Asymmetrical Wedge Shawl

This wedge shawl has a distinct asymmetrical shape, setting it apart from more traditional crochet shawls. Make a fast, large and cozy shawl in an aran weight yarn as described here, or make it a scarf in a fingering weight yarn. Because this shawl is worked in a single piece from the tip up, it can easily be made in any size you want.

This pattern is written in American English crochet terminology.

Size and finished measurements: A wingspan of 193 cm (76 inches) measured along the longest edge and a depth of 105 cm (41 inches), measured after blocking.

Difficulty level: Techniques used consist of fdc, ch, sc and dc stitches. Because of this, the pattern is suitable for the advanced beginner.


  • Written pattern
  • Instructions in English
  • US Imperial and metric measurements
  • Suitable for the advanced beginner
  • Links to tutorials by the designer for techniques used
  • Worked flat back and forth.
  • Gauge is not critical in this design. For the sample shawl 10 sts and 5.3 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in dc after wet blocking.
  • Digital PDF has 3 pages (A4 size).

Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn 550 m / 600 yds Garnstudio Drops Alaska (100% wool; 69 m (75 yds) / 50 g ) in 11 Red. Substitute for any wool aran weight yarn with a plied structure for a similar result.
  • A size 6 mm (US J/10) crochet hook.
  • Yarn needle
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Susanne Visch

How lovely to meet you! I’m Susanne Visch and I live in the Netherlands. Not only the country of tulips, cheese, and windmills but also of Dutch Design.

I find it important to provide user-friendly instructions for interesting patterns. In most cases, my patterns feature both written and charted instructions, with detailed explanations of the techniques used.

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