Everything crochet!

So, going on with my goal of publishing 14  patterns for 2014 (maybe even a few more than that!), here is the first one! Keep on checking back as more will be coming soon!

Easy Peasy Crochet Cowl

This cowl can be made with nearly any weight yarn and a suitable sized hook. Fingering/Lace weight will give you collar style cowls, while Sport, DK, and Worsted weight will give you slightly looser cowls. Bulky weight will give you a nice, loose cowl that is almost like an infinity scarf. It is a lacy type cowl that still gives you some warmth, but not quite as much as a solid cowl would. This style would be best suited for Spring/Fall, or Winter in warmer climates. Of course, this all depends on the warmth of the yarn you use as well! You can adjust the number of rows you do on each side to make the cowl thicker/thinner, as well as the length of the starting chain to make it tighter/looser.

Feel free to sell any finished items from this pattern, but please do not sell the pattern itself! If you do choose to sell items you make using this pattern, please link to my blog!

Sport/DK Weight Yarn, Worsted or Bulky weight if you like loose cowls. Approximately 195 yards.

6.5 mm hook (Bulky Weight)

5.5 – 6 mm hook (Worsted Weight)

5.5 mm hook (DK Weight)

4.5 – 5 mm hook (Sport Weight)

4 mm hook (Fingering Weight)

2.5 – 3 mm hook (Lace Weight)

Abbreviations:

DC = Double crochet

SS = Slip stitch

CH = chain

Chain 112 (or any multiple of 8)

Connect being careful not to twist.

Row 1 – CH 4, skip one CH, DC into next CH, skip 2 CHs, 5 DCs into next (one cluster). Skip 2. *DC, skip next CH, DC into next CH, skip 2 CHs, 5 DC into next CH. Repeat from * around. SS into 3rd CH.

Row 2 to Row 7 – CH 4, skip CH from previous row, DC into next DC. 5 DC into 3rd DC of cluster. *Skip 2 DC. DC into next DC then CH 1, DC into next DC of previous row. 5 DC into the 3rd DC of cluster. Repeat from * around. SS into 3rd CH.

Repeat Row 1 to Row 7 on the other side of the chain as well!

Here is a close-up view of the pattern. This version was worked in a fingering weight yarn held double (approximately DK weight).

Here is a close-up view of the pattern. This version was worked in a fingering weight yarn held double (approximately DK weight). The yarn was Knit Picks Diadem.

This was one I made in DK weight as a Christmas gift.

This was one I made in DK weight as a Christmas gift. The yarn was Knit Picks Swish DK.

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