Ready to take your crocheting game to the next level? You might want to give this a try. It'll give you the chance to practice multiple stitches, while coming up with a dressy and *cool* fashion accessory. Scroll down for the free pattern, or get the ad-free printable PDF pattern here.
It's that time of year again. The mornings are chilly and by noon it is warm outside. The best way to dress during seasons like this is to wear layers. This sweet crochet cowl is made to supply warmth and comfort to help kick start our days.
The crochet stitch I came up with for this cowl is so much fun. It includes 3 beginner stitches- making this a great project for anyone.
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*You are welcome to use any yarns and hooks for this crochet cowl pattern. You may want to adjust your number of repeating rounds if so.. or make it into an infinity scarf! So much creativity room for this fun pattern*
Skill Level: Easy
DK weight yarn
180 yds main color
Small amount contrasting color
US size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook
Circumference: 27 inches
Gauge is not critical
Pattern uses US crochet terms.
ABBREVIATIONS DESCRIPTION ch Chain dc Double crochet hdc Half double crochet rnd Round sc Single crochet sl st Slip stitch st(s) Stitch(es) yo Yarn over
Foundation Single Crochet (FSC): Ch 2, insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull lp through 1 lp (base ch made, 2 lps remain on hook), yo, pull lp through 2 lps on hook (First FSC complete). Insert hook into base ch of last FSC made, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull lp through 1 lp (base ch made, 2 lps remain on hook), yo, pull lp through 2 lps on hook (FSC complete). Repeat from * for desired number of FSC.
If you do not want to use the FSC, ch 23, turn and starting in the second ch from the hook, sc in each ch across.
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Row 1: With main color yarn, make 22 FSC.
Row 2 (ch space row): Ch 1, turn, hdc into the first st, [ch 2, skip 2 sts, hdc into the next st] across. 7 ch-2 spaces and 8 hdc
Row 3 (hdc row): Ch 1, turn, 3 hdc into each ch space across, hdc into last hdc. 22 hdc Repeat rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 27 inches long.
Fasten off leaving a long tail. Using your yarn needle, sew both ends together. Weave in your ends.
Contrasting Border Side
Join your contrasting yarn into the side of the cowl in a ch space on the side of a Row 2 repeat.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, hdc around the entire edge of the cowl, working 2 hdc into the ch space on the side of ch space rows and 1 hdc into the side of hdc rows, when you get to the seam work 4 hdc into the side of the seam, work additional hdc as needed so that you have a multiple of 3 hdc at the end of the rnd, join to first hdc with a sl st.
Change to main color yarn. Join your yarn into a hdc that is in the side of a hdc row, not a hdc that is in a ch space row.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, hdc into the first st, [ch 2, skip 2 sts, hdc into the next st] around, join to first hdc with a sl st.
Row 3: Ch 1, 3 hdc into each ch space around, join to first hdc with a sl st.
Fasten off, and weave in your ends.
Join your main color yarn into the side of the cowl into the side of a hdc row.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, [hdc into the side of the hdc row, ch 2, skip ch space row] around, when you get to the seam, hdc on the right side of the seam, ch 2, hdc onto the left side of the seam, join to first hdc with a sl st.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 3 hdc into each ch space around, join to first hdc with a sl st.
Fasten off, and weave in your ends.
If you enjoyed this pattern, you can find more of my crochet patterns in these other posts:
- Rustic Love Slouch Crochet Pattern
- Retro Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern
- Warm Winter Cowl Crochet Pattern