This super simple cowl is crocheted with the woven stitch, alternating colors each round to get sweet vertical stripes!
Fits average adult.
Measures 10" tall by 10.5" wide, flat & un-stretched.
7 sts x 16 rounds = 4" in woven stitch
Abbreviations (US terminology)
Slst: slip stitch
SC: single crochet
Step 1: 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!