Looking for a modern and versatile crochet cowl pattern? Discover the Herringbone Crochet Cowl, worked flat and easily adjustable. Find step-by-step instructions, helpful photos, and answers to commonly asked questions. Get inspired and embark on your yarn adventure today!
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Today, I’m excited to share with you my latest crochet pattern, the Herringbone Crochet Cowl.
Despite some delightful pregnancy-induced distractions, I’m back to designing and blogging, and I have a string of beautiful patterns coming your way in the coming weeks.
So, grab your hooks, and let’s dive into this crochet adventure together!
The Versatile Herringbone Crochet Cowl
The Herringbone Crochet Cowl is a true chameleon in the world of crochet.
This textured neck warmer boasts an eye-catching chevron pattern and allows you to adjust the length and width to your liking.
It’s the perfect accessory to ward off the chill during colder months, while adding a touch of elegance to your outfit. Plus, it’s a delightfully straightforward pattern worked flat in rows and seamed, making it accessible for crocheters of all levels.
The best part? You can use any yarn and hook you desire, making it a truly customizable project.
Mastering the Herringbone Crochet Stitch
Now, let’s talk about the star of the show—the herringbone crochet stitch.
It may seem daunting at first glance, but fear not! It’s actually a simple two-row repeat of single crochet, with a twist.
Just remember to keep your tension relaxed for smooth crocheting.
In case you need a visual guide, I’ve included a detailed photo tutorial on my blog post to help you confidently work the herringbone crochet stitch back and forth in rows.
Once you’ve mastered this stitch, you’ll have the power to create your own stunning Herringbone Crochet Cowl in no time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Can I adjust the size of the cowl?
A: Absolutely! The beauty of this pattern is its versatility. You can easily modify the length and width to suit your preferences. Experiment and create a custom fit that’s just right for you.
Q2: What yarn and hook should I use?
A: The choice is yours! Feel free to select any yarn and corresponding crochet hook that sparks joy in your crafty heart. Whether it’s a chunky yarn for a cozy winter cowl or a lightweight yarn for a breezy accessory, the possibilities are endless.
Let’s Get Hooked!
Now that you’re armed with all the necessary information, it’s time to grab your crochet hooks and embark on a delightful yarn adventure with the Herringbone Crochet Cowl.
Remember, this stylish and textured cowl is more than just a fashion accessory—it’s a symbol of your love for crochet and your ability to transform a simple rectangle into a stunning work of art.
So, dive into the world of herringbone crochet stitches, unleash your creativity, and revel in the joy of crafting something uniquely yours.
Happy hooking, my friends!
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Materials & Tools:
- Yarn Drops Puna 50g = 110m (120,3 yds), 100% Alpaca, in Beige – 5 skeins.
- Hook size 5mm. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge,
- Tapestry needle (to weave and hide yarn ends),
Intermediate – herringbone crochet stitch.
One size, adjustable.
Gauge after blocking:
20sts x 14rows in 4”/10cm in Herringbone Crochet Stitch.
If necessary, adjust hook size to obtain the correct gauge.
Before you measure, please take the time to block your swatch in the same manner that you will block your cowl.
- The pattern uses US crochet terminology.
- The cowl is worked back and forth in rows using the herringbone crochet stitch.
- The chain1 at the begnning of each row does not count as a stitch.
- The Herringbone Crochet Cowl is easily adjustable. To increase the circumference of the cowl, add more rows. To increase the height of the cowl, add more initial chains.
- If you are not familiar with the herringbone crochet stitch or need a refresher, check out my photo tutorial.
Stitches & Abbreviations (US terms):
ch(s) – chain(s) stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
sc(s) – single crochet
yo – yarn over
rep – repeat
RS – right ride
WS – wrong side
Hsc (herringbone single crochet worked on RS) – insert hook in left leg of previous stitch, insert hook in both loops of next st from front to back and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.
RHsc (herringbone single crochet worked on WS) – Flip your work so the RS is facing you, insert hook in left leg of previous stitch, insert hook in both loops of next st from back to front and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.
Read all Notes before you start.
You can also make any number of chains to make your cowl higher/smaller, but changes might result in a different yardage requirement.
Row 1 (RS): sc in the second ch from hook working in the back bump of the ch, [insert your hook into left leg of previous st, insert the hook into the back bump of the next ch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook] rep to end. Turn. (87sts)
Row 2 (WS): ch1 (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), sc in first st by inserting hook from back to front, RHsc to end. Turn. (87sts)
Row 3 (RS): ch1, sc in first st by inserting hook from front to back, Hsc to end. Turn. (87sts)
Repeat Rows 2 – 3 until your work is approx. 25.25”/64.25cm long.
Fasten off yarn, weave in all ends then block and seam the last row to the first row together to form a cowl (using your favorite method or mattress join stitch). If you have any suggestions or have detected any mistakes, please feel free to email me at email@example.com