Way, way back, I started a simple granny shawl with a couple of Stonewashed XL balls. I had a couple of skeins in various colours and I was in the mood for a quick and easy project. Nothing I should keep my focus on, because as you can see I started this on a day where chatting, crochet and drinks were abundant (The Scheepjes bloggers’ weekend!).
The project was a simple Granny Shawl, nothing too fancy but really colourful. Early one I decided to leave out the white you see in the first picture.
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I had to block it two parts, it is so large! I’ve been using it at home, especially in the autumn when we were still wearing summer clothes but the chill was coming into our home. Lately, I realized it never had its proper reveal! Sad, so that’s why today is all about the XL Granny Shawl!
As you can see it’s huge, thick and snuggly. The yarn is key here: it’s a bit fluffy which makes it very warm, even though the granny clusters have small gaps in between them. I chose random colours, changing colours every 2 rows. Eventually, I ran out of yarn when it was approx. 2m in width: that was a good moment to stop. I love it! It’s too large to wear with my winter coat (I look like a really colourful Oompa Loompa), so I use it as a wrap.
Scheepjes Stonewashed XL (70% Cotton x 30% Acrylic), 15 balls in total:
- Coral x 3 balls
- Garnet x 3 balls
- Green Agathe x 3 balls
- Deep Amethyst x 3 balls
- Lemon quartz x 3 balls
I used a 6.0mm crochet hook (US size J/10).
If you want to make one yourself, that’s easy! All you have to do is follow the instructions for my Vintage sweet shawl until the shawl is the desired size. That’s all!