EASY FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
8 inches wide x 31 inches long, unbuttoned
• Plymouth Yarn Homestead Tweed medium ( worsted) weight wool/ donegal yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 191 yds/ 100g per skein):
2 skeins # 502 taupe • Size K/ 101/2/ 6.5mm crochet hook or
size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • 1- inch buttons: 3
Row 1 (RS): Ch 95, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each rem ch across, turn. ( 94 hdc) Row 2: Ch 2 ( see Pattern Notes), [ hdc in back lp ( see Stitch Guide) of next hdc, hdc in front lp ( see Stitch Guide) of next hdc] across to last hdc, hdc in top of beg ch- 2, turn. Rows 3–24: Rep row 2. At end of last row, do not fasten off.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in both lps of each st, 3 sc in first hdc, sc in each of next 92 hdc, 3 sc in last hdc, working in row ends, 22 sc evenly across short edge to corner, 3 sc in corner, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch, working in row ends, 22 sc evenly across opposite short edge, sl st in first sc, sl st in next sc, turn. Row 2: Now working in rows, ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, ch 2, sk next 2 sc ( buttonhole made), [ sc in each of next 8 sc, ch 2, sk next 2 sc ( buttonhole made)] twice, sc in each of next 2 sc, turn, leaving rem sc unworked. ( 20 sc, 3 ch- 2 sps) Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, working 2 sc in each ch- 2 sp, turn. ( 26 sc) Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
Button Band Row 1: Join ( see Pattern Notes) in right corner of opposite short edge, ch 1, sc in each sc across to next corner, sc in corner, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. ( 26 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
Finishing Weave in ends. Block Cowl lightly. Position buttons on Button Band opposite buttonholes and sew in place.
Beautiful tweed yarn in a soft taupe blend gives rustic style to this casual cowl that’s super easy to make and even easier to wear.