Free Crochet Cowl Pattern
Finished size: 24" (60 cm) wide (when folded in half, flat), and 7" (18 cm) high.
Elann.com Peruvian Highland Wool worsted weight yarn [100% Wool; 109 yd /100 m per 50g skein]; color: Black; 3 skeins (A)
Poems by Wisdom Yarns worsted weight yarn [100% wool; 109 yd/100 m per 50g skein]; color Canyon Flight 576; 2 skeins (B)
Hook: 5.0 mm
Gauge is not important
The cowl is worked sideways, in rounds, using two yarns.
Two-Tone V-Stitch in rounds
Multiple of 3
V-stitch (V-st) - 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc into the same st or the same ch-1-space.
With yarn A chain 230, join and continue to work in rounds.
Row 1 (yarn A): [ch 3, 1 dc] in the 2nd st (counts as V-st), *skip 2 ch, V-st into next ch*,
repeat 29 more times, 10 sc, 35 V-sts, 10 sc, 4 V-sts, join with sl st to the ch 3.
Round 2: (yarn B): [ch 3, 1 dc] in the 1st V-st (counts as V-st), *V-st into the ch-1-sp of the previous row V-st*, repeat 29 more times, 10 sc, 35 V-sts, 10 sc, 4 V-sts, join with sl st to the ch 3.
Round 3: (yarn A): [ch 3, 1 dc] in the 1st V-st (counts as V-st), *V-st into the ch-1-sp of the previous row V-st*, repeat 29 more times, 10 front post dc (work the post sts around the sc of the row 1 to cover the sts of the second row), 35 V-sts, 10 front post dc, 4 V-sts, join with sl st to the ch 3.
Repeat rounds 2 and 3 seven more times or to desired width.
Work 1 row of sc along both edges of the cowl. While working sc along the second edge, fold the sections with post stitches in half with right side facing and insert the hook through both edges of the post st sections to make a tube.
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