The Easy One Skein Bandana Cowl is just what it says on the label - simple and relaxing to crochet, and it takes just one cake of Bernat Pop. Make one for yourself in every color, or start whipping up a holiday gift every evening with this free crochet cowl pattern!
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Featuring Bernat Pop!
This was the second project I've ever made using Bernat Pop!, and I really like it! It's 100% acrylic and self-striping, which means the yarn does all the color changes for you. It comes in 29 different colorways, and is machine washable and dryable for easy cleaning and care. You can purchase it on Yarnspirations.com, or at your local JOANN or Michaels!
Easy to Crochet - and Wear!
The pattern for the Easy One Skein Bandana Cowl is incredibly easy. A simple rectangle is folded and seamed, and done! The buttons are completely decorative and therefore optional - and a great way to add your own personal touch.
Easy One Skein Bandana Cowl
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US - L/M, 8.0mm - Furls Crochet Hook
250 yds Bernat Pop! (100% Acrylic; 4 - Worsted/UK: 10-12 ply; 280 yds (256 m); 5 oz (140 g))
Colorway shown: Ebony and Ivory (1 cake)
Buttons - optional
Stitch Markers - Clover
Gauge: 9 sts x 5 rows = 4"/10cm in pattern, measured dc row to dc row
Size: One size fits most teens/adults
Helpful Links & Tutorials
Easy One Skein Bandana Cowl Tutorial
FDC - Foundation Double Crochet
CSDC - Chainless Starting Double Crochet
How to Sew on a Button with Small Holes
CSTR - Chainless Starting Treble Crochet (worked as a CSDC, but with a taller loop that is yarned over twice): Pull up a loop to the height of a tr, holding the top of the loop securely on the hook, yo twice with the loop, insert the hook into the first st of the row, yo and pull up a loop, [yo and pull through 2 loops on hook] 3 times.
FDC - If you prefer to start with a standard chain, work Row 1 as follows: Ch 77, dc in the 4th ch and each rem ch across; turn.
CSDC - If you prefer to avoid this stitch, begin those Rows with a Ch 3 which counts as the first st.
CSTR - If you prefer to avoid this stitch, begin those Rows with a Ch 4 which counts as the first st.
Row 1: FDC 75; turn. (75 sts)
Row 2: CSTR, tr in each rem st across; turn.
Row 3: CSDC, dc in each rem st across; turn.
Row 4 - 13: Rep Rows 2 and 3 six times.
Row 14: Turn 90 degrees to work across ends of rows, CSDC and dc in side of first row, *3 dc in side of tr row, 2 dc in side of dc row; rep from * across, turn. (32 sts)
Row 15: CSDC, dc in each rem ch across; turn.
Edging: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn 90 degrees, ch 1, sc across foundation chains, turn 90 degrees, ch 1, sc 32 evenly across ends of rows (as in Row 14), turn 90 degrees, ch 1, sc across Row 13 and sides of Rows 14 and 15, ch 1, join to first st of edging. Break yarn and weave in ends.
Block to 35" x 13" before assembly. The end with Rows 14 and 15 is labeled A and the other end is labeled B.
Fold in B as shown below.
Fold in A as shown below.
Seam A and B along green dotted line shown below, using the whip stitch and a length of leftover yarn.
Add buttons or other decorations if desired.
LOOKING FOR MORE?
Are you looking for more free crochet cowl patterns? You can browse here on Moogly or search my patterns on Ravelry! Some of my favorites include the Picot Trip Cowl, Neapolitan Twist Cowl, Smokestack Cowl, Bay Bridge Cowl, Italian Elegance Cowl, Plaid Mood Mobius, Harvest Bandana Cowl, Autumn Amore Cowl, Crossed Loops Cowl, and Lavender Kisses Cowl!
If the Easy One Skein Bandana Cowl pattern inspires you to make your own project, and you post a photo on social media, be sure to tag me @mooglyblog or #mooglyblog so I can check it out too!
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Love the alternative stitches thank you!!!