Welcome to the 2017 Scarf of the Month Club!
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 February pattern, the Carnival Games Cowl! This chunky cowl is made with 2 skeins of chunky wool yarn with a beautiful variegated colorway.
Carnival Games Cowl
- Approximately 212 yds of Category 6 Super Bulky Yarn; I used Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick* in the Coney Island colorway
- Size P 10mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
RS – right side
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
WS – wrong side
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
8.4 stitches & 6 rows = 4″
Approximately 12″ wide and 29″ long, before seamed
- 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.
- This project is worked flat and then seamed at the end to form a cowl.
Row 1 (RS): 1 dc into the 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each remaining st across, turn. (25 sts)
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sk the first st, *1 dc into the next st, sl st into the next st; Repeat from * across, working last sl st into the top of t-ch, turn. (25 sts)
Row 3 (RS): Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), sk the first st, 1 dc into each dc and sl st across, working last dc into the top of the t-ch, turn. (25 sts)
Row 4-43: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 44: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.
- Using yarn needle and long tail, sew ends of cowl together using the whip stitch method. (Note: I like to whip stitch the cowl closed on the wrong side and then flip it over to the right side so the seam does not show.)
- Weave all ends.
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