Pomegranate Cider Cowl

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The sophisticated texture of this cowl comes from its three thick braids and rich, dark red color. Plus, the row of buttons adds a touch of well-deserved glam.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 6” wide x 34” long (before joined)

Gauge: 6 rows and 21 sts = 4” [10 cm]

Materials

Yarn: Yarn Bee Soft and Sleek (100% Low Pill Acrylic; 257 yards [235 meters]/142 grams): 605 Burgundy, 2 balls

Hook: US size H/8 (5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle; three (25 mm) buttons

Special Stitches

Front Post Treble Crochet – Yo twice, working on side of project facing, insert hook around post from front to back and then to front again, yo, pull up a lp, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 3 times.

Back Post Treble Crochet – Yo twice, working on side of project on the back of working row, insert hook around post from back to front and then to back again, yo, pull up a lp, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 3 times.

Pattern Notes

Pattern is worked back and forth in rows as for a scarf and then short ends joined.

Pattern

Ch 30.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn – 29 dc.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, (sk next 3 sts, FPtr in next 3 sts, working in front of post sts just made, FPtr around 3 skipped sts, FPtr in next 3 sts) 3 times across, dc in turning ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, (sk next 3 sts, BPtr around next 3 sts, working behind post sts just made so sts cross on RS of Cowl, BPtr around 3 skipped sts, BPtr in next 3 sts) 3 times across, dc in turning ch, turn.

Rep Rows 2-3 until piece meas 34” long

Last Row: Ch 1, (sc in next 2 sts, sk next st) across, ending with sc in last 2 sts. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Using photos as a guide and with tapestry needle, sew last row to side of first 10 rows of Cowl.

Attach buttons.

Edging

In the center back, join with sl st along outer edge of cowl with RS facing, work scs around entire outer edge of Cowl, making sure they are evenly spaced. When come to front center point, work (sc, ch 1, sc) in point, join with sl st to first sc of edging. Fasten off.

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