I love a nice crochet ribbed cowl pattern. This one here adds just an extra touch of flare to it.
Sometimes the color of a yarn is what inspires a specific design. With this crochet cowl I needed to figure out the perfect design that would compliment this cool yarn.
This yarn was gifted to me from Martin’s Lab Hand Dyed Yarn & Fiber. This is not a typical color I would gravitate towards but I decided I wanted to give it a try. Poltergeist, is what the color of the yarn is called.
This ribbed crochet cowl is first worked in rows. Once the rows are complete and the cowl is seamed, then you being working in the round.
I think the round detail of this cowl is what compliments the color of the yarn.
You will need to know a handful of different crochet stitches in order to complete this cowl. The main stitch used is a half double crochet stitch.
The ribbed cowl section is worked with half double crochets and those stitches are worked in the third loop of the previous half double crochet. The third loop is another loop behind the front and back loop that will be worked into.
There are 2 special stitches within this neckwarmer. A treble bobble stitch and a picot stitch. These stitches are explained below in the stitch abbreviation section.
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- Yarn: #3 DK Weight 1 skein (220 yards) Martin’s Lab Comfy DK in Poltergeist or suitable substitute
- Hook: US Size (H/8) 5.0 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
- Other: Yarn needle, Scissors
- 18 hdc sts x 11 rows in 3rd loop = 4”/10 cm
- 9 x 10” flat
Stitches/Abbreviations: US Terms
- fhdc – foundation half double crochet
- ch – chain
- sl st – slip stitch
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sk – skip
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
- dc – double crochet
- tr – treble crochet
- 3rd loop of hdc – behind the front and back loops of the hdc there is another loop in which to work
- treble bobble – tr bobble = [yo twice, insert hook in st, yo and pull through, (yo, pull through 2 loops) 2 times] 5 times total, yo, pull through 6 loops on hook
- picot = (sc in next st, ch 3, sc in the side of the previous sc just made)
- Beginning ch stitches do not count as a stitch.
- The main cowl is worked back and forth in rows and then joined. The royal edging is worked in the round.
- ( ) Parenthesis indicates a group of stitches worked into the same st.
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Instructions: Royalty Cowl
Row 1: Fhdc 30 or ch 31, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each across, turn – 30 sts.
Rows 2-54: Ch 2 hdc in 1st, 3rd loop hdc in each across until 1 remains, hdc in last, turn – 30 sts.
Add more rows if you need to adjust the circumference of the cowl.
Bring last and first row together, ch 1, sc last and first row together, turn work to begin working along bottom edge.
Rounds 1 and 2 need to be in a multiple of 6. When increasing in Round 2 be sure to add
increases in multiples of 6. Round 2 as written has 12 increases.
Round 1: Ch 1, 84 sc evenly around (or in a multiple of 6), join – 84 sts.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first, hdc in next 6, *2 hdc in next, hdc in next 6; repeat from * around, join – 96 sts.
Round 3: Ch 1, sk 1st, *sk next, (sc, hdc) in next, (dc, tr bobble, dc) in next, (hdc, sc) in next, sk 1, sl st in next; repeat from * around, place the last sl st in the first skipped st of the round – 16 tr bobbles.
Round 4: Ch 1, sk st you joined to, *sc in next 3, picot in top of bobble, sc in next 3, sk sl st from previous round; repeat from * around, join – 16 picots.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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