Crochet Shawls for Beginners – Free Patterns

Crochet Shawls for Beginners are here! Want to make your first true crochet piece? Why not try a triangle shawl? It’s easy to make, versatile, and looks great even in the most basic form. There is a lot of patterns for crochet shawls for beginners available online for free, so you shouldn’t have problems with finding something for yourself.


When following a very simple design, you have a couple of options to spice it up. Of course, you can go for one solid color. If you need something special, you can choose multicolored or ombre yarn, which will give a beautiful color flow. You can also try using scraps of yarn in different colors, but you need to weave the ends in so that they are not visible. Last but not least, try adding some applique to it. Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Beautiful Airy Shawls and Great Family Crochet Slippers.

Beginner One Skein Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

Minty green is so great for warm days! If you need a really simple pattern for a triangle shawl, this one is surely worth considering. Designed by a real expert, this is one of these patterns you can’t go wrong with. Find it out for yourself!

Level: beginner Author: Tanya Eberhardt

The original pattern and the photos are on littlethingsblogged.com. More info on raverly.com.

Ruffle Squared Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

Oh, the colors of the sunset! Aren’t they so pretty? Without a doubt! If you need a shawl that has an original shape and loads of girly charm, you certainly can’t miss this pattern. The trendy ombre effect only brings out its beauty!

Level: beginner Author: Cindy Toner

The original pattern and the photos are on ravelry.com.

Nobody’s Perfect Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

This colorful shawl is so simple to make and still very eye-catching! Doesn’t it look like a butterfly wing to you? Colorful yarn or leftover scraps will be perfect for this project. It is unquestionably beginner-friendly as well!

Level: beginner Author: Potter & Bloom

The original pattern is on potterandbloom.com. More info on ravelry.com. Info about this version and the photos are on ravelry.com.

My First Triangle Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

This shawl is evidently perfect for beginners. It’s easy, repetitive and it will make you feel like you’ve learned the basics immediately. If you need something for a relaxing crochet session in front of the TV, this is certainly it.

Level: beginner Author: Lindsey Dale

The original pattern is on windingroadcrochet.com. More info on ravelry.com. Info about this version and the photos are on ravelry.com.

Dove Wings Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

A lovely name for a lovely shawl! This crochet pattern by designer Andrea Cretu is so special. If you are looking for ideas for accessories for the coming season, you should certainly put this one on your list. What color will you pick?

Level: upper beginner Author: Andrea Cretu

The original pattern and the photos are on raverly.com.

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