Lace-like shawls and cowls come in a dizzying variety of designs, colors and styles. Here are some that will definitely hit the spot in terms of their vibrant hues and lacy patterning. Best of all, these patterns are beginner-friendly, so that even those of us taking our first steps can make these wonderful garments.
Mulberry Wine Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Dragonfly Bandana Cowl Free Crochet Pattern
This cowl is inspired by the dizzying variety of colors you can find on dragonflies, further highlighted by the dragonfly motif in the stitching. The Dragonfly Cowl is a beautiful hippy-trippy scarf that can demonstrate your wilder side. You could even use it to spice up a more sombre, everyday outfit. It’s not too difficult to make and works up quickly, so that you can have it ready to wear this spring. A link to a free pattern is at the end of the post.