Breezy Crochet Shawl

A light and breezy crochet shawl that’s perfect for spring and summer nights.

Skill Level | Beginner
Finished Size | 31″ wide; 50″ long


About this Pattern

If you’re looking for a lightweight crochet shawl to keep the breeze off your shoulders, you’re in the right place. Our breezy crochet shawl is made up of medium weight yarn that’s incredibly soft.

With this project you’ll get lots of practice with basic increases and how increasing along the side of your project can change the shape, a very useful skill you can incorporate into other projects. For this shawl, we recommend using Shawl In A Ball yarn because you only need a single skein. But the pattern is incredibly versatile so you can pair it with just about any medium weight yarn in your stash.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as a tutorial and written instructions to complete the breezy crochet shawl from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 480 yds; Lion Brand Shawl In A Ball Yarn; (Colorway pictured: Restful Rainbow)
  • 6 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
The Ultimate Guide to Substitute Yarn

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pattern details


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
pattern details


Finished Size

31″ wide; 50″ long


11.75 sts x 8 rows = 4″ in double crochet

With each row of this shawl, your stitch count will increase by one. The increases occur on the same side so one side will fan out while the other remains straight.

Additional Notes: Chain three at beginning of each row counts as a double crochet.

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the pattern

Written Instructions

Row 1: Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hk. 1 dc in next 2 ch. Turn. (3 sts)

Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in same stitch as ch. 1 dc in each st to end of row. Turn. (4 sts)

Row 3: Ch 3. 1 dc in each st to last. 2 dc in last st. (5 sts)

Repeat: Rep rows 2 and 3 until you have a total of 91 sts.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

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