This one-skein crochet shawl pattern uses self-striping yarn to make colorwork easy. This rectangular shawl can also be worn as a scarf in transitional weather. Since it's a one-skein crochet shawl pattern, you won't have many ends to weave in which means you can wear this project as soon as it's finished. This is an intermediate level pattern, but there are only two rows to repeat. Once you get the stitch pattern down, you will find it a relatively mindless and straightforward crochet project. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet Crocheting flat in rows Crocheting into chain spaces (includes video tutorial) Special stitch: FPcl (includes written description)
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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Crochet Hook: G/6 or 4 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge: 19.5 sts = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Finished SizeAdult: 58.5” (148.5 cm) long x 9” (23 cm) wide.
King Cole Tropical Beaches DK yarn (70% acrylic/30% polyamide (nylon), 7 oz/200 g, 557 yd/510 m) - 1 skein in 4850 Patara Beach, or approximately 530 yd (484.5 m) in any light weight, self-striping yarn.
US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Bent-tip yarn needle.
Sofa Scarf Or Comfort Shawl
This project is perfect for laying across the back of your sofa to add a warm and homey look. If you get chilly, it easily transforms into a shawl to wrap around YOU while you're sitting on the sofa! You can make it in your own combination of three colors, to coordinate with your decor or to contrast. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows Changing colors, crocheting around the side of a project (includes video tutorials) Special stitch: cdc (includes written description and video tutorial)
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Difficulty Level: Easy
Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge: 6 cdc/12 sts = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Finished Size: One Size (to fit across a loveseat or 3-seat sofa back, or to wear as an adult-sized shawl): 68” (173 cm) long x 8.5” (21.5 cm) wide.
"This simple, triangular shawlette combines two beloved stitch patterns - the “granny” stitch and the v-stitch - with a self-patterning yarn that does the colorwork for you. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows, increasing, skipping stitches, crocheting in chain spaces Special stitches: v-st (with written instructions and linked video tutorial in pattern) Skill Level Easy Finished Size Adjustable. Photographed sample measures 48” (122 cm) wingspan x 26” (66 cm) spine. Materials Red Heart Colorscape yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 187 yd/171 m) - 3 skeins in 6342 Montreal, or approximately 400 yd (366 m) in any medium weight yarn. US Size M-13/9 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge. Yarn needle. Gauge 12 sts (including ch-1 sp) in pattern = 4” (10 cm) before blocking. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
Make a bold statement by combining color blocking and thin stripes in this lacy, rectangular shawl. This pattern was designed for the Celebrate Mom Blog Hop with Pattern Paradise. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows (for color blocked and striped sections), crocheting in the round (for border) Changing colors (with linked video tutorial) Cluster stitches and picots (with linked video tutorials) Skipping stitches, crocheting in chain spaces Crocheting in the underside of foundation chain (with linked video tutorial) Blocking (with linked tutorial) Skill Level Intermediate Finished Size Adult: 10” (25.5 cm) wide x 66” (167.5 cm) long after blocking. Materials Murky Depths Deep Sock yarn (80% superwash Merino wool/20% nylon, 3.5 oz/100 g, 400 yd/366 m) - 1 skein each in Scion (CA) and The Brothers Grimm (CB), or approximately 400 yd (366 m) each in CA and CB in any super fine weight yarn. US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain pleasing drape. Yarn needle. Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set, or locking stitch markers. Spray blocking supplies (pins, blocking board or mat, and spray bottle with cold water). Gauge Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Use a crochet hook that is several sizes larger than what is recommended for your yarn to create a pleasing drape.
Endless Summer Shawlette
Choose a super fine weight yarn to make a light shawl that can fit easily into a purse. Wear it around the neck or the shoulders on a chilly summer evening. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet Crocheting flat in rows, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces, decreasing Special stitch patterns: dc2tog and dc4tog (with written explanation and linked photo tutorials in pattern), 3-st cl (with written explanation in pattern) Skill Level Easy Finished Size Customizable. Photographed sample measures 66” (168 cm) across wingspan x 10.5” (27 cm) deep along spine. Materials Miss Babs Yet yarn (65% Merino wool/35% Tussah silk, 2.3 oz/65 g, 400 yd/365 m) - 2 skeins in Moulin Rose, or approximately 445 yd (407 m) in any super fine weight yarn. US Size E-4/3.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge. Stitch markers. Yarn needle. Gauge 20 sts x 11 rows = 4” (10 cm) in shawl pattern before blocking. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. This pattern was originally published in the August, 2014 issue of I Like Crochet.
Dancing Baubles Rectangular Shawl Poncho
This dancing baubles rectangular shawl poncho is an easy rectangular crochet pattern that is worked up in a lightweight yarn. It is perfect for the summer and transitional weather too. Something Special and Unique in Rectangle Shawls While this shawl can be draped over your shoulders and worn as a poncho, you can also bunch this up for a cozy winter scarf if you like. This crochet pattern may look a bit complicated at first glance; however, it uses just a few basic stitches. There are ten rows of single crochet and one row of puff stitches followed by a chain stitch. The rows of puff stitches provide a little texture and eye appeal.