Star Sand Cowl

Finally, a matching Star Sand Cowl!

So many of you awesome crocheters have been asking me to  make a matching scarf or cowl to go with my Star Sand Hat Crochet Pattern. I’m blown away by all the wonderful comments you all have left!

This gorgeous crochet cowl pattern provides a perfect accompaniment to that hat. However, as usual, I’ve used some pretty yarn from my stash for both of them, so the gauge isn’t a perfect match. Not to worry, the pattern can be sized to fit your preferred dimensions fairly easily from the very first round, so as long as you have a bit of extra yarn on hand, you can use whichever yarn you please to make this pretty neck scarf.

Looking for more?

Click over to Rachel’s contribution for the Design Create Repeat, the Peacock Cowl!

Be sure to pin it on PInterest for gift season!

Materials

1 skein Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, 3.5 oz/171yds 100% acrylic Worsted (4) weight yarn, shown in Taupe Mist; J/10 6mm Crochet Hook; Scissors; Yarn Needle.

Abbreviations

Ch- chain; Hdc – half double crochet; Dc – double crochet; Lp – loop; Sk – skip

Special Stitches

HDC through 3rd loop: Yarn over, insert your hook under the 3rd loop of the st, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Star Stitch: For the first star in round, ch 3, pick up a loop in the 2nd ch from hook and next 4 spaces (6 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all loops on hook, ch 1 to complete st. For next stitches, pick up a loop in the center of previous star, in the legs of previous star, in the same st as previous st, and next 2 sts (6 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all loops on hook.

Gauge / Finished Size

13 stitches and 8 rows in pattern through 3rd loop in 4” square. Finished scarf measures approx. 27″ in circumference.

Notes

Worked in joined, unturned rounds. The turning chain does not count as a stitch in this pattern.

How to Resize this Crochet Cowl Pattern

Make sure you have plenty of yarn, then simply work the foundation chain (or row, if you choose to use foundation hdc) to the desired length. Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy.

Pattern Instructions

Round 1: Ch 98, hdc in 3rd ch and each st around, sl to join. [96 hdc] (OR use foundation hdc)

Round 2-3: Ch 2, working in 3rd loop only, make a hdc in each st around, slip to join. [96 hdc]

Begin Star Stitch Section:

Round 4: Working through 3rd loops, ch 3, work the star stitch around, working the final star across the slip stitch from the previous row if necessary; sl to top of ch to join. [48 stars]

Round 5: Ch 2, work 2 hdc in the center of each star around, sl to join. [96 hdc]

Rounds 6-15: Repeat Rounds 4-5.

Rounds 16-18: Repeat round 2.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Check out the rest of the Design Create Repeat Submissions for March 2019 Here:

Peacock Cowl by Desert Blossom Crafts

Shine Spring Cowl by Joy of Motion Crochet

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