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Soft and Stylish Cowl…  Free Crochet Pattern!

Soft and Stylish Cowl… Free Crochet Pattern!

Soft and Stylish Cowl Pattern

By Beatrice Ryan Designs

Soft and Stylish Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Soft and Stylish Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Soft and Stylish Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Soft and Stylish Cowl Free Pattern

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Materials:

.     Extra Bulky Yarn (5 or 6 by Yarns Standards) 150 yards- Different types and weights of yarn will produce varying results.

.     Size N Hook

.     Yarn Needle

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Intermediate Crochet due to the flower being a little advanced, but beginners can make the flower easily by using the picture illustrations for guidance .  The Cowl is rated Easy Crochet

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Stitches:

.     Ch-Chain     St-Stitch     Sl St-Slip Stitch     Sc-Single Crochet     DC- Double Crochet     HDC-Half Double Crochet     TRC-Triple Crochet

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.     This pattern is worked in the round and no turning is necessary unless otherwise noted.

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Ch 50-55 depending on your desired diameter, Join with Sl St to beginning Ch.  When joining chain, be very careful to keep the chain from twisting.  The joined Chain should be a continuous circle once joined, (See illustration below).

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Joining Chain without twisting

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Row 1:     Ch 2 (Counts as first HDC), HDC next Ch and in each Ch around, Join to top of Ch 2. Make sure the work is not twisted (See illastration below)  50-55 HDC

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HDC Round Joined

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Row 2-6 :     Ch 4 (Count as first TRC now and throughout), TRC in next St and in each St around, Join to top of Ch 4.      50-55 TRC

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Row 7:         Ch 2, HDC around. Join to top of Ch 2.  Finish off, Weave in tails.

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Flower:

Row 1: Ch 2, 6 Sc in 1st Ch, Join to 1st Sc. Flower is worked in the round unless otherwise noted.

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Row 2: Ch 1,  Working in the Back Loops – 2 Sc in 1st St and each St around.  Do not Join. 12 Sc

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Row 3: Continue working in the round in Back Loops (You will not be joining) . * 2 Sc in next St, Sc in next St,* 9 times, Sl St in next St.    21Sc+1 Sl St

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You will now have a flat crochet circle with a spiral on top from the unworked Front Loops that will be the base of your flower. (See Illustration Below)

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Base of flower

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Row 4: The” Petal ” Base, You will creating Chain 3 spaces to make the petals in and Sc’s to secure the petals down, Similar to  making shell pattern-  Ch 1 Turn, (Working in both loops around the outside edge )  1 Sc in 2nd St from hook,* Ch 3, Sk next St, 3 Sc,* 5 times.  Ch 3, Do not turn, you are still working in the round in a spiral to the center of flower base now  in unworked loops of the flower base. (See Illustration”A” Below), *Sk St, 3 Sc, Ch 3*, * *Around to center of flower base. Sl St in last unworked loop. 12 Ch 3 spaces total. (See Illustration “B” Below)

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Illustration “A”                                                                 Illustration “B”

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Row 5: The Petals… Ch 1, Turn.  Sl St, Hdc, 3 DC in Ch 3 Space,* Sk Sc, Sl St in next Sc, Sk Sc, 5 Dc(7DC if using Bulky Weight 5 yarn standard) in next Ch 3 Space*, * *11 Times, Sl St on back of flower base approximately 1 inch away from last petal made to secure flower. 12 Petals.  Finish off leaving long tail for sewing flower to Cowl.

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Completed Flower

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Sew Flower to cowl using yarn needle.

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Soft and Stylish Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

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Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs

Chains and Flower Crochet Scarf… Free Pattern

Chains and Flower Crochet Scarf… Free Pattern

To celebrate my daughter’s birthday (It’s Friday) I decided to post another free pattern for all my friends that join me at Beatrice Ryan Designs… I love these cute scarves, Perfect for any time of year, stylish and simple!

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Chains and Flowers Crochet Scarf

 

Chains and Flower Scarf

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Materials:

Stash Yarn – Fingering, Dk, or Worsted your choice

Crochet Hook – G or H Your choice according to the yarn you choose

Stitches:   

Dc-Double Crochet     Sl St-Slip Stitch     Ch-Chain     Sp-Space

 

Scarf Length 60″ or more, Your choice depending on how many times you want to wrap it around.


Instructions:

Chain 23 with a medium even tension.

1. Turn,* 5 Dc in 2nd chain from hook (Make sure to place your  Dc stitches around 2 of  the 3 strands of the chain stitch so the center of the flower doesn’t stretch to out large), Sl St in same ch st, 5 Dc in same ch st, Sl St in same ch st, 3 Dc in same chain (This creates 1/2 of the flower), Chain 22* Repeat (**)several times until scarf is desired length.

 

2. At the end of the chain. turn-working your way back along other side of chain ,*5 Dc in 2nd Ch from hook, Sl St in same chain* Repeat * *5 times,  Sl St to the base of first Dc (Full Flower Formed), **Chain 17 or 18 to equal same length as previous Chain length, Sl St in top of 3rd Dc in partial flower, 2Dc in center of flower round, * Sl St in Same Sp, 5 Dc in same Sp* 2 times, Sl St in base of 1st Dc of flower to complete flower**. Repeat( **  **) until you reach end of chain . ^Sl St in Last ch,  5 Dc in same sp, Sl St in same Sp^, repeat ^^ 5 times. Join with Sl St to base of 1st Dc. Finish off, weave in ends.

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Lightly steam flowers to flatten and gently pull on chains to even the tension of the scarf.


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I hope you enjoy the scarf!!!  And keep checking back for more patterns!!!

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set-Free Pattern

Happy Tuesday! Finally, I got this pattern together to add to my FREE PATTERN library!  Super sweet and soft, these baby cocoons will swaddle a baby perfectly!  I hope you enjoy this pattern!

Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon & Hat Set

Sunshine and Shells Cocoon and Hat Set..

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Size:                      Newborn-3 Months

Materials:            Red Heart Soft Baby Steps Yarn- 2 Skeins, 5 oz each or any soft worsted weight yarn desired.     

                              Crochet Hook, Size H or hook to obtain proper gauge

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Abbreviations:                       Ch-Chain              Sc-Single Crochet            Dc-Double Crochet          St-Stitch

 

Beginning Shell Pattern:      Ch 3, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts.

Shell Pattern:                         Dc in St, Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next st, Skip next 2 Sts.

Gauge:                                     3”x 3” Shell Pattern Swatch = 2 Shell repeats x 5 Rows.

 

Note: Pattern is worked in the round and all joining stitches are joined to the beginning stitch.


 

Cocoon 24” x 18”

Make a Magic Ring.

Row 1: Ch 2 (Does not count as a stitch now and throughout), 12 Dc in Magic Ring, Join to beginning Dc. Pull Tail to tighten ring. = 12 Dc

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 Dc in each St around, Join to beginning. = 24 Dc

Row 3:  Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next St*, Repeat **around, Join. = 36 Dc.

Row 4: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 2 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 48 Dc

Row 5: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 3 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 60 Dc

Row 6: Ch 2, *2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 4 Sts *, Repeat ** around, Join. = 72 Dc

Row 7: Ch 2, * 2 Dc in first St, 1 Dc in next 5 Sts*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 84 Dc

Row 8: Chain 3 (Counts as 1st Dc now and  throughout), Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts (Beginning Shell Pattern made), *Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip next 2 Sts* Shell Pattern Made, Repeat** 13 times. Join to the top of Ch 3. = 14 Shell Pattern Repeats (including Beginning Shell Pattern).

Rows 9 – 31: Repeat row 8.

Row 32-33:  Ch 1 Sc around = 84 Sc

Row 34: Ch 1, *Sc in 4 Sts, Ch 3, Sc in same St (Picot Made)* Repeat Around, Join. Finish Off and Weave in ends  = 21 Picot

 


 

Hat   13” Circumference

Make Magic Ring

Row 1: Ch 1,  Sc 8 in Ring. Join. = 8 Sc

Row 2: Ch1, Sc in 1st St,* 3 Dc in next St, Sc in next St*. Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 sc, 4 Dc Clusters.

Row 3: Ch 3, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St (Beginning Shell Pattern Made),* Dc in next St, Skip St, 5 Dc in next St, Skip St ( Shell Pattern Made)*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 4 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 4: Ch 3,  Skip 1 St,* 3 Dc in next  St, 1 Dc in next St, 3 Dc in next  St, Skip St ◊, Dc in next  St, Skip St*. Repeat ** around 4 times ending at ◊, Join. = 4 Repeats.

Row 5: Ch 3, Skip St,*5 Dc in next St, Skip St, Dc in next St, Skip St*, Repeat ** around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats.

Row 6: Ch 3,* Skip 2 Sts, 5 Dc in next St, Skip 2 Sts, Dc in next St* Repeat Around, Join. = 8 Shell Pattern Repeats

7.-9: Repeat Row 6

Row 10: Ch 1, Sc in each st around, Join.

Row 11: Ch 1 Turn, Sc in each around, Join. (This is the only round you turn)

Row 12: Ch 1, Reverse Sc in each St around, Join. Finish off and weave in ends.

Congratulations… You now have a beautiful Sunshine and Shells Cocoon Set!!

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena



 

©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blogwebsite or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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