Get a Free Crochet Crescent Shawl Pattern perfect for a summer breeze. The Rainbow Sprinkles Crescent Shawl pattern is a fun project to crochet. Made with two balls of the It’s a Wrap Rainbow Sprinkles yarn by Red Heart Yarn, this shawl doesn’t require a lot of fancy stitches to make it something special. The yarn does that for you.
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I love to crochet simple shawls that I can throw on with just about any outfit. Crescent shawls are especially fun to make because they are incredibly wearable. This shawl is one of those must have accessories in my wardrobe. The construction is unique. You make the border first then working short rows along the border to build the body makes this an exciting piece to make.
It is easy enough for beginner crocheters and exciting enough for experienced crocheters. Use the fun It’s a Wrap Rainbow Sprinkles yarn to get the same wonderful look of this shawl.
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Rainbow Sprinkles Crescent Shawl
Skill level: Easy
Finished measurements: approx. 99” wingspan and 14” depth at center after blocking
Gauge:8 sc sts and 9 sc rows = 2” after blocking
Yarn: It’s a Wrap Sprinkles; RED HEART® It’s a Wrap Sprinkles™, Art 886 available 5.29 oz (150 g), 623 yd 570 m) 2 balls (4.5 oz remaining on second ball)
Color used in Sample: E866_9579 Sundae
Hook: Size 8/5mm hook or size required for gauge
Notions: Removable markers, yarn needle
Bottom trim is made first then short rows are worked to make the body of the work.
When working the body of the shawl be sure to keep the stitches nice and consistent. it is easy to accidentally let the stitches become too wide as you move along.
Tip: Use removable makers every 30 stitches to make it easy to count the chains. Then remove them before starting the first row.
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped 2 chs act as dc) and in each across, turn—361 dc’s.
Place a removable marker in the 181st dc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in dc, * ch 4, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc; rep from * end of row, turn—120 4-ch sections.
Row 3 (RS): Ch 1, * 4 sc in 4-ch sp; rep from * to end of row, finish off.
The body of the piece is worked into the opposite edge of the dc foundation row.
Row 1 (RS): 15 stitches to the right of the marked stitch join yarn with a slip stitch, ch 1, sc in the same stitch as the join and in the next 30 sts, turn—31 sc’s.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sc to the end of the row, working into the border sc 3, sc2tog, turn.
Row 3 (RS): Ch 1, sc to the end of the row, working into the border sc 3, sc2tog, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 eight times more—9 turns each side.
Row 4 (WS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into the border sc 3, turn.
Row 5 (RS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into the border sc 3, turn.
Repeat rows 4 and 5 six times more—7 turns each side.
Row 6 (WS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into the border sc 5, turn.
Row 7 (RS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into the border sc 5, turn.
Repeat rows 6 and 7 fifteen times more—16 turns each side.
Row 8 (WS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into the border sc 10, turn.
Row 9 (RS): Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into border sc 10, turn.
Rows 10 and 11: Ch 1, sc to end of row, working into border sc to end, turn.
Weave in all ends. Wash and Block shawl.