The Colors of Summer Cowl

This fun-to-wear infinity scarf is incredibly versatile. Wear it wrapped around your neck once or twice depending on the look you want and the amount of warmth you need.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Finished size = 12” x 50” after a light blocking

Gauge: 14 sts and 6 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc after light blocking

Materials

Yarn: Classic Elite Liberty Wool (100% washable wool; 122 yards [111.5 meters]/50 grams): #7814 Mallard (MC, 2 balls), #7833 Oasis (2 balls)
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker

Special Stitches

Picot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

Pattern Notes

It is important to work your first row into the back or bump of the chain, to ensure a neat finish on both sides of the work.
The start of the rnd moves to the left during each mesh row. Use a removable stitch marker if desired to mark beginning of rnd.

Pattern

With MC, ch 182.
Row 1: Dc in back/bump of 3rd ch from hook and in back/bump of each ch across. Do not turn. (180 sts)
Rnd 1: Fold dc strip in half as if to join into a ring, and twist starting end 180 degrees. With CC, sc in first dc (this will be on the opposite side of the foundation ch from the first dc), mark sc just made as start of rnd *ch 5, sk 3, dc, sc in next sc. Rep from * all the way around both sides of the dc strip by continuing on in pattern along the top edge of the dc strip when you come to the join. Join rnd with sl st in marked sc. (90 ch-5 sps)
Rnd 2: Sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 1, sc in same ch-5 sp, mark sc just made, * ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp. Rep from * around, ch 5, join rnd with sl st in marked sc.
Rnd 3: Sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 1, sc in same ch-5 sp, mark sc just made*ch 3, sc in next ch-5 sp. Rep from * around, ch 3, join rnd with sl st in marked sc.
Rnd 4: With MC, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, *dc in next sc, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around, join rnd with sl st in top of beg-ch-3.
Rnd 5: With CC, ch 1, sc in same st as rnd join, mark sc just made, *ch 5, sk 3 dc, sc in next dc. Rep from * around, ch 5, join rnd with sl st in first sc.
Rnds 6-16: Rep Rnds 2-5 twice, then Rnds 2-4 once more.

Edging

With CC, ch 1, sc in same st as rnd join, mark sc just made, picot, * sc in each of next 4 dc, picot. Rep from * around until 3 sts remain before marked st, sc in each of last 3 dc, join rnd with sl st in marked sc. End off.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block. yarn ball

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