32 Free Crochet Shawl Patterns, Crochet Ponchos & More
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I'm sure we can all admit that we've tried a fabulous shawl on in a store and just stared at ourselves in the mirror for 10 minutes, only to put it back on the rack because it was just too pricey. Why do we continuously put ourselves through that pain? Beats me. Luckily, you have an amazing skill in the world of crochet, so you can easily make your own free crochet shawl patterns. That's right, I said free!
Free crochet shawl patterns can be made and worn all year-round. They can be worn under heavy coats or they can be worn over tank tops to complete an outfit. Shawls come in all crochet colors and designs, perfect for showing off your fashion sense. Here you can find all the free crochet shawl patterns you want. You can also find stoles, wraps and even crochet ponchos.
PLUS - check out our video tutorial for how to weave in ends so you can finish off your crochet shawls with no loose ends.
Free Crochet Shawl Patterns
The classic crochet shawl never goes out of style because it will be eternally useful and just as versatile. Shawls are a great way to dress a casual outfit up, but they can also add that incredible drama to an already elegant dress. With different crochet stitches and endless color variations, the patterns here have something for everyone—including brides-to-be!
- Vintage Lace Popcorn Shawl
Channel your favorite classic movie star with this vintage dream. Inspired by the timeless looks of old Hollywood glamour, this particular piece is an easy crochet pattern to work up with lovely lace yarn.
- Convertible Shell Shawl
This is definitely not your average crochet shawl pattern - it's unique because you can wear it a number of different ways. This pretty crochet pattern can be worn as a normal crochet shawl, a poncho, a shrug, or any other way you want.
- Angel Wings Shawl Pattern
Here's a decorative and wearable shawl that can be created by following this easy crochet pattern. This Angel Wings Shawl Pattern is a wonderful DIY clothing design that is perfect for the holiday season or just when it starts to get cold outside.
- Oversized Crochet Shawl
This large crochet shawl measures approximately 80 inches wide by 40 inches deep including the border. A basic fringe works well for a border, but feel free to crochet any border of your choice (or none at all).
- Purple Serenity Shawl
This Purple Serenity Shawl is super easy to work up and creates a perfect triangular pattern. Use only one and a half skeins of yarn in a v-stitch pattern, and your crochet shawl is ready to wear.
- Daisy Fields Shawl
This Daisy Fields Shawl is the first of many to come in my latest collection, the Daisy Fields Collection! Super cute way to keep your shoulders covered for any event!
- Silky Panda Crochet Shawl
The Silky Panda Crochet Shawl is named for the super soft and silky Panda Pearl Yarn that it’s made from. It’s a semi-circle wrap made in 3 colors, so there is no need to clip the yarn from row to row.
- Golden Shimmer Shawl
Everyone needs to feel like royalty at some point, so add some gilded glamour to your style with this Golden Shimmer Shawl. This easy crochet shawl has a soft glitter that will catch the light perfectly—not too overpowering to be gaudy, but just enough to still make a statement.
- Parisian Hug Wrap Shawl
Try a more sophisticated look with this delightfully elegant Paris Shawl and treat your life as a Fashion Week runway. This crochet shawl pattern features a fringe detail to give it a more dressed up look, but this crochet design can complete any outfit with ease.
- Alyssa's Shawl
Alyssa's Shawl is just what you need to wear at night in the summer to keep you warm. This crochet shawl uses a simple pattern to create a decorative design.
- Madeleine's Vintage Shawl
This crochet vintage shawl is great for any age. It is light-weight and delicate, so it works perfectly with fancy dresses, but it can also be thrown over a basic tank and jeans. The crochet lace design is only made that much more gorgeous with the fluttery crochet edging, giving this shawl pattern some texture.
- Sugar Plum Shawl
The Sugar Plum Shawl is the perfect accessory for the winter months. It's both delicate and cozy to wear, and it's quick to work up. Instructions are included for both a regular sized shawl and a smaller "shawlette," so you can be sure it will fit you just right.
- Sweet and Simple Shawl
This free easy crochet pattern is great for those who are just beginning to crochet. Make a Sweet and Simple Shawl for yourself and you're sure to stay warm and stylish year-round. This crochet shawl pattern measures 24 inches wide by 60 inches long, although it's designed to accommodate whatever length you want.
- Beautiful Bridal Shawl
Add a homemade touch to your special day with this Beautiful Bridal Shawl. Use Aunt Lydia's Crochet Thread from Red Heart to complete this free crochet shawl pattern. It can be made in ivory or white for the bride, or in any color for a bridesmaid or maid-of-honor. Bamboo thread gives this crochet design beautiful drape and a nice silky sheen.
- Bright Flower Lattice Shawl
If you're looking to spice up your spring wardrobe then now is the time to work up this Bright Flower Lattice Shawl. Using a brilliant variegated yarn and different crochet stitches you can have this crochet shawl in time for spring. This shawl can be made for all sizes from children to adults, but more yarn is required for adults.
- Downton Abbey Dowager Shawl
If you're addicted to the show on PBS, you'll be just as obsessed with the Downton Abbey Dowager Shawl. Premier Yarns has come out with a whole line of yarn inspired by Downton Abbey. This crochet shawl is made from Downton Abbey Lady Sybil yarn, which is a lovely gray hue and is a fine weight yarn, and you just need an F crochet hook to work it up.
Stoles and Crochet Ponchos
Crochet poncho patterns are ideal because you can just toss them on over your head and go, but that doesn't mean they don't pay attention to style. The designs on these patterns range from seriously chic to fun summer crochet patterns.
- Rainbow Lace Crochet Poncho
The Rainbow Lace Crochet Poncho has such an open and airy feel to it, thanks to the crochet lace pattern. It is an easy crochet pattern that can be made in many different sizes, so this piece would work for anyone.
- Boho Poncho
Fall is right around the corner, and with it comes poncho season. Crochet ponchos, like this stunning Boho Poncho, are a great way to add some quick style and warmth to your outfit. Quick to work up and easy to follow, this crochet pattern can be made in any color - or use self-striping yarn, as in the photo, for a seamless and colorful design. With no armholes to work up and complicate things, this easy pattern is a breeze. Add some flirty fringe at the ends to complete your boho masterpiece.
- A Soft Comfy Poncho for Fall
It's the perfect time to make a Soft Comfy Poncho for Fall. Use this free crochet pattern from Berta Gilholm. She uses a Gala yarn in an Olive/Yellow color and the basic crochet stitches; this is an easy to intermediate crochet pattern.
- Fashionable Poncho
This is an easy crochet pattern that will make you so stylish and fashionable. You can wear this little ponchini one of two ways.
- Feather Stole
Light and airy, this delicate lace stole is truly a wonder to behold. This free crochet pattern, worked up in a beautiful cherry color, is an easy shawl that you're sure to treasure again and again. A dainty lace pattern repeat makes up the majority of the shawl and makes it a perfect piece to layer over a fancy dress or a delicate tank top.
- Queen Elizabeth Poncho
This crochet poncho pattern was made for a queen. Worked up in a royal red yarn, this poncho is sure to make anyone look like they belong atop a throne. Crocheted with an asymmetrical hem, the Queen Elizabeth Poncho is designed to flatter any body type.
- Cozy Cowl Poncho
Use Lion Brand variegated yarn to work up this easy crochet poncho pattern - choose your shade and work up your own work of art that weaves in and out of various color hues. Bulky yarn makes this a quick crochet pattern to work up. This crochet poncho pattern is available in one size only and measures about 22 inches by 25 inches.
- Pretty Purple Poncho
The granny stitch is used to crochet this free poncho pattern. If you're familiar with the granny stitch, you'll be able to work up this design in no time. This particular pattern is written for 3-5 year old children, but can be easily adjusted if you'd like to make an adult version for yourself.
Wraps just make you feel good; there is something about pulling one around your shoulders and snuggling down into them. There are some particularly elegant ones in this collection, so be sure to check them all out.
- Motif Wrap
This Motif Wrap is for experienced crocheters, but the work will definitely pay off with this stylish wrap. This wrap can complete any outfit, and it can even work as a light jacket in the fall.
- Chevron Lace Wrap
This Chevron Lace Wrap is no doubt going to get you compliments every time you wear it. It's that perfect crochet pattern that will keep you warm on those chilly nights and complete that outfit on your night out. It can be worn as a wrap, shawl or scarf, just follow the crochet instructions.
- The Best Ruffle Wrap
This free crochet pattern from Premier Yarns really is The Best Ruffle Wrap you can find. Cocoon yourself in warmth and comfort no matter if you're holed inside to avoid the blizzard or taking a refreshing walk with just the right amount of chill.
- Monday Blues Shawl
The shawl crochet pattern has an understated triangle shape, and it can actually double as a crochet scarf because it is so versatile. The wave styling looks great with these blue colors, and the mix of dark and light creates a perception of depth that really sets this easy crochet shawl apart.
- Flora Wrap/ Shawl
Wrap yourself in this light and lacy shawl, perfect for spring or fall! The beautiful texture in this pattern reminds of flower petals and it pairs beautifully with the self striping yarn. The Flora Wrap is worked in rows back and forth in two parts. You will begin by working one half of the wrap, then start the other half by working on the opposite site of foundation chain.
- Sequins Crochet Wrap
Casual glam wrap for cool nights.
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