Shawls

Crochet shawls are an incredible accessory for any occasion or even to wrap up in on a rainy day. Follow along with Crochet Me as we discuss finishing options, offer advice on the best yarn to use, show you the latest shawl designs, and so much more.

Starry Night Shawl

Starry Night Shawl

Go There Now Inspired by Van Gogh’s painting Starry Night, this shawl begins with shades of light blue at the center back. As it grows, the color transitions into true blue and finally deep midnight purple. The beaded trim mimics the twinkle of stars. Designer Sheryl Thies Yarn Knit Circus Yarns Thrilling Gradient (80% superwash merino, 20% tussah silk; 575 yd…

Crocus Pocus

Crocus Pocus Shawl

Go There Now Wrap yourself in color and texture in this luxurious yarn. The asymmetric shape of the shawl shows off the simple lace and textured stitches. Designer Tian Connaughton Yarn used Cascade Yarns Venezia Sport (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 307 yd [281 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #300 grape juice (MC), 1 skein. Cascade Yarns Venezia Sport Multis (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 307…

Peapod Shawl

Peapod Shawl

Go There Now Modified half double crochet Solomon’s knots worked in the round combine with simple mesh to create this striking, airy shawl. Back-loop and back-bar stitches define the motifs, which feature unusual increases and creative joins. Designer Sue Perez Yarn used Patons Lace Sequin (68% acrylic, 14% polyester, 9% wool, 9% mohair; 344 yd [314 m]/2½ oz [70 g]): #24303737734 turquoise, 3 skeins. Hook U.S.…

Fern Shawl Crochet Pattern

Fern Shawl

Go There Now Tonal yarn brings a leafy stitch pattern to life in this wardrobe essential. Wrap like a scarf on cold days or drape over your shoulders with a spring dress. Designer Melissa Leapman Yarn used Manos del Uruguay Fino (distributed by Fairmount Fibers) (70% extrafi ne merino wool, 30% silk; 490 yd [448 m]/ 3½ oz [100 g]; CYC #1): #407 velvet pincushion…

Mooddrop Shawl

Moondrop Shawl

Go There Now Loops and picot clusters fringed with picot dangles frame this triangular shawl. The tantalizing construction leaves a series of stitches unworked at the end of each loop row, where they await completion on later rows. Bamboo gives the shawl drape and shine. DESIGNER Lori M. Carlson FINISHED SIZE 60″ wide and 40″ deep at center. YARN Patons Silk Bamboo (70% viscose bamboo,…

Snowflake Crochet Scarf

Crochet Gifts I’d Like to Receive

Recently, someone was nice enough to remind me just how many days we had Christmas. I reminded myself not to kill the messenger. I’m even more behind than normal this year. But not to worry, I have plenty of options for crochet gifts. Here are three of my favorites from Love of Crochet Winter 2015.…

Tintern Crochet Shawl from Poetic Crochet

Tintern Shawl

Go There Now Tintern blends structure and refinement in a shawl worked in haloed mohair silk that softens the architectural quality of its stitches. A joy to wear as a shoulder shawl or a dressy scarf, the classic lines and vaulted arches were inspired by the design of cathedrals. The crochet shawl is worked end…

Faerie Queen Shawl from Poetic Crochet

Faerie Queene

Go There Now Faerie Queene was inspired by the small, detailed patterns adorning the elaborate royal fashions of the Elizabethan era. This crochet shawl uses mini-patterns to offer a modern take on Tudor fashion, worked in crisp linen yarn with excellent stitch definition. The inky blue color shown here reminds me of the color of…

Skylark Crochet Shawl from Poetic Crochet

Skylark

Go There Now Skylark features an allover crochet shell and lace pattern with a simple repeat and would be the perfect “something blue” for the bride in your family. As an everyday accessory, this crochet shawl can be worn belted at the waist or wrapped around the neck with the point in front for a…

Jessamine Crochet Shawl from Poetic Crochet

Jessamine Shawlette

Go There Now Jessamine, better known as the fragrant yellow jasmine flower, was the inspiration for this sweet crochet shawlette. Herringbone double crochet adds a subtle texture as the crochet shawl is worked sideways in an arc shape with a simultaneous edging. The cotton/linen yarn softens beautifully with washing and is pretty without being fussy.…