27 Free Crochet and Knit Shawl Patterns for Spring

The weather is warming up and that means that air conditioning is upon us, even up north! Shawls and wraps are my favorite handmade accessories for protecting my shoulders from air conditioning and chilly evenings while looking fabulous. I’ve put together a collection of 27 free shawl patterns from around the web, including both crochet and knitting patterns for beginners through advanced makers.

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27 Free Crochet and Knit Shawl Patterns

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Shawls look fantastic year round, but I picked the 27 free shawl patterns in this collection with spring in mind. You’ll find plenty of simple and complex lace, lighter yarns, and other spring favorites in this roundup.

18 Crochet Patterns

These patterns include triangular, rectangular, crescent, half-circle, and asymmetrical shawls.

Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Semi-Circular Shawl with Pineapple Border by ABC Knitting Patterns: This lovely lace shawl pattern includes detailed progress photos.
  • Triangulation Shawlette by Underground Crafter: This simple triangular shawl pattern uses a self-striping yarn to make colorwork easy.
  • Sand Dunes Wrap by Fiber Flux: This triangular shawl pattern is made with two skeins of yarn cakes held together and includes a video tutorial.
  • Tradewinds Shawl by Moogly: This striped, asymmetrical crescent shawl pattern includes a video tutorial.
  • Flower Meadow Scarf by Nana’s Crafty Home: This floral triangular shawl pattern includes a video tutorial.

Second column, from top to bottom:

Third column, from top to bottom:

  • Birds of Paradise Shawl by Suvi’s Crochet: This lacy, half-circle shawl pattern includes tutorials to guide you through the stitch changes.
  • Woodland Wrap by The Purple Poncho: The colorwork in this lace shawl pattern is made easy with a color-changing yarn.
  • Jaycee Butterfly Shawl by Wilmade: This lacy triangular shawl pattern is made in a self-striping yarn and includes a video tutorial.
  • Brighter Days Shawl by Crochet Dreamz: This triangular shawl is made with a color changing yarn and adorned with tassels.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Jadestone Wrap by Desert Blossom Crafts: This lacy triangle shawl pattern includes a video tutorial.
  • Rosabelle Shawlette by Winding Road Crochet: This asymmetrical triangle wrap pattern includes right and left handed video tutorials.
  • Telegraph Shawl by Hooked for Life: This asymmetrical crescent wrap is crocheted in two colors of fingering weight yarn.
  • Maia Triangular Shawl by Underground Crafter: This easy side-to-side triangular shawl with a lace border can be made with any weight of yarn and the appropriate sized hook.

9 Knit Patterns

These shawl patterns include a variety of shapes and adornments including buttons and tassels.

Left column, from top to bottom:

  • Polyantha Rose Garden by Stitches n Scraps: This stunning triangular shawl pattern is made with two different lace combinations.
  • Stunning Lace Wrap by Stitch and Hustle: This rectangular shawl pattern is beginner-friendly.
  • Super Simple Two-Ball Shawl by Marly Bird: This easy peasy, striped v-shaped shawl pattern includes videos for making tassels two ways!

Middle column, from top to bottom:

  • Whirligig by Frankie Brown: This lovely garter stitch wrap pattern includes a photo tutorial.
  • Tilted Blocks by Marly Bird: This simple half-circle garter shawl pattern includes charted and written instructions.
  • Milvus Shawl via AllFreeKnitting: This kite-shaped shawl pattern is perfect for using up little bits of different yarns and includes a video tutorial for knitting in ends as you work.

Right column, from top to bottom:

  • Happy Wedding Shawlette via AllFreeKnitting: This shawlette buttons in the front and the pattern includes instructions for six sizes from small to 3XL.
  • Asymmetrical Shawl via AllFreeKnitting: This simple shawl pattern includes a video tutorial for the stitch used.
  • Laid Back Shawl via AllFreeKnitting: This quick, lacy pattern includes both written and charted instructions.

Still looking for more free shawl patterns? Check out these roundups for more ideas!

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