4.5mm (US E) hook 
1 Removable Stitch Marker

15 sts and 10 rows in half treble crochet to 10cm/4in using 4.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating 

Skills Needed 
Basic crochet stitches, changing colour, working in rows, increasing, missing stitches, working into back loops only working into stitches from previous rows, understanding right and wrong 
sides, working standing stitches (optional, explained in pattern).

Started from the centre top, each row is increased on each end and at the centre to form a triangle. Two rows of each three row repeat are worked with RS facing.

Pattern is written and charted using standard UK terms (US conversions given in abbreviations)

Skills Needed 
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, increasing, short rows (fully explained in pattern).

Started at the neck, the shawl is increased at each edge while working short row wedges of colour.