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I love infinity cowls. They are so easy to wear! So continuing on with my run on patterns using the Landscapes yarn by Lion Brand Yarn, I bring you the Twisted Cowl Crochet pattern.
I have really been loving this yarn lately. Even though I had never worked with it before I picked a bunch of it up after coming upon a sale that I couldn’t refuse. And I’m so glad that I didn’t! The Landscapes yarn is very soft, 100% acrylic, self stripping and comes in a variety of vibrant colours.
Landscapes Yarn by Lion Brand:
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The first pattern I designed using this yarn was the Rachel Beanie (you can find it here: Rachel Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern!) and it was followed closely by the Rachel Scarf (Found here: Rachel Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern). They both featured a stitch called the “seed stitch.” I think they just turned out gorgeous!
The Infinity Cowl:
Next I decided to try my hand at an infinity cowl featuring another favourite stitch of mine: the twisted stitch. When it is worked in a solid fabric it creates a beautiful texture and gives your project almost a woven look. The results with the Landscapes yarn are stunning! I would be tempted to try it with other worsted weight self stripping yarn also.
This pattern is worked in a round, however after each round you are going to turn your work. The texture is created by simply working alternating front and back post stitches, while the edging is comprised of single crochet stitches and chain stitches.
Ready to give it a try? The crochet pattern will be written out in full below followed by a video tutorial.
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Twisted Cowl Crochet Pattern:
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 11 sts x 11 rows of twisted stitch = 4 inches
Finished Size: 7 x 29 inches laid flat (60 inch circumference)
Yarn: Landscapes® by Lion Brand® (100% Acrylic; 5.3 oz, 150 g; Approx. 147 yds, 134 m). Worsted/medium Weight (4). You will need 3 balls, colour: Cabana
Hook: Size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Blo – Back Loop Only
Bpdc – Back Post Double Crochet
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Cowl is worked in rounds.
- Ch 1 at beginning of round does not count as stitch.
- Ch 3 at beginning of round counts as a dc.
- Weave in ends as needed.
Free Crochet Pattern:
Rnd 1: Work a foundation double crochet row of 165, join with a sl st in the top of the first st. Do not turn
OR ch 165, join with a sl st in the first chain to make a ring. Rnd 1: Ch 3, sk the first st, dc in the next st and in each around, join with a sl st in the top of the 1st st. Do not turn.
How to work a Foundation Double Crochet:
Rnd 2: Ch 3, * fpdc around the next st, bpdc around the next st; rpt from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3. TURN. (165 sts)
Rnds 3-15: Repeat round 2.
Fasten off, weave in ends.
Join yarn with a sl st in any st.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in the same st as joining, * ch 3, sc in the next 3 sts; Rpt from * around, Join with a sl st in the first st.
Repeat for second side of cowl.
Fasten off and weave in ends