50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts!

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!This is the third post in my series of roundups for handmade gift ideas for the winter holiday season. Today’s roundup is all about wraps of all kinds including shawls, capes, and ponchos. This roundup includes over 50 free patterns and tutorials, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns, so you’re sure to find a great gift for a special lady on your handmade holiday list. Some of these are suitable for men, too, and you may even find a project for YOU in here!

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50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos

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50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!

6 Sewing Tutorials

If you like to sew, you’ll find a great combination of beginner and intermediate project ideas made with fabric.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!

  • Infinity Bow Wrap (at bottom right) by Fleece Fun: This wrap is made with minky and includes photo and video tutorials.
  • Reversible Poncho (not pictured) by Sewing Rabbit: Get two looks out of this poncho. Includes an illustrated tutorial.
  • Cowl Neck Poncho (not pictured) by The Littlest Studio: Keep your next extra cozy with this poncho. Includes a photo tutorial.
  • Asymmetrical Poncho (at left) by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom: This color blocked poncho pattern is also available as a PDF pattern.
  • DIY Wool Blanket Coat, Cape, or Poncho (at top right) by Pearls and Scissors: This detailed photo tutorial also includes instructions for adjusting the size.
  • Single Seam Poncho (not pictured) by Between the lines: As the name suggests, this is a beginner-friendly pattern that uses just one seam.

32 Free Crochet Patterns

There are so many crochet options in this roundup, including triangular, semi-circular, and rectangular shawls; lacy and dense fabrics; and asymmetrical and oversized wraps. You’re sure to find at least one project you love!

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Ric Rac Wrap by Left in Knots: This lacy pattern includes a video tutorial.
  • Cherry Blossom Shawl by Miss Neriss: This asymmetrical triangular shawl is made with a self-striping yarn.
  • Fortune’s Shawlette by Moogly: This beautiful, lacy triangular shawl can easily be adjusted to a larger size.

Center column, from top to bottom:

  • Dangerously Elegant Shawl by ELK Studio: This rectangular shawl was originally shared as a Crochet-a-Long.
  • Summer Shawl by YARNutopia: This triangular shawl can also be worn as a coverup and includes a video tutorial.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Stormy Isle Wrap by Underground Crafter: A self-striping yarn does the colorwork for you in this lacy, rectangular shawl.
  • Majestic Skies by Kristin Omdahl: This lacy shawl pattern includes a video tutorial and stitch diagrams along with the written pattern.
  • Seward Shawl by KT and the Squid for Premier Yarns: This asymmetrical triangular shawl has gradiating stripes.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Long Tail Shawl by Same DiNamics Crochet: This shawl’s long tail gives it many styling options.
  • Ombre Shawl by Petals to Picots: This triangular shawl is crocheted from corner to corner.
  • Cross Country Poncho by Two of Wands: This pattern includes charted instructions for the several sections.

Center column, from top to bottom:

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Saddlebrook Cape Scarf by Two of Wands: This versatile pattern is described as “part cardigan, part poncho, part wrap, (and) part scarf.”
  • Snowdrop Shawl by Anastacia Knits: This asymmetrical shawl includes decorative points.
  • Clapochet by Crochet Kitten: The Clapochet is worked on the diagonal and can be worn as a scarf or as a shawl.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Naturally Southern Shawl by ELK Studio: I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this triangular shawl in real life when Kathy from ELK Studio was my roommate at a blogging conference. It can be made with our without the edging.
  • Unchained Shawl by Jessie At Home: This beautiful shawl is made with a simple chain stitch design.
  • Paper Dolls Shawlette by Kim Guzman: This shawl has a beautiful, lacy edging.

Center column, from top to bottom:

  • Silk Elegance Shawl by Underground Crafter: This rectangular shawl starts with a curved border.
  • Cowl Poncho by CrochetN’Crafts: This poncho includes custom-fitting instructions and a photo tutorial for assembly.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Tango Shawl by Moogly: This asymmetrical shawl is modeled by 9 crochet designers so you can get some great styling suggestions.
  • Banksia Shawl by Look At What I Made: This triangular shawl is made with sock yarn and includes charted instructions.
  • Flight of Fancy by Vicarno for Scheepjes: This motif shawl pattern is available in English, French, and German.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Tea House Wrap by Two of Wands: This oversized triangular striped wrap pattern includes a stitch diagram along with the written pattern.
  • Cranberry Chill Wrap by Highland Hickory Designs: This striped rectangular shawl includes a border.
  • Lacy Pineapple Shawl by Marly Bird for Red Heart: This lacy shawl is made with sock yarn and includes video tutorials.

Center column, from top to bottom:

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Ella’s Rhythm Shawl by Underground Crafter: This simple pattern has an unusual construction so it includes a video tutorial.
  • Windy Morning Shawlette by Lilla Björn’s Crochet: This semi-circular shawl includes a photo tutorial.
  • Two-Tone Scarf Wrap by All About Ami: This textured, rectangular wrap includes a video tutorial.


16 Free Knitting Patterns

This selection of knitting designs includes triangular, semi-circular, and crescent shawls. There is also variety in the textures and styles.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Peek-a-boo Bay Shawl by Little Church Knits: The semi-circular shawl includes stockinette and lace sections.
  • Ten Stitch Triangle by Frankie Brown: This shawl is made with a narrow strip that is joined while you work.
  • Easy Cranberry Shawl by Underground Crafter: This garter shawl has a center spine of mirrored, plaited cables.

Center column, from top to bottom:

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Distinction by Caitlin ffrench: This top-down triangular shawl is made in two colors.
  • Wedge by Jessie At Home: This asymmetrical shawl includes an interesting striping pattern and the size can be easily adjusted.
  • Lucky Shawl by Frankie Brown: This stretchy rippled shawl is made with a light weight (DK) yarn.

50+ Patterns and Tutorials for Shawls, Wraps, Capes, and Ponchos That Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter, including 6 sewing tutorials, 32 crochet patterns, and 16 knitting patterns -- all free!Left column, from top to bottom:

Center column, from top to bottom:

  • Coffee Shop Wrap by Two of Wands: This oversized, striped triangular shawl includes decorative tassels.
  • Wisteria Infinity Wrap by Melody’s Makings: This rectangular shawl is also available in a crochet version.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Marcelle Wrap by Little Church Knits: This semi-circular shawl features a chevron edging.
  • Terribly Simple by Caitlin ffrench: This recipe pattern makes a crescent shawl with any weight of yarn.
  • Cozy Shoulders Shawl by Karen Whooley for Red Heart: This poncho uses a self-striping yarn for the colorwork.

If you enjoyed this post, you can find more great roundups here in the archives.

 

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