When winter rolls around, I notice a lot of crocheters working on shawls. I’m not sure what it is about the cold weather that bring this on. But I think it’s good for shawls to get the much deserved attention.
I’ve got a new crochet shawl pattern for you, and I know you’re going to love it. This winter crochet shawl is special because it’s made with double crochet and the crochet window stitch.
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.
This shawl wrap is the perfect way to keep warm this winter. And shawls and wraps make excellent gifts. So if someone you know has a winter birthday coming up, consider making them this winter shawl.
You can grab a crochet kit to help you out here. Every kit comes with 2 colors of cascade 220 yarn and a digital pdf pattern. Cascade 220 is 100% worsted weight wool. It’s durable and warm so it’s perfect for this winter shawl.
Winter Shawl Crochet Pattern
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
Yarn: Cascade 220 – 3 skeins silver grey, 1 skein summer sky
Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle
st = stitch
ch = chain
hhdc= herringbone half double crochet
hdc=half double crochet
SPECIAL INFORMATION: Herringbone half double crochet:
Yo, insert hook in indicated st, pull up a loop through st and first loop on hook. Yo again and pull through the last two loops on the hook.
FINISHED SIZE: 70” Wide, 36” long
Gauge: 8 rows x 12 st = 4”
Begin using Silver Gray and make a magic ring
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ring, turn. Pull to tighten. (8 dc)
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in the first st. Dc in each st to ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the ch-2 sp, dc in each st across to last st, 2 dc into the last st, turn. (14 dc)
Rows 3-9: Repeat row 2. (56 dc at the end of row 9)
Row 10: Ch 3, dc in the first st. *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc into next st*, rep between * to dc before to ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the ch-2 sp. Repeat between * across to last 2 sts, ch 1, sk 1 st, 2 dc in last st, turn. (34 dc, 28 ch-1 sp)
Row 11: Ch 3, dc into the first st. Dc in each st and ch-1 sp to ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the ch-2 sp, dc in each st and ch-1 sp across to last st, 2 dc into the last st, turn. (68 dc)
Row 12-14: Repeat row 2. (86 dc at row 14)
Row 15: Ch 3, dc in the first st. Dc in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc into next st*, rep between * to dc before to ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the ch-2 sp. Repeat between * across to last st, 2 dc in last st, turn. (50 dc, 42 ch-1 sps)
Row 16: Ch 3, dc into the first st. Dc in each st and ch-1 sp to ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in the ch-2 sp, dc in each st and ch-1 sp across to last st, 2 dc into the last st, turn. (98 dc)
Rows 17-19: Repeat row 2. (116 at row 19)
Rows 20-39: Repeat rows 10-19 three times. (296 dc at the end of row 39). At end of last row, fasten off.
Row 41: With summer sky, 2 hhdc in the first st, hhdc in each st to the ch-2 sp. (2 hhdc, ch 2, 2 hhdc) in ch-2 sp. Hhdc in each st to last st, making 2 hhdc in the last sp, turn. (302 hhdc)
Rows 42-48: Repeat row 41. (344 hhdc at end of row 48) Break yarn, weave in all ends.
Grab a kit and make this unique shawl pattern for a loved one. You can’t go wrong and you’ll pick up some new skills along the way. This shawl wrap is so easy to construct and fun too. It’s perfect for cold weather thanks to the 100% wool yarn it’s make with. Don’t forget, makeru members get a discount on kits!