Twin­star Cowl

Crochet World - - Crochet World - De­sign by Mon­ica Mance

FIN­ISHED SIZE

42 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence x 5 inches wide in­clud­ing fringe

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Seren­ity Chunky bulky (chunky) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/109 yds/ 100g per skein): 2 skeins each #500-06 berry

burst, #600-06 choco­late • Size L/11/8mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • 21/2-inch but­tons: 2 • Stitch mark­ers

GAUGE

2 ext sc = 1 inch; Rows 3–5 = 1 inch

PAT­TERN NOTES

Mark first stitch of row. Move marker up as work pro­gresses. Work the chain-6 loops with a tighter ten­sion.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Ex­tended sin­gle cro­chet (ext

sc): In­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through 2 lps on hook.

COWL

Make 1 in each color. Row 1 (WS): Ch 44, work­ing in back bar of ch (see illustration), ext sc (see Spe­cial Stitch) in 3rd ch from hook (2 sk chs do not count as a st) and in each ch across. Turn. (42 ext sc) Row 2 (RS): Ch 1. Sc in front lp only (see Stitch Guide) of first st, * ch 6 (see Pat­tern Notes), sc in front lp only of next st. Rep from * across. Turn. (42 sc, 41 ch-6 lps)

Note: When work­ing ext sc rows, make sure ch lps from pre­vi­ous row lay to the RS of piece.

Row 3: Ch 1. Ext sc in un­worked lp of each ext sc 2 rows be­low. Turn. (42 ext sc)

Rows 4–6: [Rep rows 2 and 3] 1 time. Rep row 2 once more.

Row 7: Ch 1. Ext sc in un­worked lp only of each ext sc 2 rows be­low across un­til 6 sts rem. Sk 2 ext sc, ch 2 (But­ton­hole made). Ext sc in un­worked lp only of each of rem 4 ext sc 2 rows be­low. Turn. (40 ext sc, 1 ch-2 sp)

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