Connie Cowl

By Artsy Daisy Designs

Written in American Crochet Terminology


This cozy cowl is made with a self-striping yarn that creates beautiful colors with only one skein.  With this pattern you will learn how to use the foundation single crochet to create a strong and flexible base for all types of items.

Get the PDF printable version or link to the Connie Cowl on Ravelry.

Supplies:                                
Chunky Yarn – 130yds (Options: Lion Brand Landscapes – 1 skein Desert Spring,Plymouth Yarn Gina Chunky – 1 skein Color 0109)

Crochet Hook – Size J/10/6.50mm

Special Stitches:

FSC (foundation single crochet)- ch 2, insert hook in to 2nd ch from hook, pull up loop, ch 1 (place marker), yo, pull through both loops on hook (first fsc made). *Insert hook into marked ch making sure to go under the left 2 loops, yo, pull up a loop, ch 1 (move marker to this ch), yo, pull through both loops on hook.  Rep from * until desired fsc length is reached. You may find you do not need to continue using the marker once you are comfortable making the stitch.

Instructions:

Row 1– 80 fsc. Being careful not to twist foundation, join with sl st to top of 1st fsc made.

Row 2– Do not turn. Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in same st, ch 1, sk 3 st, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 st, rep from * around, join with sl st to top of t-ch. (20 3-dc clusters)

Row 3– Turn. Sl st into ch-1 sp. Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, sk 3 st, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 st, rep from * around, join with sl st to top of t-ch. (20 3-dc clusters)

Row 4– Do not turn. Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), hdc in each st and ch-1 sp around.  Join with sl st to top of t-ch.

Row 5– Turn. Sl st in next hdc, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, ch 1, sk 3 st, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 st, rep from * around, join with sl st to top of t-ch. (20 3-dc clusters)

Row 6– Turn. Sl st into ch-1 sp. Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, sk 3 st, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 st, rep from * around, join with sl st to top of t-ch. (20 3-dc clusters)

Row 7– Do not turn. Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), hdc in each st and ch-1 sp around.  Join with sl st to top of t-ch.

Rep Rows 5-7 twice more

Finishing:

Weave tail from first fsc to last fsc, closing the gap at the bottom.  Weave in tail from last round.  Block if desired.

Connie Cowl in Lion Brand LandscapesConnie Cowl in Plymouth Gina Chinky