The Catherine Cowl is a great addition to any wardrobe. With its semi-openwork stitch, it’s as free-spirited and beautiful as “Wuthering Heights” heroine Catherine Earnshaw.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: About 18” x 30” before seaming.
Gauge: 12 sts and 12 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in dc.
Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% Acrylic; 170 yards [155 meters]/100 grams): #142 Rose, 3 balls
Hook: US Size I/9 (5.5mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle
Cluster (CL): Keeping last loop of each dc on hook, work 3 dc, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.
Shell: (Cl, ch 3, cl) in indicated space.
Ch-3 at the beginning of row counts as first dc.
Infinity scarf can be lightly blocked to open up the stitch pattern a bit. Best results will be achieved if blocking is done prior to seaming.
Ch 59 (multiples of 4 sts + 7).
Row 1 (WS): Dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc), dc in next 2 ch, *ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next 3 ch; rep from * across to last ch, dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, Shell in next dc, *Shell in center dc of each dc group; rep from * across, ending with dc in last st, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 sp of next Shell, *ch 1, 3 dc in ch-3 sp of next Shell; rep from * across, dc in last st, turn.
Rep Rows 2-3 until piece meas approx. 30” or desired length.
Fasten off, leaving a tail at least 12” long.
Sew ends together.
Weave in all ends.