PATTERN RELEASE: Sunset Echo Shawl

by Lena (ravliki)

Even after so many years of crocheting, the magic of turning yarn into a finished piece does not stop to amaze me... 

My January design, Sunset Echo shawl...

...made from these balls of yarn, a mix of alpaca, merino and nylon on cone in fingering weight:

Crocheting this shawl was so relaxing and the colors were so soft, that I had to fight the urge to continue adding more motifs to it even after I had reached the desired size. It turned out so large and cozy!

This design combines two popular craft ideas: crochet granny squares (what can be more popular in crochet?) and patchwork quilts.

Working on the actual pattern instructions was breathtakingly interesting too and I couldn't resist including six additional templates: Diamonds, Peacock, Lapland, Gypsy, Rainbow and City Neons (love them all!).

Have fun with this pattern!


  1. My Gosh! Lena this is absolutely gorgeous!!!
    Both the colors you used and the pattern make it highly desirable!

  2. Love this! Would love to make this as a lapghan or afghan. How difficult would it be to convert this to blanket form Lena? I think it would be a beautiful retro piece of art! Is there any chance that you may create this pattern in blanket form in the future? Fingers crossed, yes! Hx

    1. Thank you Heather!
      This pattern can be easily converted into a blanket. I would go for thicker yarn and would simply keep adding extra motif blocks until I reach the desired size.

  3. Beautiful - just had to share on my FB page. I love the design and colours. Gorgeous. Karen :O)xxxx

  4. Hi Lena, Love this! Would love it if you'd join my little international linky party, you'll get lots of exposure as a I feature almost all the projects with great photos like yours! Party just opened, hope to see you there!

    1. I'm in, thank you so much for an invitation, Sara!


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