Welcome to the 2020 Scarf and Hat of the Month Club!
For this month’s pattern, I have a beautiful button cowl using some Lion Brand Mandala Tweed yarn that Kaylee picked out for me when we went to Michael’s a couple of months ago. I fell in love with the yarn immediately and knew it would make a great scarf. Don’t forget to stop by next week to see the matching hat! Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for Elli’s Tweed Button Cowl.
And for 24 hours only, get a FREE PDF version of this pattern from my Ravelry shop! I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!
Join us for the March 2020 scarf patterns!
Rhondda and I are so excited to be hosting the Scarf and Hat of the Month Club CAL in 2020. We will each have a new free scarf/cowl pattern as well as a new hat pattern on our blogs each month, for 12 months! Plus, we will have 6 amazing designers that will be joining us this year! If you want to know more about the Scarf and Hat of the Month Club CAL, including the schedule, please visit this intro post.
Something new that we will be doing is offering a free PDF version of our patterns for 24 hours! Make sure to stop by each blog and look for the coupon code or sale link!
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Elli’s Tweed Button Cowl
- Approximately 287 yds of Category 4 Medium Weight Yarn; I used Lion Brand Mandala Tweed Stripes* in the Shooting Star colorway
- Size I 5.5 mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
- (3) – 1.5″ Buttons*
ch(s) – chain(s)
ch-sp – chain space
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
 – work instructions as many times as directed
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
12.8 stitches & 7.2 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)
Approximately 9.5″ wide and 28.5″ long
Any number of sts
Forked Half Double Crochet (Forked hdc)
- Yarn over, insert hook into designated stitch
- Yarn over, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook)
- Yarn over, insert hook into next st
- Yarn over, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook)
- Yarn over, pull through 3 loops
- Yarn over, pull through remaining 3 loops
- 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.
- You can find a photo tutorial for the forked hdc stitch here.
Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (30 sts)
Row 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc here and throughout), work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (30 sts)
Row 3: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *work one forked hdc in the same st as the previous forked hdc and next st; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the t-ch, turn. (30 sts)
Row 4-50: Repeat row 3
Row 51: Ch 3, work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st, *ch 2, sk the next 2 sts, [work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st] 8 times; Repeat from * across until there are 5 sts remaining, ch 2, sk the next 2 sts, [work 1 forked hdc into the first st and next st] twice, 1 dc into the last st, turn. (30 sts)
Row 52: Ch 1, 1 hdc into each st and ch-sp across, turn. Fasten off. (30 sts)
- Bring both ends of the cowl together so that beginning row meets the end row.
- Arrange the buttons so that they match up to the button holes on the other side.
- Using matching yarn and a yarn needle, sew the buttons on to the cowl.
- Weave all ends.
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