Easy Sideways Crochet Triangle Shawl

Wrap yourself in elegance with this light and lacy crochet triangle shawl. Perfect for beginners, this fast and simple project looks great in a variety of bold spring hues.

Light and airy, this crochet triangle shawl is perfect for a light coverup!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 30” deep by 58” across

Gauge: 11 dc =4” in pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Schoppel Zauberball (75% merino wool, 25% nylon; 459 yards [420 meters]/100 grams): #2137 (1 ball)
Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook
Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

Shawl is worked sideways, increasing every row, until the depth of the triangle has been formed, and then additional rows widen the shawl. Border is then added on all three sides.

Pattern

Ch 5, join with a sl st to form a loop.
Row 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch-2 sp, now and throughout), (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in loop. (5 dc)
Row 2: Ch 5, turn; (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, dc in last ch-2 sp. (6 dc)
Row 3: Ch 5, turn; (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, sk next 3 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in last ch-2 sp. (9 dc)
Row 4: Ch 5, turn; (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, sk next 4 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, sk next 3 dc, dc in last ch-2 sp. (10 dc)
Row 5: Ch 5, turn; sk first dc, * (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in ea ch-2 sp across. (3 dc inc)
Row 6: Ch 5, turn; (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, sk next 4 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in ea ch-2 sp across until last ch-2 sp, dc in last ch-2 sp. (1 dc inc)
Rows 7-46: Rep rows 5 and 6. (94 dc)
Row 47: Ch 5 turn; sk first dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, * sk next 4 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in ea ch-2 sp across until last ch-2 sp, dc in last ch-2 sp. (94 dc)
Rows 48-52: Rep row 47. Do not fasten off. (94 dc)

Border (Worked In the Round Around All 3 Sides of Shawl)

Rnd 1: Ch 5 turn; sk first dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in first ch-2 sp, [sk next 4 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp] across until last ch-2 sp, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in last ch-2 sp. Turn shawl sideways, working along sides of dc, [sk next dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc] across second side of shawl, working final rep in beg ch-5 from first row of shawl. Turn shawl sideways, working along sides of dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, [sk next dc, (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc] across last side of shawl, sk last dc, join with a sl st to first dc. (305 dc)
Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends. Block lightly.

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