Plum Per­fect Cowl

Crochet World - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Jen­nifer Chap­man


Open­ing at Rib­bing: 32 inches Depth: 12 inches


• Caron Big Cakes medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (101/2 oz/603 yds/300g per cake): 1 cake #7483 plum pud­ding • Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Size G/6/4mm cro­chet hook • Tapestry nee­dle • 13/4-inch but­ton: 1 • Snap


Rnds 1–7 of Cowl Body = 21/4 inches


Join with slip stitch in in­di­cated stitch un­less other­wise stated. To work into the back bar of a half dou­ble cro­chet stitch, work into the hor­i­zon­tal 3rd loop that lies par­al­lel un­der­neath the head of the stitch. To do this, tilt the top edge to­ward you to re­veal the 3rd loop of the half dou­ble cro­chet below the top of the stitch. In­sert hook into this loop.


Row 1: Leav­ing a 6-inch tail for seam­ing, with G hook, ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, turn. (8 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in back lps (see Stitch Guide) only of next 6 sc, sc in last sc, turn.

Rows 3–100: Rep row 2. At end of last row do not fas­ten off.


Setup rnd: Change to H hook, ro­tate work to work in row ends, sc in the end of each row of rib­bing. Join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first sc. (100 sc)

Rnd 1: Ch 1, hdc in back lp only of each st, join in first hdc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, work­ing in back lps only, (hdc in 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st) around un­til less than 6 sts rem, hdc in each rem st. Join in first st. (116 sts) Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in back bar (see Pat­tern Notes) of each hdc around. Join in first st. Rnd 4: Ch 1, hdc in back lps only of each sc around. Join in first st. Rnd 5: Ch 1, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each hdc. Join in first st. Rnd 6: Ch 1, work­ing in hdc of rnd 4, hdc in each hdc be­hind the fpdc. Join in first st.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join in first st. [Rep rnds 1–7] 4 more times. (213 sts)

De­tach­able Tab

Row 1: With G hook, ch 13, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn. (12 hdc)

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn. Rep row 2 un­til tab is 6 inches in length, then fas­ten off.


Sew the side of the rib­bing closed with the long tail. Sew but­ton in the cen­ter of the tab and snaps at the ends. Block fin­ished project and en­joy.

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