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Quick Cowl
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Lofty Wool Blend
Pattern Number: L10139 If you need a warm project and you need it in a hurry, this quick and easy cowl is the pattern for you. Crocheted in the round with just two balls of Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Lofty Wool Blend, this cowl will be ready to wear after just a few rows of single and double crochet.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 24 in. (61 cm) Finished Height 8 in. (20.5 cm)



5100-598 Martha Stewart Crafts Lofty Wool Blend: Snowdrift

Light cream

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.98

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size Q-19 (15mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.70

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

4 1/2 double crochet = about 4 in. (10 cm). EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT. 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.

If you find it difficult to join the beginning chain into a ring without twisting the chain, Round 1 can be worked as a row, then joined into a round, as follows: Leaving a long beginning tail, chain 28, single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across; join with slip stitch in first single crochet-27 single crochet at the end of this row.

Use beginning tail to sew gap at base of first row closed.

Proceed to Round 2.


Chain 27.

Being careful not to twist the chain, slip stitch in first chain to form a ring.
Round 1: Chain 1, single crochet in each chain around; join with slip stitch in first single crochet-27 stitches at the end of this round.
Round 2: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), turn, work a double crochet in each stitch around; join with slip stitch in top of beginning chain.
Round 3: Chain 1, turn, single crochet in each stitch around; join with slip stitch in first single crochet.

Repeat Rounds 2 and 3 until piece measures about 8 in.

(20.5 cm) from beginning.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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