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Perpendicular Stripes Cowl
"Simple stitches highlight stunning yarn colors in this feminine, buttoned cowl. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows (for neckband), crocheting in the round (for cowl body) Changing colors, picking up stitches Skill Level Easy Finished Size Adult: 22” (56 cm) neck circumference x 6.5” (16.5 cm) long after blocking. Materials Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock String Quintet yarn (80% superwash Merino wool/20 % nylon, 4.5 oz/123 g/535 yd/489 m) – 5 mini skeins, or approximately 326 yd (298 m) in any super fine weight yarn. US Size D-3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. 1/2” diameter sew-through button. Gauge 15 sts in pattern for Neck Band = 1.75” (4.5 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project."
Crochet HookD/3 or 3.25 mm hook
Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)
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