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Sometimes, you just want a nice mint mojito to unwind after a rough week! But don’t worry, my recipe has zero calories! Instead of imbibing on rum, mint and seltzer, why not treat yourself to this gorgeous evening’s worth of relaxing mesh stitching?
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After an especially rough week, I treated myself to a Michael’s run. (Shh! I deserved it!) This gorgeous ball of Loops and Threads Joy DK (in the Mint Mojito color way, of course!) absolutely had to come home with me. And he brought a friend with him! More on that tomorrow. 😉
This simple mesh pattern will soothe your frayed nerves with simple, no-fuss crochet mesh. Vibrant greens, blues and a whisper of icy gray meld together in this bandana scarf pattern for a soothing, rejuvenating crochet session.
An oversized, relaxed fit means you don’t need to worry your pretty little head with details like gauge swatching or stitch counting! Just ease into the fun of crocheting a gorgeous bandana cowl that will pair well with some of your favorite outfits. I love that it adds just the right pop of color to this little black dress!
And because you guys are always curious, here’s a photo of how the back of this piece looks.
Let’s get started!
K 6.5mm Hook
1 ball Joy DK yarn in Mojito (or approximately 230 yds dk (3) yarn)
Dc – double crochet
Inc – increase
Rpt – repeat
Sp – space
Repeat: (Dc, ch 3, dc) in same ch sp.
Increase: 3 Repeats in same ch sp.
Gauge / Finished Size
Gauge is not crucial to fit, but my piece had 4 repeats and 7 rows in 4”.
The finished Mojito Mesh Bandana Cowl is 36” around the neck and 22” from neck to tip laid flat.
For a cleaner look, replace the first dc of each row with a ch 2.
Row 1: Dc in last ch. Turn. [1 rpt]
Row 2: Inc. [3 rpts]
Row 3: Rpt. Inc. Rpt. [5 rpts]
Row 4: Rpt 2 times. Inc. Rpt 2 times. [7 rpts]
Row 5: Rpt 3 times. Inc. Rpt 3 times. [9 rpts]
Row 6: Rpt 4 times. Inc. Rpt 4 times. [11 rpts]
Rows 7-24: Continue in this fashion, adding one repeat on each side. Your rpt count will increase by 2 for each row.
Row 25: Complete row as usual. Ch 4 tr in same st. Slip to top of opposite corner to join in round. [49 rpts, plus 1 sp]
Row 26: ch 5, dc in same sp. *Ch 1, sk next row, rpt in next row.* Ch 1, sk last row, slip to first ch sp to join. [25 rpts, plus 25 ch 1 sp]
Row 27: Ch 5, dc in same sp. *ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, rpt in next rpt.* Continue around. [25 rpts, plus 25 ch 1 sp]
Break yarn and weave in ends.
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