Roundup: 14 Free Crochet Patterns for Comfort and Prayer Shawls

On Fridays, I share a link blast on Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns that were first released at least 12 months ago. Comfort and prayer shawls are a great way to wrap someone in handmade love. These patterns are perfect … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Serape Shawl

Wearing the Serape Shawl is like wrapping yourself up in a great big hug. (Can you tell I’m smiling underneath it?) This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by WEBS/Valley Yarns. If you like simple projects – some might call it “mindless” crochet – or, if you’re a beginner looking … Read more

Free pattern: Marciana Lace Prayer Shawl

Have you ever made a prayer shawl? I’m not sure what the origin of prayer shawls is, but these comfort shawls are made for people going through difficult times, including medical treatment, mourning, and other crises. Earlier this year, I was asked to design a special prayer shawl pattern for AllFreeCrochet’s blog, Stitch and Unwind. … Read more