Thursday, November 5, 2015

Alice Button Cowl, Free Crochet Cowl Pattern


Free Crochet Cowl Pattern








Another gorgeous crochet pattern that works up quick! I love everything about this cowl from the coconut shell buttons to the yarn and last but not the least the stitch pattern. It took me just two skeins of Big Twist yarn and it was one of those patterns that grew a mile a minute. Perfect for impatient people like me! Though the color of this yarn was perfect it was so hard to capture it on camera. I love the name of the yarn color too, Cinnamon. The cloudy day didn't help at all. I finally had to make my mannequin lie down to get some decent shots. 

Crochet Pattern
                                                                              
Materials
1. Worsted weight yarn. I used Cinnamon from Big Twist yarns 
2. Hook- H (5mm)
3. Yarn needle for weaving in the yarn tails
4. 3 Large wooden buttons. I used coconut shell buttons that are 1 7/8 inches wide.


Size
One size fits all women. Finished Scarf is 35 inches long and 12 inches wide.

Gauge
15 dc stitches = 5 inches

Yardage
Around 275 Yards.  

Stitch Abbreviations
The pattern is in standard American terms.
dc- double crochet
sc- single crochet
ch- chain
sk- skip

Chain 105 +2
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 3, sk 3 chains, 1 sc in next 2 ch, repeat from * till the end. Turn.--------21 chain loops

Row 2: Ch 3 ( counts as first dc here and throughout), sk next sc, 5 dc in next ch loop, * sk next 2 sc, 5 dc in next ch loop, repeat from * to last 2 sc, sk next sc, 1 dc in last sc ( beginning ch of the first round). Turn. ------------21 groups of 5 dc

Row 3 (Right Side): Ch 1 ( counts as first sc here and throughout), sc in next dc, * ch 3, sk 3 dc, 1 sc in next 2 dc, repeat from * to end of row. Turn.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 till your cowl is 12 inches wide.

Finishing

1. Weave in any tails left.

2. Sew on the buttons to one of the longer sides, The first and last button should be 12 inches apart. 



You can download a pdf copy here: Alice Button Cowl

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