Comforting Hug Prayer Shawl
The Comforting Hug Prayer Shawl is just what everyone needs when they are going through a hard time. This cozy crochet shawl will wrap around your shoulders and provide endless hours of comfort. It's an intermediate crochet pattern that is worked up using one jumbo skein of worsted weight yarn. Prayer shawls are always a great way to show someone that you care. Work up this free crochet prayer pattern today for someone you know that's going through a difficult time.
This shawl is worked from the center out on both sides of beginning ch.
Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeRows 1 and 2 = 14” wide x 2” at shell points.
Finished SizeShawl measures 15” x 55”
- RED HEART® “Super Saver®” Jumbo: 1 skein 313 Aran
- Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]
- Yarn needle
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Dc in 6th ch from hook (counts as first Vst), * ch 2, skip next 5 ch, ([dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) all in next ch, ch 2, skip next 5 ch, Vst in next ch; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), dc in first ch-1 space, * skip next ch-2 space, [shell in next ch-2 space] 3 times, skip next ch-2 space, Vst in next ch-1 space of next Vst; repeat from * across working last Vst in ch-4 space; turn.
Row 3: Ch 4, dc in ch-1 space of first Vst, * ch 2, skip next shell, ([dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) all in first dc of next shell, ch 2, Vst in ch-1 space of next Vst; repeat from * across working last Vst in ch-4 space; turn.
Rows 4-36: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 sixteen more times, then Row 2 again. Fasten off.
Turn to work across remaining loops of beginning ch.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): With wrong side facing, join yarn in first ch; ch 4, dc in same ch, * ch 2, skip next 5 ch, ([dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) all in next ch, ch 2, skip next 5 ch, Vst in next ch; repeat from * across; turn.
Rows 2-36: Repeat Rows 2-36 same as for First Half but do NOT fasten off at end of Row 36.
With right side still facing, ch 1, sc over end of last row, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all over end of next row; repeat from * across.
With right side facing, attach yarn on opposite side and repeat Edging. Weave in ends.
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