Get that wonderful flare of style and comfort with these 14 beautiful vintage shawl crochet patterns. Easily one of my favorite crochet pattern collections ever.
Vintage shawls have made a massive comeback in recent fashion, as they are highly desirable and sought after.
They can be worn throughout all year round, and make for an amazing clothing accessory, to be paired with a multitude of outfits.
Plus, shawls are comfortable and warm, so they’re practical as well as serving an aesthetic purpose!
It can be hard to find good crochet vintage shawls in thrift stores and online, so instead, why don’t you just make your own?
As long as you follow the right pattern, you will end up with a vintage design, and as it will have been completely hand-made by you, it’s also sort of more authentic!
There are plenty of vintage shawl crochet patterns out there. It can be quite challenging to pick just one, to begin with!
So to help you out, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite vintage crochet shawl patterns, all of them beautiful and easy to make, so that even beginners can give them a go! Let’s get right into them.
10 Beautiful Vintage Shawl Crochet Patterns
Flingy Tri Square Vintage Shawl Crochet Pattern
First on our list of top favorite crochet vintage shawl patterns we have this beautiful option by Toppy Toppy Knits.
This pattern is a vintage design from the 1970s, that has been transcribed and copied from the original so that it is available for purchase.
It should be fairly easy to follow, but you will need to already know the basics of crochet in order to succeed.
The pattern is available upon purchase as a downloadable PDF file, with all the original instructions and information.
The end result is a beautiful shawl with a giant granny square and a decorative ridge.
Women’s Vintage 60s Shawl Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for a colorful and fun crochet pattern design for a vintage shawl from the 60s, then look no further than this pattern available from Little John 2003.
Transcribed from the original Robin 1979, the end result of this pattern is a long poncho-style shawl, with a decorative fringe on the lower edge.
The pattern should be easy enough to follow for advanced beginners and those with intermediate crochet skills, and it is available upon purchase as a downloadable PDF file, with all of the necessary information and instructions.
If within the UK, you can also request for it to be printed and mailed to you!
Vintage Tulips Shawl
So beautiful and definitely vintage style, this fun shawl crochet pattern will be so easy to put together and perfect across your shoulders.
Vintage Peter Pan Crochet Baby Shawl Pattern
Back in older days, baby shawls were all the rage, and a very common item in households with children. Not only to keep the baby wrapped up and warm, but also to carry the baby around with you around the house!
This vintage Peter Pan crochet baby shawl pattern, by Carla Collects, is an original vintage pattern for crocheting, sold as the original.
The end result is a beautiful and delicate-looking shawl, perfect for that classic feel.
The pattern is available as the printed original, to be dispatched to the address of your choosing upon purchase. So what you receive are all the original instructions and information!
Vintage Studley Shawl Crochet Pattern
This vintage studley shawl crochet pattern, by Mon Caribou, is a small original booklet from the 1970s, containing three patterns for three different vintage shawls.
As it is the original, it has suffered some discoloration and some slight damage, but nothing that renders it unusable. For these patterns, intermediate crochet skills are required, or at the very least advanced beginner skills.
The pattern bundle is sent to the address of your choosing upon purchase, and it comes as the original physical copy.
Vintage Lace Shawl Crochet Pattern
This is just such a beautiful and elegant lace shawl pattern. The vintage look is so clean and delicate looking – perfect all around!
Source: Premiere Yarns
Twilleys Vintage Crochet Shawl Pattern
If you’re looking for vintage shawl crochet patterns that allow you to create a more elegant crochet shawl, ideal for festive seasons or for important events, then the Twilleys Vintage Crochet Shawl Pattern, by the Henrietta Store, might just be what you have been looking for.
The pattern is a vintage original copy from the 1980s, and the end result is two ladies shawls, one lacy and one filet.
The original paper copy of this vintage shawl pattern is dispatched upon purchase, to the address of your choosing, and comes with all the original instructions and information.
1970s Ladies Crocheted Shawl Pattern
This 1970s Ladies Crocheted Shawl Pattern, by the Timeless One, is ideal for winter thanks to the warm and cozy design that it provides, but can be worn all year round as a vintage clothing accessory.
The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF file, with a copy of the original physical paper pattern. The end result is a shawl made out of thick wool, cozy and warm, with that vintage iconic style from the 70s.
It’s a one size fits all, and the skills required are those of an advanced beginner or intermediate level.
Lacy Vintage Crochet Shawl
Beautiful, long, and wonderfully lacy which is perfect for summer or early fall. This is just a great way to get that vintage look without wearing something heavy!
Source: HanJan Crochet
Cobweb 70s Vintage Shawl Crochet Pattern
Cobweb shawls were very popular back in the 70s, as an elegant clothing accessory to be worn over dresses or other outfits, all throughout the year, no matter the season.
This vintage crochet pattern, by Kitsch Wood Retro, is the original printed cardstock pattern. It has some minor wear and tear, due to the age of it, but it is completely usable and super easy to follow.
The pattern is dispatched to the address of your choosing, and the end result is an elegant vintage cobweb shawl, in the color of your choosing.
It should also be simple enough for advanced beginners.
Vintage Chenille Shawl Crochet Pattern
This Vintage Chenille Shawl Crochet Pattern, by Greta’s Crochet Heaven, is available as a downloadable PDF file, with a transcribed copy of the original pattern, which is dated to the 1970s.
The pattern comes with written instructions, and a visual diagram that helps clear things up, for an easier process.
It is suited to advanced beginners and those with intermediate crochet skills, and the end result is an elegant 70s vintage shawl, with floral motifs within the design.
Vintage Sunbeam Shawl Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for a vintage pattern for an easy and simple shawl that you can complete in no time at all, then this Sunbeam Shawl crochet pattern, by Mon Caribou, is one we very highly recommend.
The end result is a simple yet stylish shawl that can be worn over almost any outfit, all throughout the year, to keep you extra cozy.
The pattern itself is a vintage original physical copy from the 1970s that has been preserved to a great condition.
It is dispatched to the address of your choosing upon purchase.
Vintage Baby Cape Shawl Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for a crochet pattern that will allow you to create a traditional and vintage-looking baby shawl, in the style of a cape, for your little one, then this pattern by Story Blankets is absolutely perfect for you.
Easy and fast to complete, the end result is a small cape shawl for your baby, with motifs iconic to the 1970s.
The pattern is a transcribed copy of the original, available as a downloadable PDF file, which comes with all the original instructions and images.