Cherry Tart Cowl

Chunky, thick and cozy, the Cherry Tart Cowl will surround your neck with plush fibers and protect you from the bitter cold. The cable stitches create luxurious texture and the vintage floral buttons give it a feminine touch.

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Skill Level: Easy

Size: Fits 13 years & up

Gauge: Gauge not provided

Materials

Yarn: Lincraft Luxe (100% wool; 56 yards [51 meters]/100 grams): Red (3 balls)
Hook: US size P/16 (10.0 mm) hook
Notions: Scissors, tapestry/wool needle

Special Stitches

Cable Stitch: Skip 4 sts. In the 5th stitch crochet 1 Front Post Double Triple Crochet. Crochet 1 Front Post Double Triple Crochet in the 6th, 7th and 8th stitch.
Now you’re going to go back to the 1st stitch. Crochet 1 Front Post Double Triple Crochet in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th stitch. Continue crocheting normally in the 9th stitch and onwards.

Pattern

Begin with ch 10.
Row 1: Ch 2. Hdc into the fourth ch from hook. Hdc into the next 9 chs. (10 sts)
Row 2: Ch 2. FPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 3: Ch 2. BPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 4: Ch 2. Cable Stitch into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the last st.
Row 5: Ch 2. BPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 6: Ch 2. FPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 7: Ch 2. BPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 8: Ch 2. Cable Stitch into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the last st.
Rows 9-36: Repeat rows 5-8 seven times. (Note: You can either add or take away a couple sets of rows 5-8 is you’d prefer your scarf a different length)
Row 37: Ch 2. BPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 38: Ch 2. FPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 39: Ch 2. BPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Row 40: Ch 2. FPDC into the next 8 sts. Hdc into the next st.
Rows 41-43: Ch 1. Sc all around scarf. (Note: When you reach the corners, [sc, ch1, sc] into the same stitch.)
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Taking your scarf, overlap the ends of it. Now place your buttons beneath the top end of the scarf. Make sure to place the buttons beneath the spaces/holes you’ll find next to the first cable stitch.
(Note: You can also sew the ends together on one side of your scarf, along the side of the top half, and the end of the bottom half.)
ILC Option 1-3

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