Snowy Path Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern (Make it for Me 2018)

I am so excited to share my latest pattern with you. This gorgeous Snowy Path Cowl was inspired by the recent snow storm we received on the east coast. The stitch pattern reminds me of footprints or tracks in the snow. I made this soft and cozy cowl for myself so that I would have something nice and warm for the cold winter weather we are having here in New York. I made this cowl using Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn. I love the yarn because it is chunky and very soft. I used white because it reminded me of the snow but also because the colorway is called New York White! I hope you enjoy the pattern. Happy Crocheting!

Update: I am so excited to share that my Snowy Path Cowl is part of the Make it for Me event over at ELK Studio Handcrafted Crochet Designs! Click here to see all of the other fabulous projects that you can make just for yourself 🙂

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Snowy Path Cowl

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
ch-sp – chain space
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s)  stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

9.6 stitches & 5.6 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)

Finished Size:

Approximately 10.5″ wide and 28″ long, before seamed

Multiple:

Any multiple of 8+2

Special Stitches:

Puff Stitch: 

  1. Yarn over, insert hook into designated stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop.
  2. Repeat step 1, two more times.
  3. Yarn over, and pull through all 7 loops on your hook.
  4. Ch 1 to close the puff stitch.

Notes:

  • 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 to form an infinity cowl.

Instructions:

Ch 26
Row 1: 1 hdc into the 3rd ch from hook (2 sk sts count as 1 hdc), 1 hdc into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st, 1 puff st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st, *1 hdc into each of the next 5 sts, ch 1, sk the next st, 1 puff st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st; Repeat from * until there are 3 sts remaining, 1 hdc into each of the last 3 sts, turn. (25 sts)
Row 2: Ch 2 (count as 1 hdc), sk the first st, 1 hdc into each of the next 2 sts, 1 puff st into the next ch-sp, ch 1, 1 puff st into the next ch-sp, *1 hdc into each of the next 5 sts, 1 puff st into the next ch-sp, ch 1, 1 puff st into the next ch-sp; Repeat from * until there are 3 sts remaining, 1 hdc into each of the last 3 sts, turn. (25 sts)
Row 3: Ch 2 (count as 1 hdc), 1 hdc into each of the next 2 sts, ch 1, sk the next st, 1 puff st into the next ch-sp, ch 1, sk the next st, *1 hdc into each of the next 5 sts, ch 1, sk the next st, 1 puff st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st; Repeat from * until there are 3 sts remaining, 1 hdc into each of the last 3 sts, turn. (25 sts)
Row 4-39: Repeat Row 2-3
Row 40: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (25 sts)

Finish:

  • Bring the two ends of the the cowl together so that the first row and last row meet.
  • Using yarn needle and yarn tail, whip stitch the ends together.
  • Weave all ends.

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3 Comments

  1. I want to make the Snowy Path Cowl , however my local craft stores Michales, Hobby Lobby nor Joann have the “M” crochet hook, will it be an issue to use the “N” hook?

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