pattern

Stargazer Cowl

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This cowl was so easy and only takes a couple hours to crochet.

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It’s worked up with a bulky yarn and large hook, that gives it a nice loose pattern that drapes well and is nice and warm.

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Supplies:

2-3 skein’s of Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn in color of your choice (I used Dallas Grey)

Size S/35 Crochet hook (about 3/4 of an inch in diameter)

Tapestry needle (optional, using your hook to loop through works too if you don’t have a tapestry needle)

The Pattern:

Piece is worked flat then sewed up the side

Row 1: Chain 55 (or however many you want to make the diameter you would like. Just make sure it’s multiple’s of two plus one for your first row). Single crochet along first row starting in first chain from hook (54 stitches)

Row 2: Chain 2, half double crochet across starting in second stitch from chain (chain counts as 2 HDC)

Row 3: Chain 1, single crochet across starting in second stitch from chain (chain counts as SC)

Row 4: This is where you will start the star stitch pattern. Chain 3, pull up a loop in second chain from hook so you have two loops on your hook, pull up a loop in third chain from hook (three loops), pull loop from first stitch, second stitch, and third stitch from previous row, four, five then six loops. After you have six loops on your hook pull yarn through all six loops then chain one. This completes the first ‘star’. To finish the row: pull yarn through ‘eye’ of star, (two loops), then wrap the yarn around your hook (like your going to HDC) and pull up loop through the last ‘spoke’ of the previous star (four loops), pull up loop in next two stitches (six loops), and finish the same way as first star. Follow the instructions for the second ‘star’ to finish the row.

Row 5: Chain 3 (counts 1 HDC), make two HDC in each ‘eye’ of the stars along the row, and make one HDC in last stitch.

Here is a Youtube video I made to explain this better

Rows 6-7: Repeat rows 4 and 5

Repeat row 1-3

Repeat rows 4-7

Repeat rows 1-3

(end on a row of single crochet)

finish off, leaving a tail long enough to sew short ends together and you’re done! Enjoy your new cowl!

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