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Tweed Stripes Cowl
Lion Brand® Tweed Stripes®
Pattern Number: L0065AD
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 24 in. (61 cm) Finished Length About 10 in. (25.5 cm)
753-202 Tweed Stripes Yarn: Mixed Berries
Bright red, burgundy, and magenta
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.96
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
11 sc = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Cowl is worked in rnds.
At the end of each rnd, work a sl st to join last st to first st.
Turn work to begin the next rnd.
If you prefer, Rnd 1 can be worked as a row and then joined into a rnd.
This is an easy way to begin if you’re concerned about twisting the foundation chain.
To work Rnd 1 as a row, leave a yarn tail and ch 67, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.
At the end of the row, join the last st to the first with a sl st.
Use the yarn tail to close up the small opening left by working a row.
COWL Ch 66.
Taking care not to twist the ch; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around; join with sl st in first sc – 66 sc at the end of this round.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in each sc around; join with sl st in top of turning ch.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc around; join with sl st in first sc.
Repeat Rnds 2 and 3 until piece measures about 10 in.
(25.5 cm) from beg.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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