Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Crochet
Description: This cowl features a basic crocheted shell pattern. Working it on a larger hook adds drape (and speed).
Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (working in rnd, single crochet foundation, sc, dc)
Size: Short (Long)
25.5 (52)" circumference x 10" high
Gauge: ~3 dc=1" on larger hook
Abbreviations: beg- beginning; ch- chain; dc- double crochet; rep- repeat; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; sk- skip; sl st- slip stitch
Rnd 1: Ch 2,* sk 3 sc, work 4 dc's in next sc; rep from * to last 4 sc's, sk 3 sc, work 3 dc's in last sc. Join with sl st.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around. Join with sl st.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, work 3 dc's in same st, sk 3 sc, * work 4 dc's in next sc, sk 3 sc; rep from * to end of rnd. Join with sl st.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each dc around. Join with sl st.
With smaller hook, ch 76 (156) using Single Foundation Chain technique. (See YouTube for video tutorials on Single Crochet Foundations.)
Join with sl st, being careful not to twist. Work one rnd of sc's.
Work Rnds 1 & 2 of Shell Pattern. Change to larger hook. Work Rnds 3 & 4.
Repeat Rnds 1-4 of Shell Pattern 5 more times, then work Rnds 1 & 2 once more. Change to smaller hook and work Rnds 3 & 4 of Shell Pattern once. Work one more rnd of sc's. Fasten off and weave in ends.