Red Heart Soft Shells Infinite Cowl

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by Gloria Tracy, Red Heart

Red Heart Soft Shells Infinite Cowl

Nice way to stay warm!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of about 6 shells and 2 double crochet (about 8 inch) and about 3 rows (2 inch) in pattern. 3 rows for gauge measurement consists of 2 repeats of Row 3 with one Row 2 between. An exact gauge is not critical to this project. FInished cowl measures 8 inch x 40 inch. Download the template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special stitch:
    Shell = 5 dc in indicated stitch.
  • 2
    Ch 34.
    Row 1 (right side): Shell in 6th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first dc, ch 2), *skip next 4 ch, shell in next ch; repeat from * to last 3 ch, skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch, turn—6 shells and 2 dc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 5, skip next shell, sc in space between shell just skipped and next shell, *ch 5, sc in space between next 2 shells; repeat from * to last shell, ch 5, skip last shell, sc in 3rd ch of beginning ch, turn—7 sc and 6 ch-5 spaces.
    Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), skip first sc and first 2 ch, *shell in next ch, skip next 2 ch, skip next sc, skip next 2 ch; repeat from * 5 times, skip last 2 ch, dc in last sc, turn—6 shells and 2 dc. Repeat Rows 2 and 3 until cowl measures 39 inch.
    Last Row (wrong side): Ch 3, (dc in first dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, dc in last dc) in each shell, dc in top of beginning ch, turn. Do not fasten off.
  • 3
    Finishing:
    With right sides of short ends held together and working through both thicknesses, slip st in each st across.
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Soft Yarn Off White 104212369
  • Susan Bates Bamboo Handle Silvalume Crochet Hook I-9/5.5 mm 104236321
  • Yarn Needle
Download Project Template