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Crochet Pattern of the Day: Winter Berry Cowl

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winter-berry-cowl-small [3]Treat yourself to this stylish crochet cowl! The Winter Berry Cowl is a fantastic crochet pattern to work up this season because it’s both trendy and functional. Wrap this cozy cowl around your neck and stay warm all day long.

The Winter Berry Cowl can be made using any color of worsted weight yarn you want, but we love the colors shown here (Iced Violet & Lavender Smoke).

Find more cozy crochet cowl patterns right here [4]. In fact, crochet cowls are so popular, that we wrote an entire eBook about them! Get your free copy of Make a Crochet Cowl: 10 Crochet Cowl Patterns [5] today.

Special thanks to Elisabeth Spivey of Calleigh’s Clips and Crochet Creations [6] for this original pattern!

 

Winter Berry Cowl

MATERIALS:

GAUGE:
Rows 2-5 Measures approx. 7 in across by 2 inches tall

STITCHES USED:
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
st: stitch
dc: double crochet

SPECIAL STITCHES:
To work 2-dc Cluster (uses one sc), * YO, insert hook in sc indicated, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * once more, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

To work 4-dc Cluster (uses one st), * YO, insert hook in st indicated, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * 3 times more, YO and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
sc chainless foundation: Video Tutorial [7] (used with permission from Moogly)
Using color of choice, make a sc chain-less foundation row of 31 sts.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Row 1: ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sts, ch 3, skip next 2 sts, work 4-dc Cluster in next st, ch 3, *skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts,ch 3, skip next 2 sts, work 4-dc Cluster in next st, ch 3; repeat from *  across to last 5 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in last 3 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp and in next 4-dc Cluster, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * skip next sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp and in next 4-dc Cluster, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * across to last 3 sc, skip next sc, sc in last 2 sc.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn; dc in first sc, ch 3, skip next sc and next ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, * skip next ch-3 sp and next sc, work 4-dc Cluster in next sc, ch 3, skip next sc and next ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3; repeat from * across to last ch-3 sp, skip last ch-3 sp and next sc, work 2-dc Cluster in last sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2-dc Cluster and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3, * sc in next ch-3 sp and in next 4-dc Cluster, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3; repeat from * across to last ch-3 sp, sc in last ch-3 sp and in last dc.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 sc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next sc, work 4-dc Cluster in next sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, * sc in next 3 sc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next sc, work 4-dc Cluster in next sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp; repeat from * across to last 2 sc, sc in last 2 sc.
Rows 6-98: Repeat Rows 2-5 for pattern.
Change to alternate color
Rows 99-194: Repeat Rows 2-5 for pattern.
*Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing ends together.
*Match up the 1st and last rows, wrong sides together. With a tapestry needle sew ends together with a whip stitch.
*Fasten off and Weave in any remaining strands.

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