Sometime last year (2013) I saw a photo on Facebook that got me itching to attempt a fine crochet shawl done in Solomon’s Knot.
This crochet shawl was done in crochet stitch: Solomon’s Knot. You can find the how-to of the Solomon’s Knot in my Crochet Stitches – Pictorial Library. One of the beauties of this crochet shawl is the diversity of styles in accommodates.
I had some very fine wool (100% pure wool) and it makes for a very fine and refined shawl. The Solomon’s Knot crochet stitch is not hard to do. But being such a fine yarn, it does take a looooog time!
And this is the photo I saw on Facebook last year that provided the basic idea for this fine crochet shawl.
Basic Steps to Make Crochet Shawl
Optional: If you want to have beads or sequins (as the crochet shawl here), then thread in the beads and/or sequins before you commence the crochet work.
Chain stitch as foundation. Long enough to comfortably go round shoulder-width, keeping in ming that there will be a “twist” when joining together to finish. Which means it will take some more length than if it was just a straight “tube”.
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Once there basic rectangle piece is done, finish off.
To create the “twist”, join pieces so that A1 joins to A2; B1 to B2.
Close up of crochet stitch: Solomon’s Knot.
Finished Crochet Shawl
That’s it really. This “twist-tube” crochet shawl is very versatile and can be worn in a number of flattering ways.
If you would like to have a more detailed view, click the following thumbnails.
Hope you enjoyed that. Good luck. If you have any questions or idea & tips to share, please feel free to use the comments box below.
(2014: for Christina)