Free Crochet Pattern: Diamonds & Gems Cowl

 

 

Free Crochet Pattern Diamonds and Gems Cowl by Crochet Zone

Diamonds & Gems Cowl Crochet Pattern

Last week I shared the crochet pattern for the Diamonds & Gems Fingerless Gloves and Boot Cuffs and today I’d like to share the coordinating Cowl (I’m also working on a hat that I hope to release in a few days). The more I adapt this stitch pattern for different items, the more I fall in love with it. I adore how the coordinating colors blend into the main color and look like little gems peaking out. 

The cowl is designed in worsted weight yarn and works up very quickly. I used three colors but you can use as many as you like and help use up some of that stash we all have πŸ˜‰  It can be worn several different ways and is a wonderful fashion accessory and they make great holiday gifts too!

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Diamonds & Gems Cowl!

Size:  One size; Approximately 7” x 32”

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn, I used Red Heart Soft: Main Color (Toast) ~ 150 yards; Color 2 (Off White) & Color 3 (Seafoam) ~ 100 yards of each
  • Hook USI/5.50 mm
  • Yarn needle for weaving ends

Gauge: 10 dc; 4 rows = 3”

Abbreviations:
beg – beginning
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st(s) – slip stitch(es)
st(s) – stitch(es)

Special Stitch: Cluster – 2 dc in same stitch or space

Notes:

  • Weave ends as you work
  • Beginning ch1 does not count as stitch
  • Number in ( ) at end of round indicates the number of stitches in that round
  • Work instructions in [ ] or between *, the designated number of times
  • Join Rounds with slip stitch to beginning stitch
  • You can fasten off at each color change or carry the unused yarn along the inside to minimize weaving ends

Crochet Tips: click on the tip below for a tutorial
β€’ Fastening off neatly
β€’ Weaving in ends

600 X 160 no expiration date

 

 

Cowl

Round 1: With Main Color, ch 108, join with sl st to first ch to form a circle, being carful not to twist chain. Ch 1 working in the back bump, sc in 2nd st from hook and each remaining st, join. (108)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in same st, skip 1, [Cluster, skip 1] around, join, sl st into next space between Clusters.

 

~From here forward the stitches are worked in the space between each Cluster from the previous round, NOT in the sts themselves.~

 

Round 3: Join New Color, ch3, dc in same space, work Cluster around, join, sl st into next space between Clusters.

Round 4: Join Main Color, ch3, dc in same space, work Cluster around, join, sl st into next space between Clusters.

Rounds 5 to 12: Repeat Round 3 and 4, keeping in color sequence. Do not fasten off.

 

Border

Round 1: With Main Color, ch 1, working in back loop only, sc in each st around, join.

Round 2: Repeat Round 1. Fasten off.

Working on opposite side, join Main Color, Repeat Round 1 three times. Fasten off after last repeat.

 

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