Ma’s Shawl Crochet Pattern

Inspired by the shawl Ma wears throughout the Little House on the Prairie television show, create your own shawl for your American Girl or 18″ doll.

*You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1112582203/pdf-crochet-pattern-mas-shawl-for-18*

**For the free version, continue to scroll down this post**

Materials

  • #3 Light Yarn 
  • 2.5 mm hook
  • Row counter  
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Yarn

  • Red-Yarn Bee Spinesse #3 Light, 1 skein in Red

Gauge 28 dc over 16 rows=4” square

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Sc-single crochet
  • Dc-double crochet
  • Inc-increase
  • Dec-decrease
  • Sl st-slip stitch
  • St-stitch
  • Ch-chain
Advertisements

Special Stitches

  • 2-dc cluster-Yarn over, insert hook in the stitch indicated and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw it through 2 loops. Yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw it through 2 loops. Yarn over and draw through all three loops on the hook.
  • picot-Ch 3, sl st to the side of the last 2-dc cluster just made. 
Advertisements

Directions

Ch 3. 

Row 1. (dc, ch 1, dc) in the third ch from hook. Ch 3, turn. (2 dc, 1 ch)

Row 2. 2 dc in the first st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (6 dc, 1 ch)

Row 3. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 2 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 2 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (10 dc, 1 ch)

Row 4. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 4 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 4 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (14 dc, 1 ch)

Row 5. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 6 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 6 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (18 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 6. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 8 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 8 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (22 dc, 1 ch)

Row 7. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 10 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 10 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (26 dc, 1 ch)

Row 8. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 12 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 12 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (30 dc, 1 ch)

Row 9. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 14 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 14 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (34 dc, 1 ch)

Row 10. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 16 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 16 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (38 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 11. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 18 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 18 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (42 dc, 1 ch)

Row 12. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 20 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 20 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (46 dc, 1 ch)

Row 13. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 22 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 22 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (50 dc, 1 ch)

Row 14. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 24 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 24 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (54 dc, 1 ch)

Row 15. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 26 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 26 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (58 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 16. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 28 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 28 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (62 dc, 1 ch)

Row 17. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 30 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 30 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (66 dc, 1 ch)

Row 18. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 32 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 32 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (70 dc, 1 ch)

Row 19. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 34 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 34 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (74 dc, 1 ch)

Row 20. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 36 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 36 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (78 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 21. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 38 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 38 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (82 dc, 1 ch)

Row 22. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 40 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 40 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (86 dc, 1 ch)

Row 23. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 42 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 42 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (90 dc, 1 ch)

Row 24. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 44 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 44 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (94 dc, 1 ch)

Row 25. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 46 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 46 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (98 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 26. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 48 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 48 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (102 dc, 1 ch)

Row 27. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 50 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 50 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (106 dc, 1 ch)

Row 28. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 52 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 52 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (110 dc, 1 ch)

Row 29. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 54 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 54 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (114 dc, 1 ch)

Row 30. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 56 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 56 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (118 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 31. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 58 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 58 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (122 dc, 1 ch)

Row 32. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 60 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 60 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (126 dc, 1 ch)

Row 33. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 62 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 62 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (130 dc, 1 ch)

Row 34. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 64 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 64 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (134 dc, 1 ch)

Row 35. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 66 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 66 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (138 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Row 36. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 68 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 68 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (142 dc, 1 ch)

Row 37. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 70 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 70 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (146 dc, 1 ch)

Row 38. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 72 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 72 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (150 dc, 1 ch)

Row 39. 2 dc in the first st, dc in the next 74 sts, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space, dc in the next 74 sts, 2 dc in the last st. Ch 3, turn. (154 dc, 1 ch)

Advertisements

Edge 

Row 1. Rotate work and pick up 78 stitches by working a sc down the left edge to the beginning center point (2 sc per row). Continue up the right edge and pick up 78 stitches from the center point to the top edge. You will have 156 sc total along the two edges. Turn. 

Row 2. Ch 6 (counts as first sc and ch 5), skip 2 sts, sc, *ch 5, skip 2 sts, sc. Repeat from * to the middle center point. From the middle point, work up the opposite edge as follows, ^sc in the next st, ch 5. Repeat from ^ to the top edge. Work a sc in the turning ch after the last ch 5. Ch 1, turn.

*Refer to special instructions at the top of the pattern for the stitch guide for the next row.

Advertisements

Row 3. *sc in the next ch 5 space, [(2-dc cluster, picot) 4 times, 2-dc cluster] in the next ch 5 space. Repeat from * down edge to the center point. From the center point, ^[(2-dc cluster, picot) 4 times, 2-dc cluster] in the next ch 5 space, sc in the next ch 5 space. Repeat from ^ up the edge to the top corner. 

Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

*Doll is The Queen’s Treasures Little House on the Prairie Mary, dress and shoes are The Queen’s Treasures, apron is American Girl

Advertisements
Advertisements