Lacy Shawl Crochet Pattern

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You’re going to love this lacy shawl crochet pattern.

It’s perfect for spring & summer using cotton yarn. Looking at those snowy mountains behind me at the pictures, that’s what early spring looks like around here.

The shawl uses a combination of basic crochet stitches & there’s just a few easy instructions that gives the flow of the whole pattern.

That means this is a great shawl to crochet when you don’t want to drag the pattern with you.

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The Yarn


To crochet this shawl I used 100 % cotton yarn, from 3 brands.

3 brands? You don’t necessarily need to do that too, it was just the yarn I had available.

All 3 has the exact same yardage & thickness. A perfect match.

Find the yarns linked further down!

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THE PERFECT SPRING & SUMMER CROCHET PROJECT


This lacy shawl crochet pattern is perfect for the warmer season because it’s so lacy.

What I love the most about this shawl is the fact that the stitch pattern looks really decorative, which means it’s a great shawl to wear to spruce up your outfit.

It’s also really soft & easy to wear.

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Calculate how long it takes to crochet that. 

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About The Pattern


This lacy shawl crochet pattern is worked from the bottom up. It uses only basic crochet stitches & can be finished quickly.

You will use a bigger crochet hook than the yarn suggest, this will exaggerate the lace look of the shawl after it’s blocked.

Make it with cotton yarn for spring & summer, or with a warmer yarn for fall & winter.

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Project Level 


Easy Skill Level

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Materials Needed


Crochet Hook

Size 6.5 mm / US: K – 10.5 / UK: 3

Hook I used: Symphonie Rose Crochet Hooks from Knitpro

Yarn

Yarn used:

Yarn amount used: 

  • Color 1:
    • 1 skeins / 50 g / 125 m / 136 yards
  • Color 2:
    • 1 skeins / 50 g / 125 m / 136 yards
  • Color 3:
    • 1 skeins / 50 g / 125 m / 136 yards

Yarn characteristics:

Other Materials Needed

  • Needle, find one here (if you don’t already have one)!
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Blocking mat
  • Pins for blocking

Gauge


Measured with the stitch combination (sc, hdc, dc, tr, dtr & dtr, hdc, dc, tr, sc):

10 stitches & 6 rows per 10 cm / 4”.

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Notes 


  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms.
  • All measurements given are unblocked.
  • Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
  • Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours frogging your work & crocheting it again!
  • Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger. Learn more about testing gauge.
  • Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge. Learn more about substituting yarn.
  • This pattern is written for 1 size, however size adjustments are suggested under the heading “Size & Measurements”.
  • At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis. It includes starting chains.
  • Color changes are made when you finish a skein of yarn, preferably between two sc st or two dtr stitches. Repeated for color B & C.

Size & Measurements


MEASUREMENTS:

  • Unblocked:
    • 175 cm / 69 inches wide x 51 cm / 20 inches high
  • Blocked:
    • 210 cm / 82 inches wide x 72 cm / 28.3 inches high

Size Adjustments

  • Make shawl smaller by reducing the number of rows you make.
  • Make shawl bigger by adding extra rows in the same manner.
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Diagram


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Abbreviations

We try our best to include all crochet abbreviations in the list above for the crochet pattern, but sometimes we may forget one or two.

Learn more about crochet abbreviations & find a complete list on our Crochet Abbreviations & Terms post.

Stitches You Will Need 


You will need to use the chain stitches, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet & double treble crochet.

WAVE STITCH COMBINATIONS:

To crochet this shawl you’ll have to crochet 3 stitch combinations:

Beg1sthalf:

Hdc 1 in 3rd ch from hook ( ch counts as 1st st), dc 1 in next st, tr 1 in next st, dtr 1 in next st.

1sthalf:

Sc 1 in next st, hdc 1 in next st, dc 1 in next st, tr 1 in next st, dtr 1 in next st.

2ndhalf:

Dtr 1 in next st, tr 1 in next st, dc 1 in next st, hdc 1 in next st, sc 1 in next st.

Techniques You Will Need 


You will need to know how to change colors.

CHANGING COLOR:

When changing from one color to another, you’ll never finish the stitch with the color you where working with.

Do all the steps of the stitch, then leave the last step unworked. Yarn over with the color for the next st & pull yarn through.

Repeat this every time you change colors to make the color changes look beautiful.

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Lacy Shawl Crochet Pattern Instructions


Made from the pointy end up, with increases on one side each row.

Color changes are made when you finish a skein of yarn, preferably between two sc st or two dtr stitches. Repeated for color B & C.

Exact color change on pictured shawl: Row 19 after finishing 30 stitches & row 25 after finishing 110 stitches.

Ch 6 st.

Row 1: Beg1sthalf, ch 6 st, turn (=11 st).

Row 2: Beg1sthalf, 2ndhalf , ch 6 st, turn (=16 st).

Row 3: Beg1sthalf, *2ndhalf , 1st half*, repeat from *to* until end of row, ch 6 st, turn (=21 st).

Row 4: Beg1sthalf, *2ndhalf , 1st half*, repeat from *to* until you have 5 st left, 2nd half, ch 6 st, turn, (=26 st).

Repeat rows 3 & 4 until you have crocheted 32 rows or desired length.

Stitch count will increase by 5 st per row. On row 32 do not chain the 6 last st & you’ll have 161 st.

Fasten off & cut yarn.

Finishing


Fasten threads & weave in ends.

Block shawl to specified size.

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Janne Kleivset

Founder, Crochet Pattern Designer & Owner of Joy of Motion Crochet.

Janne has helped millions of crocheters find their next crochet project with more than 250 free crochet patterns and 110 crochet tutorials on her blog.

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