The granny stitch is one of my all-time favorites.  It’s amazing to me how it can look so elegant.  I wanted a simple shawl in neutral colors when I started this design.  As it progressed, I was surprised at how classy it looked!  I love how that happens with crochet.  You just never know where it will take you. 😊 This is a classic granny shawl pattern that works up very quickly, and it’s super relaxing to crochet.  It’s a large shawl (65”x34”) so you have plenty of coziness to wrap up in. 😉 Enjoy!

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Materials: 

Red Heart Soft Essentials in Charcoal – 3 skeins

Red Heart Soft Essentials in Biscuit – 2 skeins

Hook size K/10.5 – 6.5mm

Abbreviations:

Ch – chain

Dc – double crochet 

Sp – space

St, sts – stitch, stitches

Gauge:

4 granny stitch clusters and 3 sc rows = 4”

Notes:

1.  I use a magic circle to begin the shawl.  There are tons of tutorials online for it.  If you prefer, you can ch 4 and slip stitch to join the ends of the circle.  Then just work row 1 into the circle.  Be aware that you will have a hole right at the top with this method. 

2.  Turning chains count as dc throughout.

Dimensions:

65” wide from tip to tip

34” from top neck edge to bottom point

Color Pattern:

Rows 1 – 5:  Charcoal

Rows 6 – 7:  Biscuit

Rows 8 – 23:  Charcoal

Rows 24 – 26:  Biscuit

Rows 27 – 28:  Charcoal

Rows 29 – 32:  Biscuit

Instructions:

With Charcoal, make a magic circle to start.  Follow color pattern for color changes.

Row 1:  Ch 3, 2 dc in circle, ch 2, 3 dc.  Tighten magic circle to close hole.

Row 2:  Turn, ch 3, 2 dc in first st, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3dc) in middle of ch 2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in last st (see this post for a couple of instructional photos).    

Row 3: Turn, ch 3, 2 dc in first st, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp at top of row, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in last st.

Rows 4 – 32:  Repeat the pattern in row 3, doing 3 dc in every ch 1 sp, and (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) at the top of each row in the ch 2 sp.

Tie off and weave in ends.