If you’re looking for a wide range of simple crochet patterns for shawls, then you’ve come to the right place. Crochet shawls are awesome accessories that pair perfectly with a blouse and jeans, or an evening gown. You can dress it up, or dress it down, or use it to bring a pop of color to your outfit.
Shawls can come in a wide range of sizes, and the simple crochet patterns below will provide you with plenty of opportunities to master the various aspects of shawls. Whether triangle, rectangle, asymmetric, big or small, these shawls will keep you busy. Speaking of basic shapes, if you enjoy crocheting simple shapes like rectangles, you may want to check out our Crochet Anything with Rectangles class where you'll take the basic shape you already have down pat and turn it into useful, practical, and beautifully professional projects.
Such Simple Shawl
This beginner-friendly accessory is made with Lionbrand Mandala, is worked top-down and only uses double crochet stitches combined with chains. That’s it! You can easily adjust the shawl to your preferences: make it smaller or bigger, add tassels or fringes… You decide!
Pop of Color Shawl
Are you in the mood to learn a new crochet skill? If you’ve ever wondered how to crochet a triangle, this crochet shawl is a great project for you. The Pop of Color Shawl is a free crochet shawl pattern that’s easy to work. It’s a fast project and is really simple so even beginners can have fun with it.
Woodward Hooded Shawl
You can make this in your favorite team colors for those weekend football games as the weather gets cooler. And while this pattern is intended for two colors, you can get creative and make it with 3 (or even more) colors.
Via Stitch& Hustle
Wine Country Triangle Shawl
This versatile shawl can be worn in a multitude of ways, from a traditional wrap style to the more modern triangle scarf style. Perhaps the best part of this lovely pattern is the fact that it’s ridiculously quick and easy to make up. Made with Plymouth Encore yarn, it’s the perfect crochet pattern for any level of crocheter.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to crochet a triangle, this shawl crochet pattern is perfect for you. This winter wrap-up is beautiful and so easy to make. And as far as free crochet shawl patterns go, this one is especially fun because of the stitch variation.
Free Crochet Shawl Granny
This shawl is easy to make, follows a simple stitch repeat and works up with minimal ends to weave in, so you have more time to make even more patterns! For the entire shawl, you’ll need to learn two basic stitches, the double crochet and the chain stitch.
Fruit Salad Shawl
The pattern is easy and relaxing and would make a great project to bring in your case for holiday crochet, or for when you want a simple crochet project when relaxing in the garden. Nothing complicated about this crochet pattern – just basic stitches, so you can relax and crochet.
The Lilla Shawl is a small, lightweight shawl that’s perfect for Spring and Summer. This easy triangle shawl is a relaxing crochet pattern with a simple repeat to remember. Beginners and seasoned crocheters alike will enjoy creating the Lilla Shawl.
Sunset Peaks Crochet Shawl
Named Sunset Peaks, this crochet shawl pattern looks a little complicated, but it’s actually very easy and only uses a couple of basic crochet stitches. The raised ridges form little textured ‘peaks’ to highlight the colour changes, so you can guess how the pattern name came about.
Via My Poppet
This crochet shawl pattern should only take about two to three hours to make, and you can modify how long or wide you want it to be. Choose a medium to light yarn so you can feel easy and breezy when donning your shawl.
Crochet Luna Shawl
This easy crochet pattern uses simple double crochet stitches and one-of-a-kind hand-dyed yarn to make a stunning shawl or triangle scarf. This pattern is easy enough for beginners who are learning how to crochet and can easily be made in any size.
Via Left In Knots
Lake Sunset Shawl
This shawl is a no-brainer. After several rows, you will be making it automatically, without any help from the pattern. It definitely speeds up the time spent on making it, but still – 1,000 meters cake is not so quick to eat up! This shawl is big enough to cover your whole upper body, and wraps just beautifully!
Stormy Sky Shawl
Stormy Sky is a lightweight, asymmetrical shawl, it’s dynamic and modern. Crocheted from the corner in the shape of a skewed triangle, it makes a great and fast project for that one very special skein of yarn. Alternation of sections creates nice texture and is rather easy to memorize. Tassels can be added to make corners look more polished.
Via Life Is Cozy
Lace Shell Stitch Shawl
This Lace Shell Stitch Shawl is a very easy rectangle shawl wrap with a flower button front. Crocheted with elegant lace shell stitch! Only one row repeat, perfect for a beginner.
Via How To Makes
What You Love Shawl
The What You Love Shawl is crocheted from the center out in a triangle shape that expands as you add more rows. It uses a mix of stitches to create a cozy and stylish accessory you will be proud to wear everywhere.
The Wrap Me in Sunshine Shawl
The Wrap Me in Sunshine Shawl is a free crochet pattern for a lovely and elegant wrap! The shawl is worked from the inside out. You first work the inside square and then add the “wings” to each side of the middle square. This is easy to do yet it creates a wonderfully unique look!
The Amore Shawl
This lace shawl features a repetitive and easily memorized lace stitch pattern—which by the way resembles hearts! If it looks too hard, don’t worry. The stitches used are mainly double crochet, chains, and slip stitches!
Crochet Caron Big Cakes Moss Stitch Shawl
The pattern is a repetition. You can make this shawl as big as you want! Or you can keep the triangle small and use it for a granny square project.
The Fiddlehead Shawl is a gorgeous and fresh wrap that can be worn in all four seasons. Alternating v-stitches and puff stitches create fabulous texture and is easy pie to work up.
Via Fiber Flux Blog
Introducing Nightfall – a quick and easy crochet shawl pattern. The shawl is light and airy. Inspired by Bohemian Festival style with a simple fringing adding the finishing touch. The pattern is very versatile and suitable for a confident beginner.
If you made it through the list then I’m sure you’re set to get started on one of these simple crochet patterns for shawls! No matter what you’re looking for these patterns will allow you to learn, grow and express yourself!
Have fun creating your very own shawls, or get to work on gifts for the holidays! Whatever you do, you’re going to enjoy doing it!
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