Sometimes simple is best to allow the yarn to really shine. This easy to work and quick to grow shawl works perfectly with those tricky to crochet variegated skeins, with the bold lines drawing the colour splashes along. Contour is a generous asymmetric shawl with a bold graphic look and beautiful drape.
Shaped like a tick, it wraps well and sits neatly. Plus its like wearing a secret affirmation of your correctness all day!
Size: Finished depth: 49cm/19in Finished wingspan: 147cm/58in
Size is easily adjusted by working more or fewer rows. Altering the size alters the yarn required.
475yds 4ply/sock weight yarn
4.5mm (US 7) hook
A removable stitch marker
This pattern works well with any 4 ply yarn and size can be adjusted if your skeins are not as generous. We used 205g/855yds to make the shawl.
If you would like to stripe the shawl with two different skeins, change colour on right side rows.
17 sts and 12 rows in pattern to 10 cm/4 in using 4.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, increasing, raised (post) stitches.
Started at centre top, each row is increased at each end and in the centre to form a triangle.