Chunky yarn is an excellent choice for making cowls. With a combination of front post and back post crochet stitches, this cowl ends up being extra cozy and warm.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 6” wide x 25” circumference
Gauge: 8 sts and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern
Yarn: MillaMia Naturally Soft Super Chunky (100% Merino Wool; 55 yards [50 meters]/100 grams): 412 Katarina Blue (2 balls)
Hook: US size O/17 (12.0 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle
sc: single crochet
FPsc: front post single crochet
FPEdc: front post extended double crochet
BPEdc: back post extended double crochet
Extended double crochet (Edc)
Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a lp (3 lps on hook), yo, pull through the first lp on hook (3 lps on hook), (yo, pull through 2 lps) twice (1 lp on hook).
Row 1: Edc in 4th ch from hook, Edc in each ch across row, turn. (41 sts)
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first Edc), *BPEdc in next Edc, Edc in next Edc; rep from * to end of row, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first Edc), *FPEdc in next Edc, Edc in next Edc; rep from * to end of row, turn.
Rows 4-5: Rep Rows 2-3.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Row 7: Ch 1, *sc in next Edc, FPsc in next sc; rep from * to end of the row.
Row 8: Ch 1, place the short ends of the Scarf against each other, 2 sc around every dc of both ends of the scarf. (12 sts)
Weave in all ends.
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