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Diamond Grid Wrap – Free Crochet Shawl Pattern

Wow – it’s been a minute since I posted a free pattern! It has been a busy summer, and I haven’t been crocheting quite as much as I’d like to. We got a new puppy – Cosmo – and he keeps the whole family busy! When I do get a minute to pick up my hooks, I seem to be drawn to crocheting shawls. The Diamond Grid Wrap is a fun one I made with WeCrochet Galileo yarn.

I love making triangle scarves. They are so classic! Of course, in summer they can be heavy if you don’t use a lace pattern or a light yarn. I loved the idea of mesh look that was nicely defined and graphic. I played around with stiches and finally came up with this simple two row repeat. What I really love about this design is you can keep increasing as much as you want to make the shawl bigger if you’d like.

The Yarn

For this design, I used WeCrochet Galileo in one of their new colorways – Hesper. Isn’t it gorgeous? I love a soft purple! Galileo is such a fun yarn, I used it in the past to make my Jules Poncho – one of my favorite ever makes. The yarn is 50% Bamboo and 50% Merino Wool; it’s silky smooth and comes in a really sophisticated selection of colors. You’ll need four balls for the Diamond Grid Wrap.

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The Pattern

The entire free pattern is below, I hope you love it!

I’d love to see and share your work! Tag me on social media @hookedhazel or share photos of your WIPs with the hashtag #diamondgridwrap

Supplies Needed

  • WeCrochet Galileo, 50% Merino Wool, 50% Viscose from Bamboo, 4 balls, or 430 yards of a similar sport weight yarn.
  • 4.5 mm (US G+) crochet hook, or size needed to meet gauge
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors
  • Blocking supplies (sample was wet blocked and pinned).

Notes

  • Shawl is worked in one piece.
  • St counts are indicated in ( ) where there is a change.
  • Ch 1 / ch 2 at the end of a row does not count as a stitch.
  • If you wish you make your shawl larger, you can repeat the stitch pattern as needed, however, this will require more yarn.
  • This design is beginner friendly.
  • Finished size is 70″ x 35″, blocked.

Abbreviations

ch – chain

st(s) – stitch(es)

sp – space

sk – skip

fsc – foundation single crochet

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochetr

RS – right side

Gauge

16 sts x 8 rows, in pattern

Let’s Make it!

Row 1: Fsc 6, ch 2, turn. (6 sc)

Row 2 (RS): Dc 2, ch 2, sk 2, dc 2, ch 1, turn. (4 dc)

Row 3: Sc 2, ch 2, sk 2, sc 2, fsc 4, ch 2, turn. (8 sc)

Row 4: Dc 2, *ch 2, sk 2, dc 2*, repeat from * across, ch 1, turn. (6 dc)

Row 5: Sc 2, *ch 2, sk 2, sc 2*, repeat from * across, fsc 4, ch 2, turn. (10 sc)

Rows 6 – 79: Repeat rows 4 -5. (84 sc)

Row 80: Repeat row 4. (82 dc)

Row 81: Sc 2, *ch 2, sk 2, sc 2*, repeat from * across, fasten off. (82 sc)

Optional Edging

Your top edge will be wavy. At this point, you have two options; you can leave it that way (totally fine!) or add a straight edge. If you’d like to add a straight edge, connect yarn with a slst in the upper right corner on the RS.

Row 1: *Ch 4, slst to ch 2 sp*, repeat from * across, slst in corner, fasten off.

Finishing

Wet block your shawl to the specified measurements. Weave in all ends.