Circle of Love Shawl – Circular Crochet Shawl – Free Pattern – Half Circle Shawl, Crescent Shawl, Full Circle Shawl in 1 pattern

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Introducing the “Circle of Love Shawl” Crochet Pattern

Learn to Make a Circular Shawl 3 different ways.

This pattern is Awesome! Let me tell you why.

First, it is an easy 1-row repeat after the setup row. Total mindless chill crocheting!

Second, you can make this as a Full Circle, a 3/4 Circle or a Half Circle shawl. 

Third, since it is worked from the top-down (or inside to outside) you can make it as a mini shawlette or into a full giant wrap.

Lastly, you can make this with ANY yarn and ANY hook size you desire. So easy to make and beautiful to wear!

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Pattern:

Materials:

YARN & HOOK: You can use ANY Yarn and ANY hook size.

Yarn I Used in the shawls pictured in this post: 

HALF CIRCLE SHAWL

Baby Bee “My Sweet Love” yarn in colors Coral Multi  05, Purple Multi 06, and Purple Pink 03 -300 yds total

(3 skeins total) This is a bulky weight yarn. Used 9.0mm hook.

3/4 CIRCLE SHAWL

Yarn Bee “Soft & Sleek” yarn in color Violet Stripe 942 – approx 372 yards (2 skeins) Worsted weight. Used 8.0mm hook

FULL CIRCLE SHAWL

Cotton Kings “Sultan” in colorway 42 – approx 1300 yards (1.5 skeins) Sport Weight using 6.5mm hook

Approximately 250 yards of worsted weight (#4) yarn combined in a multiples colors and also a solid contrasting color. I used:

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Dimension & Gauge:

Gauge will vary. Gauge is not important.

DIMENSIONS: Create your shawl as big as you like.

MyDiameter measurements (from top edge to bottom edge):

HALF CIRCLE15 INCHES DIAMETER3/4 CIRCLE19 inch diameterFULL CIRCLE30 inch diameter

Difficulty Level: EASY

Stitches Used and Abbreviations:

Ch = chainDC = double crochet
SL ST = slip stitchDC -SE = double crochet Section End
YO = yarn overDC – BS = double crochet Between Stitiches
SK = skip a stitchSt(s) = Stitch(es)

SPECIAL STITCHES Instructions for special stitches

DC -SE = double crochet Section End

Make a normal double crochet into the indicated stitch on either end of the section

DC – BS = double crochet Between Stitiches

Make a double crochet in the space between two stitches.

Pattern Instructions

Notes:

  1. Full Pattern Charts are available in the premium pdf pattern available at: ETSY or RAVELRY
  2. This pattern can be used to make a half circle, 3/4 circle or full circle shawl.
  3. This is determined by the number of sections you have
    1. Full Circle Shawl work 12 sections
    2. 3/4 Circle Shawle work 8 sections
    3. Half Circle Shawl work 6 sections
  4. The section end stitches (DC – SE) are always worked normally into the previous DC of the prior row.
  5. The middle stitches (DC -BS) are always worked into the space between stitches. This is how Each section grows by 1 stitch per row.
  6. Overall the shawl will increase by this much in each row:
    1. Full Circle Shawl – 12 sts per row
    2. 3/4 Circle Shawle –  8 sts per row
    3. Half Circle Shawl – 6 sts per row

Begin:

Chain 3 or 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a circle. Only use Ch4 if you need a bigger circle to work into.

You can also use a magic circle if you prefer.

R1 Ch3 (always counts as first DC), 

Half Circle Shawl – work 5 more DC into the Ch3 circle  [6 DCs]

3/4 Circle Shawl – work 7 more DC into the Ch3 circle.  [8 DCs]

Full Circle Shawl – work 11 more DC into the Ch3 circle.  [12 DC]

Turn work.

R2 Ch3, DC into same stitch, 2 DC into each DC.          [12, 16, 24 DCs] [half circle, 3/4 circle, full circle]

Turn work.

R3 Ch3, DC-BS, DC in next DC, *Ch1, DC in next DC, DC-BS, DC in next DC* 

Repeat * to * to the end. Turn work.                                 [18, 24, 36, DCs] [half circle, 3/4 circle, full circle]

Turn work.

NOTE: The DC at the beginning and end of each section will be referred to at DC-SE which stands for DC-Section End. Each section is set apart from the next section by a chain 1.

The DC between the section end DCs are referred to as 

DC-BS which stands for Double Crochet-Between Stitch.

R4 Ch3, DC-BS in between each st until the end of the section, DC into the DC-SE st, 

*Ch1, DC into the DC-SE st at the st art of the next section, DC-BS in between each st until the end of the section, DC into the DC-SE st*

Repeat * to * to the end.                                             [24, 32, 48, DCs] [half circle, 3/4 circle, full circle]

Turn work.

Repeat R4 – until you have the desired size shawl

Stitch count for each section will grow by 1 stitch per section.

Total stitch count Per Row will increase by this many stitches:

HALF CIRCLE :   6 STS increase per row

3/4 CIRCLE :       8 STS  increase per row

3/4 CIRCLE :       12 STS  increase per row

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FINISHING:

Sew in ends.

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