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Home : Patterns : Cardiff Cowl
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Cardiff Cowl

Lion Brand« LB Collection« Angora Merino
Pattern #: L30177
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 6 1/2 x 21 in. (16.5 x 53.5 cm)



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Use LB Collection® Angora Merino to crochet this soft and delicate scarf.

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LB Collection« Angora Merino

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 491-108: LB Collection Angora Merino Yarn: Blue Bonnet
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LB Collection« Angora Merino
Vanilla Parchment Blossom Blue Bonnet Smoked Pearl Pewter Black Velvet Avocado
Nectarine Sangria
*LB Collection Angora Merino (Article #491). 80% Extrafine Merino Wool, 20% Angora; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (131yds/120m) pull skeins

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•  491-108 LB Collection Angora Merino Yarn: Blue Bonnet
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$ 16.00  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
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Cardiff Cowl

Lion Brand« LB Collection« Angora Merino

GAUGE:

15 dc = 4 in. (10 cm).

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

1. Cowl is worked in joined rnds with RS always facing. Do not turn at end of rnds.
2. Each rnd consists of 2-dc groups alternated with shells.

a. Rnds 1 and 4 alternate 2-dc groups and (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) shells.
b. Rnd 2 alternates 2-dc groups and (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) shells.
c. Rnd 3 alternates 2-dc groups and (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) shells.

3. Each 2-dc group is worked into the 2 dc of each group in the previous row. The shells are worked directly above the shells in the previous row. This creates columns of 2-dc groups and columns of shells (see Stitch Diagram).



COWL
Ch 84. Taking care not to twist ch; join with sl st in first ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc in this rnd and in all following rnds), dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch, sk next 2 ch, *dc in next 2 ch, sk next 2 ch, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch, sk next 2 ch; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - twelve (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) shells.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sk next 2 dc, *dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnds 5-10: Rep Rnds 2-4 twice.
Fasten off.
Working along opposite side of foundation ch, join yarn with sl st under the first dc of any 2-dc group.
Rep Rnds 1-10, lining up sts in Rnd 1 with the sts on the opposite side.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sk = skip sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s) st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Reviewed by tiffabshire on 2014-02-16 *****
I finished this cowl in one weekend! I used the yarn that it called for & it did the pattern exactly & it came out GREAT!! The person I made it for loves it & can't wait to take it in her ski trip! A few times I wasn't sure if I was doing it correctly but pay attention to the chart & you will be fine! Will be making myself one very soon!


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