Stormy Weather Cowl: featuring Lion Brand Thick & Quick!

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One of the hottest fall/winter trends predicted this year is big, bulky, super thick yarn – and cowls and scarves of course! Well, Lion Brand has put together a super fun idea that speaks to both of those – #scarfie!

Stormy Weather Cowl - free #scarfie #crochet pattern on Moogly! Featuring @lionbrandyarn ♥

Lion Brand sent me two skeins of Wool-Ease Thick & Quick – and the #scarfie challenge! Use the yarn, make a scarf or cowl, and take a selfie in it! Stormy Weather Cowl - free #scarfie #crochet pattern on Moogly! Featuring @lionbrandyarn ♥The Stormy Weather Cowl is the result – and I love it! It’s big, bold and works up crazy crazy fast with the Thick & Quick yarn. So even when stormy weather takes you by surprise, you can whip up one of these fast as lightning!

Stormy Weather Cowl - free #scarfie #crochet pattern on Moogly! Featuring @lionbrandyarn ♥

Stormy Weather Cowl

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Round 1: With Color A, ch 61, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each remaining ch to end; join with sl st to work in the round. (60 sts)
Alternate Round 1: FSC 60; join with sl st to work in the round. (60 sts)

Round 2: Ch 2, skip the 1st 2 sts, dc in the next st, *ch 1, dc2tog with the 1st half worked into the same st as previous st, skip 1 st in the middle, and the 2nd half worked into the next st; repeat from * to end, finishing last dc2tog with 2nd half in 1st st of previous round, ch 1, join with sl st to 1st dc of round.

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st st, ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, *sc in the next st, ch 1, skip ch-1 sp; repeat from * to end, break yarn and seamless join to 1st sc of round.

Round 4: (Note: When you dc in the ch sps, be sure to enclose the ch sts of Round 2 and Round 3 in the st.) With Color B, join with sl st to any ch-1 sp in Round 2, enclosing the ch-1 sp in Round 3, ch 2, dc in next ch-1 sp of Round 2, * ch 1, dc2tog with the 1st half in the same ch sp as the previous stitch, and the 2nd half in the next ch sp; repeat from * finishing last dc2tog with 2nd half in same ch sp as join, ch 1, join with sl st to 1st dc of round.

Round 5: Repeat Round 3.

Round 6: With Color A, repeat Round 4, enclosing the ch sts of previous 2 rounds.

Round 7: Repeat Round 3.

Round 8: With Color B, repeat Round 4, enclosing the ch sts of previous 2 rounds.

Round 9: Repeat Round 3.

Round 10: With Color A, repeat Round 4, enclosing the ch sts of previous 2 rounds.

Round 11: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch sp around; break yarn and seamless join. (60 sts)

Stormy Weather Cowl - free #scarfie #crochet pattern on Moogly! Featuring @lionbrandyarn ♥

I hope you like the Stormy Weather Cowl! It was too fun to make! I don’t usually post selfies here on Moogly – my kids make much cuter models – but the #scarfie challenge was too fun to resist! If you make a Stormy Weather Cowl, be sure to use the hashtag #scarfie so I can take a peek!

Written pattern and graphics copyright Tamara Kelly 2014. If you wish to make items for sale from this pattern, please visit the About page for details. To print this pattern please use the Print Friendly button (tutorial here).
Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.

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Comments

  1. 1

    Michele says

    Ackkkkk….I may have to unfollow you for a while until I can get caught up with everything I have started… I am “almost” finished the Alpaca Your Wrap and have enough yarn to make 2 more, but now you post this little beauty!

    • 2

      Tamara Kelly says

      😀 No, don’t go! lol This one is crazy fast – whip it up when you need a little break from a larger project. 😉

  2. 5

    Sharon says

    What a lovely cowl! Since I have a short neck, this cowl is too wide! Do you know if I use a thinner yarn and smaller hook if I would still get the same affect? Any suggestions on yarns & hook size? Thanks :)

    • 6

      Tamara Kelly says

      Hi Sharon! You can absolutley use a thinner yarn and smaller hook. Lion Brand Wool-Ease worsted and a J hook would be a great option. :) Thank you!

  3. 12

    says

    Hi…I have been crocheting for years. I have never done any crocheting with a bulky yarn before but I saw the Stormy Weather Cow pattern and I had to try it. Since Christmas is coming I thought about making an afghan with this pattern. It is very quick and the Lion Brand yarn is so soft.

    Thank you so much and all of your tutorials are excellent.

  4. 17

    Adam Taylor says

    Darn you for making this project so pretty and easy! I have never worked with a bulky yarn before or such a large hook, but this is so simple, I’ve made three already: one for my mother-in-law, sister-in-law and a coworker. So pretty and so simple! Thanks, Tamara for another excellent pattern!

  5. 19

    Moriah Payne says

    I finally found the perfect yarn for this and sat down to make it! I’m in love!!! Thanks for yet another amazing pattern! And of course, I posted my scarfie on instagram 😉

  6. 22

    Tangled says

    So, I’m on round 3 and the directions make sense. I can see the ch-space from round 2, but when I go to work into the following DC, I have a hard time telling which loop is the ch and which is the top of the DC that I should be working into. Any tips?

  7. 26

    JacKie says

    Thank you so much for the video. I was having trouble understanding the directions. The video helped so much! I love the scarf.

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