Ball of Ladders Crochet Pattern PDF

Back of a white mannequin in a black tank top, black skirt, and a triangular crochet shawl that changes colors through pink, purple, green, and blue. Shawl alternates between rows of solid stitches and rows of net or eyehole stitches. The shawl is laying flat across the back so the stitching can clearly be seen.

This product is the ad-free printable Ball of Ladders Crochet Pattern PDF.

Grab a ball of yarn and this lightweight crochet shawl pattern to create a triangle wrap that looks like it’s full of tiny ladders.

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Ball of Ladders Crochet Pattern Details


56β€³ x 25β€³


Lion Brand Shawl In A Ball: (61% Cotton, 34% Acrylic, 5% Other), Size 4 – Medium/Worsted/Aran, 481 yds / 150 g, (3.21 yds/g)

Lotus Blossom 304 – 1 skein used in sample – When the sample was made the yarn contained 518 yds, now they contain 481. This is not a problem for the pattern, it just means your finished shawl will be a bit smaller than the sample if you only use one ball.

Crochet Hook

US-J, 6.00mm


Learn about gauge HERE
14 sts x 7 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

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Yarn Needle

Stitches and Abbreviations

ch β€“ chain
dc β€“ double crochet
dch2 β€“ double chain 2
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
( ) – work step in parentheses in indicated stitch
[ ] – work step in brackets number of times indicated

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A free online with ads version of this pattern can be found on Jessie At Home, HERE.

In addition to finding the free pattern at the above link, you will also find a section of FAQs that may help if you get stuck or want to make any alterations to the pattern.

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More on The Ball of Ladders Crochet Pattern PDF

Grab your favorite color of Shawl in a Ball by Lion brand to create this fun shawl that looks like it’s full of tiny ladders. All you need is one ball to make this pretty triangle. The pattern is a super-simple 2 row repeat, so once you get the hang of it, it’s a great project to travel with, or to just sit and make while watching TV or chatting with friends. Use more or less yarn to make it larger or smaller.