Crochet this easy Jolene Shawl with Jeans yarn and my free pattern – I think you’re going to love wearing it almost as much as you love making it!
Read below to find out a bit more about this pattern!
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I made this Jolene Shawl with easy double crochets and chain stitches to create a window effect is the softest denim-inspired yarn. It’s got all my favorite things!
I love that this design is easily worn as a scarf tied around the neck or as a shawl around the shoulders – I especially love it tied at the chest! It’s such an easy layer to grab on your way out the door for those days when it’s chilly in the morning but too warm for a sweater in the afternoon.
The color changes in the pattern give a sort of faded effect, especially when using 3 color variations within the same family. Using 3 tones of denim blue were an easy way to give the pattern a great cohesive look with easy fade detail. Imagine all the color possibilities! You could do 3 shades of the same color (all greys would be stunning, or fade from black to white) or choose three totally unrelated but coordinating colors to create your own creative palette!
I used Lion Brand’s Jeans Yarn because it’s a tried and true favorite! You can’t go wrong with any of the color combination possibilities in the lineup because they were all made to go together in a blissful mix & match fashion.
I loved using this yarn because it’s the softest acrylic yarn I’ve found and the drape is so easy. I didn’t have my steamer with me and this baby draped without even blocking! Jeans is one of those yarns that’s grossly underrated in my opinion, it’s one of the best big box store yarns on the market and I highly recommend you try it if you haven’t already!
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–1 skein each Lion Brand Jeans Yarn in Faded, Stonewash, and Brand New (Weight: 4/Medium, 3.5oz, 246 yds)
14 sts x 9 rows in Dc = 4”
28″ x 56″
Abbreviations (US terms):
Ch – chain
st st – slip stitch
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
t – turn
rpt – repeat
* – repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
Skill Level: Level 3 Intermediate
- This wrap is one size fits most. For reference, model is 5’5” tall with a 38” bust.
- Add or omit 4 row repeat to desired size. You may need additional yardage if you adjust the pattern dramatically.
- Color striping counts listed below the written pattern instructions. Please read through everything before beginning.
- Ch 4 at beginning of rows always counts as a Dc and Ch 1
- St counts always count Dc sts only (not ch spaces)
With Faded yarn, Ch 7, sl st to first Ch st to form a ring
Row 1: Ch 4, (7 Dc, Ch 2, 7 Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in ring (16)
Row 2: Ch 4, t, Dc in first Dc, Ch 1, sk next Ch 1 space, Dc next Dc, (Ch1, skip next Dc, Dc in next Dc) to center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 2, Dc) in center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) to turning Ch 4 space, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in turning Ch space (14)
Row 3: Ch 4, t, Dc in first Dc, (Ch 1, sk next Ch 1 space, Dc in next Dc) to center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 2, Dc) in center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, Dc in next Dc, (Ch 1, sk next Ch 2 space, Dc next Dc) to turning Ch space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in turning Ch space (18)
Row 4: Ch 4, t, Dc in first Dc, (Ch1, sk next Ch 1 space, Dc next Dc) to center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 2, Dc) in center Ch 2 space, Ch 1, Dc in next Dc, (Ch 1, sk next Ch 1 space, Dc in next Dc) to turning Ch space, Ch 1, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in turning Ch space
Row 5: Ch 4, t, Dc in first Dc, (Dc in next Ch 1 space, Dc in next Dc) to center Ch 2 space, (2 Dc, Ch 2, 2 Dc) in center Ch 2 space, Dc in next Dc, (Dc in next Ch 1 space, Dc in next Dc) to turning Ch space, Dc in turning Ch space, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) in turning Ch space (48)
Rows 6-41: Rep Rows 2-5 a total of 9 more times following the color change chart
Row 42 (or last Row): Ch 1, t, Sc in each st across (including in all Ch 1 spaces – work 2 Sc in center Ch 2 space), finish off, weave all ends
Rows 1-18: Faded
Row 19: Stonewash
Rows 20-21: Faded
Row 22: Stonewash
Row 23: Faded
Row 24: Stonewash
Row 25: Faded
Rows 26-28: Stonewash
Row 29: Faded
Rows 30-32: Stonewash
Row 33: Brand New
Row 34: Stonewash
Row 35: Brand New
Row 36: Stonewash
Rows 37-end: Brand New
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