Back to Basics Cowl

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23” (59 cm) around, 8” (20 cm) high


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Stitches Used

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • dc – double crochet

  • Ch 1 or ch 2 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch.
  • Your stitch count at the end of every row should be 25 stitches.
  • The tutorial photos were taken using worsted weight yarn and a 5.0 mm (H/8) crochet hook, since the color of landscapes did not photograph well.

Start with a slip knot on your hook and ch 26

row 1: sc in the 2nd ch from hook, and each ch across

row 2: ch 2, turn, dc in each st across

row 3-5: ch 1, turn, sc in each st across

row 6: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across

row 7-9: ch 1, turn, sc in each st across

Repeat rows 2-9 until your cowl reaches your desired length, or you use all the yarn.


Twist the ends once and sl st or sew the two edges together and weave in any ends.