Criss Cross Cowl

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Criss Cross Cowl

designed by Rochelle Johnson
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Single Size
approximately 29"/73.5cm circumference x 15"/38cm wide
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The materials for this project cost $10.78

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
approximately 29"/73.5cm circumference x 15"/38cm wide

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Passion, 0012Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft Paints | Harlequin, 0007Edit Color
$4.29

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size K10.5/6.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $10.78

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
approximately 29"/73.5cm circumference x 15"/38cm wide

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Passion (0012) 1
Simply Soft Paints (113 g/4. oz;190 m/208 yds)
Contrast B Harlequin (0007) 1
One size US K-10.5 (6.5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge. Yarn needle

GAUGE

In double crochet, 12 sts and 14 rows = 4"/10cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES

1. When changing color, do not fasten off old color. Drop old color to wrong side of work and proceed with new color. Carry color not in use up wrong side of work to use again when needed.

2. Cowl is worked in joined rounds, with RS facing throughout. Do not turn at end of rounds.

 

COWL

With A, ch 92 loosely; taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in each ch around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—92 dc.

Round 2: Leaving a long tail, yarn over with B and draw up a loop, drop A to wrong side of work; continue with B, sc in same st as join, ch 5, sk next 3 dc, *sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 3 dc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc—23 sc, and 23 ch-5 sps.

Round 3: With A, ch 1, drop B to wrong side of work; continue with A, sc in same sc as join, working behind the ch-5 sps (push ch-5 sps to front), dc in 3 skipped sts below the next ch-5 sp, *sc in next sc, dc in 3 skipped sts below the next ch-5 sp; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc—92 sts.

Round 4: With both A and B held together, sl st in next dc, drop A; with B only, insert hook under next ch-5 sp and work sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 3 sts, *insert hook under next ch-5 sp and work sc in next dc, ch 5, sk next 3 sts; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc.

Rounds 5–52: Repeat last 2 rounds 24 times.

Round 53: With both A and B held together, ch 3, drop B; with A only, working behind the ch-5 sps unless otherwise indicated, dc in first skipped st below the next ch-5 sp, yarn over, insert hook under next ch-5 sp and into next skipped st, yarn over and draw up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice, dc in next skipped st, *dc in next sc, dc in first skipped st below the next ch-5 sp, yarn over, insert hook under next ch-5 sp and into next skipped st, yarn over and draw up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice, dc in next skipped st; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.

Round 54 (top edging): With B, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each dc around; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off both A and B.

Lower Edging: With RS facing and working along opposite side of foundation ch, join B with sl st in any ch, ch 1, sc in each ch around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.