Simple V-stitch Shawl

Do you love simple shawls as much as I do? Great, because this crescent shawl is extremely easy and fast to make! With 2 balls of Scarfie yarn and hook size 10mm this shawl works up very fast. All you need to know is how to make chains and double crochet stitches. It’s worked in one piece from side to side with increases and decreases on one side. It’s one size fits most: below you can see some pictures of my lovely granny modeling the shawl!

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Simple V-stitch Shawl

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Simple Scarfie Shawl made with lionbrand scarfie yarn

About the design

After the big success of my other Scarfie patterns, I decided to continue working on different types of garments and accessories using this yarn. All patterns use the same yarn, same stitch and same simplicity for beginners. And the best thing: they all work up extremely fast!

This shawl has a crescent shape and is worked from side to side. We will start with increasing on one side of the shawl, followed by a few rows without increases, and finally decrease on that same side. All you need to know is how to make chains and double crochet stitches.

Simple V-stitch shawl with crescent shape - a free crochet pattern made with Lionbrand Scarfie yarn

Simple V-stitch crescent shawl made with Lionbrand scarfie yarn

About the yarn

For this shawl I used Lionbrand Scarfie yarn. Scarfie is a soft wool blend yarn with unique self-striping ombré effect. It beautifully shades from one color to the next and works up fast. It’s perfect for making warm garments and accessoires.

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Crescent shawl pattern

Materials

– 2 skeins of Lion brand Scarfie color Taupe/Charcoal – 200 (Weight 5/bulky | 312 yds/5.3oz | 285m/150g)
or: 400m / 210g

– Crochet hook 10 mm (US N/P 15)

– Tapestry needle

– Scissors

– Stitch markers

Finished size

Height: 56 cm / 22″
Width: 216 cm / 85”

Gauge

3 ch-sp x 4 rows equal 10 cm / 4”

Stitches & abbreviations (US terms)

– st: stitch
– ch: chain
– dc: double crochet
– v-st: 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc in same st

Notes

– This pattern is written in US terminology

– Shawl is worked sideways from point to point

– We turn our work at the end of reach row

– First 3 chains do not count as a stitch

– It is helpful to use a stitch marker to easily see where to make increases / decreases

Video

Below you can find a video of this crochet shawl tutorial

Click here to watch the video on YouTube

Pattern

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With hook size 10 mm, ch 4

Row 1:
1 v-st in 4th ch from hook, turn (1 v-st)

Row 2:
Ch 3, 2 v-st in ch-sp, turn (2 v-st)

Row 3:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (2 v-st)

Row 4:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 2 v-st in last st, turn (3 v-st)

Row 5 – 28:
Repeat row 3 & 4 (15 v-st)

Row 29 – 31:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (15 v-st)

Row 32:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 2 v-st in last st, turn (16 v-st)

Row 33 – 35:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (16 v-st)

Row 36:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 2 v-st in last st, turn (17 v-st)

Centre part

Row 37 – 47:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (17 v-st)

Decreasing part

Row 48:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 1 dc in last ch-sp, turn (16 v-st)

Row 49 – 51:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (16 v-st)

Row 52:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 1 dc in last ch-sp, turn (15 v-st)

Row 53 – 55:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (15 v-st)

Row 56:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp to last, 1 dc in last ch-sp, turn (14 v-st)

Row 57:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in each ch-sp, turn (14 v-st)

Row 58 – 81:
Repeat row 56 & 57 (2 v-st)

Row 82:
Ch 3, 1 v-st in 1st ch-sp, 1 dc in 2nd ch-sp (1 v-st)

Row 83:
Ch 3, 1 dc in last ch-sp

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Stitch count

The table below shows the amount of v-stitches you should have at the end of each row. Note: counting does not include first 3 turning chains.

Stitch count for this pattern

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If you are going to make this crescent shawl, please tag me @wilmawestenberg on Instagram and add this pattern to your Ravelry queue. I would love to see what colors you used and feature some of your pictures!

Questions?

If you have any questions about this pattern or any of my other patterns, feel free to join my Facebook Group. I created this group for you to share pictures/ progress, ask questions and to help each other out.


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    Gale A Schmidt
    1 April 2020 at 5:45 pm

    I’m teaching myself to crochet. Your patterns are great to follow and look great!

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    Jackie
    14 March 2020 at 4:02 am

    I too am plus size, and am very interested in Julie’s question. It would seem to make sense that you could add more rows to the center section to increase length. Has anybody out there tried this? I am going to attempt it, because I would love to make this graceful shawl. And, Wilma, your Granny does look like such a cutie -pie!

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    Julie
    6 March 2020 at 6:26 pm

    This is a lovely pattern. I’m plus sized so I was wondering if there’s any reason why I couldn’t add more rows in the center section to make it longer?

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    Harrietta Wright
    25 February 2020 at 9:49 pm

    You are one smart cookie. I love all your designs. God bless you in your endeavor!

  • Reply
    Vikki
    19 February 2020 at 2:59 pm

    I like your new shawl ! Looks like a nice quick design, and shows off the colors in scarfie.
    I’m anxious to make one.
    Also, your granny is truly lovely; what a great smile she has!
    She’s an excellent model, and you are an excellent designer! Thank you for all you do!

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