This pattern make take 4 skeins of homespun yarn . Add desired fringe. Cast on 57 stitches on size 11 or 13 needles. Rows: 1-8, knit across the row.
Directions: Take out 30 yards of yarn for fringe and set aside. Chain 54 stitches or desired width of shawl . Chain 1, turn, single crochet in each of the stitches to end.
Best Yarn for Shawls Acrylic Yarn . Remember that not all acrylic yarns are created equal. Wool . Aim for a good wool – acrylic blend because 100% wool can be scratchy, and it’s harder to wash because it’s more likely to felt. Bamboo . Bamboo is a breatheable choice for your shawls. Silk . Alpaca . Cashmere . Cotton .
Shawls are typically in 30 to 45 inches wide to 70 to 85 inches long.
When you slip this easy crochet shawl over your shoulders, you’re saying “I’m ready for anything.” Really, though, because this pattern gets you a shawl that you’re going to want to wear everywhere. This pattern should only take about two to three hours to make, and you can modify how long or wide you want it to be.
Straight Needle Shawl Patterns. These straight needle knit shawl patterns are so stylish and so versatile. The hardest part will be deciding which one to knit first! Beginner knitters will love these simple patterns using straight needles .
Round to 146 stitches. That’s your starting chain.
Wrap is a more recent term, and used primarily to describe both shawls and stoles. Effectively it is an interchangeable word that covers any loose outer garment or piece of material that can be wrapped around the upper body.