BRI­AR­CLIFF COWL

Crochet! - - Buttoned Up - D E S I G N BY K A R E N M C K E N N A

EASY FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

8 inches wide x 31 inches long, un­but­toned

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• 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

COWL

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.

Edg­ing

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.

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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.

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