Sherbet Crochet Cowl

Sherbet_coverphoto_medium2SHERBET CROCHET COWL

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The Sherbet Crochet Cowl is one of those designs that was dictated by the yarn. This yarn was screaming at me to make something with it..so the night before I was scheduled to shoot my Mitten and Gloves Galore Craftsy.com class I did!

It became a cute neck accessory for me to wear and I LOVED IT!

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

24” [61 cm] circumference of body; 8” (20.3 cm) tall.

 

MATERIALS

Yarn: Red Heart Boutique “Unforgettable” (100% acrylic; 280 yds [256m], 3.5 oz [100 g];): #3955 Winery, 1 ball.

 

Hook: Size US H/8 (5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge.

 

Notions: Tapestry needle.

 

GAUGE

1 rep wide = 1.2” (3cm) in pattern stitch. Gauge is not crucial, but it will affect the finished size and yarn requirements.

 

SPECIAL STITCHES

fpdc: Front Post Double Crochet

bpdc: Back Post Double Crochet

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PATTERN STITCHES

 

Cluster (cl): Holding back last loop of each dc on hook, 2 dc in next st, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

Front post cluster (fpcl): Holding back last loop of each dc on hook, 2 fpdc (see special stitches) around next st, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

Back post cluster (bpcl): Holding back last loop of each dc on hook, 2 bpdc (see special stitches) around next st, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

 

PATTERN NOTE

Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

 

PATTERN

BODY

Chain 123

Row 1 (RS): (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in 6th ch from hook (first 5 chs count as first dc, sk 2 chs), *sk next 2 chs, cl (see pattern stitches) in next ch, sk next 2 chs, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch; rep from * across to last 3 chs, sk next 2 chs, dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2 (WS): Ch 3 (see pattern note), *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, bpcl (see pattern stitches) around next cl; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in last ch-2 sp, sk next 2 dc, dc in 5h ch of beg 5 chs, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, fpcl (see pattern stitches) around next bpcl; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in last ch-2 sp, sk next 2 dc, dc in last st, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, bpcl around next fpcl; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in last ch-2 sp, sk next 2 dc, dc in last st, turn.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 for pattern stitch 8 times more, or to desired length. Finish off.

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FINISHING

With RS facing, whip stitch the short sides together.

Weave in all loose ends.

Wash and block to measurement

 

 

 

 


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