Summertime Kimono Wrap Crochet Pattern

After a bit of a break, I’m back at it with the crochet! I go through periods where I just feel like either knitting or crocheting -and this summer I have definitely been leaning more towards the knitting. It’s not that I don’t enjoy crochet as much as I do knitting… I just had so many ideas for knitting patterns, and not as many for crochet, if that makes sense! Anyways, I think you guys will enjoy this one and I hope it was worth the wait.

This kimono wrap was inspired by my love of the 70’s and bohemian fashion. Not only does it emit a super chill-peace-love vibe, this wrap is incredibly cozy! Perfect for lounging around during warm summer evenings, or even to wear as a swimsuit cover up.

I created the pattern to be quick and easy to assemble. The stitch design is a combination of V-stitch and Herringbone half double crochet (HHDC), and builds super quickly. The yarn that I used is from one of my favourite brands – We Crochet (also know as Knit Picks): Brava Sport weight yarn. I love that this line is not only luxuriously soft and light weight, but it’s also inexpensive -which is great for larger projects like this one!


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Summertime Kimono Wrap Crochet Pattern

Materials:

  • Size H8 (5 mm) Crochet Hook.
  • 5 Skeins (100g each) of Knit Picks (We Crochet) Brava Sport Weight yarn in Dove Heather.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn Needle.

Finished Size:

One Size:  29” wide X 21” long.

Abbreviations:

CH: Chain.

HHDC: Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

DC: Double Crochet.

V-St: V- Stitch.

Special Stitches:

Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC):  Yarn over, insert hook into next stitch; yarn over and draw through the stitch AND first loop on hook; yarn over, draw through remaining loops on   hook.  

V-Stitch: (DC, CH1, DC) all in the same stitch.

Pattern:

This Kimono Shawl is created by joining two rectangular panels (see finishing instructions). 

Create two identical panels as follows:

Chain 158 (or multiple of 3 plus 2 if you would like to alter the length or practice on a small swatch).

Row 1: HHDC in third chain from hook and in each remaining chain; CH2, turn.

Row 2: HHDC in each hhdc; CH3, turn.

Row 3: *Skip next 2 hhdc, V-St in next hhdc; repeat from * to end of row; CH2, Turn.

Row 4: HHDC in first dc, *HHDC in next ch1 space, HHDC in next 2 dc; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, HHDC in next ch1 space, HHDC in last dc; CH2, turn.

Row 5-6: HHDC in each hhdc; CH2, turn.

Row 7: HHDC in each hhdc; CH3, turn.

Row 8: *Skip next 2 hhdc, V-St in next hhdc; repeat from * to end of row; CH2, Turn.

Row 9: HHDC in first dc, *HHDC in next ch1 space, HHDC in next 2 dc; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, HHDC in next ch1 space, HHDC in last dc; CH2, turn.

Row 10: HHDC in each hhdc; CH3, turn.

Repeat Rows 3-10 three more times.  At the end of the very last row, do not chain 3 since you do not need a turning chain.  Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.

Finished piece will measure 52” X 14.5”.

Once both rectangular pieces have been created, continue to Finishing Instructions.

Finishing Instructions:

I hope you enjoyed this free pattern and I am so grateful for your support!  Don’t forget that you can purchase the ad-free PDF file.  Purchasing the PDF file helps support this website and allows me to continue to share my patterns and inspiration with you guys!   

Should you have any issues with the download, please email: info@leeleeknits.com for assistance. 

Purchase the PDF file (which will be emailed to you automatically after purchase) for $5 USD by clicking the button below or through Ravelry or Yarn Canada


2 thoughts on “Summertime Kimono Wrap Crochet Pattern

  1. Really like this one! Going to make one for my daughter in a bolder color! ( just as soon as I finish the WIP I have going on) This will be perfect for in the fall weather in CT. Thank you for all your beautiful designs.❤️

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