Striped Moss Stitch Crochet Triangle Shawl

Choose your favorite two colors to make this crochet triangle shawl pattern your very own. I chose two fall colors for a pretty crochet fall shawl to match all the pretty leaves and other colors of the fall season. But any other two colors will look just as lovely.

For Halloween you could try an orange and black. For Christmas and Valentine’s, you could use a red and white, and so on. Thus one pattern to make shawls for use throughout the year!

Best of all, this crochet shawl will make for lovely gifts for any woman who likes to stay warm and cozy and when the cool weather hits. Plus, it can be worn in many different ways to accessorize and compliment just about any outfit from plain to dressy.

And for crocheters, this moss stitch shawl is easy and mindless to work on.

If you love this, you might also enjoy a roundup of Free Crochet Triangle Shawl Patterns – designed by crochet designers from around the web.

The Size

The finished size is 60″ across the top row by 30″ from the bottom point to the top row. However, the size is super easy to adjust simply by doing more or less repeats of the pattern rows.

The Yarn

I used Ice Yarns Angora Comfort. The yarn is super soft and easy to work with. It drapes well, making it perfect for a luxurious wrap.

The downside of this yarn is that it contains 37% Polyamide, which can cause irritations for those with skin sensitivities and other allergies.

However, the good thing about the moss stitch is that it will look great in just about any other yarn, making it easy for you to substitute with your favorite yarn.

9 Crochet Shawl Patterns – Lightweight and Rectangular

This ebook of 9 crochet shawl patterns is available in my CrochetNCrafts Etsy Shop. The crochet shawls are lightweight and rectangular, making them great for year-round use!

The patterns are given in one size only, but each of the nine patterns includes a multiple for your starting chains so you can easily adjust the length and width to your heart’s desire.

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The Stitch Pattern

The moss stitch is beginner-friendly as it is made only with single crochets and chain one spaces!

In this crochet shawl pattern, increases are made by working two single crochet stitches in the first and last stitch of each row. In between those increases, single crochets are worked into the chain spaces, and the chain spaces fall on top of the single crochets to give you a nice woven look.

The color pattern is worked in 10 rows of the first color. Then two rows of the second color, followed by two rows of the first color. Then it’s reversed with 10 rows of the second color, two rows of the first, and two rows of the second. And repeat!

It is super easy and mindless from start to finish!

Moss Stitch

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Crochet Fall Shawl Pattern

This crochet triangle shawl pattern is worked up in pretty fall colors, but choose your favorite two colors to make this for any season or outfit.

Skill Level: Easy

Materials

  • Yarn: Ice Yarns Angora Comfort (Light, #3; 50% Acrylic; 37% Polyamide; 10% Angora; 3% Elastan; 50g / 190m) Colors: Orange, Pistachio Green – 3 balls each. Note: If you plan to add an edging or make it bigger you will need more.
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm.
  • Other: Measuring Tape, Scissors, Yarn Needle.

Measurements

  • Gauge: 20 sts/chs = 4″. 
  • Finished Size: 60″ across the top row by 30″ from the bottom point to the top row.

Abbreviations

  • CA = Color A – Orange
  • CB = Color B – Pistachio Green
  • Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Sc = Single Crochet
  • Sk = Skip
  • Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
  • St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches

Instructions for Color Changes

  • Color changes are made in the last stitch of the row. 
  • Work the stitch as normal until the last step and you have two loops left on hook; drop the old color, pick up the new color and draw through both loops to complete the stitch.
  • Fasten off each color and weave in the ends.

Free Crochet Pattern

Ch 2,

Row 1: (Sc, ch 1, sc) in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. [2 sts]

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, 2 sc in last st. Turn. [5 sts]

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, *ch 1, sk next st, sc into next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last 2 sts, ch 1, sk next st, 2 sc in last st. Turn. [6 sts]

Rows 4-150: Rep Row 3 following the color sequence as outlined below.

Color Sequence:

Rows 1-10: CA.

Rows 11-12: CB

Rows 13-14: CA

Rows 15-24: CB

Rows 25-26: CA

Rows 27-28: CB

Repeat rows 1-28 for color sequence, ending last color repeat at row 10 with CA.

Optional Edging

With CA and going down a hook size to a 4mm, or as needed to keep things flat, ch 1, sc evenly around, working 3 sc into each corner; join with a slip stitch in first sc. Fasten Off.

Patterns on Site

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