FREE Crochet Pattern to make a Beautiful Circular Crochet Baby Shawl

FREE Crochet Pattern for a Circular Crochet Baby Shawl in a beautiful Soft Yarn is just what a new mum love to be given as a Baby Gift. Nothing beats a baby wrapped up in a bundle of handcrafted love. Circular Crochet Baby Shawl free pattern 
Beautiful Crochet Baby Shawl

The shawl when wrapped around and acts as the finishing touch to really make the introduction of the baby to family members all that more special. Knowing someone lovingly made this crochet shawl for the baby and the work that went into its creation makes sure the baby shawl becomes a family heirloom. I have also used this crochet pattern to make a beautiful soft Shawl 
free crochet shawl pattern

Circular Crochet Baby Shawl PATTERN
Skill Level: EASY 
On Paper this looks to be a very complicated Pattern, however, once you get into the swing of the pattern, you will be surprised at how easy it actually is.
You should be able to read written patterns and crochet in repeat patterns,
Double Crochet (DC), single crochet (SC), and Skipping stitches
Woking several stitches into the same space
Be familiar with Working in between the posts and spaces created in 
previous rounds
Measurements: Finished Shawl Circumference -
Beautiful Yarn Perfect for Crocheting a Baby
Shawl
Gauge: This is a very loosely worked baby shawl.
Materials:  
Peter Pan Merino Baby 4ply 3032 Pink
Hook 4.00mm
Additional Supplies Ribbon if you wish to weave around


  Abbreviations:

ch = chain

st(s) = stitch (es)

Sc = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

V Stitch= DC, Ch1, DC in same space

Notes:

Read Pattern instructions carefully before starting to crochet.
Please NOTE: The START of each round will be, Slip stitch to join previous rounds, and then slip into the FIRST V stitch of the previous round to create the first V (which will be Ch 4 (counts as 1st DC, Ch1),DC in same space)
[DC, ch1, DC,ch1] is a corner V stitch

Instructions:

Rnd 1: Magic circle, [DC, ch1] 8 times, (or Ch4, Slip to join into a circle, ch4 (counts as 1st dc, ch1) then

work DC, Ch1 7 more times into circle = (8Dc, ch1spaces),

slip to join into the top of first DC,

SLIP INTO THE FIRST CH1 Space to Start next round 
 

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] Repeat in each ch1 space,

slip to join into the 3rd chain of ch4 start. (8 spaces)
 

Rnd3: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, (Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space,

(V Stich created)

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT ch1 space, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1]* repeat * to * around, slip to join into the top of first DC,

(8 V spaces and 8 ch1,dc,ch1 spaces) 
 

Rnd4: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 2 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space (V Stitch)* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC, (8 V spaces and 16 ch1,dc,ch1 spaces)
 

Rnd5: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 3 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC, 


Rnd6: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 4 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC


Rnd7: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 5 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC


Rnd8: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 6 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next 6 Ch1 Spaces* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC


Rnd9: Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 7 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC


Rnd10 : Slip into the first V sitch, Ch4, ( Ch 4 counts as 1st DC, Ch1) DC, Ch1 in same space ,

*[Dc, Ch1] in NEXT 8 ch1 spaces, [DC, ch1, DC,ch1] in Next Ch1 Space* repeat * to * around,

slip to join into the top of first DC


Rnd 11- Rnd 26 Continue working as established making 1 extra Dc ch1, in each following round,

UNTIL you have 24 Dc,ch1s in-between the Corner 9dc, Ch1, dc Ch1) stitches
 
Baby Shawl Crochet BORDER PATTERN FREE

easy crochet border pattern free



PLEASE NOTE:

From now on and throughout the rest of the pattern,

Once we SLP to join the rounds into the 3rd chain of starting chain 4,

then to create the first Ch4 of the rounds slip into the middle of the First V stitch to start from here on in)

Yes you can just slip into the middle of the First V stitch but I believe the result is nicer with the extra slip stitch

Rnd 1: Ch4 (counts as first Dc, ch1 of first V,) Dc in same space,

*MISS one full SPACE and (ch1,dc,ch1,Dc,) in next space. * Repeat from * * to end,

finish with a slip into 3rd chain of starting chain,

Slip to join chain 3 of the previous round and then slip into the first ch1 space

Rnd2: Ch4, (dc,ch1) 5 more times in first V space.

*(sc,ch1) in NEXT V Space, (Ch1,dc,) 6 times* Repeat from * to * around.

Slip to join chain 3 of the previous round and then slip into the first ch1 space

Rnd 3: Ch4, (Counts as first dc, ch 1) dc,ch1 in between the next ch1 space,

(dc,ch1) 4 more times in SAME space (making 4 x dc ch1 in SAME space / Point)

( dc, ch1) in next 2 ch1 spaces.

*SKIP the sc ch1 of the previous round, and work your next ( dc, ch1) in the next 2 ch1 spaces.

DC, Ch1 x (4 times) , dc, ch1 in next 2 ch1 spaces * Repeat from * to *

(TO Join rounds and start next round From here on in and throughout slip into the 1st Chain 1 space)

Rnd 4: Ch4, Counts as first dc, ch 1) dc,ch1 in between the next 2 ch1 spaces,

(dc,ch1) 4 more times in SAME space (making 4 x dc ch1 in SAME space / Point)

( dc, ch1) in next 3 ch1 spaces, work your next *( dc, ch1) in the next 3 ch1 spaces.

DC, Ch1 x (4 times) , dc, ch1 in next 3 ch1 spaces* . Repeat ** around

Rnd 5: Ch4, Counts as first dc, ch 1) dc,ch1 in between the next 3 ch1 spaces,

(dc,ch1) 4 more times in SAME space (making 4 x dc ch1 in SAME space / Point)

( dc, ch1) in next 4 ch1 spaces. work your next *( dc, ch1) in the next 3 ch1 spaces.

DC, Ch1 x (4 times) , dc, ch1 in next 3 ch1 spaces* . Repeat ** around
Fasten off and weave in Ends
Thread your ribbon alternatively through the LAST row of DC,ch1 spaces and you are finished. 

FREE Crochet Pattern Circular Crochet Baby Shawl

Of course, this shawl can be made as BIG as you like by continuing the Sequence of Patterns for both the blanket and the Border.  
FREE Crochet Pattern Circular Crochet Baby Shawl



If you like this Style of the pattern you should also see my Crochet Shawl Pattern Which would also make an ideal baby shawl OR as I made it for my 95-year-old Aunt

REE Crochet Pattern Circular Crochet Baby Shawl


 
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