This is my contribution to the Holiday Stashdown CAL, The Holiday Stashdown CAL is hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. It is a one skein project, quick to stitch and would be a fabulous gift for anyone! See my last post on the details of this fun CAL and a chance to win prizes!
By Gwen Buttke McGannon
Let that gorgeous skein of DK shine with this lacy cowl pattern. A perfect one skein pattern, this cowl is a two-row repeat worked in the round. This pattern offers choices in length and works up quick for that last minute gift. This is an easy pattern.
32 (40, 44)” circumference, 8 (9, 10)” long
3 shells; 8 rows =4”
- DK Wt yarn, Wool Blends, 100g/231-245yds, possibilities include:
- – 1 skein Flyy Dyed DK, City Lights (pictured on left)
- – 1 skein Serendipitous Wool Company, Earthen (center)
- – 1 skein Five Burroughs, Girls Night In (pictured on right)
- G/4.0mm Clover Amour Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
Before starting the cowl, measure 10 yards, this will be used for edging the cowl.
Pattern is worked in rounds.
Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as dc.
Beginning Shell (Beg Shell) : Ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc in indicated st.
Shell (Shell): (2 dc, ch1, 2 dc) in indicated st.
Picot: Ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook.
Measure out 10 yards, to complete edge round. Ch 140 (155, 170) careful not to twist, join with a sl st. to first ch.
Rnd 1: Beg shell in first ch, ch 1, *sk next 4 ch, shell in next ch, ch 1; rep from * around join to first shell. –28 (31, 34)shells, ch-1 sps
Rnd 2: Sl st in next 2 sts, ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), *sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3,** dc in next ch-1 sp of shell, ch 3; rep from * around ending at **, join to first st. –28 (31, 34) dc, sc
Rnds 3: Beg shell in first dc, ch 1, *sk next (ch 2, sc, ch 2), shell in next dc, ch 1; rep from * around join to first shell. –28 (31, 34)shells, ch-1 sps
Rnds 4-16 (14, 12): Rep Rnds 2-3 ending on Rnd 2.
Rnd 18 (16, 14): Sl st in next 2 sts, ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp of shell, *ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * around, join to first st. –28 (31, 34)sc, ch-4 sps
Rnd 19 (17, 15): Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 1, sc in same ch-4 sp, *(ch 2, picot, ch 2), sc in next ch-4 sp; rep from * around, (ch 2, picot, ch 2), join to first sc. Fasten off. –28 (31, 34)sc, ch-4 sps, picots
With saved yarn from beginning, Rep Rnd 19, (17, 15) on opposite side.
Abbreviations (US Terminology)
tr: treble crochet
dc: double crochet
ch-sp: chain space
sl st: slip stitch
© 2022, Gwen Buttke McGannon, GwenGoods design. All rights reserved.
Pattern for personal use only.