Turquoise Waters Cowl

Crochet a filet cowl featuring chandelier shells in a stunning blue. Complete with button closures, this cowl can be looped twice for a tighter fit or draped to show off the lace design.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 54” wide x 15” long (blocked)

Gauge: 9 dc, 9 ch-1 sp and 9 rows = 4” [10 cm]

Materials

Super fine weight yarnYarn: Kristin Omdahl Be So Fine (100% Bamboo; 650 yards [597 meters]/113 grams): Caribbean Turquoise (1 ball)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, seven ⅝” shell buttons

Special Stitches

Shell (shell)

Work (3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc) in indicated ch sp or st.

Pattern Notes

Ch 6 at beginning of row counts as tr, ch 2, unless otherwise indicated.

Ch 5 at beginning of row counts as dc, ch 2, unless otherwise indicated.

Pattern

Ch 80.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (79 sc)

Rows 2-4: Ch 3, dc in next st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, dc in last 2 sts, turn. (42 dc, 37 ch-1 sp)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each st across, turn. (79 sc)

Row 6: Ch 6 (counts as tr, ch 2), 3 dc in same st, ch 5, sk 5 sts, shell in next st; rep from * across, ending with (3 dc, ch 2, tr) in last st, turn. (2 tr, 2 ch-2 sp, 2 3-dc groups, 13 ch-5 sp, 12 shell)

Row 7: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), 3 dc in same st, *sc in ch-5 sp, shell in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with (3 dc, ch 2, dc) in 4th ch of ch-6, turn. (2 dc, 2 ch-2 sp, 2 3-dc groups, 13 sc, 12 shell)

Row 8: Ch 6 (counts as tr, ch 2), 3 dc in ch sp, *ch 2, sc in sc, ch 2, shell in ch-5 sp; rep from * ending with 3 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, tr in last st, turn. (2 tr, 28 ch-2 sp, 2 3-dc groups, 13 sc, 12 shell)

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in ch-2 sp, *ch 3, sk shell, 3 sc in ch-5 sp; rep from * across, ending with sc in ch-2 sp, sc in last st, turn. (40 sc, 13 ch-3 sp)

Row 10:  Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st, *3 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, turn. (79 sc)

Rows 11-118: Rep Rows 2-10, 12 times.

Rows 119-121: Rep Row 2.

Row 122: Rep Row 5.

Row 123: Ch 1, sc2tog over first 2 sts, sc in next st, *ch 4, sc in next 12 sts; rep from * 5 times, ch 4, sc in next sc, sc2tog over last 2 sts, turn. (76 sc, 7 ch-4 sp)

Row 124:  Ch 1, sl st in next st, *5 sc in ch-4 sp, sl st in next 12 sts; rep from * 5 times, 5 sc in next ch-4 sp, sl st in last sts. Continue to Border. (76 sl st, 35 sc)

Border

Rnd 1: Turn to work length of Cowl, sc first st, *ch 3, sk 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * across to end, turn corner, sl st in each st across, turn corner, sc in first st; rep from * across to end. Fasten off.

Finishing

Sew on buttons to match buttonholes.

Weave in all ends.

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