The 8th pattern available in the Birthstone Collection.
The theme for 2020, where each month I have a cowl, scarf, or shawl pattern in the color of that month’s birthstone.
Can you believe that there are only 4 designs left in the Birthstone Collection?
Previous designs include:
Garnet Cowl – January
Amethyst Scarf – February
Zoe’s Aquamarine Infinity Scarf – March
Diamond Shawl – April
Emerald Asymmetrical Shawl – May
Pearl Infinity Cowl – June
Ruby Shawl – July
Peridot Shawl– August
Sapphire Shawl – September
Opal Shawl – October
Citrine Scarf – November
Turquoise Scarf – December
I had a hard time trying to find a yarn that worked for peridot. When I was planning out the design all the stores were still closed due to state regulations.
I tried looking online and ordering something that would work. The only problem was that I couldn’t get a clear enough idea of the color through my computer or phone screen.
Since I have a large stash of yarn in the house, I had to go take a peek of what I had. Turns out that a few years ago I bought 10 skeins of Brava Sport from Knitpicks/WeCrochet in the colorway Avocado. I still had 5 skeins, just the right color and the amount I would need.
The Peridot Shawl uses my favorite crochet stitch, the linked half double crochet. I used the Lhdc in my White Chocolate Ganache dishcloth pattern. With that FREE pattern, I also included a photo tutorial. The White Chocolate Ganache dishcloth is the perfect project to make if you’re not familiar with the Lhdc, find it HERE.
Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Lhdc – Linked Half Double Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stitches
YO – Yarn Over
Lhdc – Linked Half Double Crochet – Insert hook through the bottom leg (foot) of the previous stitch, YO and pull up a loop (2 loops). Insert hook into next stitch, YO and pull up a loop (3 loops), YO and pull through all 3 loops.
1000 yards Brava Sport or comparable #3 weight yarn
I/9 5.50 mm crochet hook
Blocking materials (optional)
– A stitch count is available on the last page of the pattern.
– Ch 1 does NOT count as a stitch.
– Blocking isn’t necessary but advised.
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