Introducing the perfect fusion of fashion and function – the Crochet Pocket Shawl. Crafted with care using Red Heart Super Saver Ombre yarn, this exquisite accessory effortlessly combines style and practicality. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or a newcomer to the world of yarn, this beginner friendly pattern is designed to delight and capture the attention of friends and family. With a 5mm hook and the basic single and double crochet stitches, you’ll embark on a journey to create a versatile crochet shawl that boasts not only elegance but also convenience – and it has pockets!

Simple Design

As you work up this simple yet striking design, you’ll find solace in the rhythm of the simple crochet stitches. Get ready to wrap yourself in warmth and enchantment, courtesy of the Crochet Pocket Shawl.

Video Tutorial Included

I have included a video tutorial as well for this simple crochet pocket shawl. Even though this is a beginner friendly pattern, this video tutorial will guide you through the steps for a fantastic visual for crocheters of all skill levels.

Simple Crochet Pocket Shawl: Details

Level: Easy +

Notes:

  • Pattern is written in US terms
  • Finished Size 76”x14” (193 cm x 35 cm)
  • Stitch is reversible (looks the same on both sides)
  • Ch 3 at beginning of row counts as first dc.

Materials


Abbreviations

  • * *: Repeat instructions defined number of times or until eor.
  • Ch: chain
  • Eor: end of row
  • Rem: Remain(ing)
  • Rep: repeat
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Sk: skip
  • Sl st: slip stitch
  • St: stitch(es)
  • Sp: space

Video Tutorial


Crochet Pocket Shawl: Pattern

Ch 45 (or a multiple of 3 for base chain)

Row 1: Sc into 6th ch from hook, *ch 2, sk 2, 1sc in next ch*, rep until eor.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, 1dc in same st, *sk 2, 3dc in next st*, rep until 5 st rem, sk 2 and 2dc in next st.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in same st, *ch 2, sk 2, 1sc in next st* rep until eor.

Row 4: Rep Row 2

Row 5: Rep Row 3

Row 6: Rep Row 2

Row 7, 9, 11, 13… [odd number]: Rep Row 3

Row 8, 10, 12, 14… [even number]: Rep Row 2

I made 116 rows. 

Fasten off, tidy up your loose ends.


Pockets

Make 2

Ch 33

Row 1: Sc in 6th ch from hook, *ch 2, sk 2, 1sc in next st*, rep until eor.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn , 1dc in same st, *sk 2, 3dc in next st*, rep until 5 st rem, sk 2, 2dc in next st.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 1sc in same st, *ch 2, sk 2, 1sc in next st*, rep until eor

Row 4: Rep Row 2

Row 5: Rep Row 3

Row 6: Rep Row 2

Row 7, 9, 11, 13, … [odd number]: Rep Row 3

Row 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, … [even number]: Rep Row 2

I made 17 rows for pockets. This may vary depending on what yarn type and hook size you use.


Crochet Pocket Shawl: Pockets
Crochet Simple Pocket Shawl

Border of Pockets

Row 1: Ch 1, 1sc in each sp all around your pocket,  sl st to 1st ch sp.

On top of the pockets make another 2 rows of sc. (3 rows total)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing your pockets onto your shawl.

Sew your pockets onto your shawl:

Place your 1st pocket onto the right side of your shawl, making sure you are placing it as follows.

Measure 1 inch (2 cm) from the bottom edge, and place your pockets there, making sure you place it at the center. With long tail of yarn, sew your pockets onto project.


Crochet Pocket Shawl
Crochet Simple Pocket Shawl

Border of Shawl

Attach your yarn to any st of your shawl.

Row 1: Ch 1, 1sc in each sp all around your shawl, sl st to 1st ch sp.

Row 2: Ch 3, 1dc in each sc from the previous row, sl st to ch 3 from beginning of row.

Row 3: Sc around, sl st to join.

Fasten off and loose ends.


Crochet Pocket Shawl: Border
Simple Crochet Pocket Shawl: Border

Enjoy Your Simple Crochet Pocket Shawl

Thank you for choosing my free pattern for the Simple Crochet Pocket Shawl! Experiment with various colorways and yarn sizes to create a truly unique piece that expresses your personality. I would love to see your creations! Share with me on Facebook and Instagram! If you loved this pattern, check out my Beautiful Crochet Pocket Shawl!

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