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.
Hi I just discovered this pattern even though I’ve been a fan of your designs for a little while. I’m just getting back into crochet after losing motivation for a little while but I decided to make a scarf of some sort for my sister’s birthday in April and I loved this pattern as soon as I saw it. Thanks so much for all of your amazing designs ♡♡
I feel really stupid, as no one else asked this question. What does SK stand for?
I love this pattern. It works up so quickly. I made two of these. The first one was a Christmas present for my daughter. The second was for myself. Thank you.
This is my favorite pattern because I love the texture/chunkiness of it!
Looks like a nice easy pattern and looks pretty too.
I have to make this one.
i like the look of this pattern. It is very cosy and stylish.
Made this cowl over the weekend. Love how it is finished on both ends and it lays beautifully.
What a gorgeous pattern! Thank you!
this is the first pattern I used from your page and one that I repeat often. Comes together quick!
I love the entire Sandy collection. But the cowl is my favorite. It has such gorgeous texture (are all crocheters “touches??) I touch everything in stores just to get the “feel” of them. This looks so soft and smooshy. I’m definitely making this for me… After I make it for at least one of my daughters…maybe all 3!
love this pattern (and that I can buy an ad-free version.) I made two fir Christmas gifts. They look nice and work up quickly!
Need to make this for myself!
Love the cowl!! Need to shop for the yarn, perfect for the pattern. Thank you.
Many thanks for cowl pattern. Looks fab!
Is there a matching pattern for flip mittens or gloves?
Ok I bought this pattern, and Im already confused; After CH 91, are you supposed to connect the chain so its a circle? And then continue crocheting in a circle? I finished it as a flat piece, which now Im certain is wrong 🙁
Before you panic, you can still seam it up and it’s going to look basically the same. But no, it’s not worked flat. 🙂 The instructions for joining are included in each round. For instance, the last part of Round 1 says:
“Join with a SL ST to top of first SC, being careful not to twist the round.”
Many patterns ask you to join after chaining, which may be what threw you off? I wait to join until the first round is complete because it’s so much easier to avoid accidentally twisting the cowl when you’re working with a row of SCs, than when you only have a long chain.
Can you do a video for this one, too? I feel absolutely ridiculous, trying to see how you join the ends when you SC second from hook?
I’m sorry, at this point there is no video available. 🙂 You are literally bring the first SC you made around to touch the last SC you made, and joining them with a slip stitch. Be careful you don’t twist the chain.
🙂 thanks for replying, I got it going. It just looked funky with just the chain. I guess I was over thinking it! Thank you again!
Thank you so much for sharing your talent . I can hardly wait to make this.
Round 2 ch 1 turn? Do you mean continue ?
Nope, turn 🙂 Rounds of SC have distinctly different looks when you continue without turning and when you turn each row. I’m going for the look that the latter one gives. If you want to continue without turning, the pattern will still work, it will just look different.