Herringbone Infinity Shawl Free Crochet Pattern

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Soft, colorful, delicate, airy and perfect for self striping yarns – the Herringbone Infinity Shawl is a perfect addition to your wardrobe and a nice and easy free pattern to whip up while watching a movie or filling the passenger seat on a road trip.

The Herringbone Inifintiy Shawl is a great crochet shawl to carry with you. This free crochet pattern is great for beginners that are ready to try a new stitch. I have a herringbone crochet stitch photo tutorial. The texture in this shawl is very unique and the shawl can be worn like a thick infinity scarf. #crochet #crochetpattern #forbeginners #easy #shawl #crochetshawl #inifinityscarf

My example is made with two skeins of Lion Brands Mandala yarn. The Mandala’s slightly thinner yarn keeps this shawl light to cover you up for a print day without getting too warm. This lovely shrug can be made joined at the ends to hold itself on your shoulders or skip the join and wear it like a traditional rectangle shawl. Picture is shown in the “I Dream of Genie” color way.

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Once you get the hang of the Herringbone double crochet stitch, this shawl works up very quickly. The pattern only uses the a chain, herringbone stitch and slip stitch. Alternative directions are given to make this shawl as a rectangle instead of a continuous ring and you will need to know the half double crochet for the alternative pattern.

Herringbone Infinity Shawl

Materials Needed:

Size I 5.5mm Crochet Hook

Lion Brand Mandala Yarn (2 skeins)

Scissors

Yarn Needle

Finished Size:

My Herringbone Infinity Shawl uses the Lion Brand Mandala yarn and a size I hook, My shawl measures 64 inches around and 22 inches wide. If you choose to use a different self striping yarn or a thicker yarn you may want to use fewer chains in the first step and make a few less total rounds or rows to achieve your desired finish size. I used a hook one size larger than the recommended hook size for the yarn to end up with a lighter weight material.

The Herringbone Inifintiy Shawl is a great crochet shawl to carry with you. This free crochet pattern is great for beginners that are ready to try a new stitch. I have a herringbone crochet stitch photo tutorial. The texture in this shawl is very unique and the shawl can be worn like a thick infinity scarf. #crochet #crochetpattern #forbeginners #easy #shawl #crochetshawl #inifinityscarf

Stitches and Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain

Slst – Slip Stitch

Hbdc – Herringbone Double Crochet

Hdc – Half Double Crochet (Used in the Rectangle Version of this Shawl)

R – Row or Round

Special Stitch:

Herringbone Double Crochet – Yarn over hook, insert in next stitch, yarn over and pull up one loop. You will have three loops on the hook, pull the first loop through the second loop (two loops remaining on the hook). Yarn over and pull the new first loop through the second loop. Yarn over once more and pull the first loop through all (2) loops remaining on the hook. Herringbone double crochet is complete!

This stitch is so beautiful! If you need help creating this stitch, check out my Herringbone Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial.

The way this stitch is made makes the stitch lean to the side. When you turn your work at the end of the round or row you will cause the next row of stitches to lean the opposite way making an arrow pattern. This is a nice solid stitch with lots of texture.

The Herringbone Inifintiy Shawl is a great crochet shawl to carry with you. This free crochet pattern is great for beginners that are ready to try a new stitch. I have a herringbone crochet stitch photo tutorial. The texture in this shawl is very unique and the shawl can be worn like a thick infinity scarf. #crochet #crochetpattern #forbeginners #easy #shawl #crochetshawl #inifinityscarf

Instructions for Infinity Shawl:

Ch 188, slst to first ch making sure not to twist the chain.

R1: Ch 2, hbdc in each ch around, slst to first hbdc.

R2-49: Ch 2, turn, hbdc in each st around, slst to first hbdc.

R50: Ch 2, turn, hbdc in each st around, slst to first hbdc, finish off and weave in your ends.

The Herringbone Inifintiy Shawl is a great crochet shawl to carry with you. This free crochet pattern is great for beginners that are ready to try a new stitch. I have a herringbone crochet stitch photo tutorial. The texture in this shawl is very unique and the shawl can be worn like a thick infinity scarf. #crochet #crochetpattern #forbeginners #easy #shawl #crochetshawl #inifinityscarf

Instructions for Rectangle Variation:

Ch 190

R1: Turn work and hbdc into third ch from the hook, Hbdc in the next 186 chs, hdc into the last ch.

R2-49: Ch 3, turn work, skip first stitch hbdc into the next 187 stitches, hdc into the turning ch.

R50: Ch 3, turn work, skip first stitch hbdc into the next 187 stitches, hdc into the turning ch and finish off. Weave in your ends.

Both versions of the pattern work up nice and quick and make a beautiful piece to add to your wardrobe or to give to a friend.

If you make your own Herringbone Infinity Shawl, make sure to tag me @windingroadcrochet or #windingroadcrochet so I can see your beautiful creations. If you have any questions please let me know in the comments below. What color or yarn will you use?

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2 Comments

  1. wendy

    December 31, 2018 at 9:59 pm

    I finally found what looks like will be my pattern for making shawl for myself to wear when I read. Picture caught my eye right away and knew this is what I have been hunting around for . I want this to be a readers shawl for myself. I am all of 4″10″ . Hum just wondering now what length to make starting chain ? What do you think Lindsey ?

    1. Lindsey

      January 1, 2019 at 5:58 pm

      It depends how you want to wear it. The chain listed in the pattern is long enough for me to wrap it around myself once. If you want to wrap it around your torso twice you will need to add more. The best part about the pattern is that any chain size will work. You don’t need to make it a multiple of any number.

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