This easy going crochet shawl pattern uses colorful sock yarn that is super cheerful to crochet and wear. If that isn’t aweome enough, it folds up neatly, so it’s the perfect little crochet piece to carry everywhere. Use it as either a scarf or shawl, whenever you might need a light layer of warmth. I tend to wear shawls like this around the office- they are just the perfect weight to keep the chill of the air conditioner off while still looking stylish.
Worked up with sock yarn, a large hook and an easy to memorize pattern, you’ll be surprise at how quickly this lacy crochet shawl finishes up. Work on it over the weekend and you’ll have a new wardrobe accessory Monday morning.
Happy-Go-Lacy Crochet Shawl by Red Heart Yarns
SKILL LEVEL: EASY
Shawl measures 18” (45.5 cm) wide and 58” (147.5 cm) long.
Notes: Shawl is worked in two halves. The first half begins at center of shawl and is worked to one end. The second half begins across the opposite side of the foundation chain and is worked to the other end.
- RED HEART® Heart & Sole®: 3 balls 3930 Jellybeans
- Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 2 pattern repeats = 3½” (9 cm); 4 rows = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Note: One pattern repeat consists of one fan and the following treble crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
- ch = chain
- tr = treble (triple) crochet
- () = work directions in parentheses into same stitch
- * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.
First Half Beginning at center of shawl, ch 64 loosely.
Row 1 (right side): (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in 7th ch from hook (first fan made), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch, *skip next 2 ch, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch (fan made), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch; repeat from * across, turn—10 fans.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as first tr), *(2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch-1 space, skip next 2 tr, tr in next tr (between fans); repeat from * across working last tr in top of turning ch, turn. Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 29” (73.5 cm) from beginning, slightly stretched. Fasten off.
Row 1 (right side): With right side facing and working across opposite side of foundation ch, draw up a loop in ch at base of first tr, ch 4 (counts as first tr), *skip next 2 ch, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) in next ch (at base of fan in first half), skip next 2 ch, tr in next ch (at base of tr); repeat from * across—10 fans.
Row 2: Work same as Row 2 of first half.
Repeat Row 2 until second half measures about the same as first half, slightly stretched. Fasten off.
Weave in ends and wet block to finished measurements.
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