You can use your favourite gradient yarn cake to make this beautiful flowing wrap/shawl! This easy to wear rectangular shawl is worked in a four-row repeat crochet pattern, and it’s easy to customize for your perfect size. It would be perfect to add a splash of colour to a winter coat, or as a light shawl for warmer weather. Most similar weight (fingering) gradient yarn cakes will have between 800m to 1000m of yarn and work great for this pattern.
The Crax Gradient Shawl will allow you to create a large crochet shawl with fascinating mosaic crochet design using your favourite gradient yarn. Crax Gradient Shawl is a generously sized shawl worked sideways on the bias, from one tip to the opposite edge. The compination of asymmetric triangle shaping and mosaic colorwork using a gradient yarn makes this pattern a great project for those of you looking to expand your crochet skills. Although the pattern is written in one size, it could be easily made larger or smaller by adding or omitting pattern repeats. The shifting colors keep the work interesting. Team up your favourite gradient yarn (self-striping yarn) with a contrasting solid and create this intriguing Crax Gradient Shawl. The pattern uses US crochet terminology and includes step-by-step mosaic crochet tutorial.
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.
Florentina is a light and delicate Crochet Lace Triangle Shawl made in a beautiful gradient yarn. This pretty shawl works up quickly with an easy 2-row repeat pattern. Add a small fringe for a stylish touch! Blocking is recommended to open up the stitches in the lace pattern, creating a diaphanous airy shawl. The pattern looks so lovely in a gradient cake yarn but 2 skeins of any fingering weight yarn from your stash would also look beautiful – you can get creative with the way you use the colours! The pattern will work with any weight yarn and matching crochet hook. Once you have the pattern repeat established, you can stop when your shawl is big enough, or you run out of yarn.
"A great alternative to a scarf, or cowl this winter is my Going Granny Neck Warmer. This simple granny stitch neck warmer is lightweight and it fits nicely around the neck. It can be tucked under the collar of your winter coat. There is not a lot of extra material to deal with as it is designed to keep some of the chill off the neck, without being bulky. If you are looking for a more solid version, the Easy Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern (free) features a double crochet rib stitch and does not have the gaps between the stitches."
The Winter Wishes Wrap is the perfect alternative to wearing a bulky coat during any special occasion such as Prom, winter formals, winter weddings, holiday parties, etc. But you always have the option to use any yarn you like to create a wrap for everyday wear. This pattern is an easy one row repeat. The stitches you need to know are single crochet and double crochet. You also have to double crochet 4 together. Instructions are also given for adjusting the width and length, which is perfect if making this for a smaller or larger person.