by Katy Petersen
This cowl is quick and easy to work up. If you’d like to print this pattern I have put together a PDF you can purchase HERE.
One size: Approx. 68” around by 6” wide.
Squid Worsted by KT and the Squid (100% Superwash merino; 181yds/100g; 4/worsted weight)
1 skein in Chick Jr. (color A)
1 Skein in Reef Splash (color B)
K/6.5 mm hook (or hook to obtain gauge)
Ch = chain
St(s) = stitch(es)
Esc = extended single crochet
You may substitute yarn for any worsted weight yarn but be sure to check your gauge.
This cowl is worked flat as one piece that is seamed together to create the cowl.
14 esc by 8 rows – 4” Square (gauge is measured after blocking)
Extended Single Crochet (esc): Insert hook into the stitch indicated, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through 1 loop, yarn over, pull through 2 remaining loops.
With Color A, ch 27.
Row 1: Esc in the 2nd ch from hook and the next 13 chs, (ch 1, skip 1 ch, esc in the next) 6 times. (20 esc and 6 ch-1 spaces)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, esc in the 1st esc, (esc in the next ch-1 space, ch 1) 5 times, esc in the next ch-1 space, esc in each remaining esc. (21 esc and 5 ch-1 spaces)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, esc the 1st 14 esc, ch 1, skip the next esc, (esc in the next ch-1 space, ch 1) 5 times, esc in the last esc. (20 esc and 6 ch-1 spaces)
Repeat Row 2 and 3 until you have 73 total rows (or until you run out of yarn).
Join with color B and continue to repeat rows 2 and 3 for another 73 rows (or until you just about run out of yarn).
Slip stitch the first row to the last row (be careful not to twist the cowl), fasten off, block, weave in ends.