Have you been looking for a free crochet shawl pattern?
If you have then this free crochet triangle shawl pattern is for you! I designed this crochet shawl pattern with a beautiful bobble stitch edging to add some flare! This is an easy, meditative beginner friendly crochet pattern! I love creating crochet triangle shawls that can also double as scarves because I always need fashion options!
Design Story and Inspiration
I just love cotton yarns and especially this Comfy Cotton Blend! It is so soft and feels amazing on your skin! So when I wanted to design a new free crochet shawl pattern I really wanted it to feel like it was hugging you! By making the main body of this crochet triangle shawl with half double crochet and chain spaces the fiber became light and flowy. However, I countered that lightness with a crochet bobble stitch for the spine and edging! That helped to give this modern crochet pattern the added weight it needed to give you a good hug.
About the Yarn!
Did you know I love cotton? By now you have probably figured that out…sorry but I just had to say it again! It’s clear why Lion Brand’s Comfy Cotton is a fan favorite and you see it used so much by makers. It comes in a beautiful color pallet of solids and multi-color and you get a good amount of yardage per cake, 392 yards! This cotton blend is a category 3 dk weight yarn, which I feel seems to be becoming more of the standard than worsted weight lately! I love that dk weight yarns work up pretty quick compared to a worsted but the material you can create with a dk is just so much more luxurious!
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Size 5.50 mm crochet hook
#3 DK wt. 784 yds or
2 Skeins of Lion Brand Comfy Cotton
You know I am going to say to check your gauge right? I cut it close with this one…you should use every last bit of your two skeins of comfy cotton! Watch out, those crochet bobble stitches for the edging are some real yarn eaters in this triangle shawl! So check your gauge which for this free crochet shawl pattern is 15 sts X 10 rows in hdc, ch 1 is 4” x 4”!
Stitch Descriptions and Abbreviations
- Chain Stitch – ch / Slip Stitch – Sl St / Stitch(es) – st(s) / Half Double Crochet– hdc / Double Crochet – dc
- Bobble Stitch – bo – Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (2 loops on hook) *yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops (3 loops on hook) repeat from * two more times to have 5 loops on hook, yarn over, and draw through all loops on hook. Continue to next stitch.
- One Size– 39” spine x 58” across
- * Designates a repeat.
- Ch 3 to create point does not count as stitch.
- Ch 2 does not count as a stitch.
- Skill Level: Easy Intermediate
How to Crochet a Shawl Pattern
Ch 4, 10 dc in the 4th chain from the hook.
[10 total sts] dc sts only.
Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, ch 3, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in last st.
[12 total stitches] hdc sts here and remainder of pattern.
Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each next st to ch-3 sp, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) in ch-3 sp, hdc across to last st, 2 hdc in last st.
[18 total sts]
Rows 4 – 6
Repeat Row 3, increasing each row by 6 sts.
[24, 30, 36 total sts]
Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *ch 1, sk 1, 1 hdc in next st, repeat from * to next to last st before center, hdc in last st before center, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) in center ch-3 sp, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, repeat from * until 2 sts remain, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in last st.
[42 total sts]
Row 8 Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 bo in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, 1 hdc in ch-1, *ch 1, sk 1, 1 hdc in next st, repeat from * to last 2 sts before center, 1 hdc in last st before center, 1 bo (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) in ch-3 sp, 1 bo, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, repeat from * to last ch-1 sp, 1 hdc in next 2 hdc sts, 1 bo, 2 hdc in last st.[48 total sts]
Rows 9 – 52
Repeat Rows 7 and 8 increasing each row by 6 sts.
Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, hdc to ch-3 sp, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) in ch-3 sp, hdc to last st, 2 hdc in last st.
[318 total sts]
Row 54 – crochet edging
Ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, *1 bo in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, repeat from * until 1 st before center, 1 bo in last st before center, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) in ch-3 sp, repeat from * until 2 sts remain, 1 bo in next st, 2 hdc in last st.
Finish off and weave in all ends!
Now that you are done and you have tried on your new Comfy Crochet Shawl do you feel how the bobble stitch crochet edging makes it give you a hugging feeling?