Macaw wings shawl TCAL – Parts 3 & 4

Here are parts 3 and 4 of the Macaw wings shawl pattern, part of the TCAL event running until March 24th. You have full instructions and two charts. See below for links to higher quality charts and the other parts of the pattern. Parts 1 & 2 here. Part 5 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 sections 3 and 4 of the shawl. If you already made sections 1 and 2, these should be much easier to make.

Macaw wings shawl in full jpeg
Full view of the Macaw wings shawl.

Navigating the TCAL

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

Blog post with previous sections.

Blog post with next section.

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 3

Row 57: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 3 Tss, SRR (10 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 58: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 2Tss, SRR (16 loops)

Row 59: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 6 Tss, SRR (22 loops)

Row 60: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 2 times, Tss, SRR (27 loops)

Row 61: 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 62: 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 63: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 38 Tps, SRR (43 loops)

Row 64: 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 65: 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 66: 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 67: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 8 times, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, M1, Ls, R (58 loops)

Row 68: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 9 times, M1, Ls, R (58 loops)

Row 69: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 9 times, Tss2Tog, YO, M1, Ls, R (57 loops)

Row 70: 3 Tss2Tog, 49 Tps, (M1P), Ls, R (55 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 71: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 2 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, YO, Tss2Tog, Tss, M1, Ls, R (59 loops)

Row 72: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, YO, Tss2Tog, Tss, Ls, R (61 loops)

Row 73: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, YO, Tss2Tog, M1, Ls, R (63 loops)

Row 74: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, YO, Tss2Tog, Ls, R (64 loops)

Row 75: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (66 loops)

Row 76: 2 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 9 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (67 loops)

Row 77: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 62 Tps, Ls, R (68 loops)

Row 78: 2 Tss, YO, 2 Tss2Tog, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 10 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (68 loops)

Row 79: 3 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 10 times, 3 Tss, Ls, R (68 loops)

Row 80: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 10 times, 1 Tss, M1, Ls, R (68 loops)

Row 81: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 10 times, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, Ls, R (67 loops)

Row 82: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 10 times, Tss2Tog, YO, 2 Tss, M1, Ls, R (67 loops)

Row 83: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (66 loops)

Row 84: 3 Tss2Tog, 58 Tps, Ls, R (63 loops)

Chart for section 3

Part 03 Macaw wings shawl TCAL Tunisian crochet chart jpg
Tunisian crochet chart for section 3 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

Section 4

Row 85: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 3 Tss, SRR (10 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 86: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, SRR (16 loops)

Row 87: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 6 Tss, SRR (22 loops)

Row 88: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 2 times, Tss, SRR (27 loops)

Row 89: 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 90: 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 91: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 38 Tps, SRR (43 loops)

Row 92: 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 93: 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 94: 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 95: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 9 times, SRR (58 loops)

Row 96: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 10 times, SRR (61 loops)

Row 97: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, SRR (64 loops)

Row 98: 3 Tss2Tog, 58 Tps, Ls, R (63 loops)

Row 99: Rep [YO, Tss] 3 times, 2 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (67 loops)

Tip: watch out for the first YO space!

Row 100: Rep [Tss, YO, Tss] 2 times, 5 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (70 loops)

Row 101: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 8 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, M1, Ls, R (72 loops)

Row 102: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 6 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss, Ls, R (73 loops)

Row 103: Tss, YO, Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, M1, Ls, R (75 loops)

Row 104: 2 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 4 Tss, Rep [YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss] 11 times, Ls, R (75 loops)

Row 105: Tss, YO, 2 Tss, 70 Tps, Ls, R (76 loops)

Row 106: 2 Tss, YO, 2 Tss2Tog, YO, Sk 1, 7 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 11 times, 4 Tss, M1, Ls, R (76 loops)

Row 107: 3 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, Rep [2 Tss, YO, Sk 1, Tss] 2 times, Rep [3 Tss, Tss2Tog, YO] 12 times, Tss, Ls, R (76 loops)

Row 108: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 3 Tss, YO, Sk 1, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 11 times, Tss2Tog, YO, 2 Tss, Ls, R (75 loops)

Row 109: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 7 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 12 times, M1, Ls, R (75 loops)

Row 110: Tss2Tog, 2 Tss, YO, Tss2Tog, 5 Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 12 times, Tss2Tog, YO, Ls, R (74 loops)

Row 111: [Tss2Tog, 2 Tss] 2 times, Tss, Rep [Tss2Tog, YO, 3 Tss] 12 times, Tss2Tog, YO, Tss, Ls, R (72 loops)

Row 112: 3 Tss2Tog, 64 Tps, M1P, Ls, R (70 loops)

Chart for section 4

Part 04 Macaw wings shawl TCAL Tunisian crochet chart jpg
Tunisian crochet chart for section 4 of the Macaw wings shawl pattern.

Continue working the shawl with section 5 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

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