The Faroese Triangle Crochet Shawl Pattern is a cool kid on the block in terms of shawl shapes.
Have you ever tried a shawl shape called a Faroese Shawl?
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The Faroese shape shawl is a simplistic construction. There is a panel section on the center which has a triangle increase on each side.
Over one hundred years ago women from the Faroese Isles devised this style of garment. By giving the back neckline more space this shawl is easier to wrap around oneself.
Give the Faroese triangle crochet Shawl pattern a try and see if you like the fit!
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About This Yarn
This triangle crochet shawl is made with a bulky weight yarn but it’s 55% cotton so still great for those summer months. Especially if there is an evening chill. I found this yarn at Hobby Lobby and it’s called Bee Arabella in Colorway Majestic Mauve
I enjoyed working with this soft yarn because of the different color changes. It added a lot of color texture and depth while working up.
Want to work this up with other yarns and yan weights? Go ahead! But if it is for the summer months a cotton yarn is always nice.
The same cotton yarn was for the Farese Triangle Knit Shawl in a different colorway that is wonderful as well.
Can this be resized?
Because the Faroese crochet shawl pattern has a simple repeat, it would be easy to make this triangle crochet shawl more substantial or smaller by merely working less or more rows.
If you have ever crocheted a triangle shawl this is done in a similar way, except it adds a special center panel down the center back. It’s fun to work a different set of textured stitches that compliments the overall look.
Want a better fit around the neckline? The center panel on this wrap helps shape around the neck. So give it a try!
But if you aren’t partial to triangle shawls and would still like a light summer project, check out the Infinity Spring Crochet Shawl.
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• Crochet Hook US 6.5 mm (K), I highly recommend Furls Hook (affiliate link) or a Clover Crochet Hook (link below). I love both of these.
• Removable stitch markers if needed
• Yarn needle to weave in ends
Bulky Weight 5:
• Yarn Bee Arabella in Colorway Majestic Mauve
• Berroco Vintage Chunky
• 650 yards (595 m)
7 Balls Needed
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• Adult size
Depth: 27 inches (69 cm)
Width: 60 inches (152 cm)
• blo- back loop only
• ch – chain
• flo – front loop only
• sc – single crochet
• sl st- slip stitch
• pm – place marker
• st(s) – stitch(es)
• sl m – slip marker
• Easy/ Beginner
• 14 sts and 13 rows = 4” (10 cm) in moss stitch
- The Faroese Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern is worked in rows until the desired length is achieved.
- Want to have it in a different size? You are in luck because it can easily be adjusted to different sizes by working more stitches on the first row for the width and also crocheting additional length.
- Placing a stitch marker at increase points will be helpful.
Neckline – Garter Tab:
|1 (WS)||Ch 5, sl st in 2nd chain from hook and across, turn||4|
|2 (RS)||Ch 1, working in flo, sl st across, turn||4|
|3||Ch 1, working in blo, sl st across, turn||4|
|4-25||Repeat rows 2-3||4|
|26||Repeat row 2||4|
Finishing Garter Tab:
Turn the crochet piece sideways with the right side facing. Slip stitch 25 along the edge of the neckline piece. Slip stitch in the flo of the starting row stitches, turn. (33 total stitches across 3 sides)
Body of Shawl:
|1 (WS)||Ch 1, working in blo, sl st across all 33 sts, turn.||33|
|2 (RS)||Ch 1, in flo sl st 4, ch 2, sc 1, skip 1, sc 1, ch 2, (hdc2tog, ch 1) nine times, hdc, ch 2, sc 1, skip 1, sc 1, ch 2, in flo sl st 4, turn.||41|
|3||Ch 1, in blo sl st 4, *ch 2, in previous chain space sc 1, (ch 1, skip 1, sc) until next chain 2 space, sc in chain 2 space, ch 2*, in blo sl st 19; repeat from * to *, in blo sl st last 4, turn.||45|
|4||Ch 1, in flo sl st 4, *ch 2, sc in chain space, (ch 1, skip 1, sc) until next chain 2 space, sc in chain 2 space, ch 2*, hdc in next st, (ch 1, hdc2tog) nine times; repeat from * to *, in flo sl st last 4, turn.||49|
|5||Repeat row 3||53|
|6||Ch 1, in flo sl st 4, *ch 2, sc in chain space, (ch 1, skip 1, sc) until next chain 2 space, sc in chain 2 space, ch 2*, (hdc2tog, ch 1) nine times, hdc; repeat from * to *, in flo sl st last 4, turn.||57|
|Repeat rows 3-6 until desired size, approximately 195 rows.|
|Place tassels on each end if desired. Block shawl and wear!|
Fasten off and weave in ends. Place tassels on each end if desired. Block shawl and wear!
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