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Catherine Cowl

The Catherine Cowl is a great addition to any wardrobe. With its semi-openwork stitch, it’s as free-spirited and beautiful as “Wuthering Heights” heroine Catherine Earnshaw.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: About 18” x 30” before seaming.

Gauge: 12 sts and 12 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in dc.


Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% Acrylic; 170 yards [155 meters]/100 grams): #142 Rose, 3 balls

Hook: US Size I/9 (5.5mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Cluster (CL): Keeping last loop of each dc on hook, work 3 dc, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Shell: (Cl, ch 3, cl) in indicated space.

Pattern Notes

Ch-3 at the beginning of row counts as first dc.

Infinity scarf can be lightly blocked to open up the stitch pattern a bit. Best results will be achieved if blocking is done prior to seaming.


Ch 59 (multiples of 4 sts + 7).

Row 1 (WS): Dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc), dc in next 2 ch, *ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next 3 ch; rep from * across to last ch, dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, Shell in next dc, *Shell in center dc of each dc group; rep from * across, ending with dc in last st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 sp of next Shell, *ch 1, 3 dc in ch-3 sp of next Shell; rep from * across, dc in last st, turn.

Rep Rows 2-3 until piece meas approx. 30” or desired length.

Fasten off, leaving a tail at least 12” long.



Sew ends together.

Weave in all ends.

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