Welcome to the 2017 Scarf of the Month Club!
Join us this month for May’s scarf patterns!
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 May pattern, the gorgeous Coral Crush Cowl! This beautiful cowl is made with a pretty coral wool yarn. I hope you enjoy the pattern. Happy Crocheting!
Coral Crush Cowl
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- Approximately 240 yds of Category 4 Medium Yarn; I used Loops and Threads Wool to Wash in Pink
- Size J 6mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
- Buttons (optional, for decoration); I used these 25mm Ivory Pearl Buttons*
ch – chain
hdc – half double crochet
RS – right side
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
WS – wrong side
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
15.6 stitches & 9.6 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)
Approximately 7.5″ wide and 35″ 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 seamed to form an infinity cowl.
Row 1 (RS): Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook and pick up a loop, insert hook into each of the next 4 chs and pick up a loop, yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook (star stitch made), ch 1, *insert hook into the next ch-1 sp and pull up a loop, insert hook through the back of last loop of the previous star and pull up a loop, insert hook into the same ch as the last loop of previous star and pull up a loop, insert hook into each of the next 2 chs and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook, ch 1; Repeat from * across, 1 hdc into the last ch (the same ch as last loop of last star), turn. (14 star sts, 1 hdc)
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the next ch-1 sp, *2 sc into the next ch-1 sp; Repeat from * across, 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (29 sts)
Row 3: Ch 2, insert hook into the front strand of 2nd ch from hook and pull up a loop, insert hook into the back strand of the same ch and pull up a loop, insert hook into each of the next 3 sts and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook, ch 1, *insert hook into the next ch-1 sp and pull up a loop, insert hook through the back of last loop of the previous star and pull up a loop, insert hook into the same st as the last loop of previous star and pull up a loop, insert hook into each of the next 2 sts and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook, ch 1; Repeat from * across, 1 hdc into the last st (the same st as last loop of last star), turn. (14 star sts, 1 hdc)
Row 4: Repeat Row 2
Row 5-84: Repeat Rows 3-4
- Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing
- Bring the ends of the cowl together with the right side facing outward.
- Using yarn needle, whip stitch the ends of the cowl together.
- Weave all ends.
- Add buttons for a decorative touch if desired.
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