If you like crochet shawl patterns then you are at the right place. This is simple crochet rectangle shawl pattern that can be described in so many ways.
It’ll fit in with many different styles. Make one to wear while attending a wedding. Make one to wear as a scarf with a casual top. A shawl for everyday wear or for a fancy gathering.
This simple crochet rectangle shawl really is an easy pattern to crochet. With just a 1 row repeat it can easily be made while watching tv.
It incorporates 2 sections on each end that are lace and a solid stitch pattern in the center. But, the solid stitch can still be a little lacy as it is a taller stitch.
The lacy stitch used in this wrap is called the Y-Stitch. It is a go-to crochet stitch for Summer crochet patterns. Find a full tutorial here all about the Y-Stitch!
The other main stitch used throughout this crochet wrap is the treble crochet. The treble crochet stitch is even used to create part of the Y-stitch. It is a nice tall stitch.
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The yarn used for this crochet shawl pattern is Lion Brand Summer Nights. This yarn is a weight #1 fine fingering yarn. It is held double stranded for this pattern.
Yarn substituting: This specific yarn held together would equal a single strand of a sport weight #2 yarn. A single strand of a DK weight #3 yarn can also work well for this pattern.
Now, lets get started on this simple crochet rectangle shawl pattern!
- Yarn: 1,365 yards of #1 Superfine Fingering (2 strands held together) – Lion Brand Summer Nights Bonus Bundle or suitable substitutes of 2 strands held together of #1 weight yarn or single strand of #2 weight yarn; more yardage may be needed if you work more rows than stated.
- Hook: US Size (G/6) 4.0 mm crochet hook
- Other Tools: Yarn needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers (optional), blocking materials if you choose to block your shawl
- 64 x 16.5” unblocked
- 16 sts x 6 rows in tr = 4”/10 cm
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- ch – chain
- sp – space
- sk – skip
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- dc – double crochet
- tr – treble crochet
- Special Stitch: Y-Stitch (Y-st) = (tr in indicated st, ch 1, dc in bottom 2 vertical bars of tr st) – TUTORIAL HERE
- Beginning chain 4 counts as a stitch throughout.
- This is worked holding 2 strands together of a #1 superfine fingering weight yarn. A substitute would be a single strand of #2 sport weight yarn but this shawl can be made using a weight #3 yarn and corresponding hook size as well.
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Helpful notes from testers:
- Occasionally count the treble crochet stitches between the Y-stitches to make sure you are staying on track and not missing or adding stitches along the way.
- A stitch marker can be added to the first and the last treble crochet stitch in the center section between the Y-stitches.
Ch 81. (Adjust width of this shawl by adjusting the starting chain number from what is stated in the pattern. Chain more or less than 81 – no multiple required for starting chain.)
Row 1: Y-st in 6th ch from hook, (sk 2, Y-st in next) 5 times, sk 1, tr in next 40 or across until 18 chs remains, sk 1, Y-st in next, (sk 2, Y-st in next) 5 times, sk 1, tr in last, turn – 12 Y-sts, 42 tr sts.
When the pattern states to work in a Y-st from the previous row you will work in the ch-1 space of that Y-st.
Row 2: Ch 4, Y-st in next 6 Y-sts, tr in each st across until you reach the next Y-st, Y-st in next 6 Y-sts, tr in last, turn – 12 Y-sts, 42 tr sts.
Rows 3-89 or until desired length: Repeat Row 2.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Wet block shawl if desired.
I hope you enjoyed this pattern! It really is such a great summery crochet shawl. Leave a comment and let me know if you’ve ever used the Y-stitch before in a pattern!
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