Dragonflies in Flight Crochet Shawl Free Pattern Page

Dragonflies in Flight Crochet Shawl Free Pattern Page by Kristin Omdahl

This gorgeous shawl is worked from the top down in a dragonfly motif. The sample is shown in #5 bulky weight yarn but you could make this in any weight yarn; just continue in the established increase pattern to make it any size.

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What you will need:

  • 725 yds or (663)m #5 bulky weight yarn
  • L/11 (8mm) crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Shown in: 

Be So Easy Yarn; 100% milk cotton yarn; 145 yds (132m) per 3.5oz (100gm); color Goldenrod, 5 balls.

Gauge:

1 dragonfly repeat (see third chart) = 7 in (17.8cm) tall x 8 in (20.3cm) wide, after blocking.

Finished Size:

70 in (177.8cm) wide x 32 in (81.3cm) tall.

Stitch Guide:

Chain (ch), slip stitch (slst), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), treble crochet (tr), triple treble crochet (trtr) 5 double crochet popcorn (5dc popcorn) and 2 treble crochet cluster (2tr-cl).

Instructions:

Ch6, slst to 6th ch from hook to form ring.

Row 1: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch5, dc, ch2)x3 in ring, dc in ring. — 3 ch5 sps, 4 ch2 sps

Row 2: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch2, dc) in first ch2 sp, *ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp. Rep from * across. — 8 ch2 sps, 3 7dc shells

Row 3: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, skip 2 dcs, 1sc in ea of next 3 dcs, ch5, skip 2 dcs, [(dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2. Rep from * across.

Row 4: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, skip 1 sc, trtr in next sc, 2tr in center of post of last trtr made, ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, skip next sc, [(dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2. Rep from * across.

Row 5: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch6, 1sc in next tr, 1sc in next trtr, 1sc in next tr, ch6, [(dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2. Rep from * across.

Row 6: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, slst across ea of next 3 scs, ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, [(dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2. Rep from * across.

Row 7: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, *ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp. Rep from * across, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in last ch2 sp.

Row 8: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch2, dc) in first ch2 sp, *ch5, 7tr in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp. Rep from * across.

Row 9: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, skip 2 dcs, 1sc in ea of next 3 dcs, ch5, skip 2 dcs, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps. Rep from * across.

Row 10: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, skip 1 sc, trtr in next sc, 2tr in center of post of last trtr made, ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, skip next sc, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps. Rep from * across.

Row 11: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch6, 1sc in next tr, 1sc in next trtr, 1sc in next tr, ch6, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps. Rep from * across.

Row 12: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, slst across ea of next 3 scs, ch5, 2tr-cl in 5th ch from hook, [(dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2. Rep from * across.

Row 13: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x2, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x2, ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in last ch2 sp.

Row 14: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch2, dc) in first ch2 sp, ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x2, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x4, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x2, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2.

Row 15: Rep row 9.

Row 16: Rep row 10.

Row 17: Rep row 11.

Row 18: Rep row 12.

Row 19: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x4, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x4, ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in last ch2 sp.

Row 20: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch2, dc) in first ch2 sp, ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x4, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x4, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x4, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2.

Row 21: Rep row 9.

Row 22: Rep row 10.

Row 23: Rep row 11.

 
Row 24: Rep row 12.

Row 25: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in first ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x6, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip 1 slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2, [ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x6, ch5, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch5, tr) in next slst, ch5, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in last ch2 sp.

Row 26: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), (dc, ch2, dc) in first ch2 sp, ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x6, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x4, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps]x6, [ch5, 7dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, (dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp]x2.

Row 27: Rep row 9.

Row 28: Rep row 10.

Row 29: Rep row 11.

Row 30: Rep row 12.

Row 31: Ch5 (counts as dc, ch2), dc in same ch2 sp, (dc, ch2, dc) in next ch2 sp, *ch2, skip 1 slst, (tr, ch2, tr, ch2, tr) in next slst, ch2, skip next slst, (dc, ch2, dc) in ea of next 2 ch2 sps. Rep from * across.

Edging:

Row 32: Slst into first ch2 sp, ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc in same sp, ch1, turn, sc in last dc made, ch5, skip 2 dcs, sc in next dc, turn, ch11, 5dc-popcorn in 4th ch from hook, ch3, slst in same 4th ch, ch7, slst into top of last dc made, *4dc in next ch2 sp, 4dc in next ch2 sp, ch1, turn, sc in last dc made, ch5, skip 2 dcs, sc in next dc, turn, ch11, 5dc-popcorn in 4th ch from hook, ch3, slst in same 4th ch, ch7, slst into top of last dc made. Rep from * across.

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.

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