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Love Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern

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In this post, you will see the Love Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern.

This shawl is designed with comfort and everyday wear in mind.

The simple construction and details allow this design to be created in many different fibers and colors sure to fit your own personal style.

This a beautiful crochet accessory to add to your wardrobe. 

Made with lightweight yarn this is a beautiful shawl for the warmer weather.

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Love Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern

What Is A Triangle Shawl?

  • A triangle shawl is a type of shawl or wrap that is shaped like a triangle. 
  • Triangle shawls can be knitted or crocheted, and they are popular for their versatility, as they can be worn in various ways.
  • The construction of a triangle shawl allows it to drape over the shoulders and back, providing warmth, comfort, and a stylish accessory.  
  • The point of the triangle can be worn in the front, allowing the ends to drape over the shoulders, or it can be worn in the back for a different look. 
  • The versatility and timeless appeal of triangle shawls make them a popular choice among makers. 
  • They offer both functionality and the opportunity to showcase creativity and craftsmanship, making them a beloved project for many.
  • A shawl with a triangle shape is created either with a top-down or bottom-up construction.
  • This normally starts off by chaining a few stitches and ends with many stitches.
  • This shape is one of the simplest of all shawls and is easily worn in a few different ways.
triangle shawl crochet pattern

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Crochet Lessons

Take a look at the crochet lessons for tutorial posts with step by step photos and instructions and video tutorials perfect for newer crocheters. 

Tutorials include how to hold a crochet hook, how to create a chain, and how to crochet the basic crochet stitches like single crochet stitches (how to single crochet (SC)), double crochet stitches (how to double crochet (dc) for beginners), and treble crochet stitches (how to treble crochet (tr)). 

Variegated yarn crochet shawl

The Stitch Pattern Used In This Design

This triangle shawl design is created in a repeat pattern of double crochet and half double crochet.

The pattern is worked until you have your desired size.

The shawl is crocheted from the top down.

Related Post: 17 Free Knitting Patterns To Make With Variegated Yarn

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This shawl pattern is great for beginners.

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Notes

This shawl is a triangle shawl crocheted from the top down.

Alternating rows create the double crochet and half double crochet stitch pattern.

This is a light and airy crochet shawl.

Video Tutorial

You can view a video tutorial showing you how to start the shawl on my YouTube channel here.

Copyright Info

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  • You may sell items produced using this pattern.
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Skill Level – Basic (Beginner)

Gauge

  • 18 hdc sts / 12 rows in 10x10cm/4×4 inches. (In pattern)
  • Gauge doesn’t matter much for this project.

Measurements / Sizes

  • Length (laying flat and not stretched out) = 34 inches/86 cm
  • Width tip to tip (wingspan laying flat and not stretched out) = 70 inches/177 cm
  • One size
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The supplies you need

Yarn

Hook

Notions

Tassels

Love yarn from Martin's Lab

Abbreviations

This pattern is written in US crochet terms.

  • CH – Chain
  • Cont – Continue
  • DC – Double crochet
  • HDC – Half double crochet
  • Patt – Pattern
  • Rep – Repeat
  • RS – Right side
  • SP – Space
  • SS – Slip stitch
  • St(s) – Stitch(es)
  • WS – Wrong side
Love crochet shawl

Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern

Please note – Make the 3 tassels before starting the shawl, so you don’t run out of yarn later.

ch 10.

  • Row 1: 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of the next 2 ch. (2hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in next ch. 1 hdc in each of next 2 ch. 2 hdc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 4. 2 dc in the first st, ch 1. *Skip the next st, dc in the next st, ch 1 – rep from * to the middle V – ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in the ch-2 sp. *Skip the next st, dc in the next st, ch 1 – rep from * to the last st, 3 dc in last st, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 2, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each st to the ch-2 sp (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) all in the ch-2 sp. 1 hdc in each st to the last st, 2 hdc in last st, turn.

Rep rows 2 and 3 until your shawl reaches this size (or you run out of yarn):

  • Length (laying flat and not stretched out) = 34 inches/ 86 cm
  • Width tip to tip (laying flat and not stretched out) = 70 inches/ 177 cm

You can make it smaller or larger depending on your preferences, you can keep repeating rows 2 and 3 until you get your desired size.

Finish by doing an SS into the last ch, secure the yarn, leaving a small length of around 4 inches, and cut.

You can then weave in the loose ends.

*Please note if you make it smaller you may need less yarn and larger you will need more yarn.

crochet shawl with tassels

Finishing and Blocking

You may wish to block your shawl, you can do that as follows:

Make sure all ends are woven in using a tapestry needle or method of choice.

Gently block by filling a sink or water basin with lukewarm water, and add a small amount of rinse less wool wash.

Place the items in the water and gently massage out any air bubbles.

Drain water, gently squeezing out any excess water from the item, then roll in a towel, and stomp on the towel roll to remove any more excess water.

Lay the item out on a towel to approx. finished wingspan measurements and allow to dry completely.

Blocking Tutorial

If you want to learn more about blocking, you can view this blog post here –Blocking Knits – How To Block Knitting Guide

crochet shawl detail

How Should A Triangle Shawl Fit?

A simple triangle shawl should fit in a way that allows it to drape nicely over the shoulders and back, providing both comfort and an attractive appearance.

Here are some general guidelines for how a triangle shawl should fit:

  1. Width: The width of the shawl, from one end to the other, should be sufficient to cover the width of your shoulders and upper back comfortably. It should be wide enough to wrap around your shoulders without feeling too tight or restrictive.
  2. Length: The length of the shawl, from the center point to the edges, will vary depending on personal preference and the desired style. It can range from a shorter length that falls just below the shoulders to a longer length that extends down to the mid-back or even further. Ultimately, the length should be chosen based on the look you want to achieve and how much coverage you desire.
  3. Draping: When worn, the shawl should drape smoothly and gracefully over the shoulders and back. It should not bunch up or pull tightly at any point. The fabric should have enough weight and drape to create an elegant flow without feeling overly heavy.
  4. Comfort: The shawl should feel comfortable to wear for extended periods. It should not be too tight or constricting, nor should it be so loose that it constantly slips off. It’s important to choose a size and fabric that feels pleasant against your skin and allows you to move freely.

Remember that personal preferences and body shapes can vary, so it’s essential to try on or adjust the shawl as needed to achieve the desired fit.

Some individuals prefer a snugger fit, while others like a looser, more relaxed style. 

Ultimately, the goal is to find a fit that makes you feel comfortable and confident while wearing the triangle shawl. 

What Is The Average Size Of A Crochet Triangle Shawl?    

The average size of a simple crochet triangle shawl can vary depending on personal preference, style, and intended use.

However, there are some common dimensions that can provide a starting point for creating a standard-sized triangle shawl. 

Here are a few general guidelines:

  1. Width: The width of a triangle shawl, from one end to the other, can range from approximately 50 to 75 inches (127 to 190 cm). This measurement is taken along the longest edge of the triangle.
  2. Length: The length of a triangle shawl, from the center point to the edges, can vary between 25 to 40 inches (64 to 102 cm). This measurement is taken from the center of the longest edge to the point of the triangle.

These measurements are approximate and can be adjusted to suit individual preferences. 

Some people prefer smaller, more compact shawls that provide light coverage, while others prefer larger shawls that can be draped more generously over the shoulders and back.

The size can also be influenced by the intended purpose of the shawl, whether it’s for fashion, warmth, or a combination of both.

What Is The Best Stitch For A Crochet Shawl?    

There are many different stitches that can be used to create a crochet shawl, and the best stitch will depend on various factors, including the desired look, drape, and texture of the shawl.

If you are a beginner crocheter, simple stitches are ideal, if you are more of an experienced crocheter you might want to explore more complicated stitch patterns. 

Here are a few popular stitches commonly used for crochet shawls:

  1. Single Crochet (SC): The single crochet stitch creates a dense and sturdy fabric. It’s great for shawls that require a bit more structure and warmth. However, keep in mind that single crochet stitches can take longer to work up and may not provide as much drape as other stitches.
  2. Double Crochet (DC): The double crochet stitch is a versatile and commonly used stitch for shawls. It works up faster than single crochet and creates a slightly more open and lacy fabric. It provides a good balance of drape and warmth.
  3. Half Double Crochet (HDC): The half double crochet stitch falls between the single crochet and double crochet in terms of height and density. It creates a fabric that is not as dense as single crochet but not as open as double crochet. HDC is a popular choice for shawls as it works up relatively quickly and provides a nice balance of drape and texture.
  4. Shell or Fan Stitches: Shell or fan stitches involve working multiple stitches into the same stitch or space, creating a lace shawl. They are often used in shawl patterns to add texture and visual interest. Examples include the shell stitch, V-stitch, and pineapple stitch.
  5. Filet Crochet: Filet crochet is a technique that involves working with open and filled spaces to create a lace stitch pattern. It’s commonly used for lightweight and delicate shawls with intricate designs.

These are just a few examples, and there are many other stitches and stitch combinations that can be used to create unique and beautiful crochet shawls. 

Consider the desired style, yarn weight, and the effect you want to achieve when choosing the best stitch for your project.

Additionally, experimenting with different stitches can help you discover new and exciting possibilities for your crochet shawls. 

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