Mediterranean Lace Shawl – free pattern

Free lace shawl crochet pattern. Free downloadable pattern in US or UK terms, with diagram.

This gorgeous Mediterranean Lace shawl is worked from the centre top out, and the pattern results in an arrowhead shape ideal for wrapping and draping over the shoulders without slipping.

Because of the design, gauge is not critical and you can just keep crocheting until your shawl is the desired size (or you run out of yarn).

The example shown is worked in lace weight yarn with a 2.5mm hook.  You could size up yarn and hook up to a 4mm and dk if you prefer though the effect will be different and you may want to modify the boarder scallops if you so size up.  We recommend any yarn which has some stretch (e.g. a yarn with at least 30% animal fibre content), as you will need to block this lace shawl quite strongly once you’re done.


655m (84g) Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace (Shade shown: Royal (19))

2.5mm hook

Stitch marker for centre loop (optional)


Downloadable pdf patterns and charts:

Mediterranean Lace Shawl US

Mediterranean Lace Shawl UK

Mediterranean Lace Shawl Main Stitch Pattern

Mediterranean Lace Shawl Edging

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