Explore the world of crochet with the stinning Willow Shawl, an easy and free moss stitch crochet shawl pattern. Perfect for beginners, this customizable shawl offers a meditative journey and endless inspiration.
Set Your Creativity Free with the Willow Shawl
Welcome to my crochet haven, where creativity knows no bounds!
Today, I invite you to experience the fascinating world of the Willow Shawl—a remarkable moss stitch crochet shawl pattern that effortlessly combines simplicity and elegance.
If you’re a beginner looking for an easy crochet shawl pattern that’s also a feast for the eyes, you’ve come to the right place.
Prepare to explore a world of self-expression and artistic discovery with the beginner-friendly Willow Shawl—a mesmerizing moss stitch crochet pattern that allows your creativity to shine.
The Calming Beauty of Moss Stitch
Crocheting the Willow Shawl became my sanctuary—peaceful haven in the midst of everyday chaos.
The repetitive nature of the moss stitch became my meditation, allowing my mind to find solace and my creativity to soar. With each stitch, I felt a sense of calmness washing over me, bringing me into a state of pure bliss.
What’s even better is that the pattern was easy to remember. It became so natural that my crochet sessions felt like a peaceful dance of hooks and yarn.
Exploring the Palette of Possibilities
Now let’s talk about colors. Oh, the possibilities!
The Willow Shawl is like a canvas waiting to be painted, offering endless options to express your unique style. While any color combination works beautifully, I found that using a gradient yarn or a fading palette added an extra touch of magic to the shawl.
My personal favorite was the Scheepjes Woolly Whirl yarn—a true gem in the world of crochet.
Its 70% cotton and 30% wool blend was perfect for lightweight projects, and the long, stunning color changes created a visual feast for the eyes.
With just one cake, I started a color adventure that caught everyone’s attention wherever I went.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is the Willow Shawl suitable for beginners?
A: Absolutely! If you’re a crochet newbie, fear not. The Willow Shawl is an ideal crochet shawl pattern for beginners. Its easy-to-follow stitches and adaptable design make it accessible to all skill levels.
Q: How long does it take to make the Willow Shawl?
A: You’ll be pleasantly surprised! The Willow Shawl is not only a breathtaking piece but also one of the easiest and fastest crochet shawls you’ll ever make. The exact time may vary, but be prepared to finish it quicker than you’d expect.
Q: Can I use a different yarn for the Willow Shawl?
A: Absolutely! While I highly recommend the Scheepjes Woolly Whirl yarn for its color transitions, feel free to let your imagination run wild. Just make sure to choose a lightweight yarn that matches your desired result.
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Let the soothing moss stitch, the customizable design, and the freedom of creativity guide you as you craft your very own Willow Shawl masterpiece.
Embrace the elegance, the comfort, and the joy this stunning crochet shawl pattern brings.
The Willow Shawl awaits, ready to become a cherished addition to your collection of handmade treasures.
If you want to share your wips and finished shawl on social media, please, use hashtag #mycrochetory. I love to see your finished project!
WILLOW CROCHET SHAWL FREE PATTERN
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Materials & Tools:
- Yarn Scheepjes Woolly Whirl 215g = 1000m (70% Cotton, 30% Wool), 1 cake.
- Hook size 3.5mm. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge,
- Tapestry needle (to weave and hide yarn ends),
Level: Adventurous beginner/Intermediate
Wingspan – 172cm/67.7”
Center Depth – 65cm/25.6”
Gauge after blocking:
After row 16: Wingspan – 10cm/4”, Center depth – 4.5cm/1.75”.
Gauge is not crucial for this project. However, changes might result in different yardage requirements and finished size.
- The pattern uses US crochet terminology.
- Shawl is worked in rows back and forth.
- You can make this shawl as long as you like by adding or substracting rows.
- You can use yarn in different weights, but be aware that the width will be different depending on your gauge.
- Ch1 in the beginning of the row doesn’t count as a stitch.
- Ch3 in the beginning of the row counts as a stitch. So when making stitch in last stitch of every row – make it into third chain of beginning ch3.
- Instructions in square brackets […] are worked as many times as indicated.
- Sk next(…) means skip all stitches included in (…) at once.
Stitches & Abbreviations (US terms):
ch – chain(s) stitch
st – stitch(es)
slst – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
yo – yarn over
sp – space
sk – skip
picot – ch3, insert your hook in the third chain from the hook, yarn over and draw the yarn through the stitch and through the loop on the hook.
Row 1: 2sc in second ch from hook. Turn.
Row 2: ch1 (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 2sc in first st, sc in last st. Turn.
Row 3: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, sc in last st. Turn.
Row 4: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sc in last 2sts. Turn.
Row 5: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st, sc in last st. Turn.
Row 6: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sc in last 2sts. Turn.
Row 7: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, [sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st] rep twice in total, sc in last st. Turn.
Row 8: ch3 (count as a st here and throughout), 2dc in next ch-1sp, sk next (sc and ch-1sp), (dc, ch1, dc) in next sc, sk next ch-1sp, (dc, ch1, dc) in next sc, dc in last st. Turn.
Row 9: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st, sc in next st, ch1, sk next ch-1sp, sc in next st, ch1, sk next st, sc in last 2sts. Turn.
Row 10: ch1, slst in next 2sts, slst in next ch-1sp, slst in next st, sc in next ch-1sp, sc in next st, ch1, sc in next ch-1sp, [ch1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1sp] rep until 2sts remain, ch1, sc in last 2sts. Turn.
Row 11: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, sc in next ch-1sp, [ch1, sk next st, sc in next ch-1sp] rep until 2sc remain, ch1, sc in last 2sc. Turn.
Row 12: Rep Row 11
Row 13: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, [sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st] rep until 1st remain, sc in last st. Turn.
Row 14: ch3, 2dc in next ch-1sp, sk next (sc and ch-1sp), (dc, ch1, dc) in next sc, [sk next(ch-1sp and sc), (dc, ch1, dc) in next ch-1sp, sk next(sc and ch-1sp), (dc, ch1, dc) in next sc)] rep until ch-1sp and 2sts remain, sk ch-1sp, (dc, ch1, dc) in next st, dc in last st. Turn.
Row 15: ch1, sc in first st, sc in next st, ch1, [sc in next ch-1sp, ch1, sk next st, sc in next st, ch1, sk next ch-1sp, sc in next st, ch1, sk next st] rep until 2sts remain, sc in next 2sts. Turn.
Repeat Rows 10 – 15 until desired length.
Last row: ch1, sc in first st, picot, [sc in next 4sts, picot] rep until last st remain, sc in last st.
Fasten off yarn, weave in all ends and block your shawl.
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