Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Pattern

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Here’s how it works.

All you need to crochet your own Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl is one cake of Caron Skinny Cakes yarn and a 5 mm (H) hook.

This lightweight shawl can be worn over the shoulders, or as a Triangle Scarf at the nape of the neck. The pattern is easy-to-follow, fully tested and available in full, in the post below.

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Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Crochet Pattern

Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Pattern

Supplies

Difficulty Level

Easy

Finished Size

Triangle Scarf width approximately 74 inches X 36 inches height

Gauge

Approximately 20 rows (single crochet) per 4 inches and 9 repeats of (sc, ch 1) per 4 inches

You can substitute any yarn and hook for this stitch pattern – just remember when you substitute, if your gauge is different, the finished size, and amount of yarn used for your project will also be different.

Abbreviations

US Terminology used

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beg – beginning

ch – chain

ch1sp – chain 1 space

dc – double crochet

R – row

rem – remaining

rep – repeat

sc –  single crochet

sk – skip

sl st – slip stitch

st/sts – stitch/stitches

* to **– Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain multiple instructions.

[] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches

() – important notes AND sets of stitches to be worked within one stitch, or space

Helpful Tutorials

Stitch Anatomy

Invisible Join

Quick Stitch Guide 

Slip Knot and Starting Chain

Double Magic Ring

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Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl. Yarn: Caron Skinny Cake X 1 and a 5 mm (H) hook. #caroncakes #yarnspirations #triangleshawl

Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Pattern Instructions

This scarf is crocheted back and forth in rows from the bottom up.

Using your 5 mm (H) hook (or size required for gauge):

R1: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook to form a ring. Working into ring, (1 sc, ch 1) 2 times; 1 sc. Ch 1, turn. [3 sc, 2 ch1sp]

R2: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 2 sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [6 sc, 3 ch1sp]

R3: 1 sc in the first st, ch 1, 1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the next ch1sp. Mark the last sc worked with a stitch marker. Ch 1, 1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [7 sc, 6 ch1sp]

R4: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp** 2 times. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st. Mark the ch 1 with your stitch marker. *Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st** 3 times. Work 1 more sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [10 sc, 7 ch1sp]

R5: 1 sc in the first st, ch 1, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp** 3 times. 1 sc in the next st, ch 1. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. 1 sc in the next ch1sp. Mark the last sc worked with a stitch marker. Ch 1, 1 sc in the next st. *Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st** 3 times, ch 1, sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [11 sc, 10 ch1sp]

R6: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp** 4 times. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st. Mark the ch 1 with your stitch marker. *Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st** 5 times. Work 1 more sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [14 sc, 11 ch1sp]

R7: 1 sc in the first st, ch 1, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp** 5 times. 1 sc in the next st, ch 1. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. 1 sc in the next ch1sp. Mark the last sc worked with the stitch marker. Ch 1, 1 sc in the next st. *Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st** 5 times, ch 1, sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [15 sc, 14 ch1sp]

R8: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp** 6 times. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st. Mark the ch 1 with your stitch marker. *Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, 1 sc in the next st** 7 times. Work 1 more sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [18 sc, 15 ch1sp]

R9: 1 sc in the first st, ch 1, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp**. Rep from * to ** until 1 st before marked ch1sp. 1 sc in the next st, ch 1. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. 1 sc in the next ch1sp. Mark the last sc worked with the stitch marker. Ch 1, 1 sc in the next st. Rep from * to ** until 2 sts rem. 1 sc in the next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [19 sc, 18 ch1sp]

R10: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the first ch1sp, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp**. Rep from * to ** to marked st. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st. Turn. Mark the ch 1 with your stitch marker. Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, rep from * to ** until 1 st rem. 2 sc in last st. Turn. [22 sc, 19 ch1sp]

R11: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc, ch 1). *1 dc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp**. Rep from * to ** until 1 st before marked ch1sp. 1 dc in the next st, ch 1. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. 1 dc in the next ch1sp. Mark the last dc worked with the stitch marker. Ch 1, rep from * to ** until 2 sts rem. 1 dc in the next st, ch 1, 1 dc in the last st. Ch 1, turn. [23 dc, 22 ch1sp]

R12 & 13: Rep R10 and R11. [27 dc, 26 ch1sp]

R14: 2 sc in the first st, ch 1, sk the first ch1sp, *1 sc in the next st, ch 1, sk the next ch1sp**. Rep from * to ** to marked st. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. (1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc) in the next st. Turn. Mark the ch 1 with your stitch marker. Ch 1, sk the next ch1sp, rep from * to ** until 1 st rem. 2 sc in last st, ch 1, turn. [30 sc, 27 ch1sp]

R15–R42: Rep R9 and then R14 fourteen times. [86 sc, 83 ch1sp]

R43 & R44: Rep R9 and R10. [90 sc, 87 ch1sp]

R45: Rep R11. [91 dc, 90 ch1sp]

R46: Rep R14. [94 sc, 91 ch1sp]

R47-R52: Rep R9 and then R14 three times. [106 sc, 103 ch1sp]

R53 & R54: Rep R9 and R10. [110 sc, 107 ch1sp]

R55: Rep R11. [111 dc, 110 ch1sp]

R56: Rep R14. [114 sc, 111 ch1sp]

R57-R62: Rep R9 and then R14 three times. [126 sc, 123 ch1sp]

R63 & R64: Rep Rows 9 and 10. [130 sc, 127 ch1sp]

R65: Rep Row 11. [131 dc, 130 ch1sp]

R66-R69: Rep Rows 10 and 11 twice. [139 dc, 138 ch1sp]

R70: Rep R14. [142 sc, 139 ch1sp]

R71–R76: Rep R9 and then R14 three times. [154 sc, 151 ch1sp]

R77–R78: Rep R9 and R10. [158 sc, 155 ch1sp]

R79: Rep Row 11. [159 dc, 158 ch1sp]

R80: Rep R14. [162 sc, 159 ch1sp]

R81-R86: Rep R9 and then R14 three times. [174 sc, 171 ch1sp]

R87 & R88: Rep R9 and R10. [178 sc, 175 ch1sp]

Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Edging

R1: 1 sl st in the first st, 3 dc in the next st, *sk the next ch1sp, 1 sl st in the next st, sk the next ch1sp, 3 dc in the next st**. Rep from * to ** to marked ch1sp. Remove the stitch marker from the next st. 3 dc in ch1sp, 1 sl st in the next st, sk the next ch1sp, 3 dc in the next st. Rep from * to ** to last st, 1 sl st in the last st. Finish off. 

Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl Finishing Instructions:

Weave in any remaining ends.

You may gently block this item if you wish.

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Brighter Days Ahead Shawl Pattern
Brighter Days Ahead Triangle Shawl

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2 Comments

  1. I’ve not made many shawls, only because I was busy making other items. I love the colorway in this Skinny Cake. I do enjoy larger shawls and it’s awesome that it only takes one cake. The open stitches adds a nice touch to it allowing more air to breath through. Thank you Rhondda.