Ber­ry­li­cious But­toned Cowl

Crochet! - - Contents - DE­SIGN BY ELIS­A­BETH DAVIS DE HER R AI Z

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

9 inches wide x 68 inches around

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Fy­berspates Scrumptious 4- ply su­per fine ( fin­ger­ing) weight su­per­wash merino/ silk yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 399 yds/ 100g per skein):

1 skein # 315 ma­genta • Size G/ 6/ 4mm cro­chet hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • 5/ 8- inch ( 16mm) but­tons: 4 • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • Block­ing board • Block­ing pins

GAUGE

In pat­tern: 17 sts = 4 inches; 12 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTE

Chain- 3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet ( first foun­da­tion sc): Ch 2, insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tion A— ch- 1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tions B and C— sc com­pleted). Next foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet ( next foun­da­tion sc): [ Insert hook in last ch- 1 made ( see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tion B— ch- 1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tions C and D— sc com­pleted)] as in­di­cated. Shell: ( 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in in­di­cated st or sp. Pi­cot: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to close.

COWL

Row 1: First foun­da­tion sc ( see Spe­cial Stitches), 190 next foun­da­tion sc ( see Spe­cial Stitches), turn. ( 191 stitches to­tal) Row 2: Ch 3 ( see Pat­tern Note), dc in each of next 2 sts, * sc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts*, rep from * 22 times, sc in next st, dc in last 3 sts, turn. ( 121 dc, 24 sc) Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, * shell ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc, ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next dc, (dc, pi­cot, dc) in next dc, sc in next dc, sk next dc, ch 2*, rep from * across, end­ing with shell in next sc, dc in each of last 3 sts, turn. ( 23 mo­tif reps, 6 dc) Row 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, * ch 3, sc in ch sp of next shell, ch 3, dc in next ch sp from row 2 catch­ing ch sp from row 3 in st, ch 3, sc in next pi­cot, rep from * across, end­ing with ch 3, dc in next ch sp from row 2 catch­ing ch sp from row 3 in st, ch 3, sc in next shell, ch 3, dc in each of last 3 sts, turn. Rows 5–19: [ Rep rows 2– 4] 5 times. Row 20: Rep row 2. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

At­tach but­tons to left short edge. Use ch sps on op­po­site edge for but­ton­holes. Wet- block to mea­sure­ments.

Wear this cowl but­toned for dra­matic im­pact or as a scarf when the weather turns cold! A sim­ple lace pat­tern makes it fun and easy to make.

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