Tender Vickie Crochet Motif Colorful Cowl


Tender Vickie Crochet Motif Colorful Cowl

Tender Vickie Crochet Motif Colorful Cowl
Tender Vickie Crochet Motif Colorful Cowl

"My friend Vickie Howell achieved an incredibly awesome goal for her new venture, The Knit Show, this month. As I heard the announcement and saw the adorable new logo, I was inspired by her palette and pulled 4 colors of Be So Tender Yarn together last week. I admired the 4 balls of yarn together for a few days before deciding what to make with them. I wanted to be efficient with the use of all the yarn, and wanted to really accentuate colorwork as well. Mini motifs with 2 colors per motif and assorting the placement seemed like a good idea. But I also wanted to appeal to beginner crocheters as well, so the motif is one of the simplest I could think of: grannies! The majority of the concentration involved in this project is keeping track of the color sequence. There is a specific 8 square color sequence for the 4 colors. I think that it is very appealing to the eye and less busy, when you can create a pattern from the colorwork as well."


Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gaugeone motif is 3.5" x 3.5"

Finished Size14" tall x 63" circumference

Materials List

  • 1 ball Be So Tender Yarn color Cloud
  • 1 ball Be So Tender Yarn color Mushroom
  • 1 ball Be So Tender Yarn color Blush
  • 1 ball Be So Tender Yarn color Seafoam
  • J/10 (6mm) crochet hook

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I can see the detailed pics of the square motifs and I see the wonderful inconsistency in the yarn. It is such that it gives a nice character to the completed project. I like that! The four colors that were picked are exactly what I would probably pick. Vickie Howell is still around? I will have to check that out! I just love cowls.

This cowl looks so trendy and the colors are perfect for spring! This would be the statement piece in any outfit.


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