Make this unique crochet houndstooth cowl for those chilly days: Morning Mist Cowl
This crochet cowl is a pattern I believe you will absolutely love making.
The repeat for the body of the cowl is very simple to memorize. But this project will keep your interest because it works up rather quickly and involves 2 colors.
The construction of this houndstooth cowl is that it is worked from the top down. The small neck ribbing is worked first in rounds and then the body of the cowl is worked in turned rounds and include an increase in each round.
About this crochet houndstooth cowl pattern:
Crochet Stitches Used
This triangle houndstooth cowl uses just 2 main stitches throughout.
The stitches used to crochet this houndstooth cowl are chains, single crochet and double crochet stitches.
The small ribbing section uses double crochet stitches but worked alternating back and front post to get that ribbed texture.
The main triangle cowl alternates between single and double crochet stitches. The crochet stitch combination used is called the houndstooth stitch.
What yarn is used for this crochet triangle cowl pattern?
What makes this cowl pattern more fun and unique is that it can be made using 2 different weights of yarn.
This pattern is written so that a worsted weight or a DK weight yarn can be used.
2 contrasting colors are needed for this cowl. Lion Brand Heartland is used for the worsted weight yarn cowl and Lion Brand Superwash Merino is used for the DK weight yarn cowl.
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- #3 DK Light Worsted Weight, Lion Brand Superwash Merino or Yarn Bee Must Be Merino, 240 yards (A), 125 yards (B); #4 Worsted Weight, Lion Brand Heartland, 210 yards (A), 110 yards (B) or suitable substitutes
- US Size (G+/7) 4.5mm crochet hook for #3 DK Yarn; US Size (J/10) 6.0mm crochet hook for #4 Worsted Yarn
- Yarn needle, Scissors
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- ch – chain
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sl st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- fpdc – front post double crochet
- bpdc – back post double crochet
- (flat) 9” Neck opening; 16-18” Length; 17” Width at widest point
- Beginning chains do not count as a stitch.
- When joining each round, join with a sl st to the first st in that round.
- Note that the Triangle Increase Rounds are worked in TURNED rounds.
- Carry the unused color up the seam when joining rounds until needed next. Make sure to always carry up the same side of the cowl as that will be the wrong side.
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Instructions Crochet Houndstooth Cowl Pattern: Worsted (DK)
With A, ch 70 (86), join to first ch.
Round 1: Ch 2, dc in each ch around, join – 70 (86) dc.
Round 2: Ch 1, fpdc in first, bpdc in next, *fpdc in next, bpdc in next; repeat from * around, join – 35 (43) fpdc, bpdc.
Round 3: Repeat Round 2.
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in first, 2 sc in next, sc in next, 2 sc in next, sc in each st around until 4 remain, 2 sc in next, sc in next, 2 sc in next, sc in last, join, TURN – 74 (90) sts.
Triangle Increase Rounds – these rounds will be worked as turned rounds.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in first, [dc in next, sc in next] 18 (22) times for a total of 37 (45) sts from start of round, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next, *sc in next, dc in next; repeat from * around, join, TURN – 75 (91) sts, 1 ch sp.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first, *dc in next, sc in next; repeat from * to ch sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch sp, **sc in next, dc in next; repeat from ** around, join, TURN – 77 (93) sts, 1 ch sp.
Repeat Round 2 following this 5-Round color scheme for a total of 25 (30) more Rounds.
Color scheme begins with Round 3:
1 Round B
1 Round A
1 Round B
2 Rounds A
You should have a total of 27 (32) Triangle Increase Rounds.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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