Crochet The Sweet Lilca Edwardian Era Wrap
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Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap


Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap

Hello everyone! I hope you are well. Today I am bringing to you a tutorial and free pattern on how to crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap. This easy crochet project is part of my Vintage Crochet Series. It can be made by the most novice crocheter too.

The video tutorial for this project can be found here: Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap Video Tutorial

Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Era Wrap
This is the latest instalment in the Vintage Crochet Series

Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap: a typical Edwardian accessory

I love vintage crochet, and I really enjoy being inspired by past times and fashion for my projects. The Edwardian Era is one of my favourites! If you are a fan of Downtown Abbey, you will love this wrap.

The Edwardian Era takes place in England under the reign of King Edward the 7th, from 1901 to 1911 (sometimes extended until the end of World War I in 1818). This era in fashion is characterised by feminine and slim lines, beautiful accessories, and jewel tones. It is a lovely era celebrating modern femininity!

Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Era Wrap
This is a very delicate accessory

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Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap: a sweet take on a vintage wrap

I love the Edwardian Era, as it is so feminine, romantic and elegant. My inspiration for this shawl comes from old engravings and photographs dating back to this era. I also love watching films and series from this time, so these images did inspire me to. Who doesn’t love watching Downton Abbey or Titanic? I love watching these beautiful renditions of the Edwardian Era.

Lilac is a very romantic and feminine colour, and was often used for accessories or dresses during this era. The slim lines and dainty pattern of the shawl are also reminiscent of Edwardian fashion. You could make the wrap even longer than I did, to make it even more romantic looking.

I used Sirdar N°1 DK for this project, but you can use whichever yarn you prefer, if it a DK/Light 3 weight yarn. You can therefore personalise this crochet pattern to suit your exact tastes!

Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Era Wrap
This project is so easy to crochet

The Vintage Crochet Series: a library full of free patterns & video tutorials

I love the vintage crochet series. As you know, I have a library full of vintage crochet patterns and video tutorials at present. You can find these here: The Vintage Crochet Series

Let me know which is your favourite era, or favourite vintage crochet pattern. I love all vintage crochet eras, and find inspiration for my vintage crochet projects in books, old engravings, and period films and series. Very soon I will be releasing a Bridgeton inspired crochet project. I can’t wait for you to see this!

Crochet Easy Wrap
You can make this wrap longer if you wish

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Crochet The Sweet Lilac Edwardian Wrap: the pattern

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Level: Easy +

Gauge: 4” (10 cm): 7 V stitch repeats

4” (10 cm): 7 rows

Gauge is not crucial for completion of this project

Size of finished project: 16”x55” (41 cm x 140 cm)


3 skeins of Sirdar N°1 DK or any light weight 3 yarn, such as Lion Brand Mandala yarn for example

5 mm crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Pair of scissors


I will be writing in US terms (British terms in brackets)

Ch: chain

Sk: skip

SP: space

St: Stitch

SC: Single Crochet (UK Double Crochet)

DC: Double Crochet (UK Treble Crochet)

Sl st: Slip stitch

EOR: End of row

Crochet Easy Wrap
This stitch is so easy
Pattern begins here

Ch 55

Note: 2 DC into 1 st=V stitch

Complete rows as follows:

1: Place 2 DC into 5th ch from hook, [sk 1 ch, place 2 DC in next ch] until last 2 ch; sk 1 ch, 1 DC into last ch.

2: Ch 3 (=DC), turn your work. Place 2 DC (=V stitch) into next V stitch from previous row until eor, finishing row by placing a DC into the ch 3 from previous row.

3-52: repeat row 2.

Do not fasten off.

Chain arch Border

Round 1: ch 1 (does not count as a SC), SC into the 1st stitch, and into every stitch until eor. When you reach the corner of the garment, turn it so as to be able to place SCs along the other edge of the shawl as equally as possible. Go around the whole wrap with SCs, sl st to 1st ch to finish of the round.

Round 2: ch 1 (counts as a SC), [ch 3, sk 1 st, SC into the next st] until eor, sl st to 1st ch to finish of the round, fasten off, tidy up all loose ends.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog,

Take care and have a lovely week,

Xoxo Selina.

Crochet Easy Wrap
This is a great project if you are a beginner


  • Carole Passalacqua

    I make prayer shawls and lapghans, can’t wait to try this new pattern. Will be watching for your Bridgerton shawl. I just finished watching the series on Netflex and loved it!

    • Selina Veronique

      Hello, and thank you so much for your comment! So glad you like this pattern, I love making prayer shawls too. I know Bridgerton is so good, I will be releasing the Bridgerton inspired shawl in about 10 days; take care, xoxo Selina.

  • Sharon

    Ms Selina- I am makining this lovely prayer shawl and I love it so much. I am making it for my Mother. She has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer. I know it will bring her a lot of peace and joy. It is truly a gorgeous shawl! Thank you, honey, for your sweet creations. You are very gifted. May God bless you.

    • Selina Veronique

      Hi Sharon! Thank you so much for your kind comment, I am so happy you enjoy this shawl. This really makes for a perfect prayer shawl, and I am sure your mother will love it so much! Sending many prayers your way, may God bless you too,

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