Samhain Shawl by Carmen Heffernan

Samhain Shawl

November 2018
Light Fingering ?
17 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
4.0 mm (G)
875 - 984 yards (800 - 900 m)
86in (218cm) length x 32in (82cm) depth
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Halloween originated from the ancient and mystical Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced sow-en) marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter.

2 skeins of your favourite fingering weight yarn in two contrast colours, is all that is needed to show off this light and lacy triangle shawl. A wide wingspan to curl around your neck and shoulders. An easy make using dc, puff stitches and shells that will keep your interest as you crochet.


Green Elephant Hand Dyed Yarn – Fingering/4 ply sock, 75% wool merino/25% nylon, 100g/425m

MC - 1 skein in Cosmos
CC – 1 skein in Cerise
4mm Crochet Hook
You can use any Fingering weight yarn to achieve a similar effect

• Shawl is a triangle creating a wide wing span with a width of approx. 86in
• The main body is worked in one piece from top down, increasing on each side and in the middle to form a wide triangle.
• It will be helpful to add a stitch marker to the centre ch1 space, and move it up each row.