Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern – Sweet Tea Shawl

Woman wearing a brown and cream colored crochet triangle shawl, called the Sweet Tea Shawl.

A crochet triangle shawl that is simple to make and great to feature hand dyed yarn! The Sweet Tea Shawl is a pattern I designed in collaboration with one of my favorite yarn dyers!

I was so excited when Tanya of Cornbread and Honey reached out to me to collaborate!

Tanya is an indie yarn dyer who has everything from fade kits to custom colorways to gradient cakes! She sent me a cake of gradient yarn to play with and from it came the Sweet Tea Shawl!

The name of her shop Cornbread and Honey reminded me of another southern delicacy (at least to us southerners), sweet tea! Which is how I got the name for the design!

Photo of gradient hand dyed yarn in a cake.

Yarn Details

Tanya sent me this beautiful cake of gradient speckled brown yarn. It started off with a very dark, saturated brown and eventually turned into a very gorgeous speckled cream.

This yarn was such fun to work with! It was a cake of 656 yards of sport weight yarn. The fiber is 80% super wash merino and 20% nylon.

I absolutely love this fiber combo because the merino is so very soft, but the little bit of nylon gives it some sturdiness and makes it smooth on my hook and easy to work with.

With the nylon I didn’t run into any pilling or splitting, which was so nice. I wet blocked my shawl after I completed it and the drape was SO amazing afterwards!

This yarn is seriously one of the best yarns I’ve ever tried!

Close up of a crochet triangle shawl, called the Sweet Tea Shawl.

Pattern Inspiration

I was truly inspired to create this crochet triangle shawl by the yarn! The gradient look of the yarn is something I really wanted to feature!

I went with the simple repeats because it added both texture and style! This crochet shawl worked up beautifully!

Pattern Details

The Sweet Tea Shawl is a crochet triangle shawl that starts small and increases as you go.

This crochet triangle shawl uses basic stitches, but the combination of them creates a stunning look!

This is one of those patterns that doesn’t require gauge and that you can make as big or as small as you like!

I love to wear it as a scarf around my neck but you can also make it large enough to wear over your shoulders.

I am so happy to have gotten the opportunity to try Tanya’s yarn. It is truly stunning and I plan on purchasing more!

Where to Purchase

You can purchase this pattern on Ravelry and Etsy!

Want to try before you buy? Check out my ever growing list of Free Crochet Patterns!

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  1. thank you…funny how you can have millions of patterns but then one catches you eye and this one did…..

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