Two Ways to Crochet It Right by Amanda Mannas

Two Ways to Crochet It Right

Crochet
February 2021
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
3.5 mm (E)
700 - 800 yards (640 - 732 m)
one size
US
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This shawl explores two different ways to crochet a right triangle, hence the name, Two Ways to Crochet it Right. It starts with bold horizontal stripes that are then rotated on their side to work the border, leaving their final resting place at an eye catching angle. The border follows the more traditional method of crocheting a top down right triangle and has an open work row to add interest.

Here’s how one of my fantastic testers @modernandhandmade on Instagram described the pattern.

“It’s such a fun and easy pattern for an ambitious beginner, with just enough complex shaping to keep an experienced crocheter interested! I love how modern and artsy it looks…”

Skill Level
Adventurous Beginner (uses basic stitches
with complex shaping)

Yarn Requirements
Fingering Weight Yarn
Main Color (MC) - 438yds / 400m
Contrast Color (CC) - 400yds / 365m

Suggested Yarn
1 hank Schmutzerella Yarns Dude 80%
Superwash Merino 20% Nylon 400yds /
100g (Shown in Freelance Bioexcercist as
MC)
1 hank Schmutzerella Yarns Spectacular 75%
Superwash Merino 20% Nylon 5% Stellina
438yds / 100g (Shown in Turn This Stupid
Fat Rat Yellow as CC)

Hook
US size E hook (3.5 mm) or size needed to
obtain gauge.

Notions
A removable stitch marker (for keeping track
of center increases)

Finished Measurements
53” x 26”

Gauge
18 stitches, 12 rows = 4” in double crochet.