Basalt Shawl

Issue: 121

Basalt Shawl By Fay Dashper-Hughes

Find the pattern in issue 121 of Inside Crochet magazine.

An asymmetric shawl based on the beautiful geological features of hexagonal basalt columns, particularly inspired by Fingal’s Cave and The Giant’s Causeway.

●  John Arbon Textiles Knit By Numbers 4ply, 100% Merino wool, 100g/400m/437yds Yarn A: KBN 04 x 2 skeins
●  John Arbon Textiles Knit By Numbers Minis 4ply, 100% Merino wool, 25g/100m/109yds Yarn B: KBN 02 x 1 skein
● 3mm & 3.5mm hooks
●  Three removable stitch markers
● Yarn needle


You can use any 4ply yarn with at least 400m/437yds per 100g that gets tension for this design. Within the John Arbon Textiles range you could substitute with Alpaca Delight, Harvest Hues or Exmoor Sock yarn.


Fay is a crochet designer who’s passionate about sustainable materials. Find her online at and on Instagram @faydhdesigns.

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Accessories: Scarf, Shawl, Wrap

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