Monday, February 24, 2020

Isla Cowl

A Free Crochet Pattern


I love a good cozy cowl, don't you? I especially love one that I can manipulate and change to suit my needs. So I'm providing you a pattern for one. Cowls with button bands are so versatile and easy to make. You basically make a rectangle and add buttons. Easy Peasey. I have added some cabling for some visual texture. I have also used bulky yarn to make this a quick project.

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Pattern Information


Designer: Julia Schwartz
Yarn: 
  • Classic Yarn Soft Tweed 56% Wool, 20% Viscose, 14% Polyamide, 10% Silk 50 g color loganberry 4 skeins needed
  • Lion brand yarn Wool Ease thick and quick, 80% acrylic 20% wool, 340g 1 skein needed
Hook: K/ 10.5 6.5mm
Notions: Tapestry needle, regular sewing needle, 6 buttons
Size: 27 by 14 inches 
Gauge: 10 sc x 10 rows = 4 inches
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), Slip Stitch (sl st), Single crochet stitch (sc), front post double crochet (fpdc)
Copyright: Julia Schwartz.

Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact Julia.diligence@gmail.com.



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Pattern Instructions


Row 1: With MC, Ch 40, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch for a total of 39 sc.

Row 2 and every even number: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc. (39sc)

Row 3: Ch 1 turn, sc in the first 3 sc, {(fpdc around the corresponding sc of previous row) repeat (to), sk 2 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc in the corresponding sc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 4 sc, fpdc in the corresponding sc previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc} repeat {to} 2 xs (12 fpdc, 27 sc)

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in the first 3 sc, {(fpdc around the 2nd to the hook fpdc of row 3, fpdc around the skipped fpdc of row 3 (cable twist made), sk, 2 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc, fpdc in the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 4 sc, fpdc in the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc} repeat {to} 2 times (12 fpdc, 27 sc)

Row 7: repeat row 5.

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, {sc in each of the 2 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc}, Repeat {to} 11 xs, sc in the last 3 sc. (12 fpdc, 27 sc)

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in sc, {fpdc around the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 4 sc, fpdc around the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc, (fpdc around the corresponding sc of previous row) repeat (to), sk 2 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc}, repeat {to} 2 xs, sc in the last 2 sc. (12 fpdc, 27 sc)

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in sc, {fpdc in the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 4 sc, fpdc in the corresponding fpdc of previous row, sk 1 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc, (fpdc around the 2nd to the hook fpdc of row 3, fpdc around the skipped fpdc of row 3 (cable twist made), sk, 2 sc, sc in each of the next 2 sc} repeat {to} 2 xs, sc in the last 2 sc. (12 fpdc, 27 sc)

Row 15: Repeat row 13.

Row 17: repeat row 9

Continue repeating rows 3- 18 until you reach your desired length or until 24 inches.



Button Bands

Row 1-2: With CC, ch 1, turn, sc in each sc. (39 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of the next 4 sc, ch 1, sk 1 sc, {sc in each of the next 5 sc, ch 1 sk 1}, repeat {to} 5xs, sc in the last 3 sc. (6 ch 1 sps, 33 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc and sc in each ch 1 sp. (39sc)

Finish off.

Move to start of the project for 2nd button band

Row 1-4: With CC, ch 1, turn, sc in each sc. (39 sc)

Finish off

Weave in your ends.

Sew on 6 buttons to the second button band to match the button holes of the first button band. Make sure the buttons are on the front side of the cowl.

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3 comments:

  1. Very nice! I love the buttons.

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    1. Thank you. I found the buttons at Walmart in a jar full of coconut buttons.

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  2. love the versatility. You do such beautiful work. Thank you for sharing this pattern. Regards, Marie

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