Florecita Cowl, Woven Stitch Cowl

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Introduction: Florecita Cowl, Woven Stitch Cowl

About: I like yarn. I crochet and knit my life away.

This super simple cowl is crocheted with the woven stitch, alternating colors each round to get sweet vertical stripes!

Size

Fits average adult.

Measures 10" tall by 10.5" wide, flat & un-stretched.

Gauge

7 sts x 16 rounds = 4" in woven stitch

Abbreviations (US terminology)

Ch: chain

Slst: slip stitch

SC: single crochet

sk: skip

st: stitch

sp: space

rep: repeat

Step 1: Materials

Materials

  • 1 skein Lion Brand Amazing (Color A "Cactus Flower")
  • 1 skein Lion Brand Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool (Color B "Gerbera Daisy")
  • 6.5 mm (US K-10.5) hook
  • yarn needle for weaving in ends

The variegated yarn provides interesting color changes in the fabric.

Step 2: Pattern

With color A, Ch 80, join with a slst into first ch, being careful not two twist.

Round 1: Ch 1, SC in same sp, Ch 1, sk 1 ch, *SC in next ch, Ch 1, sk 1 ch; rep from * around, slst to first sc.

Round 2: Slst into first ch-1 sp, switching to next color, Ch 1, SC in same sp, Ch 1, *SC in next ch-1 sp, Ch 1; rep from * around, slst to first sc.

Repeat round 2 to desired height. I stopped at approximately 9", ending with color A, fasten off color B.

Top picot edge: Still working with color A, Slst into first ch-1 sp, Ch 1, SC in same sp, Ch 3, slst into first ch, SC in next ch-1 sp, Ch 1, *SC in next ch-1 sp, Ch 3, slst into first ch, SC in next ch-1 sp, Ch 1; rep from * around, slst into first SC. Fasten off.

Attach color A into a ch-sp made by the foundation chain, Ch 1, then work like top picot edge, starting with the "SC in same sp..."

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Step 3: Diagonal End of Round

There will be a visible "seam" where the rounds end and new color is joined. It looks more visible in photos than it does in person!

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    Looks comfy for the upcoming cold weather... Brrrr! ~Momoluv