Last winter, I had the privilege of designing a cowl for All Free Crochet’s blog, Stitch & Unwind. I had a lot of fun doing it, and I am loving the final result. Now, the full pattern is available right here on my blog!
This cowl is made with Lion Brand’s Heartland in “Grand Canyon”, and I highly recommend using it because it makes the detailing and drape sooo pretty. I also made a matching slouch hat pattern!
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Size: 30” around x 10” tall
Gauge: With I hook, 6 SC = 2”
Stitches Used: CH, SC, DC, SL ST
You Will Need:
- Approx. 280 yards of your favorite worsted weight yarn (I used Lion Brand’s Heartland)
- Hook Size I (5.50mm)
- Yarn needle
- Stitch marker
(1) Pattern is written in American standard terms.
(2) Pattern is begun in turned rounds, then switches to a seamless round and back again. These changes are noted in the pattern. Use a stitch marker during the seamless round to keep track of your rounds.
Round 1: SC in 2nd CH from hook and in each ST across. Join with a SL ST to top of first SC, being careful not to twist the round. (90)
Round 2: CH1; turn. SC in each ST around. Join with a SL ST to top of first SC. (90)
Rounds 3-7: Repeat Round 2. (90)
You will now work in a seamless round. Do not join, chain or turn until instructed to do so.
Round 8: SC+DC in first ST, SK next ST. (SC+DC in next ST, SK next ST) around. (90)
Round 9: (SC+DC in next ST, SK next ST) around. (90)
(Wondering if your placement is correct? Your SC+DC combos should be completed in the tops of each SC from previous row, with each DC from previous row being left empty.)
Rounds 10-26: (SC+DC in next ST, SK next ST) around. (90)
Round 27: (SC+DC in next ST, SK next ST) around, substituting a (SC+SL ST) for the last (SC+DC) combination. (90)
Round 28: CH1. SC in each ST around. Join with a SL ST to top of first SC. (90)
You will now work in turned rounds.
Round 29: CH1; turn. SC in each ST around. Join with a SL ST to to of first SC. (90)
Rounds 30-34: Repeat Round 29. (90)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
The instructions aren’t very clear!!! I wasn’t able to join in a round so I waited till the very end to join the seams together for it to be round. After round 8 and all the rest I was left with one stitch at the end so i finished it off with a cs. It looked fine at the end but I will never make it again. The instructions aren’t that good!!!
What is that about turning on row two? Do you actually turn or just go around with the rounds?
Does this wrap around your neck twice, or once?
Rebecca, I really love your pattern! Beautiful! I would like to be able to drape the cowl around my neck three times which would mean I need to make a longer chain; would the multiples be 2 + 1? Thank you for sharing your talents!
Quick question im working on this cowl.. after i chain 91 do i close it so it can make it a circle or do we put it together at the end
I am confused with the first row when stated that to sc and turn? Can you do a demo on that for me.
The first row doesn’t say anything about turning, so I’m not sure what you’re asking 🙂