Vera Cowl

Crochet World - - Contents - De­sign by Gwen But­tke McGan­non

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

8 inches wide x 28 inches in di­am­e­ter

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• SMC Tahiti su­perfine (fin­ger­ing) weight cot­ton/polyester yarn (1¾oz/306 yds/50g per ball):

1 ball #07617 Ber­muda • Size G/6/4mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

3 tr and 3 5-tr groups = 4 inches; 6 rows = 4 inches Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Edg­ing is made at be­gin­ning of each even-num­bered row. Chain-4 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first tre­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

COWL Ch 36.

Row 1: 5 tr in 8th ch from hook (beg chs count as first tr and 3 sk chs), *sk 3 chs, tr in next ch**, sk 3 chs, 5 tr in next ch, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, turn. (5 tr and 4 5-tr groups) Row 2: Ch 6, (2 tr, ch 4, sl st) in 4th ch from hook (see Pat

tern Notes), sl st in next 2 chs and in first tr, ch 4 (see Pat­tern

Notes), 2 tr in same st, *sk 2 tr, tr in next st**, sk 2 tr, 5 tr in next tr, rep from * across to beg ch, end­ing last rep at **, 3 tr in last st, turn. (4 tr, 3 5-tr groups, 2 3-tr groups)

Row 3: Ch 4, *sk 2 tr, 5 tr in next tr, sk 2 tr, tr in next tr, rep from * across, work­ing last tr in top of beg ch-4, tr in last st, turn. (5 tr, 4 5-tr groups) Rep rows 2 and 3 un­til piece mea­sures 28 inches end­ing with row 3.

Join­ing row: With WS of first and last rows held tog and work­ing through both thick­nesses, ch 1, sc in base of first st of first row and in first st of last row, *ch 6, (2 tr, ch 4, sl st) in 4th ch from hook, sl st in next 2 chs, sc in same st as last sc made**, ch 3, sk next 3 chs of row 1 and next 2 tr of last row, sc in base of next st of first row and in next tr of last row, ch 12, (2 tr, ch 4, sl st) in 4th ch from hook, sl st in next 8 chs, sc in same st as last sc made, ch 3, sk next 3 chs of row 1 and next 2 tr of last row, sc in base of next st of first row and in next tr of last row, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **. Fas­ten off.

One skein of om­bré cot­ton makes this beau­ti­ful cowl. The edge stitches cro­cheted to look like bud­ding leaves are worked as you cro­chet, mak­ing this a quick and easy project and a per­fect ac­cent for sum­mer­time.

EASY

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