Clarissa Cowl

Simple crochet stitches are used to create diamond motifs that adorn this pretty, lacy cowl. Featuring three vibrant shades that fade from orange to yellow, this cowl will really pop on almost any outfit!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 32 (50)” circumference x 8.5” height

Shown in size 32”

Gauge: 16 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Light weight yarnYarn: Lotus International Laura Knitting Cotton (100% Cotton; 110 yards [100.5 meters]/50 grams): LKC925 (C1, 1 ball), LKC315 (C2, 1 ball), LKC303 (C3, 1 ball), LKC302 (C4, 1 ball)

Hook: US size 7 (4.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

The cowl is worked from the bottom up in the round.

The beginning chain counts as first dc or sc throughout.

Pattern

With C1, ch 126 (198), join with sl st to work in the rnd, taking care not to twist.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, *dc in next st; rep from * to end, sl st in 3rd of beg ch. (126 (198) sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, *sk next 2 sts, ch 5, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * to last 5 sts, sk next 2 sts, ch 5, sc in next 3 sts, sl st in beg ch.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, sk next sc, (ch 3, sc) in next ch-5 sp, *ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next 5 sc, sk next sc, (ch 3, sc) in next ch-5 sp; rep from * to last ch-5 sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc, sl st in beg ch.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in next st, sk next sc, (ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, *ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next 3 sc, sk next sc, (ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sl st in beg ch.

Rnd 5: Ch 4, sk next sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, *ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next sc, sl st in beg ch.

Fasten off and break yarn. Begin working with C2.

Rnd 6: Join yarn in 3rd sc of any 5 sc, ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, *sc in next 5 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last ch-3 sp, sc in next 2 sc, sl st in beg ch.

Rnds 7-9: Rep Rnds 3-5.

Rnd 10: Sl st twice in next ch-3 sp, sl st in next 3 sc, ch 1, ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, *sc in next 5 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last ch-3 sp, sc in next 2 sc, sl st in beg ch.

Rnds 11-13: Rep Rnds 3-5.

Fasten off and break yarn.

Rnds 14-21: With C3, rep Rnds 6-13.

Fasten off and break yarn.

Rnds 22-25: With C4, rep Rnds 6-9.

Rnd 26: Sl st 3 times in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, *sc in next 5 sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last ch-3 sp; sl st in beg ch.

Rnd 27: Ch 3, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, *dc in next 7 sc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to end, sl st in 3rd of beg ch. (126 (198) sts)

Fasten off and break yarn.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Block to finished measurements.

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