Lux­ury Lace Cowl

Crochet! - - Contents - DE­SIGN BY VIC­TO­RIA C. WALKER

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

28 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence x 71/2 inches long at fold (over­all length is 15 inches)

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Pa­tons Lace ( lace) weight acrylic/ wool/ mo­hair yarn ( 3 oz/ 498 yds/ 85g per skein):

1 skein # 33044 dove grey • Pa­tons Lace Se­quin ( lace) weight acrylic/ polyester/ wool/ mo­hair yarn ( 21/2 oz/ 344 yds/ 70g per skein):

1 skein # 37040 onyx • Size H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • Stitch marker

GAUGE

[ Fan, sc] twice = 31/2 inches; 6 rows = 3 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 5 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain- 2 un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Fan: ({ Dc, ch 1} twice, dc) in in­di­cated st. Pi­cot: Sc, ch 3, sl st in first ch of ch- 3.

COWL First Half

Rnd 1 ( RS): With grey, ch 96, us­ing care not to twist ch, join ( see Pat­tern Notes) to form a ring, ch 1, sc in same ch as beg ch- 1, sk 2 chs, fan ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next ch, sk next 2 chs, [ sc in next ch, sk next 2 chs, fan in next ch, sk next 2 chs] 15 times, join in beg sc, do not turn. Place stitch marker in base of first sc of rnd. ( 16 fans, 16 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 5 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sc in cen­ter dc of fan, ch 2, [dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in cen­ter dc of fan, ch 2] 15 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 5, do not turn. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch- 1, fan in next sc, [ sc in next dc, fan in next sc] 15 times, join in beg sc, do not turn. Rnds 4–13: [ Rep rnds 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] 5 times. At the end of last rep, turn. Rnd 14: Ch 1, [ 2 sc in next dc, sc in next ch] twice, 2 sc in next dc, sc in next sc, pi­cot ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc] 16 times, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

2nd Half

Note: Rnd 1 of 2nd Half mir­rors rnd 1 of First Half. Rnd 1: With RS fac­ing, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch of First Half, join onyx in same ch as stitch marker, ch 1, sc in same ch, sk 2 chs, fan in next ch, sk next 2 chs, [ sc in next ch, sk next 2 chs, fan in next ch, sk next 2 chs] 15 times, join in beg sc, do not turn. Re­move marker. ( 16 fans, 16 sc) Rnds 2–14: Rep rnds 2– 14 of First Half.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block to 14 inches wide x 15 inches long, al­low­ing scal­loped edges of rnd 14 to flair out slightly. Fold along color change at foun­da­tion ch so First Half grey is on 1 side and 2nd Half onyx is on the other.

This re­versible cowl gives you twice the style! Wear the black se­quined side for a dra­matic night­time look or the light gray side for ca­sual day wear.

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