Crochet An Edwardian Era Wrap
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Crochet an Edwardian Era Wrap

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Crochet an Edwardian Era Wrap (Vintage Crochet Series)

Hello everyone, and welcome to a new instalment of the Vintage Crochet Series. This week I am bringing to you a tutorial on how to crochet an Edwardian Era Wrap.

As always, I have filmed and put together a video tutorial. It’s a great way to understand a new pattern if you need this. You can find my Youtube tutorial here: Crochet an Edwardian Era Wrap Video Tutorial

Crochet an Ewardian Era Wrap: the return of the Vintage Crochet Series

As you know, I love recreating historical crochet pieces. This wrap is inspired by photographs and engravings from the Edwardian Era. The Edwardian Era is a historical era in England from 1901 to 1911 (or sometimes it is extended to 1918, the end of World War 1). I love this era for it’s subtle and modern elegance. It is also a very feminine era I think.

Crochet An Edwardian Era Wrap
This wrap is inspired by the Edwardian Era

If you are a fan of Downtown Abbey then you will be familiar with Edwardian Era clothes and accessories. Jewel tones clothes and accessories characterise this era. Slim lines and femininity also are a huge part of the Edwardian style.

Crochet The “Madeleine” Wrap: behind the name

I decided to call this crochet Edwardian Wrap the “Madeleine” Wrap. The inspiration for this name comes from my great-grandmother Marie-Madeleine, who I spent a lot of time with while growing up in France. Indeed, my great-grandmother lived during this amazing era, and I used to spend a great deal of time with her as a child. I loved her so much, and she lived until the age of 99.

Crochet An Edwardian Era Wrap
I love wraps so much

She was the epitome of French style and chic, and I can just imagine her wearing a beautiful and stylish crochet wrap. She was actually an avid knitter and crocheter herself.

I absolutely adore the name Madeleine, which she was the name she was christened with. Officially it was Marie-Madeleine, however everyone called her Madeleine. In honour of my great grand mother, I thought I would call this wrap The Madeleine Wrap.

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Crochet An Edwardian Era Wrap
This is a great first project for beginners

Crochet an Edwardian Era Wrap: the pattern

You can purchase the ad free PDF pattern from my Etsy boutique here: Crochet An Edwardian Era Shawl PDF pattern

Level: Easy +

Notes: I will be writing in US terms

Gauge: 12 cm: 2 fans repeat

12 cm: 6 rows

Sizes of finished wrap: 12,5” (32 cm) x 70” (177 cm)

Note you can adjust your wrap when you apply this multiple: multiple of 12 sts+11(+1 for base chain)

Materials:

3 skeins of Sirdar NΒ°1 DK in shade 234 Dusky Rose, or any other yarn of your preference in DK/Light 3 weight

A 4 mm crochet hook

A tapestry needle

A pair of scissors

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sk: skip

SP: space

SC: Single Crochet

DC: Double Crochet

TC: Treble Crochet

Sl st: Slip stitch

EOR: End of row

Pattern:

Ch 72

Row 1: SC into 2nd ch from hook, *5 ch, sk 3 ch, 1 SC into next ch*, repeat * until last 2 ch; 2 ch, sk 1 ch, DC into last ch

Row 2: Turn your work; 1 ch, SC into same 1st st, miss 2 ch sp, *7 DC into next 5 ch arch, 1 SC into next arch **, 5 ch, 1 SC into next arch*, repeat from* ending last repeat at **, sk ch 2 sp, 2 ch, 1 TC into last stitch.

Row 3: Turn your work; 1 ch, 1 SC into same 1st st, *5 ch, 1 DC into 2nd DC from previous 7 DC fan, 5 ch, 1 SC into 6th DC from previous 7 DC fan **, 5 ch, 1 SC into next 5 ch sp*; repeat from * and ending last repeat at **, 2 ch, 1 TC into last stitch.

Rows 4-140 rows: repeat rows 2 and 3

Carry on until you reach 140 rows.

Fasten off, tidy up all loose ends.

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6 Comments

  • Joy

    I’m just about to start you lovely pocket scarf and you temp me with your beautiful shawl! Thank you for this post which has really brightened up a grey rainy day in Wales. Got the yarn for my scarf ready, just need to pick a colour for Madeleine’s Shawl. It is lovely to read about your inspirational grandmother. Joy

    • Selina Veronique

      Hello Joy, thank you so much for your comment. It truly has brightened my day here in Newcastle (very rainy too!). I am so glad you like this pattern, let me know how you get on! Love hearing from you. And thank you again for stopping by, have a lovely day, Selina.

  • Nova

    I love the antique patterns!!!! After I found several Mc Calls magazines from the early 60’s, I became obsessed with antique patterns. I really enjoy knitting the clothes from that era. Thank you for posting your patterns. If anyone is interested, I’d gladly share and trade patterns with any of the needle workers on ur blog.

  • Moira Colvin

    Hello Selina and good morning from Australia.l so enjoyed reading about your memories of your grandmother..reminded me of the many happy hours I spent with mine when growing up in Glasgow.She was a wonderful sewer and she taught me to sew on her old Singer treadle machine which my mother sent to me after she died.Also a great knitter.Thank you for sharing.I look forward to spending time on your website. I love to both knit and crotchet: Hav a lovely day.Moira

    • Selina Veronique

      Hello and thank you for your lovely comment. Memories from childhood are so precious, thank you for sharing about your grandmother when you were a child in Glasgow. How lovely that you love to knit and crochet! Have a great day, Selina xx

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