Skein Passion

Luscious 'fioro' hand died merino-silk yarn skeins from The Yarn Bowl in the shades sepia rose, abalone and plum purple As Valentines day approaches sprinklings of pink hearts and cutesy romance sayings start popping up all over the place. Yarn sales are overflowing with red and pink colourways and patterns are dotted with love knots.  But I want to talk about Passion. That deep intense desire you experience when you touch that divine squishy yarn skein, you know the one I'm talking about, that skein that makes your heart sing. It's a magic colour, squishing it is like touching a cloud with the lustre of angels. The yarn of your dreams. Where were you when you had that experience the first time? In a specialty yarn store looking at the silk-alpaca blends? I'm willing to bet it wasn't, more likely it was at the discount store passing the bargain aisle and this little ball of fluff caught your eye and you sighed and squished it and wished you had the skill to turn

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern


This Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern works up faster then any other pattern I've ever made, just three short evenings and I had it finished. The pattern is in both Australian-UK and US terms, simply scroll down a bit more for the US version.

Super Fast Crochet Shawl - Free Pattern

Mill End Yarn

This pattern is for my fellow mill end fanatics. The yarn used is one pack of Fashion Plus mill end yarn. Mill end yarns are always a bit of pot luck as to what you get.

It's like mystery yarn and I love it!

Fashion Plus Mill End Yarn - possibly Premier Puzzle Mill Ends

This particular mill end pack is a fairly thick yarn, comparing it to Red Heart Aran yarn I'd say it is a chunky/12 ply yarn, and some of the ladies who love Mill Ends like I do think it might be the mill premier puzzle yarn.


Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern using 5.5mm hook with chunky yarn Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern


Australian / UK Crochet Terms

SS - slip stitch
Ch - chain stitch
DC - double crochet
HTR - half treble crochet (yarn over pull through 3 loops)
TR - treble

Yarn - chunky/12 ply yarn
Hook - I used my **5.5 mm hook however I'll be using a **6mm hook to make the next one.

Foundation Row

Ch 6, TR into the third chain from the hook, *Ch 7, TR into the third chain from the hook - this will create a loop on your foundation row - repeat from * until desired width is achieved then Ch 2 more stitches. Turn work.

My shawl is 71cm/28 inches wide and has a total of 13 loops on the foundation row. 

Row 1

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the loop spaces of the previous row (2 TR, Ch 2, 2 TR), Ch 4, repeat from * to last loop, Ch 2, TR into last chain in previous row to finish row to finish. Turn work. 

Row 2 

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the Ch 2 space on the previous row (2 TR, Ch 2, 2 TR), Ch 4, repeat from * to last double V stitch, Ch 2, TR into last chain in previous row to finish row. Turn work.

Rows 3 - 69

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the Ch 2 space on the previous row (2 TR, Ch 2, 2 TR), Ch 4, repeat from * to last double V stitch, Ch 2, TR into 3rd chain 'up' to finish row. Turn work. Repeat row 3 until desired length is achieved.

Row 70 - Final Row

Ch 4, * work a short double V stitch into the Ch 2 space of the previous row (2 SC, Ch 1, 2 SC), Ch 5, repeat from * to last short double V stitch, Ch 2, HTR into 3rd chain 'up' to finish. Cut yarn and weave in ends.


Puppy approved Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern
NB: It's okay, the person I'm gifting this to will love that my pup tried it out. 

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern

United States Crochet Terms

SS - slip stitch
Ch - chain stitch
SC - single crochet
HDC - half double crochet (yarn over pull through 3 loops)
DC - double crochet

Yarn - chunky/12 ply yarn Hook - I used my **5.5 mm hook however I'll be using a **6mm hook to make the next one.

Foundation Row

Ch 6, DC into the third chain from the hook, *Ch 7, DC into the third chain from the hook - this will create a loop on your foundation row - repeat from * until desired width is achieved then Ch 2 more stitches. Turn work.

My shawl is 71cm/28 inches wide and has a total of 13 loops on the foundation row.

Row 1

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the loop spaces of the previous row (2 DC, Ch 2, 2 DC), Ch 4, repeat from * to last loop, Ch 2, DC into last chain in previous row to finish row to finish. Turn work. 

Row 2

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the Ch 2 space on the previous row (2 DC, Ch 2, 2 DC), Ch 4, repeat from * to last double V stitch, Ch 2, DC into last chain in previous row to finish row. Turn work. 

Rows 3 - 69

Ch 3 (up), Ch 2 (across), *work a double V stitch into the Ch 2 space on the previous row (2 DC, Ch 2, 2 DC), Ch 4, repeat from * to last double V stitch, Ch 2, DC into 3rd chain 'up' to finish row. Turn work.
Repeat row 3 until desired length is achieved.


Row 70 - Final Row

Ch 4, * work a short double V stitch into the Ch 2 space of the previous row (2 SC, Ch 1, 2 SC), Ch 5, repeat from * to last short double V stitch, Ch 2, HDC into 3rd chain 'up' to finish. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern - Free Australian/UK & US pattern



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