Popcorn at the Movies MAL

Yes!  The very first yarnpeople makealong or MAL is here.  There will be two patterns incuded in the MAL, one for crochet and the other for knit.  The first I'm sharing with you is the crochet Popcorn at the Movies shawl.

A fun make with some new stitches for beginners or some relaxing repeats for more experienced crocheters out there.

This is a crochet pattern in three parts written using UK terms.

There are several video tutorials to support beginners and I'm happy to answer any questions in the yarnpeople facebook group.

The patterns will be released for free through the website, no logins will be required to acess the parts, however a complete PDF will be available ​free to newsletter members on publishing the final part of the pattern.

Note:  Links in the 'What you will need' box below ​may be affiliate links, no cost to you if used and I do really appreciate the support those extra pennies provide.

​Pattern Notes

​The shawl is worked from the top centre, both sides mirror each other.

When selecting colours, if you wish to create the same effect as our sample, the ​main colour should be a lighter shade of ​CC1, with CC2 being a bold contrast.  However the pattern could be worked with MC and CC1 being the same colour, or indeed with a single solid or fade/gradient yarn.

The border will produce a ​ripple effect, as can be seen in photos.  If you prefer no frill a very firm blocking of the edges will be required.


I will running a giveaway for those who participate actively the MAL.  Folk will be selected at random for all those using the hastag #yarnpeopleMAL on either facebook or instagram to share yarn choices or progress pics.

Currently there are a selection of stitchmarkers, copies of yarnpeople and pattern discounts to be won.

If you would like to donate something for the MAL as a gift please get in touch with me at babs@yarnpoeple.co.uk.


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