Crochet Shawl Description: A crochet shawl is a versatile and stylish accessory that can be worn in various ways to complement your outfit. It’s a triangular or rectangular piece of fabric that drapes over the shoulders and back, providing warmth and adding a touch of elegance to your look. Crochet shawls come in a wide range of designs, stitches, and yarns, making them suitable for different occasions and personal styles.

Free Crochet Shawl Pattern: Simple Triangle Shawl


  • Worsted weight yarn (about 400-600 yards)
  • Crochet hook (size H/5.0mm or size needed to achieve desired drape)
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends


  • ch: chain
  • dc: double crochet
  • st: stitch
  • sk: skip
  • sp: space


Note: This pattern uses a basic stitch pattern. Feel free to experiment with different stitches and colors to make it your own.

Shawl Body:

  1. Start with a ch 4.
  2. In the 4th ch from the hook, work 2 dc. Ch 2, then work 3 more dc in the same ch. You’ve created the starting corner.
  3. Ch 2, turn. Work 2 dc in the first st (the same st as ch-2 space). Ch 2, then work 3 dc in the ch-2 space of the previous row.
  4. Repeat step 3 until your shawl reaches the desired width. Each row will have one more dc cluster than the previous row.
  5. Once your shawl is wide enough, do not ch 2 after the last dc cluster of a row. Simply turn your work.

Shawl Edging:

  1. Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), work 2 dc in the first st. This creates a corner.
  2. Work 3 dc in each ch-2 space across the row until you reach the last ch-2 space. In the last ch-2 space, work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc to create the corner.
  3. Ch 3, turn. Work 2 dc in the first st. Work 3 dc in each ch-2 space across the row until the last ch-2 space. In the last ch-2 space, work 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc.
  4. Repeat step 3 for a few more rows to create a decorative edge.


  1. Fasten off and weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle.

Note: You can customize the size of your shawl by repeating the rows in the body section or adjusting the number of stitches worked in each row.

Remember, this is a basic pattern to get you started. You can explore different stitch patterns, yarn types, and colors to create unique crochet shawls that suit your style and preferences. Happy crocheting!