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Crochet Angel Shawl



If you're looking for a simple shawl crochet pattern, try this crochet angel shawl by Kristin Omdahl! It's light and simple, a wonderful summer crochet shawl.

Crochet Angel Shawl
Finished size: 72" x 26" not including fringe


  • 650 yards of light worsted weight yarn, sample shown in Henry's Attic Prime Alpaca
  • 120 yards of assorted ribbons or yarn for fringe
  • Crochet hook K (6.5mm)
  • Tapestry Needle

Special Stitch Glossary:
Sc-tbl: sc into back loop only
Dtr (double treble): Wrap the yarn over the hook 3 times and insert the hook into the work (or sixth chain from hook). *Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw it through 2 loops.* Repeat from * to * 3 times to complete the triple treble. *RV=5

Note: all stitches are worked through back loop only.

  1. Row 1: Ch 11 sts, turn, sc into second ch from hook and each ch across, turn. (10 sc)
  2. Row 2: ch1, 2sc in each sc across, turn. (20 sc)
  3. Row 3: ch1, sc in each sc across, turn. (20 sc)
  4. Row 4: ch5 (counts as first dtr, skip first st, dtr in each st across, turn. (20 dtr)
  5. Row 5: ch1, sc in each st across, turn. (20 sc)
  6. Row 6: ch1, 2 sc in each sc across, turn. (40 sc)
  7. Row 7: repeat row 4, turn. (40 dtr)
  8. **Row 8 - 10: repeat rows 3, 3, 4 (40 sts)
  9. Row 11 - 13: repeat 2 - 4 (80 sts)
  10. Row 14 - 16:repeat rows 3, 3, 4 (80 sts)
  11. Row 17 - 19: repeat rows 3, 3, 4 (80 sts)
  12. Row 20 - 22: repeat rows 3, 3, 4
  13. Row 23 - 25: repeat rows 2 - 4 (160 sts)
  14. Row 26 - 40: repeat rows 20 - 22 (five times)
  15. Row 41: repeat row 2 (320 sts)
  16. Row 42: ch1, sc, *ch9, skip 3 sts, sc*, repeat from * to * to end.
  17. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.
  18. Wash the shawl by hand in baby shampoo. Blot dry and block to desired finished size.
  19. Using the 120 yards of ribbon, cut into 12" lengths. Use 5 or 6 pieces for each ch9 space and attach fringe using a slip knot.

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Oct 5, 2012

What does the abbreviation RV=5 mean? Thanks


Mar 8, 2012

I am hoping to start this over the weekend. I can't wait. Thanks


5 Ratings

Feb 4, 2012

The 'special stitches' section say -- Sc-tbl -- I don't see that in this pattern at all - ?? The rows only indicat 'sc' or 'dtr' - ??


Dec 11, 2011

WOW! Beautiful!


May 21, 2011

Lovely! Thank you for the pattern.


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