Herringbone Buttoned Cowl
This Herringbone Buttoned Cowl is a great, cold weather cowl. It sits snug to your neck making it perfect for coat wear. The buttons added gives you versatility in styling plus gives the cowl some added flair.
- Yarn – Lion Brand Wool Ease, #4 worsted weight, 197 yards per skein, 2 skeins used.
- Colors used: CA – Fisherman; CB – Rose Heather
- Hook – I/5.5 mm
- Notions – needle for weaving in ends; scissors
- 6 buttons, size 1 1/8″
Easy to Intermediate
- Finished size: 24 ¾” L x 11 ¾” W
14 Hhdc stitches = 4”; 13 Hhdc rows = 4”
Ch – chain; st(s) – stitch(es); sk – skip; sc – single crochet; hdc – half double crochet; Hhdc – herringbone half double crochet; Fhdc – foundation half double crochet; CA – color A; CB – color B; RS – right side
Herringbone half double crochet (Hhdc) – YO, insert hook into st, pull up yarn, (3 loops on hook), pull yarn through first loop (2 loops on hook), YO, pull yarn through the 2 remaining loops. See Moogly blog tutorial here: http://www.mooglyblog.com/herringbone-half-double-crochet/
Fhdc – ch2, yo, insert hook into 2nd chain from hook, pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull loop through first loop (3 loops on hook), yo, pull loop through all 3 loops on hook, 1 Fhdc made. See Moogly blog tutorial here: http://www.mooglyblog.com/foundation-half-double-crochet/
- This cowl is worked in the rows/flat. Buttonholes will be created after the cowl is complete.
- Ch1 and Ch2 do not equal stitches.
- Beginning at row 4, change colors every 2 rows, at the last st.
- You can make your cowl shorter or taller by taking away or adding more rows. However, keep in mind that you will have to make adjustments for the buttonholes; Instructions for that has NOT been provided.
- You can also make your cowl longer or smaller by increasing or decreasing the number of stitches in each row. Doing so should not affect buttonhole placement.
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Dianne is the owner of Same DiNamics Crochet. The name Same DiNamics is very special to her. It came about at a time where she needed something in her life. She started blogging by doing book reviews, which she still does. Dianne re-discovered crocheting about 3 years ago, she added ‘Crochet’ to her blog name for easy recognition. She has not let the hook down ever since. Her goal in crocheting is to learn as much as she can and do amazing things. She is following the journey that has been set before her. You can find Diane on Ravelry, her blog or facebook.