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Crochet pocket shawl patterns are a big trend currently. I haven’t liked the look of any pocket shawls I have seen. I am viewing them through the eyes of someone who lives in a warm climate. They all look bulky, heavy and hot. That’s perfect for cold climate crocheters.
I like the idea of throwing on some pockets because women’s clothing is so woefully lacking in pockets often times. What’s a gal to do in spring, summer or even early fall before temps drop below 40?
Warm weather crocheters should have the option to make the trendy and useful crochet pocket shawl too! It’s great to be able to slip it over your shoulders and tada! Instant pockets and instant handmade style.
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As usual, for me the answer is always cotton. I found a gorgeous color of dk weight cotton and designed a cotton crochet pocket shawl pattern that looks open and airy. Lots of interesting texture without being heavy or bulky looking.
This pattern creates a soft flexible airy texture using a 4 row repeat. The crochet pattern is customized for petite, average and tall heights.
You get a perfect fit in both length and width whether are you petite plus size or taller and slender and every combination in between.
If you are looking for a warmer shawl pattern check out my modern plaid crochet blanket wrap pattern.
I used Yarnbee Sugarwheel cotton solids for this project in nutmeg. I am obsessed with this color! It’s a shade where cool meets warm and is very flattering on most skin tones.
Also it comes in hefty 5 oz. skeins so you only need a very few. It’s very soft, a slight hint of sheen and easy to work with.
Lion comfy cotton blend is a good choice (it is not 100% cotton so it’s a bit warmer) because the thickness is very close to the sugarwheel solids, Paintbox cotton DK or lion brand coboo if you want a cotton bamboo blend.
See this post on the best yarns for summer. It may give you some more ideas to find the perfect color and fiber for your crochet pocket shawl.
This pattern is written in US terms and you should be very comfortable reading patterns (intermediate level or a very ambitious beginner wanting to push themselves). It uses a 5.5 mm crochet hook to keep this lightweight yarn as flexible as possible while keeping it’s shape.
It also features basic and advanced beginner stitches that create a unique texture and visual interest. No boring shawls here!
Get the crochet pocket shawl pattern here
Get the PDF Download pattern in one of these locations: Four Seasons Pocket Shawl or here My ravelry
You may also like a warmer modern plaid crochet blanket wrap. this crochet design has a unisex look and you can use it as a throw on the sofa or use it as a styling and layering piece during cool months of the year.
The cozy pumpkin blanket wrap using caron latte cakes yarn is a popular blanket wrap pattern. Stitch pattern that works with the fuzzy texture making it less frustrating to work with. The end result is a super soft wearable blanket wrap you will reach for again and again.