I’m so pleased to start the new year off with a brand new, FREE crochet cowl pattern! Last month the Stitch Together Official team and I did a Secret Santa. It was so cool to get all 7 of us organized enough to open our gifts together via the magic of video chat even though we all live thousands of miles away. Part of my gift (from the sweet Lee Sartori of Coco Crochet Lee) was a wonderfully lofty skein of yarn from M1Yarns. I was so inspired I whipped up the Mills Cowl right away so I thought I’d share this quick and simple pattern with you!
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Mills Cowl ©2020 KT and the Squid. All rights reserved. You may not sell, trade, share or redistribute this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made from this pattern.
Approx. 21” around by 8.5” tall
Approx 150 yards of a bulky weight yarn.
Sample was made with bulky yarn dyed by M1 Yarns
J/6 mm Furls Streamline hook (or hook to obtain gauge)
This cowl is worked in turned rounds. You can easily adjust the size by chaining an even number of chains to start and adding more rounds
Gauge is not critical for this project. The first round should be approx. 10.5” laying flat and fit comfortably over your head
Ch = chain
St(s) = stitch(es)
Sc = single crochet
Dc = double crochet
Ws = wrong side
Rs = right side
FLO = front loop only
Ch 62, being careful not to twist join to the first ch with a slip st.
Round 1 (ws): Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join with a slip st to the first st of the round.
Round 2 (rs): Ch 1, turn, working in the FLO, dc in each st around, join with a slip st to the first st of the round.
Round 3: Ch 1, turn, working in the FLO, *sc, dc; repeat from * around, join to the first st with a slip st to the first st of the round.
Rounds 4-6: repeat round 3.
Round 7: Ch 1, turn, working in the FLO, sc in each st around, join with a slip st to the first of the round.
Repeat rounds 2-7
Repeat rounds 2-6
Rounds 19-20: Ch 1, working in the BLO, *sc, dc; repeat from * around, join to the first st with a slip st to the first st of the round.
Fasten off, block, weave in ends.