Welcome to the 2017 Scarf of the Month Club!
You asked and we obliged! Back by popular demand, Rhondda and I are hosting the Scarf of the Month Club CAL in 2017. We will each have a new free scarf/cowl/neckwarmer pattern on our blogs each month, for 12 months!
We are going to be joined by Joanita Theron of Creative Crochet Workshop as our special guest designer, who will also be providing free crochet scarf patterns for you each month! Joanita was out mystery designer quite a few times during last year’s CAL and we are so excited to have her on board this year.
If you want to know more about the Scarf of the Month Club CAL, including the schedule, please visit this intro post.
If you are participating in the CAL and want to share your progress, you can add a Ravelry Project Page for the scarves you make! Each pattern post will include a specific pattern link to Ravelry so you can add your own project pages!
We would also love to see your projects on Instagram! Tag us on Instagram at @thestitchinmommy, @oombawkadesign, and/or @creativecrochetworkshop and use the hashtag #ScarfoftheMonthClub2017 to share your progress with us!
Also, check out our Facebook Group, Crochet With Us CAL Group where can share your progress, ask questions, and get help!
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Here is my January pattern, the Barley Button Cowl! This one-skein cowl is quick and easy to make and just requires a few materials! It is a great stashbuster pattern.
Barley Button Cowl
- Approximately 145 yds of Category 4 Medium Weight Yarn; I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice* in the Barley colorway
- Size J 6mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
- (4) 30mm buttons*
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
sp(s) – space(s)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
15.6 stitches & 9.2 rows = 4″
Approximately 7.5″ wide and 23.5″ long
3+2, + 1 for foundation chain
- This pattern is written in US terms.
- Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
- Chain spaces will be included in the stitch count at the end of the row.
Row 1: [1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the 3rd ch from hook (2 sk chs count as 1 sc), sk the next 2 sts, *[1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next st, sk the next 2 sts; Repeat from * across, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (29 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1 (count as 1 sc), sk the first sc and dc *[1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next ch-sp, sk the next sc and dc; Repeat from * across, sk the last sc, 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (29 sts)
Row 3-53: Repeat Row 2
Row 54: Ch 1 (count as 1 sc), sk the first sc and dc [1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next ch-sp, *ch 3, sk the next sc, ch1, and dc, [1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next ch-sp; Repeat from * across, sk the last sc, 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (29 sts)
Row 55: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st and ch-sp across, fasten off. (29 sts)
- Weave in all ends.
- Place buttons on opposite side of button holes made in Row 54. Sew buttons on using extra yarn and yarn needle or needle and matching thread.
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