Crafting Warmth with the Tasty Tamarind Shawl

Welcome, fellow crochet enthusiasts! Today, we are embarking on a new creative adventure: crocheting the beautiful Tasty Tamarind Shawl.


Its triangular design coupled with an intricate pattern offers a chic accessory to any outfit.

With the ability to customize the size as per your needs, this crochet project is perfect for both beginners and experienced crocheters.

Introduction to the Tasty Tamarind Shawl

The Tasty Tamarind shawl is distinguished by its triangular shape and is worked from the top down.

With just a single skein of Scheepjes Whirligig, you can create a generous shawl that adds a touch of warmth and elegance to your wardrobe.

The shawl measures approximately 194 x 144 x 144 cm after blocking, making it a cozy wrap for those chilly winter evenings.

Gathering Your Materials

Before we dive into crafting this gorgeous piece, here’s a list of the materials you’ll need:

  • One skein of Scheepjes Whirligig 450g. For this tutorial, we will be using the color 210, Plum to Ochre, but feel free to choose a color that suits your personal style.
  • A crochet hook suitable for the yarn weight. The label on your yarn should provide a recommended hook size.
  • Scissors to cut the yarn after finishing.
  • A tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Getting Acquainted with the Pattern

This pattern features detailed instructions in English (US and UK terms), along with helpful photo tutorials for every necessary step of the pattern. Furthermore, it provides full stitch counts and information on customizing the size and understanding the amount of yarn needed.

Here are the stitches used in this pattern (US terms):

  • Slip stitch
  • Chain
  • Single crochet
  • Half double crochet
  • Double crochet
  • Front post double crochet
  • Treble
  • Picot
  • Puff

If you’re unfamiliar with any of these stitches, consider practicing them before starting your shawl.

The Crochet Journey Begins

Now that you’re well-equipped, let’s begin our crochet journey. Once you have finished crocheting your shawl, we highly recommend blocking it. This technique increases stitch definition, gives the shawl a better shape, and provides a more beautiful drape.

Full Tutorial: Click Here

Remember, crochet is a craft of patience and persistence. With every stitch you make, you’re not only creating a beautiful shawl, but also improving your skills. It’s the perfect blend of relaxation, creativity, and the joy of seeing a project come to life in your hands. And above all, remember that practice is the road to perfection in crochet.

So, unravel your yarn, grab your crochet hook, and let’s immerse ourselves in the delightful world of crochet with the Tasty Tamarind Shawl. Happy crocheting!

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