Macaw wings shawl TCAL – Part 6

Here is part 6 of the Macaw wings shawl pattern, part of the TCAL event running until March 24th. You have full instructions and a chart. See below for links to higher quality charts and the other parts of the pattern. Part 5 here. Part 7 here and extra long part 7 here.

About the Macaw wings shawl TCAL

This Tunisian crochet shawl TCAL is an online event that will last between January 20th 2023 and March 24th 2023 and involves weekly releases of blog posts with parts of the pattern.

You can read more about the event here and how to participate.

Make sure you read the observations on that page and keep some stitch markers handy.

This blog post is about section 6 of the shawl, with full instructions and a chart that you can print and check while working from the instructions.

Macaw wings shawl 6 jpg
Full view of the Macaw wings shawl, made in a DK weight advent set yarn from PookYarns.

Navigating the TCAL

Main blog post with all information and links to all sections.

Blog post with previous sections.

Blog post with next section and you could also try out the modified section 7 with 4 extra feathers.

Photo tutorials for tricky stitches:

  1. Eyelets in a foundation row.
  2. Short rows in the foundation chain – how to make short rows and how to work subsequent short rows in the same foundation chain, short rows in Tps.
  3. Simple stitches (Tss) and purl stitches (Tps) in eyelets.
  4. Decreases and eyelets.

Where to buy the PDF versions

You can find the PDF pattern here with both versions, the big charts and a cheat sheet, if you don’t want to wait for the end of the event to get the whole pattern:

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Abbreviations

  • Ch – chain;
  • Ls – last stitch: insert hook behind the two vertical bars at the end of the row, YO and pull up a loop;
  • M1 – make 1 Tss: insert the hook in the next horizontal space, YO and pull up a loop;
  • M1P – make 1 Tps: YU, insert the hook in the next horizontal space, YO and pull up a loop as if to make a Tps;
  • R – regular return pass: Ch1, Rep [YO and pull through 2 loops on hook] until 1 loop remains;
  • Rep – repeat;
  • Sc – US single crochet, UK double crochet;
  • Sl St – slip stitch;
  • SRR – short row return pass: Rep [YO and pull through 2 loops on hook] until 1 loop remains on the hook;
  • St(s) – stitch(es);
  • Tps – Tunisian purl stitch: YU, insert the hook under the vertical bar of the next St, YO and pull up a loop; for Tps in eyelets, see detailed instructions on page 33;
  • Tss – Tunisian simple stitch: insert hook under the vertical bar of the next St, YO and pull up a loop
  • Tss2Tog – Tunisian simple stitch 2 together: insert the hook under the front vertical bars of the next 2 Sts, YO and pull up a loop;
  • YO – Yarn over;
  • YU – Yarn under: bring the yarn under and to the front of the hook.

Instructions

Section 6

Row 141: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 3 Tss, SRR (10 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 142: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, SRR (16 loops)

Row 143: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 6 Tss, SRR (22 loops)

Row 144: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 2 times, Tss, SRR (27 loops)

Row 145: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 3 times, SRR (33 loops)

Row 146: 2 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 3 times, 3 Tss, SRR (37 loops)

Row 147: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 37 Tps, SRR (42 loops)

Row 148: 2 Tss, YO, 2 Tss2Tog, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 6 times, Tss, SRR (46 loops)

Row 149: 3 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 7 times, 2 Tss, SRR (51 loops)

Row 150: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 7 times, Tss2Tog, YO, 2 Tss, SRR (54 loops)

Row 151: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 9 times, SRR (58 loops)

Row 152: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 10 times, SRR (61 loops)

Row 153: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, SRR (64 loops)

Row 154: 3 Tss2Tog, 61 Tps, SRR (65 loops)

Row 155: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 2 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 12 times, YO, Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, SRR (73 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 156: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 13 times, M1, Ls, R (79 loops)

Row 157: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 13 times, M1, Ls, R (81 loops)

Row 158: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 13 times, Ls, R (82 loops)

Row 159: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 12 times, YO, Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, Ls, R (83 loops)

Row 160: 2 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 12 times, YO, Tss2Tog, Tss, Ls, R (83 loops)

Row 161: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 78 Tps, Ls, R (84 loops)

Row 162: 2 Tss, YO, 2 Tss2Tog, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 13 times, 2 Tss, Ls, R (83 loops)

Row 163: 3 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 13 times, 3 Tss, Ls, R (83 loops)

Row 164: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 13 times, Tss, Ls, R (82 loops)

Row 165: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 13 times, 2 Tss, Ls, R (81 loops)

Row 166: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 13 times, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, Ls, R (80 loops)

Row 167: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 13 times, Tss2Tog, YO, 2 Tss, Ls, R (78 loops)

Row 168: 3 Tss2Tog, 70 Tps, Ls, R (75 loops)

Chart for section 6

Part 06 Macaw wings shawl TCAL Tunisian crochet chart jpg
Tunisian crochet chart for section 6 of the Macaw wings shawl pattern.

Here’s the Tunisian crochet chart legend for these charts only.

Legend Macaw wings shawl TCAL Tunisian crochet chart jpg

Continue working the shawl with section 7 or with the modified (longer) part 7 or get the whole pattern as a PDF.

Where to buy the PDF versions

You can find the PDF pattern here with both versions, the big charts and a cheat sheet, if you don’t want to wait for the end of the event to get the whole pattern:

payhip
ravelry
etsy

Final remarks

Stay tuned and sign up to my email updates to get an email when the next section is published here on the blog (make sure to confirm your email address to get the updates).

Please share your project with me and everyone else in the TCAL either in the comments or in the Advanced Tunisian crochet Facebook group. You can also tag me Andrea Crețu in the Facebook group, if you share the project there.

I’m @yarnandy on Instagram and you can tag me or use #MacawWingsShawl and I will follow the tag and share your photo if you do. You can also explore the tag to see what others are making.

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Hugs,

Andrea

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