Big and bulky is IN! And chevrons never go out of style. Combine to two… and you get the Big Bold Chevron Cowl – a free crochet pattern here on Moogly!
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The Big Bold Chevron Cowl features super bulky yarn and lots of great looks in one quick crochet project. You can make this cowl in an evening, with just 2 balls of yarn, and wear it out the next day – and the next, and the next – and get a different look every time!
Big Bold Chevron Cowl
- US – M/N, 9.00 mm hook (Clover Jumbo Hook recommended)
- 210 yds Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Super Bulky; 80% Acrylic/20% Wool; 106 yds/97 m; 6 oz)
Color A: Fisherman (099) – 1 ball
Color B: Claret (143) – 1 ball
- Gauge: 8 sts x 3 rows = 4″ in pattern
- Finished Size: 15″ wide x 36″ around
- Click here for the video tutorial for this stitch pattern
- Click here for crochet abbreviations and additional tutorials
- Tr – triple/treble crochet (click HERE for video tutorial)
- Tr2tog over 4 ch: Work a tr in the next st, until there are 2 loops left on the hook, skip 2 ch, work tr in the next ch until there are 3 loops left on the hook, yo and pull through all 3 loops
Row 1: With Color A, ch 43, tr in 6th ch from hook (counts as tr2tog), *[ch 1, skip 1 ch, tr in next ch] 3 times, ch 1, skip 1 ch, in next ch work (tr, ch 3, tr), [ch 1, skip 1 ch, tr in next ch] 3 times, ch 1, skip 1 ch**, tr2tog over next 4 ch; repeat from * to **, work tr2tog over last 3 ch, skipping the second ch, turn. (19 sts excluding chs)
Rows 2 – 7: Ch 4, tr in next st (counts as tr2tog), *[ch 1, skip ch, tr in next st] 3 times, ch 1, in ch-3 sp work (tr, ch 3, tr), [ch 1, skip ch, tr in next st] 3 times, ch 1, skip ch**, tr2tog over 3 sts, skipping the tr2tog from previous row (in the center); repeat from * to ** , work tr2tog over last 3 sts, working the second half into the top of the turning ch, turn. (19 sts) Break yarn after Row 7.
Rows 8 – 14: With Color B, repeat Row 2. Break yarn after Row 14.
Row 15 and 16: With Color A, repeat Row 2. Break yarn after Row 16.
Row 17 and 18: With Color B, repeat Row 2. Break yarn after Row 18.
Row 19 and 20: With Color A, repeat Row 2. Break yarn after Row 20.
Row 21 and 22: With Color B, repeat Row 2. Break yarn after Row 20, leaving a 24″ tail.
Sew Row 22 to Row 1, without twisting, using the Whip Stitch. Weave in ends.
Just 22 rows and done! And wow do they work up fast – and warm too. I love the way you can wear this cowl to show off the different portions of the pattern – making the chevron more or less obvious, with all different looks! I hope you enjoy making, wearing, and gifting this free crochet cowl pattern!
Written pattern copyright Tamara Kelly 2016, all rights reserved. Please do not reprint or repost this pattern, but please do link to this page to share this pattern with others. To print this pattern for personal use, please use the green Print Friendly button at the bottom of the pattern. If you wish to make items for sale from this pattern, or translate it to another language, please visit the About page for details. Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn for this pattern!