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Saturday, February 7, 2015

All That Glitters Crochet Cowl

All That Glitters Crochet Cowl

All That Glitters Crochet Cowl

Cowl is worked back and forth in rows, 
then ends are sewn together to make Cowl.

In the dead of winter all you want to do is curl up in a ball and hibernate until the spring season arrives. Turn that frown upside down and let us introduce you to the All That Glitters Crochet Cowl. This is a sparkling crochet design that will make you want to leave the house. Gold Leaf yarn is used in a white color with magical gold specs. This is an easy crochet pattern to work up, but you must know how to do the front post double crochet stitch and back post double crochet stitch. We promise it'll be well worth it and it'll lift your winter spirit.
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Easy

Read more at http://www.allfreecrochet.com/Crocheted-Cowls/All-That-Glitters-Crochet-Cowl#gQ8a3Et6s4hxqP3W.99


Crochet Hook: P/16 or 16 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Materials:
  • 231-100 Gold Leaf: White/Gold 3 balls
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)              
  • Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
GAUGE:
8 sts + 5 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern.
When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
STITCH EXPLANATION:
FPDC (front post double crochet): Yo, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around the dc post, draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Skip st behind the FPDC.
BPDC (back post double crochet): Yo, insert hook from back to front then to back, going around the dc post, draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Skip stitch in front of BPDC.
NOTES:
Cowl is worked back and forth in rows, then ends are sewn together to make Cowl.

COWL
Ch 23.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch-3 counts as dc) and in each ch across - 21 dc.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, dc in next dc, *FPDC around next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * to last st, dc in top of beg ch-3 – 9 FPDC.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, BPDC around next dc, *dc in next dc (FPDC of Row 2), BPDC around next dc; rep from * to last st, dc in top of beg ch-3 – 10 BPDC.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures about 25 in. (63.5 cm) from beg. Fasten off, leaving a yarn tail about 20 in. (51 cm) long.

FINISHING
From RS, with yarn tail, sew ends of piece together to make Cowl.
Weave in ends.

Read more at http://www.allfreecrochet.com/Crocheted-Cowls/All-That-Glitters-Crochet-Cowl#gQ8a3Et6s4hxqP3W.99

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